Archives - 08 November 2011, Tuesday

  • ASKnLearn outlasted more well-funded competitors and turned the SARS crisis into an opportunity.

    Lessons from a dot-com survivor

    sgentrepreneurs.com 08 Nov '11, 6am

    Lessons from a dot-com survivor November 8, 2011 by Guest Contributor Many of us have romantic ideas about starting a business. Like other dot-com entrepreneurs, I made beautiful business plans with an ambitious five-year projection. But one of the first lessons I’ve learnt was that i...

  • Develop for the Blue Ocean by @joashweecikai

    Develop for the Blue Ocean

    e27.sg 08 Nov '11, 6am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box My understanding of mobile app developers is that numbers matters. As a developer, always build for the platform with a big enough user base. There’s nothin...

  • Indonesia Digest: Kaskus abandons VBulletin, Tiket.com to launch in under 2 weeks, and more

    sgentrepreneurs.com 08 Nov '11, 5am

    Indonesia Digest: Kaskus abandons VBulletin, Tiket.com to launch in under 2 weeks, and more November 7, 2011 by Egi SEPTIADI Here is some interesting startup news snippets from Indonesia, not only in its capital, Jakarta, but also other tech startup hubs such as Yogyakarta, Medan, Sur...

  • Jakarta and Bangkok, get ready to hack with RIM! by @goudotmobi

    Jakarta and Bangkok, get ready to hack with RIM!

    e27.sg 08 Nov '11, 4am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box Following up on their successful event in New York City, RIM is inviting talented developers in Indonesia and Thailand, to participate in the BBM Apps Hacka...

  • New blog post: Google+ Pages now available for businesses, organizations, and non-profits

    Google+ Pages now available for businesses, organizations, and non-profits » JustinLee.sg

    justinlee.sg 08 Nov '11, 3am

    Posts: Page owners can post messages, videos, pictures and links on their page. The page and public posts will be visible to anyone, not just Google+ users. Circles: With Circles, page owners can reach the right people with the right message. For example, a business can create a circl...

  • Chillin’ With Google: pre-DevFest drinks – 10 Nov

    sgentrepreneurs.com 07 Nov '11, 12pm

    this Saturday in Singapore, SGE is teaming up with Google to have pre-DevFest drinks this coming Thursday 10th November from 7-9pm at Sauce Bar (8 Raffles Avenue, Esplanade Mall #01-10). There will be some finger food and drinks (thanks Google!). Register for Google DevFest here and d...

  • PayPal’s first Global Operations Centre in Southeast Asia

    e27.sg 07 Nov '11, 3am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box PayPal has opened its new global operations centre on November 1, in Malaysia. The first in Southeast Asia, its role is to provide service and support in En...

  • Getting the drop on Drupal from Dries himself - e27

    Getting the drop on Drupal from Dries himself

    e27.sg 07 Nov '11, 2am

    On his thoughts about Drupal in Asia, Dries said, “Just like in the US and Europe, I think it can be extremely disruptive for the proprietary software vendors. Because it is actually the better technology, frankly. Because of the fact that we have so many people involved and the fact ...

  • Plugins Used | Lester Chan’s WordPress Plugins

    lesterchan.net 06 Nov '11, 7pm

    Ban users by IP, IP Range, host name, user agent and referer url from visiting your WordPress’s blog. It will display a custom ban message when the banned IP, IP range, host name, user agent or referer url tries to visit you blog. You can also exclude certain IPs from being banned. Th...

  • Networking with Japanese Start-Ups – 10 Nov

    sgentrepreneurs.com 05 Nov '11, 10am

    Next Thursday morning, Singapore-based start-ups that are keen to establish partnerships, strengthen connections, and expand their reach into the Japanese market, should attend this event. There will be managers of the Technology Seed Incubator and 6 start-ups from Aizuwakamatsu City ...

  • The link between creativity, freedom, and entrepreneurship

    sgentrepreneurs.com 04 Nov '11, 6pm

    The link between creativity, freedom, and entrepreneurship November 4, 2011 by Terence LEE Banyan Tree executive chairman Ho Kwon Ping talks about the 'New Normal'. Photo: EMLYON Business School At a plenary session of the World Entrepreneurship Forum held in Singapore on 3rd November...

  • Nokia World 2011 – Post Event

    Nokia World 2011 – Post Event « Blog

    lesterchan.net 04 Nov '11, 12am

    We did some filming inside the London Eye’s Capsule, I was giving a basic introduction of Nokia Mix Radio. Nokia Mix Radio gives you locally relevant music for free that can be downloaded or streamed to your Windows Phone 7. You can download up to 4 playlist to your phone and each pla...

  • Deals89 springs out of its stealth mode | e27

    Deals89 springs out of its stealth mode

    e27.sg 03 Nov '11, 1am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box Just when we thought that deal sites are not sustainable , and that entrepreneurs wont start a deal site to compete with the big names out there (I wrote an...

  • Entrepreneurs Unplugged 2011 – 8 Nov

    sgentrepreneurs.com 02 Nov '11, 3am

    Next Tuesday, [email protected] will organize ‘Entrepreneurs Unplugged’, a panel discussion with the topic ‘Dream Big, Act Now: Converting Ideas into Businesses’. The speakers will share their take on entrepreneurship and cover diverse topics such as how to get out of comfort zones a...

  • New blog post: SingTel deF!ND - Your Digital Concierge in Singapore (Siri for Singaporeans)

    SingTel deF!ND – Your Digital Concierge in Singapore (Siri for Singaporeans) » JustinLee.sg

    justinlee.sg 02 Nov '11, 3am

    is the first intelligent mobile concierge app that integrates local information and allows bookings of services that Singaporeans find essential in their daily lives while on the move. The app also has a voice recognition capability for local food and ethnic restaurants.

  • Mozilla establishes physical presence in Taipei

    Mozilla establishes physical presence in Taipei

    e27.sg 02 Nov '11, 2am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box After setting up its third offices in Asia Pacific – Tokyo, Auckland and Beijing – Mozilla Foundation announced it is continuing to expand its presence in t...

  • Nokia World 2011 – Day 01 « Blog

    Nokia World 2011 – Day 01 « Blog | lesterchan.net

    lesterchan.net 02 Nov '11, 12am

    The Nokia Asha 303 is a stunning phone designed with sophisticated materials and metallic finishes. It combines a large 2.6” capacitive touch screen with a high quality QWERTY keypad. The Nokia Asha 303 is built with Internet and social networks ease in mind. The device harnesses a po...

  • This café loyalty card wants you to be disloyal

    This café loyalty card wants you to be disloyal

    sgentrepreneurs.com 01 Nov '11, 5am

    This café loyalty card wants you to be disloyal November 1, 2011 by Terence LEE Asking Singaporeans to be disloyal is like asking them to commit seppuku . Be prepared to be given a cold shoulder — Singaporeans are, after all, known for being extremely obedient. So it comes as no surpr...

  • “Angel’s Gate is our most ambitious project to date” – Ash Singh, Interactive SG

    e27.sg 01 Nov '11, 3am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box As mentioned in my previous post , the entrepreneurship, startup and technology scene in Singapore have never been so exciting before. Singapore now has its...

  • LinkedIn launches Japanese version and settles in Tokyo

    e27.sg 01 Nov '11, 2am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box As part of their international expansion efforts and the fact that the Japanese are one of the most skilled and experienced work forces compared to other co...

  • Telkomsel-Skype’s strategic tie-up delivers new mobile communications experience

    Telkomsel-Skype’s strategic tie-up delivers new mobile communications experience

    e27.sg 31 Oct '11, 2am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box Indonesia’s leading mobile telecommunication provider, Telkomsel , announced their partnership with Skype , a leading provider of Internet communications so...

  • To Product/Market Fit and Beyond by @Jackyyapp

    To Product/Market Fit and Beyond

    e27.sg 31 Oct '11, 2am

    will be putting together a mini-conference titled “To Product/Market Fit and Beyond”. Never heard about Rainmakers? Rainmakers is a series of mini-conferences focusing on entrepreneurial education. Every event they run centers around a technological theme on which relevant startup fou...

  • Indonesia Digest: Deezer enters Indonesia, Koprol’s Android app, and more

    sgentrepreneurs.com 30 Oct '11, 3pm

    Indonesia Digest: Deezer enters Indonesia, Koprol’s Android app, and more October 30, 2011 by Egi SEPTIADI Here is some interesting startup news snippets from Indonesia, not only in its capital, Jakarta, but also other tech startup hubs such as Yogyakarta, Medan, Surabaya, and many mo...

  • “I fell into an antisocial, hermit crab phase”

    “I fell into an antisocial, hermit crab phase”

    sgentrepreneurs.com 30 Oct '11, 10am

    “I fell into an antisocial, hermit crab phase” October 30, 2011 by Sharon Lourdes This is the third article from the “Mistakes made, lessons learnt” series. Check out all the articles here . Websites & founder: SingaporeBrides . com , SingaporeMotherhood . com , Ng Chin Leng Biggest m...

  • TiE Singapore: The Dynamics of Startup Financing – 2 Nov

    sgentrepreneurs.com 30 Oct '11, 7am

    TiE Singapore will organize their ‘Technology’ Special Interest Group event this Wednesday. Within the 2 hours, there will be a provoking discussion on the topic of “The Dynamics of Startup Financing”. The discussion will be moderated by Hian Goh of Asian Food Channel . James Chan of ...

  • Progress made, but Singapore government still micromanaging

    sgentrepreneurs.com 28 Oct '11, 8am

    NUTS is when you want to do something and you seek approval of a higher authority. When there is no rule saying that you can do such a thing, then the standard answer is NO … In the US, when there is no sign on the road, it means that you can make a U-turn. When the authorities do not...

  • Inaugural [email protected] Awards calling for nominations

    sgentrepreneurs.com 28 Oct '11, 6am

    Inaugural [email protected] Awards calling for nominations October 28, 2011 by Terence LEE Technology Review, an independent publication supported by MIT, is launching the inaugural [email protected] Awards , which recognizes the top 35 innovators under 35 from Southeast Asia, India, Austra...

  • Searching for location based discounts? Look around! by @Jackyyapp

    Searching for location based discounts? Look around!

    e27.sg 28 Oct '11, 2am

    Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box Recently, there are more and more location based apps that are trying to tap into the local deals market. One such app is around! , which is a location base...

  • Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011 Opening Ceremony – 8 Nov

    sgentrepreneurs.com 28 Oct '11, 1am

    Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) will host the opening ceremony of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2011 , which will be held in the Grand Cathay building. Mr Teo Ser Luck, Minister of State for the Ministry of Trade and Industry, will be the Guest of Honor. There wil...

  • 11 Singapore startups make Red Herring top 100

    11 Singapore startups make Red Herring top 100 Asia

    sgentrepreneurs.com 27 Oct '11, 9am

    View comments Comments Tweet 11 Singapore startups make Red Herring top 100 Asia October 27, 2011 by Terence LEE For this year’s Red Herring 100 Asia Award , there are 11 finalists from Singapore. The top 100 consists of the most promising new tech companies in the Asia Pacific region...