More than S$55 million set aside to help agriculture and aquaculture firms innovate

Created by Augmentus, an industrial automation company, this machine pollinates flowers and harvests strawberries.

Reebelo, a Singapore-based site for refurbished electronics, raises $1.25 million seed round

The new funding will be used for hiring, especially marketing and operations positions for customer service as the company scales. Reebelo currently operates in Singapore, but plans to expand across the Asia-Pacific region over the next two to three years.

StaffAny launches app to help SMEs manage reopening measures

As companies resume limited operations in Singapore’s phased lifting of the circuit breaker, careful tracking of their staff’s attendance, temperatures and health declarations will be a top priority for employers, to ensure they will be allowed to stay open.

狮城有约 | 疫情专题:国人守望相助 重燃甘榜情

冠病疫情肆虐,却重燃国人的甘榜情怀。不少民众在这期间积极做义工,参与邻里互助计划。他们不但义务为年长者、残障人士和其他有需要人士买菜买食物,还会陪对方聊天,成为他们心灵上的伙伴。

Temasek’s global hackcelerator, HyperSpark, showcases 10 sustainable solutions for Virtual Demo Day on 6th May

Amidst the COVID19 pandemic, HyperSpark’s Demo Day cruises ahead on Wednesday 6 May, with 10 startups sharing real stories about their challenges and commitment to tackling global sustainability issues.

10 sustainability-focussed startups to present in HyperSpark’s virtual Demo Day

The cohort will feature a company working on zero-waste organic toothpaste, a tech-enabled hiring platform for migrant workers, and a social learning platform for kids. HyperSpark, an early-stage, sustainability-focussed startup programme in Asia, will hold its Demo Day on Wednesday (May 6). The virtual Demo Day will feature 10 companies in the first cohort of […]

Innovation in Ideas

NSman Magazine interviews StartupX CEO, Durwin Ho on bringing together people with the right ideas to meet the challenges of sustainability

The Power of Ideation

Startup innovator Durwin Ho talks about bringing together people with the right ideas to meet the challenges of sustainability.

Forget Swiping, This S’pore Startup Revives Old School Dating With Conversations Over Coffee

For 26-year-old Lee Jing Lin, her answer to this dating app fatigue is a new service called Kopi Date, which aims to strip away the walls of technology and take us back to good-old getting to know each other over coffee.

3 SUTD Teams Made it To 2019 China-ASEAN Smart City Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Finals

The 2019 China-ASEAN Smart City Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition semi-finals concluded on 27 August 2019 in Singapore, where three SUTD teams made it to the finals in the Open Category.

ESG calls for more open innovation on sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY need not be at odds with profitability, and it can be a good catalyst for new ideas and business opportunities, a senior official from Enterprise Singapore (ESG) has suggested.

HyperHack, world’s first sustainability hackcelerator, to launch in Singapore

Participants will stand a chance of winning cash and sponsored prizes worth up to US$114K and an invite for a fast-track entry into the HyperSpark pre-accelerator programme

Creating personalised ads in real-time

“Tech start-up Lumin(ai)re is shaking up the world of online advertisements with its artificial intelligence solution.

Kopi dates hit a sweet spot with hundreds signing up

More than 600 individuals – mostly young adults in their 20s and 30s – have signed up for “blind dates” arranged by Kopi Date.