Digital banks are coming to Southeast Asia

This entry is part of KrASIA’s collaboration with The Frontier of Fintech roadshow, hosted by InvestHK, FinTechHK, KrAsia and powered by StartupX.

HR management platform StaffAny gets US$722K seed funding, focussing on growth

StaffAny has previously received grant funding totalling S$75,000 (US$54,000) from organisations including the NUS, Enterprise SG, and StartupX, a pre-accelerator programme in partnership with Temasek.

HR start-up StaffAny founded by NUS grads raises $1m in seed funding

Home-grown human resource (HR) start-up StaffAny has raised a $1 million seed round led by technology investment company FreakOut Holdings and angel investors.

Meet the Singapore tech artist who was invited to be one of the world’s first Instagram custom filter creators

Eugene Soh, a full-time tech artist for about seven years now, is the founder of creative tech company Dude Studios and social enterprise Mind Palace. The Pikachu-inspired filter on the left is one of his many creations.

Pushing The Boundaries – An Interview with Vera Sun of KpopKart

Based on a census run by the Korean Foundation in 2016/17, there are 90 million registered k-pop fans across the world who are dedicated and ready to spend.

These S’porean Student-Entrepreneurs Are Proving It’s Never Too Early To Start Up

Here are some entrepreneurs behind 8 startups in Singapore, who’ve already set their gears in motion even before they’re out of school.

Germinating Good Business Ideas at P.A.K. Challenge 2019

The finals of the 4th P.A.K. Challenge came to a successful conclusion on 12 May 2019 with five teams walking away with a total of $40,000 to further develop their business ideas.

2女大生创办二手服饰网店

两名25岁女生黄毓淑和吴真莹,数年前在新加坡国立大学一个海外交流项目中认识,随后又在同一家互联网公司参加实习项目,学习市场和电子商务方面的知识。

Millennials find their calling in unheard-of jobs

AR filter creator, genetic counsellor, ethical hacker and drone specialist are among new jobs that have been created amid rapid advances in technology, changing marketing strategies and a shift in how people view certain industries

Enterprise Singapore appoints 17 more Accredited Mentor Partners to Startup SG Founder scheme

To support more startups to access startup capital grants, Enterprise Singapore has appointed 17 more Accredited Mentor Partners (AMPs) to Startup SG Founder, bringing the total number of AMPs to 45.

Not Your Typical Fangirls: These SMU Undergrads Sell K-Pop Merch To Fans In Over 20 Countries

Currently, 95% of their customers come from overseas, with 80% of them being based in the US.

Dementia patients take to VR aids

Mind Palace has run VR trials on 500 people from nursing homes and institutions such as NTUC Health, Society for the Aged Sick, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital and HCA Hospice Care over the past year.

Winner, winner: Early Stage

Singapore’s StaffAny became one of the ten early stage startups to graduate from The Start’s pre-accelerator program this week.

10 startups shine at The Start’s pre-accelerator Demo Day stage

Three months ago, The Start, a pre-accelerator programme organised by StartupX was kickstarted to catalyse the growth of early-stage startups.