John Fearon

US analytics firm Rhodes Edge acquires Singapore startup Folr
US-based data analytics and security firm Rhodes Edge Inc has acquired Singapore-based geolocation technology startup Folr for an undisclosed sum.
Entrepreneur Fearon to focus on JF2, hands Gilcrux reins over to COO
Singapore-based serial entrepreneur John Fearon has vacated his post at the accelerator and investments holding company he founded, Gilcrux Holdings, to focus on his new incubator JF2, handing over the Gilcrux Holdings CEO reins to current COO John Sharp.
Personal safety app Folr launched
The ‘personal safety’ app market saw a new entrant with the recent launch of Folr, a geolocation tracking application which claims to give real-time information on the whereabouts of family members, significant others, best friends and more.
Telr out to transform e-payments in emerging markets
The former managing director of PayPal Middle East and North Africa Elias Ghanem has started Telr, a multicurrency and multilingual payment gateway for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets.
Crystal Horse makes third exit of the year, at 10x ROI
Crystal Horse Investments has just made its exit from Gilcrux Holdings, at a value that was 10 times the initial sum it invested.
Former BlackBerry director joins startup Dropmysite
Former BlackBerry director John Leung has joined Singapore-based startup Dropmysite as its new vice-president of sales for Asia.
Valley-based 500 Startups invests in Dropmysite
500 Startups has just invested in Dropmysite, the cloud-based website, email and database backup solution.
DropMyEmail snares a Japanese investor
Cloud-based email backup site locks in funding and business partnership with subsidiary of top Internet company in Japan.
DropMySite founder follows own path … mostly
Founder of email and database back-up site follows what works for him, but is practical about the realities of Asian investment culture.
Singapore-based email backup start-up does Dallas
Dropmyemail, which launched at Demo Asia 2012, announced it is opening a sales and business development office in Dallas, Texas. Since its launch five months ago, it has garnered 911,000+ signups and purchased US-based cloud backup service OrbitFiles.
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