The linchpin in this plan is a charming old-world building called Wisma Yeap Chor Ee, which has been earmarked by authorities as an accelerator, incubator, and coworking space.
“You can work anywhere you have Internet, right? So, why are you still here?” was the question that hit Pieter Levels on the head and changed his life.
Michelle Sun became an outlier when she left her position as growth hacker at Buffer to establish a Hong Kong-based coding school for kids called First Code Academy.
“This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.” What American jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr said back in the early 1900s is as applicable today as ever.
With so much money going into the local tech scene, one wonders which Singapore-based tech firms are the grand winners in the race to get funded.
Jeremy Gutsche, CEO at Trend Hunter, revealed in a tweet and subsequent blog post that he had to fork out an incredible US$1,171.46 on a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight when he used their onboard wifi.
Here’s KnowRoaming, a sticker that claims to be the magic replacement for the 55 SIM cards you might have collected when visiting the 55 countries it covers.
Here's the story of Vietnamese tourist Pham Van Thoai who got ripped off big-time at Sim Lim Square.
The introduction of the blue check marks is strange, given that this brings back the social pressure to reply – what many users consider an intrusion of privacy.
This will make it the first Silicon Valley VC firm to enter the country, and it believes that “Bangladesh is ready to start tackling challenges to create a rich startup ecosystem.”
Assuming that logging on to a virtual workplace from the beachside becomes a reality, the next question is: which country should you work from?
What’s interesting is that this is the startup’s first round of outside funding. Since being founded four years ago, the team has managed to work its way to an eight-digit revenue.
Housing about 250 startups – the new expansion will double its capacity to 500 companies – the model is now being transplanted halfway across the world to the mecca of tech startups, San Francisco.
Having entered the market earlier this year, Singpost’s ecommerce division is now living up to the hype with the development of a S$182 million (US$145 million) eCommerce Logistics Hub.