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.

Meet these 5 Singaporean startups that solve problems for social good

To encourage innovation in Singapore, Temasek partnered StartupX, the organizing body behind Startup Weekend Singapore, and launched The Start pre-accelerator program earlier in January.

Determined To Provide A Better Second-hand Shopping Experience, These NUS Friends Set Up Their Own Thrift Store

The term “Kint” comes from the Japanese word Kintsugi, which represents the art of repairing broken pottery with gold lacquer.

For Teens, By Teens: 5 RI Students Made An App To Help Their Peers Manage Money Better

These Raffles Institution (RI) students, ages ranging from 15 to 16, have developed a personal finance app for teenagers called, Bridge.

Teens come up with digital pocket money app

His peers spend their time playing, studying and hanging out with friends, but 15-year-old Raffles Institution student Rafael Soh is busy building his own company.

K-pop marketplace for the fans, by the fans

A business idea came into law student Vera Sun’s mind after she attended Korean pop celebrity Taeyang’s White Night concert in 2017.

Helping start-ups grow and flourish

The number of start-ups has mushroomed over the past few years, but experts and company founders say they still face many challenges and that more needs to be done to support young enterprises.

The Kint Story – Meet the NUS Grads Who Rejected CBD Life To Set Up An Online Thrift Store

Whenever Elisa Goh returns home with kilograms of pre-loved clothing for her online thrift store The Kint Story, her father jokingly laments that his daughter has become a karang guni.

Everyone can code: Apple, Pathlight collaborate to deepen students’ coding literacy

Dalton Prescott, who attended a previous iteration of the programme while he was a student at the School of Science and Technology, has plans to have an app he developed launched on the App Store. The 17-year-old’s app, called Master, combines psychology and machine learning to make learning more effective for students.

Apple announces expanded coding initiatives in Singapore and Indonesia

Singaporean students Dalton Ng (middle) and Qin Guan (left) used Swift to create Master, their upcoming iOS app which aims to revolutionise how people study.