LessonsGoWhere

Company history: Back in 2013, the founders of LessonsGoWhere (LGW) realised that lesson seekers were unaware of more than 80% of class providers who have no online presence in Singapore. Furthermore, enrolling for a class involves unreliable phone bookings or inconvenient physical visits at venue. It was also tough to enrol for lessons confidently due […]

FINDYOURWAYINTHEWORLD (FYW)

FINDYOURWAYINTHEWORLD (FYW) is Singapore’s first Online Video Marketing (OVM) Agency that helps more than 280 local and international companies-to date- improve their online marketing approach and direct conversion rate through video marketing and Google Solutions. FYW is at the forefront of video marketing and digital marketing in Singapore and Southeast Asia. They believe in relationships and […]

Zenintranet

Zenintranet is an online platform that harbours multiple collaboration tools specifically designed for startups and SMEs. The tools include CRM, database management, leaves, training and claims. The company is based out of Singapore but their clients are currently from Singapore, India, China, France, Philippines & France. Founders: Sophie Normand – Sophie leads the technical team, […]

RC9 Car Rental

RC9.co is an online digital platform where you can rent a car in more than 3300 locations and 130 countries worldwide. The service offers a wide variety of choices of quality and reliable car rentals that could be secured with a simple booking process anywhere, anytime for any occasion and length of time. Whether you […]

Internet of Things (IoT) Startups in Asia

A study by the International Data Corporation (IDC) in 2015 has placed the Asia Pacific region to be frontline for Internet of Things (IoT). Connected devices in Asia are expected to expand exponentially from 3.1 billion to 8.6 billion devices by 2020, with the industry estimated to be worth USD583 billion. Local governments have also […]

500 Startups Investments in India

In March 2016, India’s first quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 7.9 percent – the fastest economic growth the country has seen in the last five years, retaining its title as the fastest-growing economy in the world. Private equity investment within the country reached US$21 billion in 2015, a 67 percent jump from 2014. […]

Setting Up Your Business: Singapore vs Hong Kong

It is not a secret that Singapore and Hong Kong have been vying for decades to retain the title of Asia’s best destination for entrepreneurs to establish their businesses. Both territories have remained highly attractive for businesses due to its world-class facilities and business-friendly political and taxation systems. It is thus difficult to place a […]

Wego vs Skyscanner vs Kayak

Global travel metasearch and fare aggregator platforms such as Skyscanner and Kayak have had a presence in Asia in recent years to grab a pie of the metasearch markets in the region. Locally developed travel metasearch platforms are also gaining ground in many Asian countries, one of which is Singapore-based company Wego. What is Wego? […]

Fintech startups in Asia

The following is a list of notable FinTech companies in Asia. China Dianrong: P2P lending platform Lufax: P2P lending platform RenRenDai: P2P lending platform for consumers and small businesses Hongling Capital: P2P lending platform Ant Financial: Multiple payments service and solutions provider, including online payment solution Alipay, financial products marketplace Zhao Cai Bao, online bank […]

UberPOOL versus GrabHitch

There are a number of carpooling services available throughout Asia, two of which are UberPOOL and GrabHitch, services provided by ride-booking platform giants Uber and Grab respectively. What is UberPOOL? UberPOOL is one of the services provided by American multinational mobile transportation and ride-booking service company, Uber. Launched in San Francisco in August 2014, UberPOOL […]