[Singapore] Go Global

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As a Singapore-based small or medium enterprise (SME), you probably have already realised that the local market may just be a little too small for your business ambitions. Exports have always played a large part of Singapore’s economy – total exports stood at S$518.9

[Singapore][Event] UP Singapore

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I’m sure we can all agree that Singapore is facing various urban challenges, ranging from a burgeoning population that’s straining the country’s infrastructure to out-of-date public services that could do with an overhaul.

[Event] Hackatron Asia Singapore 2014

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If you do – and would like to showcase your coding chops to the world – you may want to participating in Hackatron Asia Singapore , and one and a half day hackathon that will bring brands, technologies and developers together to see what technological magic can ensue.

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Will Autonomous Vehicles Shape Singapore’s Transport Future?

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Will the autonomous vehicle (AV) shape the future of transportation in Singapore? The advances in technology make the AV a possibility for Singapore in the very near future. by Dr Maren Celine Schweizer, CEO of Schweizer World.

[Singapore][Event] AppHACK Singapore 2013 by AngelHack

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To be held at the offices of Microsoft Singapore on 23-24 November, AngelHack Singapore aims to get various judges from Silicon Valley to judge the competition, where the overall winner of AppHack Singapore 2013 will get accepted into AngelHack’s global pre-accelerator program, HACKcelerator.

[Event][Singapore] 2015 Battlehack

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The global 2015 BattleHack , organized by leading global payments providers PayPal and Braintree , will be coming to Singapore as part of a worldwide global hackathon competition that will see developers across the globe tasked with creating applications that solve specific challenges.

[Singapore] LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Users In Singapore

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LinkedIn first established an office here in Singapore back in 2011. Singapore is the fourth market in Southeast Asia to surpass the 1-million mark, after Malaysia (1+ million), Indonesia (1.5+ In the News LinkedIn professional social network Singapore social media

[Singapore][Event] Crowdsourcing Week

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It’s thus interesting to see what’s going to be shared at the upcoming Crowdsourcing Week , a five-day conference to be held in Singapore on June 3-7, 2013, that explores everything crowdsourcing, open innovation and crowdfunding.

[Singapore] [Event] Startup Asia Singapore 2012

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We’ve seen a slew of technology- and entrepreneur-focused conferences in Singapore over the past year or so, and the trend is set to continue in the coming year with Demo Asia , and now, Startup Asia Singapore. Young Upstarts is a Startup Asia Singapore media partner.

[Singapore] Twitter Designates Singapore As Asia Pacific Headquarters

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Twitter last week announced that it has opened its office in Singapore, officially designating it as its headquarters for the Asia Pacific region. In the News Asia Pacific Singapore social media Twitter

5 Singapore Industries In Which To Get Rich

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Singapore has a thriving economy, particularly when it comes to international business, so there are plenty of different paths to get rich in Singapore. People who go into business in Singapore will hence be able to keep more of what they earn, which draws big capital.

[Infographic] [Singapore] The Nine New Faces Of The Singapore Consumer

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Singapore’s average household income has risen to S$2,925 per month in 2011, according to global services information company Experian. “Singapore has seen many changes over the past few years, particularly in its economy, technology and in household composition.

Moving Your Startup or Career To Singapore

The Startup Magazine

Have you thought about moving to Singapore? Whether to move your business or explore a new career, this article is for you because it is all about Singapore and everything you need to know before you move to Singapore. Here is another cool thing about Singapore.

[Singapore] Could Uncertainty Result In A Singaporean Recession?

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At first glance the Singapore economy appears to be ticking over at an expected level for a developed nation. However, global uncertainty and a lot of underlying problems are now having an impact on Singapore’s economy, with worries of an impending recession.

[Singapore] The9 Opens Red 5 Singapore Office

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An offshoot of Red 5 Studios , in which The9 Limited acquired a majority stake in early 2010, Red 5 Singapore will be the company’s platform to develop and manage localized versions of the Firefall game befitting the progress of the game in countries in the Asian region.

[Singapore][Event] Singapore Youth Awards 2014 Calls For Nominations

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The Singapore Youth Awards is back for its 39th year and is currently calling for nominations. Events & Happenings National Youth Council Singapore Singapore Youth Awards youth

[Singapore] Techinasia.com Acquires SGEntrepreneurs

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This merger likely makes Tech in Asia the largest technology blog in Southeast Asia, edging it ahead of fellow Singapore-based technology blog e27 , which organizes annual startup event Echelon , itself a competitor of Tech in Asia’s similarly themed event Startup Asia.

[Singapore] Designs On A New Furniture Future

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Called PLATFORM , the space showcases designs by promising young local designers as part of an initiative by the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC). “So we created SingaPlural – the first Singapore Furniture Design week that is suitable for everyone.

7 Secrets to Business Success in Singapore

Inc Startups

Singapore's economy is booming. Here's how to get in on the action

[Infographic] Singapore – The Startup-Friendly El Dorado

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Singapore, as we know, is a startup-friendly city. As a technology and startup system it is supported by its government to some extent or another, and has attracted many entrepreneurs from around the region – and indeed from around the world – to start a company here.

[Singapore][Event] Innovfest 2014

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Singapore loves innovative technologies, and the number of conferences and exhibitions that take place each year in the city state that celebrate the latest in technology solutions for almost every industry can be staggering.

[Singapore][Event] SuperHappyDevHouse 2

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Even better, this year will feature David Weekly , one of the guys that started SuperHappyDevHouse will be in Singapore for the event. Events & Happenings developer developer event event hacking Singapore SuperHappyDevHouseSuperHappyDevHouse (SHDH) is back!

[Infographic] Starting A Business In Singapore

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Resources Entrepreneurship infographic Singapore SingTel myBusiness small business starting a business startup

[Event] [Singapore] Techventure 2012, Failcon Singapore And TechInnovation 2012

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This year, Techventure has also taken on two new partner events - TechInnovation 2012 and Failcon Singapore. Events & Happenings conference Failcon Singapore National Research Foundation Singapore startup startup ecosystem TechInnovation 2012 Techventure Techventure 2012 venture capital

[Singapore] A Look Inside Facebook’s Singapore Office

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Facebook earlier this week opened the doors of its Singapore office to media for a familiarization tour, where executives took the opportunity to give us a brief rundown of the company’s attitude towards work culture. That’s the view of Singapore’s Chinatown.

[Singapore][Event] Social Media Week Singapore

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Social media practitioners and enthusiasts in Singapore, rejoice – Social Media Week Singapore 2013 is upon this month, and will see over 30 free-to-participate events scheduled across 18-22 February. Events & Happenings event Singapore social media Social Media Week

[Singapore] ACE Appoints 12 Funding, Incubation Partners

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Singapore-based Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) announced late last week during business competition ideas.inc that it has identified 12 partners to assist in helping at least 100 new and aspiring entrepreneurs over the next three years get off their feet and start businesses.

Telstra Sets Up Startup Accelerator muru-D In Singapore

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Singapore’s startup scene looks set to become even more vibrant with the entrance of Sydney-based startup accelerator muru-D. In the News accelerator program muru-D Singapore startup accelerator Telstra

[Singapore][Event] Startup Weekend Singapore 2012

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Startup Weekend Singapore is back! The upcoming Startup Weekend in Singapore, will be held on March 9-11, 2012, at NUS Business School. An expected 150 participants will attend Startup Weekend Singapore.

[Singapore] GrabTaxi – Disrupting The Singapore Cab Industry, One Cab At A Time

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Singapore’s taxi industry has been the subject of many recently introduced services looking to disrupt that sector. Now we are bringing the convenience and reliability of the GrabTaxi mobile app to Singapore commuters.”.

[Singapore] Shopify Partners SingTel To Grow Presence In Singapore

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The e-commerce space in Singapore has been ratcheted up by another notch as online shopping platform Shopify partners telecommunications provider SingTel to make available its services to businesses in the country. In the News Asia e-commerce online commerce Shopify Singapore SingTel

[Singapore] [Competition] SLA OneMap Challenge

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It wasn’t quite so long ago at GovCamp Singapore that citizens were arguing for more openness of public data. Events & Happenings application development competition location-based services map-based applications OneMap public data Singapore Singapore Land Authority

[Singapore] Startup Asia Singapore Back For 2013 Edition

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After a series of successful startup events in Singapore, and Jakarta and Bandung in Indonesia last year, Asia-based online technology news site TechinAsia will be kicking off Startup Asia Singapore ‘s second edition later in April this year.

7 Steps To Starting Your Business In Singapore 

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Singapore offers a bunch of legal entity forms available for registration: sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company, a subsidiary, a branch office, a representative office, and so on. Running some businesses requires mandatory licensing in Singapore.

[Event] [Singapore] Mobile Flea Market App Snapsell Wins Startup Weekend Singapore 2012

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Startup Weekend Singapore 2012 participants. Although Startup Weekends isn’t new, this Singapore edition added two rounds of idea filtering to sift out better ideas from the less applicable ones.

[Singapore][Event] UNWIRED 2012

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In its third year, Unwired 2012 will see speakers from companies such as Google, Samsung, Microsoft, Tellabs and StarHub analyze and discuss issues surrounding the telecommunications industry in Singapore.

[Singapore][Event] Echelon 2013

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Events & Happenings 2013 Asia Echelon Singapore startup startup competitionEchelon is back for its 2013 edition – it takes place on 17 and 18 June this year – and it’s currently on the hunt for more of Asia’s most promising startups.

[Singapore] Comparing Foreign Exchange Rates With GET4X

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GET4X is a Singapore-based technology startup that looks at simplifying the process of how Singaporeans exchange their foreign currencies. “ GET4X was born, the very same afternoon,” laughed the French national, who’s been based in Singapore for over four years.

Singapore vs Malaysia – Who Consumes More And Who Saves More?

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CupoNation Singapore has created an interactive infographic, where you can see the average spends by a Singaporean per day in real time. But how is the consumption behavior of Singapore compared to that of Malaysia? You can find it out below: Beer and Wine in Singapore and Malaysia.

[Event] [Singapore] Echelon 2012

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If there’s a sign that the Singapore startup scene is on all levels of freaking awesome right now, it’s that we’ve seen Startups in Asia and then DEMO Asia happen in relatively quick succession in the past couple of months.