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New agency aims to be a ‘govt startup’ for Singapore’s Smart Nation
Singapore has merged its ICT and media agencies, and spun off a new agency to oversee government ICT. Benjamin Cher talks to the new GovTech chief Jacqueline Poh to find out what exactly its role is.
Singapore’s BASH turns one, inks five MoUs
BASH has turned one, and IIPL celebrated by inking five MOUs and announcing it was going to launch three more accelerators.
Singapore forms two new IT bodies, IDA and MDA merged
Singapore is creating two new statutory bodies that will oversee IT-related issues in the country, by merging the IDA and MDA.  
Intraix wants to help you save energy, and money
Intraix wants to help both consumers and businesses understand their ‘energy data’ and how to use that information to save energy – and money.
Venture accelerator The Co-Foundry gets into fintech
A two-year old venture accelerator in Singapore, run by the former head of the Media Development Authority Michael Yap, is inviting startups from the region to join its new fintech programme, writes Karamjit Singh.
OpenRecruiters out to level up the recruitment industry
Jumping into the Asian talent waters is OpenRecruiters, a Singapore-based startup that believes its transparent and simplified approach to recruitment might just be the secret for success.
Bringing big data ‘oomph’ to digital marketing
Media-buying startup AdzCentral and data management solutions provider Krux have announced a strategic partnership to deliver a full-service and real-time solution for online marketers, publishers and content providers to manage consumer data.
Well-rounded teams the hook for Fatfish
While its investment focus lies in the e-commerce, mobile and biotech spaces, Singapore-based early-stage fund the Fatfish Group seems to like well-rounded startups with strong inhouse technical and engineering teams.
Fatfish swims in li’l Singapore’s big pond
Lau Kin Wai from Malaysia talks to Karamjit Singh about why he launched his fund The Fatfish Group in Singapore.
MCMC a ‘toothless tiger’ and other Parliament shenanigans
Again, a ruling politician attempts to get the Malaysian Government to rein in and control social media -- and again, shores up his argument by pointing to non-existent laws in other countries, writes A. Asohan.
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