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New SealCOS™ Web Certification Helps Consumers Identify Official Sites

The SealCOS™ mark helps identify correct, official websites for brands and organizations, making it simple for consumers to discern tem from inauthentic sites.

Charlene Li’s Altimeter Group Announces New Partners

Internet pioneer Deborah Schultz, and former Forrester Research analysts R "Ray" Wang and Jeremiah Owyang joins Charlene Li at Altimeter Group.

isocket Announces Series A

New Silicon Valley startup and advertising platform isocket announces the closing of a US$2 million early stage funding round from a group of investors led by Tim Draper at Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

SPRING Announces New Entrepreneurship Training Scheme for PMETs

SPRING Singapore announces an entrepreneurship training scheme to equip professionals and executives who aspire to be entrepreneurs with relevant skills to start and run a business.

Mobile Alliance Announced At CommunicAsia 2009

A number of Singapore's mobile software companies, including various Singapore startups, announced at CommunicAsia 2009 the formation of Mobile Alliance, the country's first mobile software association.

Four Singapore Startups Enter Global Business Plan Competition by DFJ and Cisco

Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) and Cisco has announced four local startups - TheMobileGamer, Phokki, E-Thermity and Zimplistic - as the Singapore entrants to their recently announced global business plan competition.

News: Of Blue Skies, Ideas and Exploits

BlueSky Festival 2009; Incubator for Disruptive Enterprise and Start-ups (Ideas) Fund; Exploit Technologies Portfolio Companies Come Good

SUPERMODELME.tv To Hit A Computer Screen Near You

Singapore-based Refinery Media announces the launch of SUPERMODELME.tv, where ten models from across Asia will slug it out to be Asia's next hottest face.

Walden International puts S$2million into Brandtology

Online intelligence service provider Brandtology today announced that it has received a capital injection of S$2 million from venture capital fim Walden International.

Metaversum Lands Red Herring Award

Metaversum, maker of 3D online world Twinity, has been awarded a Red Herring 100 Europe award.

The Real Group Announces SmartLoans.sg; Makes Shopping For Home Loans Easy

Earlier this week, local startup The Real Group announced the launch of SmartLoans.sg, the first-of-its-kind online mortgage comparison service for the Singapore market.

Phokki.com Launches; Issues Call For Digital Artists

Phokki.com officially announced its launch today, opening possibly the world's first online art gallery and marketplace for customized digital artwork.

Resurrected ShowNearby.com Announces Version 3; Looking To Expand Team

Online location-based service ShowNearby.com, whom I've blogged about before, today announces the release of its latest version.

Google Enhances Web Analytics Offerings

Earlier this week, Google announced that it has expanded the capabilities of Google Analytics to offer better support for marketers, advertising agencies and businesses in Singapore and the region.

Singapore Tops Innovation Study

The latest study by Washington-based National Association of Manufacturers has named Singapore as the most innovative country in the world. The report, produced by the Boston Consulting Group, places Singapore ahead of South Korea, Switzerland and Iceland.

Youth Entrepreneurship In Singapore Gets Boost; Makes You Wish You Were Young

If you're young and interested in entrepreneurship, here's good news for you: The latest Civil Law (Amendment) Bill has just revised the age at which you...

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...

Of 65 Bits, Nine Geeks And A Hundred Kick-Ass Episodes

Geeks in Singapore rejoice! Tech podcasters Tech65 yesterday celebrated the live recording of their 100th episode with great cheer at Geek Terminal, along with...

Singapore Location-Based Mobile Service MyWobile.com Announces Beta

Singapore startup MyWobile.com today announced the beta launch of its location-based social networking mobile application. The application integrates social networking with location-aware services that...

Microsoft Gets Into The Game With BizSpark

Microsoft finally announces its BizSpark startup support program in Singapore, which was earlier unveiled on 8 November in San Francisco. In a press event...

Singapore Press Holdings Eats Up Shareinvestor.com

Singapore's media powerhouse Singapore Press Holdings yesterday completed the acquisition of local web-based share trading platform Shareinvestor.com, founded by ex-doctor Michael Leong, for S$12 million and a...

Singapore Property Tycoon Gives S$5 Million, Encourages Technopreneurship

Local property tycoon Chua Thian Poh, who's head kahuna of Ho Bee Group and also president of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI), gave...

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...

IDMPO Makes It Ten With SiTF

The Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) today announced itself as IDM Research and Development Programme Office (IDMPO)'s new sleeping partner. SiTF will act as an incubator...

Zapoint.com – Talent Management Gets Zapped

Anybody who's worked in human resources and have sorted through hundreds of resumes from job applicants know how painfully tedious this part of the...

Time For Toilet Talk

Jack Sim, founder of World Toilet Organization. (Jim Orca, TIME) Jack Sim, a largely forgotten son of Singapore, is far more famous outside of our...

Singapore Best Place For Starting A Business – Again

The World Bank's "Doing Business 2008: Comparing Regulations in 178 Economies" ranked Singapore as the No.1 country for doing business for the second year...

Hibernater Announces Beta Trials

Local startup Hibernater today announced the beta launch of its virtual service which allows users to save and resume work profiles at any computer...

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...

Expatriate Search Engine ExpatFinder Officially Launches This Week

Interexpat Pte Ltd this week officially launched ExpatFinder, the world's search engine for expatriates around the globe. Incorporating search technology from France's Exalead and Singapore's...