Smartstones, alumnus of HaxAsia accelerator, wins Innovation Award from "The Roddenberry Prize"
3D pen manufacturer CreoPop and Australian 3D printer company 333D are planning to co-develop a new 3D printer that utilizes CreoPop’s innovative and numerous photopolymer resin materials.
Glance Clock has raised USD 450K on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.
DatastreamX, a Singapore-based online marketplace for buying and selling real-time data, has scored pre-series A funding, raising US$456,000 from venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners.
Greyloft has concluded a round of seed funding of SGD 1.5 million (USD 1.1 million) from DSG Consumer Partners, Wavemaker Partners, Cub Capital, Tigris Capital and JFDI.Asia
Singapore-based job portal startup Glints announced today it has raised a USD 2 million Series A round co-led by Golden Equator Capital and Gobi Partners.
TechCrunch - one of the most prominent international online publisher of technology industry news - presented a list of the most favorite products of 2015 "Favorite Things Of 2015".
The eight startups that graduated are a pretty international bunch: Singapore, Russia, China, the US, Israel, and Norway are some of the countries represented.
Edison Awards™ have recognized and honored some of the most innovative new products, services and business leaders in the world. TouchJet and Smartstones (HaxAsia alumni) – among the nominees of Edison Awards 2016.
Original campaign was 687% funded, almost $700K total funds raised.
The first session of the FI Campus was held in Singapore from the 7th to the 15th of August during the celebration of the 50th anniversary and has been devoted to the study of successful development experience of this unique city-state.
Every startup already has products and prototypes ready for customers and all now seek seed funding and a pathway to growth through the accelerator program.
Online tour package marketplace Flocations has been acquired by Japan’s Venture Republic Group for an undisclosed amount. The Singapore-based startup “Flocations” rose out of JFDI’s incubator program in 2012.
TradeGecko, a SaaS startup that lets business owners manage inventory and orders without resorting to spreadsheets or enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, has raised a $6.5 million Series A round. TradeGecko is a JFDI.Asia alumnus from the first 2012A batch.
DataStreamX, a marketplace for real-time data, was founded on the vision that the world is moving towards real-time data processing. DataStreamX is still in the early beta phase, having just graduated from JFDI, Singapore’s premier startup accelerator.
GLINTS, a Singapore startup that has built a platform to match young employees focused on career discovery and development to relevant internship or job opportunities.
CreoPop has “commitments” for, more than S$1.2 million (US$892,000) in total. CreoPop specifically will not only bring game changing technology to wider commercial applications, but also into households.
The new businesses bring JFDI’s portfolio to 50 global startups. Demo Day is attended by a strong showing of over 100 local and global early-stage investors active in Singapore.
The methodology for "The Digital Evolution Index" measures the current ability of countries to deliver on consumer demand and business supply capabilities, in combination with governmental policy and climate for innovation
An increasing number of entrepreneurs are jumping into the hardware (+ software) space, thanks to the rising speed and flexibility of the manufacturing supply chain, and the decline in costs and risk.
31-01-14 Accenture Technology Vision 2014
For the 2014 report, Accenture researchers and scientists developed hypotheses about information technology developments that they expect to have a significant impact on businesses over the next three to five years.
17-12-13 The IBM "5 in 5"
IBM revealed its predictions for five big innovations that will change our lives within five years.
29-11-13 Big Data - Big Startups
The 40 startups included in the CrunchAnalytics database have raised about $1.35 billion in venture capital from 2006 year.
MIT Technology Review made special issue of 2013 Emerging Trend Report for Russian Open Innovations Forum.
23-08-13 Emerging Technologies from Gartner
The 2013 edition of Gartner's Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies focuses on the evolving relationship between humans and machines.
A comprehensive list - from Australia to Vietnam: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan as a bonus.
Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy. A report from the McKinsey Global Institute, cuts through the noise and identifies 12 technologies that could drive truly massive economic transformations and disruptions in the coming years.
30-04-13 Accenture Technology Vision 2013
Every Business Is a Digital Business. Accenture Technology Vision identifies seven trends that should be shaping digital business for the future. Technology is now the underpinning for change and growth. Companies that adopt a new digital mindset will be savvy to this convergence of IT and the business.
15-04-13 MoneyTree: Russia
The third edition of MoneyTreeТМ: Venture Market Navigator (MoneyTreeТМ: Russia), prepared jointly by the PwC Centre for Technology and Innovation (CTI) and Russian Venture Company (RVC) based on the venture market results for 2012.
The Most Innovative Cities in Asia Pacific is a ranking based on a comprehensive study done by strategic consulting firm Solidiance. Singapore is at the top of the ranking: «Today, Singapore is bold, fast and successful - and Singapore Inc will follow the same path».
This package is meant to capture the rich variety of ways that innovations get commercialized. Each company on this list has done something over the past year that will strengthen its hold on a market, challenge the leaders of a market, or create a new market.
28-02-13 RBR50 from Robotics Business Review
A list of the most influential public & private companies in the global robotics industry. Innovation, groundbreaking application, commercial success and commercial potential are the factors used by the Robotics Business Review editorial team to select the RBR50.
Bloomberg Rankings recently examined more than 200 countries and sovereign regions to determine their innovation quotient. Innovation was measured by seven factors, including R&D intensity, productivity, high-tech density, researcher concentration, manufacturing capability, education levels and patent activity.
25-12-12 The Top 50 Russian Startups
Russia Beyond the Headlines (RBTH), together with Digital October and PricewaterhouseCoopers’s Center for Technology and Innovation in Russia, introduced their Russian Startup Rating.
Business Insider has released their latest “The Digital 100? list, which is the top 100 tech/internet companies according to their estimated valution. The rankings are based on several metrics as Business Insider was including “revenue, users, market opportunities, growth rates, and the perception of investors and tech gurus.