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Singapore ecommerce platform Sprooki appoints former Westpac CIO as chairman as it prepares for ASX listing

- September 5, 2016 3 MIN READ

Singapore ecommerce platform Sprooki has today announced it had appointed former Westpac CIO Bob McKinnon as chairman as it prepares to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). McKinnon will bring over 40 years of experience in business, governance and finance to help Sprooki expand further across Australia and New Zealand.

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Talent Unleashed Award finalist uHoo helps identify the toxins in the air we breathe to create healthier lifestyles

- June 29, 2016 < 1 MIN READ

Singapore-based startup uHoo tracks air quality and provides real-time alerts through a mobile device application. The company has developed a pint glass-sized device equipped with more sensors than any other product on the market so far, which measure toxins to help users learn about the air they’re breathing and identify potential triggers for respiratory conditions.


Gemstar is an ‘unstructured, personalised accelerator’ helping Australian startups capitalise on opportunities in Southeast Asia

- September 15, 2015 6 MIN READ

Gemstar Technology, a company that aims to bridge the gap between Australia’s growing technology sector and the trade, investment and market opportunities that exist in Southeast Asia using Singapore as the gateway, has entered a new growth phase with the strategic appointments of Martin Christmas and Geoff Gourley.

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Hutbitat is taking on two of the biggest companies in Australia; and based in Singapore, that’s going to be pretty hard

- May 11, 2015 3 MIN READ

Some may think it would be crazy to think that Real Estate and Domain, both disruptors themselves could ever fall to their knees. However, that doesn’t stop startups from launching something similar with an “individual twist” on the concept that hopefully gives them a unique selling point from the two industry heavyweights.

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Literatu ushers in a new style of learning across the Singapore school system

- May 4, 2015 < 1 MIN READ

Last month, education technology startup Literatu formally released its complete Windows 8.1 operating platform app for Microsoft in Singapore. At the event were teachers from various schools in the region, each of whom had a Microsoft Surface computer so they could take part in the live demonstration of how Literatu could help benefit both themselves and their students in the classroom.