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[Asia] Socialbakers Opens Asia Pacific HQ In Singapore

Global social media analytics and optimization company Socialbakers has announced the opening of its new Asia-Pacific headquarters based in Singapore.

[Singapore] Consumers Turning To P2P Live Streaming Of Euro 2012

According to the latest analytics from Experian's online competitive intelligence tool Experian® Hitwise®, soccer fanatics in Singapore are increasingly turning to peer-to-peer (P2P) streaming sites for their live soccer fixes.

This Week in Asia Episode 33: Ian McKee from Vocanic

Ian McKee from Vocanic shares their story, and how it has deployed word of mouth marketing, social media and technology to help brands in spreading their word out to a market out there.

BT, SPRING And IE Announces New Magazine for SMEs

A new magazine that focuses on the needs of Singapore's small and medium-sized businesses, The SME Magazine, will be hitting the streets.

[U.S.] Small Businesses Look To Hire In The Next Six Months: Pepperdine

According to a new Pepperdine University Graziadio School study, 40.7% of small businesses say they will hire in the next six months as compared to 38.1% who say they do not plan to hire.

Founder Institute Singapore Extends Deadline; Adds New Mentors

Founder Institute has extended its application deadline for its program in Singapore to 7 March 2010 and has also added four new mentors to guide startup founders.

RentSpace.sg Goes Live, Makes It Easy To Find Temporary Accommodation

The Real Group launches Rentspace.sg, an online full-featured map-based search engine that makes it easy for users find apartments and rooms for rent in...

Here’s A Pitch on 140 Characters Or Less

Never mind an elevator pitch, what about a micro-pitch on Twitter with 140 characters or less?

The Power Of A Facebook Like

Everybody loves a thumbs up - but brand marketers especially love those on their Facebook page updates denoting interest from, and engagement with, consumers. But will clicking on the Facebook Like button lead to consumers streaming down to the nearest store to buy a certain product? comScore's Power of Like 2 study investigates.

[Singapore] Tribehired.com Lands Investment; Plans Team Expansion

Social recruitment site TribeHired.com announces a S$696K (US$560K) seed funding round led by TNF Ventures.
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USANA Wins Prestigious Awards For Product Innovation And PR Leadership To Close Out 2020

USANA, a leader in cellular nutrition and the supplement industry, has two new achievements to mark the end of 2020.

[Asia] Online Social Stay Marketplace travelmob Continues Push Into Asia

To help spearhead its aggressive growth across Asia, social stay marketplace travelmob recently introduced an iOS app that helps hosts to manage their reservations and listings quickly, as well as assist travelers in booking their accommodations from more than 20,000 properties across Asia Pacific while on the move.

[Singapore][Infographic] Value Of An Average Singaporean’s Digital Content? $57,500.

How much do Singaporeans price their digital assets? According to a recent Global Digital Assets survey conducted by computer security software company McAfee, that value stands at $57,500 - almost the price of a BMW luxury car in the island-state

Startups.Co Launches Entrepreneur Fundraising Resource, Funding 101

New startup entrepreneurs who are looking to raise capital may well take a look at Funding 101, a free educational resource on fundraising launched by business investor network Startups.Co.

Tech Industry Hiring In Canada Continues To Grow

The tech job landscape across Canada has continued to grow. We take a look at the state of hiring within the Canadian tech industry across different cities in the country.

Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events

Media and event company Women 2.0 has announced that it is partnering search giant Google to support the startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the United States and around the world. Both companies will jointly be investing in activities that foster innovation and supporting startups, beginning with Women 2.0's signature networking event Founder Friday.

[Turkey] Turkcell and Ozyegin University Launches Enterprise Factory

Turkey's leading communications and technology company Turkcell has partnered with Ozyegin University to launch "Enterprise Factory", a 300-square meter facility that will support entrepreneurs at different stages of growth.

[Singapore] Techinasia.com Acquires SGEntrepreneurs

One of Asia's biggest regional technology and startup blogs just got bigger - Tech In Asia (Techinasia.com) just announced its acquisition of fellow Singapore-based tech blog SGEntrepreneurs (SGE) for an undisclosed sum.

VISA Commercial Offers Program Returns; More Offers For Small, Medium Businesses

VISA has reintroduced its Commercial Offers Program for 2012. Now in its fifth year, the VISA Commercial Offers Program provides small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with a suite of special privileges designed to reward business owners and help their bottom line.

Tencent To Invest $760 Million In Tech Start-ups

Tencent Inc. has set up a $5 billion yuan (US $760 million) investment fund to invest in technology start-ups. The fund will focus on start-ups like gaming companies, social game, mobile game, e-commerce and new media firms.

Dominican Central Bank Reports 29% Growth In Remittances

In 2018 remittances to the Dominican Republic accounted for more than 7% of the country’s GDP. And despite the pandemic, remittances to the country clocked $827.7 million in July 2020 compared to $640.3 million received in July 2019.

Startup Growth Made Possible By FinTech: 5 Empowering Benefits

Combining the best in finance and technology, fintech emerged during the economic crisis and, according to specialists, will continue to fuel business growth in the following years as well.

Twinity Announces Public Beta

3D virtual world Twinity has announced its public beta test phase. During this phase, Internet users can venture out and explore Germany's capital Berlin, the...

[Singapore][Infographic] Talent Not As Passive As We Think: LinkedIn

While some 73-percent of Singaporean professionals consider themselves "passive talent", around six out of seven of those are actually open to job offers, according to LinkedIn's internal data.

[Singapore] Networking And Learning New Skills More Important Than Pay Raise: Singaporeans

According to a recent study by online professional network LinkedIn, networking and learning new skills trumped getting a raise for Singaporean professionals when it comes to their career goals.

JamiQ Gets New CEO; Plans For Future Growth

Many startup founders find it very difficult to hand over the reins of their company into more seasoned hands, but Singapore-based startup JamiQ has done it not just once, but twice, in a year.

41% Of Attack Traffic Originates From China – Akamai

According to data in the latest State of the Internet Report provided by Akamai Technologies, 56% of all malignant traffic observed by its customers - such as Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks - originate from the Asia Pacific/Oceania region, with China contributing a full 41%.

[Singapore] LiveJournal Blogshops Record S$96 Million In Transactions For 2011

Blogshopping - shopping online via blogshops - has taken off in Singapore in a very big way. According to online portal LiveJournal, Singapore-based blogshops on their portal will record S$96 million in revenue this year.

Entrepreneurs’ Organization: Entrepreneurs View 2009 With Cautious Optimism

According to the latest findings from Entrepreneurs' Organization, if you're an entrepreneur you are likely to be: 1. Concerned about the current economic climate, but...

Online Toughies: The Cyber World’s Most Wanted Criminals

Here's a look at some of the names on every law-enforcement agent's hit-list of online baddies to look out for.