Tackling the Global Waste Problem with Innovation

WASTE 20/20 today officially crowns local waste-technology startup Magorium as the grand winner.

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ESG calls for more open innovation on sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY need not be at odds with profitability, and it can be a good catalyst for new ideas and business opportunities, a senior official from Enterprise Singapore (ESG) has suggested.

Hack for the Future

In 2018, 5,636 public and internal hackathons were hosted worldwide, with millions of dollars in cash prizes given out and hundreds of thousands of participants coming together to brainstorm about and solve issues.

HyperHack, world’s first sustainability hackcelerator, to launch in Singapore

Participants will stand a chance of winning cash and sponsored prizes worth up to US$114K and an invite for a fast-track entry into the HyperSpark pre-accelerator programme

Creating personalised ads in real-time

“Tech start-up Lumin(ai)re is shaking up the world of online advertisements with its artificial intelligence solution.

This Time is Really Different

“This time is different” — these four words are considered by many to be the among the most dangerous in finance.

4 ways to boost your preparation for a startup pitching competition

The process can be daunting for people who are new to this field.

Kopi dates hit a sweet spot with hundreds signing up

More than 600 individuals – mostly young adults in their 20s and 30s – have signed up for “blind dates” arranged by Kopi Date.

How Singapore is bringing sustainable ideas to life

Building on the city’s sustainability push, Temasek and StartupX have jointly launched HyperX, a 12-month impact-driven hackcelerator programme (hackathon + pre-accelerator + accelerator) that aims to bring sustainable ideas to life.

StartupX launches HyperX, the world’s first sustainability hackcelerator

Today, the world faces tremendous uncertainty and volatility on various fronts. It is easy to lose sight of key sustainability issues in the face of growing economic pressure.

StartupX Launches World’s First Sustainability Hackcelerator

StartupX is calling on change-makers to tackle the biggest challenges the world faces with the launch of its new global innovation programme today.

Castle On A Cloud: Eugene Soh

eet Eugene Soh, 32, founder of Mind Palace, a social enterprise that uses virtual reality (VR) technology to immerse persons with dementia in familiar locations or experiences, thereby keeping their minds active and slowing the effects of dementia. To date, Mind Palace’s VR headsets have been piloted at several nursing homes across Singapore, and plans are […]

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.