If you’ve never heard of Uber, it’s time you do. Not only is it one of the fastest growing technology companies in Silicon Valley, it is also a software company that connects drivers and riders. Recently, Fast Company named Uber the #1 Innovative Company in Mobile, and #6 Most Innovative Company – ahead of likes of Samsung, Google, and … Continue reading
Category Archives: Spotlight on Startups
A “Blogshop for Beautiful Affordable Furniture”?
Being an online boutique owner for some years, e-commerce has became something that is quite close to my heart. I’ve been keeping an eye on the trends happening in the e-commerce space, and you can imagine my surprise when I came across Just Enjoy Life (JEL) which brands themselves as “the online home for beautiful affordable … Continue reading
Happy New Year! Is “Losing Weight” Your New Year Resolution?
Hope I’m not too late to wish all of you a HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2013 passed by in a blur, and I’ve got to say that it was passed way more quickly than any other year I can remember. Not quite sure why, but it all went down pretty well, considering that it happened right … Continue reading
The Wine Tasting Experience, Now Brought Online.
Note: Article originally published on Poached Mag. E-commerce has truly exploded in the past 10 years. Ordering things through the net used to be reserved for small-ticket items (remember eBay & blogshops?), and other items you don’t mind “taking a chance” on. Now it has evolved to include premium items, from clothing (Inverted Edge), to … Continue reading
ColourSync by PeaTiX: Making QR Codes and Paper Tickets Obsolete?
Peatix is a global, mobile-centric event ticketing platform that provides event organizers with powerful tools to create, promote, manage and sell out events of all sizes. Since its inception in May 2011, Peatix has hosted over 15,000 events across Japan, Singapore, and the United States. And with the lowest ticket fees available and fully customizable … Continue reading
5mil Global Downloads for Couple App, Between.
Article orginally posted on Poached Mag. The reaches of online dating spans far and wide. You can now broaden your conventional thinking of online dating apps from those that allow you to meet other singles and go on dates, to a definition that spans across to applications for couples. Between is a mobile application that promises … Continue reading
Do You Believe In Love & Paktor?
Article originally published on Poached Mag. After the whole Ashley Madison saga, online dating and dating apps seem to have left a sour taste in our mouths. At least for us Singaporeans. For those who are still looking for love, online dating may still be something you’re keeping in your scope of consideration. And ironically, this … Continue reading
Get openDOOR! (And Support Local)
Note: openDOOR is currently available on Singapore iOS app store, and created by local tech startup Newton Circus. It is currently in its beta version, so while you are one of the first few to hear about it and test it out, do bear with us as we fix the bugs! Do show us some love … Continue reading
Get Onboard The HipVan!
Note: Article originally published on Poached Mag. Celebrating local talent and giving a nod to the creatives in Singapore, HipVan has just announced the launch of its inaugural Singapore Week from August 19 to August 25. Hailed as the Fab (fab.com) of Singapore, HipVan is a design-focused online store featuring design inspirations for everyday living. Since its soft … Continue reading
Triibe: Making Your Feedback Count
Note: Article originally published on Poached Mag. Triibe aims for feedback to be heard real-time such that shortfalls can be addressed almost immediately and honest recommendations get translated into social currency via word-of-mouth. So what’s in it for you? There are tangible rewards in store such as return vouchers upon receiving your feedback. Not to mention that … Continue reading