BooksActually is an independently run bookstore tucked away far from the madding crowd at 9 Yong Siak Street. It is the result of two individuals united by their passion for the written and printed word – Karen Wai and Kenny Leck.
If necessity was the mother of invention, Lori Caden invented something - out of her own need - that most new mothers would thank her for.
How do we measure social media? That question may seem simple, but startup ThoughtBuzz was founded just to answer that question.
Shaun Neff started Neff Headwear in 2002 as a clothing company selling shirts and hats - he would buy 99-cent headbands and take a paint pen to them, and giving those to friends to help promote the brand.
Would you leave a high-paying consultancy job to run a startup? Shawn Cheong and Joseph Chua did, and founded an online social networking and life-blogging service mashup, myTimeWall.com.
TradeHero is a stock market simulation app for mobile devices that draws real-time data from 14 stock exchanges, 45,000 global securities and 1,300 currency pairs and allows users to simulate trades in game form.
Los Angeles, California-based BountyIt (www.bountyit.com) is an online service which lets you post a bounty to crowdsource work, as well as for comments and feedback.
Where can you read the latest gadget and tech news in Bahasa Indonesian? TeknoUp fills up that gap and is looking successful. Apparently, the gadget review site is specifically targeted at Indonesian tech lovers.
Zweena (www.zweenahealth.com) is an online Personal Health Record (PHR) service for consumers to manage and protect their health records.
LittleLives is a social networking site that brings kids together to build global friendships and ignite collaboration, and aims to be one-stop shop for all things education and for children.
A new Singapore hardware startup, AFTERSHOCK PC, believes it can compete in the laptop market with its range of custom laptops wholly dedicated for gaming.
Virtual TANGS You don't usually expect fashion retailers to be online trailblazers, yet local retail giant TANGS announced this week that it will be opening...
Storably.com (www.storably.com) is an online peer-to-peer marketplace for parking and storage.
Customer experience might have its roots in the origins of bartering and business, but it remains the most important aspect of commercial success in the digital age.
Castlewood Group offers investors an opportunity to own a part of Nikki Beach Hotel & Spa in Phuket that's due to officially open in early 2015 as the first of its five projects here in Asia.