CarFix Is Creating a Digital-first Servicing Experience For Car Owners

Delivering transparency to a traditional industry  CarFix provides a fast, transparent and reliable experience in the car repair and maintenance space, an industry that still maintains traditional practices and has been beset by a lack of transparency. The Singapore-based startup, which is an online aggregator of car workshops, connects car owners with these workshops, 90% […]

Women doing well by doing good: 6 sustainable innovations from women-led ventures

Not everyone can be Wonder Woman, but wonderful women can do some really amazing things. Women-led startups are breaking boundaries and paving the way for more innovations in the sustainability space. From tackling the global plastic crisis, to addressing the risk of global food shortage in coming years, or empowering more women through technology, these […]

Outside App

Childhood friends turned startup dream team, Outside is connecting businesses and individuals by providing a secure one-stop platform for both finding paid opportunities and obtaining labour for services.      

Why Corporate-Startup Relationships in Southeast Asia Are Different

Joyce Tay, Chief Strategy Officer of StartupX, tells Yaniv Corem at the The School of Innovation why Southeast Asia needs to look at corporate innovation with a different lens, and the biggest misunderstanding people have about corporate-startup relationships.    

Singapore startup launches instant rooftop solar assessment tool

Solar AI Technologies has launched a free online solar assessment tool that lets homeowners and building occupants in Singapore instantly find out the solar potential of their roof and how much they can save.    

Digitalising Hackathons: How The “Hack” They’re Going Online, And What To Expect

Hackathons seem to have disappeared from Singapore’s start-up scene since the outbreak of Covid-19 earlier this year.  

Outside: A Singapore tech startup that is connecting people during times of limited interaction

From helping a taxi uncle with his taxes to delivering cupcakes for home bakers, Outside is an app that can do all of that.    

10 useful inventions by Singapore firms during Covid-19

The Business Times looks at 10 inventions that were born from the pandemic.  

Start your first job at a startup, not a corporate.

Working for a newly minted company can be very different from working for an established, well-known organization. It’s true that joining a startup can be a fun, smart, and even life-changing experience. While not all startups have the presence and ambience (or the budgets) of sexy industry giants (Google and the likes), and not all […]

Why the Avengers would make a bad startup team.

Remember the Avengers? A set of Earth’s mightiest heroes coming together to save the world. Ring a bell? Just like a startup, that is most usually a few talented, driven people coming together to do something about a problem they have perceived. Although the Avengers franchise has a happy ending, the way they get there […]

Stop glamorising startups with fancy labels – Let’s focus on real metrics 

Throughout the years, we’ve seen and heard startups being labelled with terms that often come from the animal kingdom (one might be a mythical creature). Labels like unicorns and camels seem to have shot up and gained interest over the years. We all love our labels— they sound good, make for a great short-cut to convey […]

Get your company to innovate like Canva.

Innovation is the process of coming up with ideas that creates value for your customers. As the world becomes increasingly competitive, corporate innovation is crucial not only for a company to grow, but also to sustain itself as it allows companies to adopt new technologies, and keep up with the changes in the market.  So […]

The era of virtual accelerators. Are you prepared for it?

COVID-19 has affected all aspects of society.  With respect to the dimensions of development, what we are experiencing is a paradigm shift in the evolution of humanity. The core aspects of our identities, as well as how we work, learn and engage with society is advancing.  According to MaGIC’s recent survey: less than 3% of […]

Startup Weekend Singapore: 750 global participants from 43 countries and a united spirit to tackle COVID-19 from home

Over 54 hours between 24 to 26 April, more than 750 participants came together virtually to pitch their ideas, form teams, develop their prototypes, and receive guidance from startup mentors. All this without anyone leaving their homes, as participants, mentors, judges, and even the organisers powered through the entire event and connected with one another […]

My opinion on 9 online tools that we use at StartupX

I have read tons of articles that list down a huge number of resources that are supposed to help us work from home efficiently. This makes sense since most of us are working from home now. What didn’t appear as often was an opinion with regards to the tools that were being featured.