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JFDI Asia alum Shopspot extends its seed funding to $630k, pivots into a B2C mobile marketplace

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Shopspot, a graduate of the inaugural 2012 JFDI Asia Bootcamp accelerator, has announced a pair of significant updates after revealing that it has extended its seed funding round and pivoted its C2C marketplace — available via an iOS app or the Web — to a B2C model. Shopspot is incorporated in...
JFDI Asia alum Shopspot extends its seed funding to $630k, pivots into a B2C mobile marketplace

Everything.me, The Search App That Bridges The Native And HTML5 Divide, Gets $25M From Telefonica, Mozilla And Singtel

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Native apps are stealing the show when it comes to usage and functionality on mobile devices these days, but a lot of companies continue to hold out hope that more open HTML5-based mobile web services will ultimately win the day. In the meantime, those who can straddle the two worlds beautifully...
Everything.me, The Search App That Bridges The Native And HTML5 Divide, Gets $25M From Telefonica, Mozilla And Singtel
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SingTel to further mobile content push with $163m VC fund, focuses on Israel

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Asian telecom giant SingTel is set to continue its focus on startup acquisitions this year through its $162.6 million (SG$200 million) ‘Innov8′ venture capitalist fund which will help finance its continued push into the mobile and digital content spaces. The company continues to look at deals in Asia — where...
SingTel to further mobile content push with $163m VC fund, focuses on Israel

Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

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  Shopspot, a startup out of Thailand with a mobile shopping app, has won $630,000 (S$779,000) after switching its shopper matchmaking app to a more traditional shopping interface. Its earlier app focused on connecting individuals keen to sell their wares. The app would pair sellers and their goods with buyers...
Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000
Post-SingTel Acquisition, Photo Aggregation App Pixable Gets An Image-Centric Redesign

Singtel’s Amobee Buys AdJitsu To Take Mobile Ads Into The Third Dimension

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Another bit of consolidation in the mobile advertising space — this time with an ad-tech twist: Amobee, the mobile ad company that itself was the subject of a takeover by Singtel only two months ago, has now bought an ad startup of its own: AdJitsu, a specialist in “3D” advertising...
Singtel’s Amobee Buys AdJitsu To Take Mobile Ads Into The Third Dimension

Why Mobile Operators Are Becoming Mad Men

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Editor’s note: Rich LeFurgy is a general partner at Archer Advisors. LeFurgy was Founding Chairman of the IAB and sfBIG, a Venture Capitalist (WaldenVC), head of ad sales at Starwave (ESPN.com) and the Walt Disney Internet Group. Follow him on Twitter @rich_lefurgy. The characters on AMC’s television show Mad Men...
Why Mobile Operators Are Becoming Mad Men

Ness 2.0 Debuts, a Revamped Restaurant App to Find You a Square Meal

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Yes, please. (Photo: Ness) It’s surprisingly difficult to stand on a street corner and use your smartphone to find a restaurant you’ll actually like. Yelp, for example, just serves up a long list of other people’s favorites. But a new-and-improved version of the recommendations app Ness, released late last night, hopes...
Ness 2.0 Debuts, a Revamped Restaurant App to Find You a Square Meal

Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Opens Up To Third-Party Services With Nexage Connect

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Nexage is hoping to expand the capabilities of its mobile ad exchange with the launch of a new service called Nexage Connect. Mark Connon, the company’s executive vice president of corporate and business development, said advertisers and publishers can do a number of things (largely related to targeting) in the...
Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Opens Up To Third-Party Services With Nexage Connect

SingTel-owned Amobee moves into a new dimension, snaps up innovative 3D ad maker AdJitsu

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Mobile advertising firm Amobee, which was recently snapped by SingTel for $321 million, has made an acquisition of its own, after it revealed that it has bought innovative 3D ad maker AdJitsu for an undisclosed sum. A standalone business unit of app specialist Cooliris, AdJitsu creates 3D adverts for smartphones and...
SingTel-owned Amobee moves into a new dimension, snaps up innovative 3D ad maker AdJitsu

Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By Singtel Innov8

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Nexage, a mobile ad exchange using real-time bidding, has raised $10 million in Series B funding. The round was led by SingTel Innov8, the venture arm of Asian telecom company SingTel. Nexage CEO Ernie Cormier says Singtel is approaching this like any other venture investment, and that “there’s no requirement...
Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By Singtel Innov8

More Mobile Ad Consolidation: Carrier SingTel Buys Amobee For $321 Million

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The mobile ad market is projected to bring in revenues of $2.6 billion this year, and while that is only a small fraction of the wider opportunity in digital advertising, the space — fueled by the smartphone boom — is only going to get bigger, and that is attracting...
More Mobile Ad Consolidation: Carrier SingTel Buys Amobee For $321 Million

Waygo Wins Most Promising Startup At Echelon Singapore Conference

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Waygo has just won Most Promising Startup at the Echelon conference 2013 in Singapore. The judging panel of eight included Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 Startups, Edgar Hardless, CEO of SingTel Innov8 and John Scull, managing director at Southern Cross Venture Partners. Waygo makes an optical character reader (OCR)...
Waygo Wins Most Promising Startup At Echelon Singapore Conference

Huawei Ascend P2 brings its 150 Mbps data speeds to Asia, first stop Singapore

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Another Android smartphone has arrived on the shores of Asia, as the Huawei Ascend P2 phone has landed in Singapore, going on sale today under the SingTel banner. Huawei claims that the Ascend P2 is the world’s fastest smartphone, citing its hi-silicon K3V2 and quad-core 1.5 GHz processor as evidence. It...
Huawei Ascend P2 brings its 150 Mbps data speeds to Asia, first stop Singapore

Optus-Innov8 Seed Program invests US$730,000 in 121cast and Venuemob

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The Optus-Innov8 Seed Program has announced its first investments since the program began, putting a total of $700,000 into Australian startups 121cast and Venuemob. Like all seed programs, Optus-Innov8 provides funding, mentoring, networking and a space to work in — surrounded by other startup founders, their teams and often advisors....
Optus-Innov8 Seed Program invests US$730,000 in 121cast and Venuemob

What innovations do carriers need?

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This sponsored post is produced by Kerton Group. The rapid pace of technological change means that fixed and wireless telecom carriers must be on the constant search for new technologies. They need the new tech to provide new services, to respond to competitive threats, and to offer operational efficiencies. And the...
What innovations do carriers need?

VIDEO: SingTel has taken 'bold decisions'

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South East Asia's biggest telecom operator, SingTel's decision to reorganise its business is being keenly watched, says an analyst....
VIDEO: SingTel has taken 'bold decisions'

We’ll be taking the pulse of Asia’s startup scene at Echelon 2012 next week

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China may be the big talking point in Asia when it comes to the Internet and tech, but it is easy to forget that there the hugely diverse continent has other significant pockets of potential, none more so than Southeast Asia. The region itself is a diverse one, and it...
We’ll be taking the pulse of Asia’s startup scene at Echelon 2012 next week

Video Ad Startup TubeMogul Raises $10M For Its Asia Expansion, Opens Beijing Office

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Video ad startup TubeMogul has closed the $10 million second tranche of its Series C funding, which it will use to expand in Asia. The funding is led by SingTel Innov8, the venture capital arm of SingTel Group. The branding-focused video marketing company is eager to tap into the Asian...
Video Ad Startup TubeMogul Raises $10M For Its Asia Expansion, Opens Beijing Office
Qvivo Raises $1M From SingTel For Media Cloud To Store And Watch Movies

Report: Google NFC Partner ViVOtech Shutting Down Operations

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ViVOtech, a near field communication (NFC) software and systems company, is shutting down operations due to cash-flow problems. This, despite having raised nearly $100 million in outside funding over the past decade. The company is planning to announce the news to employees later today via conference call, according to a report...
Report: Google NFC Partner ViVOtech Shutting Down Operations

SingTel's Affiliates Help Earnings

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Singapore Telecom profit rose 3.2% in its first quarter, mainly due to bigger contributions from the company's regional mobile associates and gains from an asset sale in Taiwan....
SingTel's Affiliates Help Earnings

Nexage, The Mobile Ad Exchange, Closes $10 Million Funding Round

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Nexage, a mobile advertising exchange, closed a $10 million round of Series B funding led by SingTel Innov8. The funds are expected to help the company expand its reach in the marketplace, which currently sits at over 150 demand sources and over 300 publishers and developers. Nexage largest claim is...
Nexage, The Mobile Ad Exchange, Closes $10 Million Funding Round

SingTel opens development lab in Israel, targets voice/facial recognition and wireless tech startups

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Coming good on its promise to focus on Israel, Asian telecom giant SingTel has opened its first base in the country aimed at supporting the local startup community and gaining closer access to developing technologies — particularly those in the wireless optimization and voice/facial recognition spaces. SingTel has history in...
SingTel opens development lab in Israel, targets voice/facial recognition and wireless tech startups

Chinese Gaming Publisher Yodo1 Raises $5M In Round Led By Singapore's SingTel Innov8

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Yodo1, a Beijing-based company that works intensively with Western game developers to bring their titles to the Chinese market, raised $5 million from SingTel Innov8, the corporate venture arm of a mobile carrier. An earlier investor, Chinese online game maker Chang You, also participated in the round. Yodo1 has a...
Chinese Gaming Publisher Yodo1 Raises $5M In Round Led By Singapore's SingTel Innov8

Singtel and Japan’s Mitsui invest $5m into emerging market-focused General Mobile

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SingTel Innov8, the venture arm of telecom group SingTel, and Japanese software firm Mitsui have invested $5 million in General Mobile, which has closed a new round of funding that will help the emerging market-focused mobile firm focus on new opportunities. The new funding will be used to expand and fund future growth in...
Singtel and Japan’s Mitsui invest $5m into emerging market-focused General Mobile

Singapore’s SingTel moves into mobile advertising with $321 million US acquisition

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Asian mobile giant SingTel — which runs an operator of the same name in Singapore — has confirmed that it is moving into the mobile advertising space with the purchase of US-headquartered firm Amobee for $321 million (SG$400 million), according to Dow Jones via the Wall Street Journal. The company has said...
Singapore’s SingTel moves into mobile advertising with $321 million US acquisition
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SingTel gobbles up online food service HungryGoWhere for $12 million

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Telecom group SingTel has made another notable acquisition after it announced the $12 million purchase of Singaporean food website HungryGoWhere, further expanding its business outside of its core telecom focus. The latest acquisition comes two months after the telecom giant picked up US-based advertising firm Amobee, which itself just bought innovative 3D...
SingTel gobbles up online food service HungryGoWhere for $12 million
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