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For Singapore Y Combinator entrant Padlet, 5 years was worth the wait

For Singapore Y Combinator entrant Padlet, 5 years was worth the wait

For Singapore Y Combinator entrant Padlet, 5 years was worth the wait March 26, 2013 by Terence LEE Disclosure: SGE co-founders Gwendolyn Regina Tan and Bernard Leong are investors in Padlet through Thymos Capital. In the startup world, five years is a long time to be doing anything. Often, it wouldn’t take a year for a startup to either shut down, pivot, or in rare instances experience rapid growth. Yet, half a decade was precisely how long it took for Padlet to get its time in the sun: Along with one Semantics3 , it is one of the first Singapore startups to make it to famed startup accelerator Y Combinator . So what exactly is Padlet? Formerly Wallwisher, it is a website that allows users to drag-and-drop content into an online canvas. The collaborative real-time platform supports a wide variety of content, including text, photos, links, files and videos. It’s a technolo...

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