11 Hottest Technology Startups in Singapore
Technology, no matter in which part of the globe you’re living in, remains one of the most prospective startup market. Especially in countries that really push forward technology advancement such as South Korea, Japan, or Singapore, technology startups are currently in the lime light, with investors lining up to invest on such startups to gain future monetary gain. Technology startups in Singapore is especially on the rise, with many new and young entrepreneurs competing in this market. However, among those technology startups in Singapore, these are the top 11 technology startups that you have to keep an eye on.
Founder : Goranka Medhi
As a road trip lover, Goranka Medhi knows the hardship of fellow road trip lovers when deciding where to go and how to plan. This led him to creat EzRoadTrips.com, one-stop solution to all your trip planning needs. On ezroadtrips.com, you can either choose to create a new trip plan, or search existing plans.
Founders : Shankar Naray-anan and Michael Wee
Funding: S$11.36M (US$8.5M); Jungle Ventures, Funding the Future & Spring SEEDS Capital, Kewalram Chanrai Group and Golden Oriole Investments Fastacash aims to change the world make payments. Sending messages and photos through applications such as WhatsApp, Line, or KakaoTalk is very common nowadays, and Fastacash would like to make sending money as easy as sending a message via such apps.
Founders : Matt Tillman and Jeff Wehner
Funding : $ 3.000.000 per Mar 11, 2015 Haven is a technology startup that automates freight and logistics for commodity traders, food suppliers, and consumer goods companies. By using Haven, you can find the best providers at the best price and save up to 20% on freight; just by signing up for free.
Founder : Robin Suyun Wang
Ever since its founding in 2011, iLoveDeals.SG has been a huge help for Singaporeans to find the best deals and make their shopping experience even more enjoyable.
Founder : Marcus Tan, Siu Rui Quek, and Lucas Ngoo
Funding : S$8.8M; Sequoia Capital, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups, Rakuten
Started operating since May 2012, Carousell has been one of the largest and fastest growing mobile-first person-to-person marketplaces in South East Asia.
Founder : Pieter Walvaren and Thjis Jacob
Funding : S$2M by several investors
As one of numerous tech startups in Singapore, Pie unsurprisingly rakes countless investors to fund their startup thanks to its creative idea. As a smart chat app for work, Pie is a huge help for working men and women that prefer straight-to-the-point chat instead of traditional chat apps.
- CODA PAYMENTS
Founder : Neil Davidson, Bobby Choi, and Paul Leishman
Funding : $2,300,000 (series A) and $900,000 (seed)
The next tech startup is another mobile payment app, Coda Payments enable merchants to accept payments in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore even if they don’t have credit or debit card.
- TECH IN ASIA
Founder : Willis Wee
Funding : $ 500.000 from East Ventures, Tokyo
Tech in Asia is one of the growing news platform for Asia’s tech community with annual conferences hosted in Singapore, Tokyo, and Jakarta
Founder : Dixon Chan
Burpple was launched in May 2012 to help people find the perfect places to dine with their loved ones. Now Burpple app is downloadable both on App Store and Google Play.
Founder : Victor Liew Jia Hao, Tianwei Liu, Tay Wen Bin, and Samson Leo
Funding : $2,500,000
The PayPal of South East Asia, Xfers is the next tech startup in Singapore that makes it easy to pay, receive, and manage Internet banking payment at lower cost.
Founders : Roger Yuen, Oliver Tan, Dr Li Guangda and Dr Chua Tat-Seng
Funding : S$5.21M (US$3.9M); Rakuten Ventures, Walden International, UOB Management
ViSenze is an artificial intelligence company that develops advanced visual search and image recognition solutions to help businesses in eCommerce, mCommerce and online advertising.
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