Start-ups

Disrupt #18: Professional PR help, do you need it?
Sooner or later, startups will need professional PR help Disrupt to shed light on ins and outs of engaging PR practitioners IN the early days of a startup’s journey, getting media coverage or publicity is typically an organic and ad hoc affair.  
Klinify out to cure medical paperwork pains
Singapore-based startup Klinify, which aims to eliminate doctors' paperwork pains without them having to change their workflow, has raised US$611,742 to fund a functional prototype and expand its support service. Cofounder Surendran Krishanthan speaks to Gabey Goh.
Creating Kehmistry that mom could be proud of
With its product positioned as a 'pure dating app,' Malaysian startup Kehmistry hopes it becomes the de facto dating app for South-East Asia within two years.
Shopping online with TrustedCompany
New review platform for e-commerce sites aims to plug trust gap between buyers and sellers Eyes leadership position in South-East Asia as the go-to authority for e-commerce validation
Fuelling athlete dreams in Asia with FundMySport
New crowd-funding platform FundMySport aims to connect professional and aspiring athletes directly with supporters, with current focus on building portfolio of athletes and raising awareness amongst wider public.
Clozette stocks up with US$3 million Series B financing
Investment to be used to beef up and expand operations in South-East Asia Company will also be making major tech investment to upgrade offerings
DSYR’s quest to promote lifestyle by design
Online marketplace DSYR, with its tagline ‘Let’s Redesign Normal,’ showcases the work of local and international designers, and its founders believe that e-commerce competition is good because it validates the market and helps educate users, writes Gabey Goh.
KL Bar hosts business law seminar for startups
The Kuala Lumpur Bar Information Technology and Publications Committee (ITPC) will be organising a one-day seminar on business law this month, geared toward startups.
ViSenze's mission is to make sense of the visual web
A startup sprung from the NExT Research Centre, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Tsinghua University of China, is seeking to help both users and businesses make sense of an increasingly visual online world. Gabey Goh speaks to ViSenze.
Carousell lands SG$1 million in funding for SEA ambitions
Mobile marketplace startup Carousell has raised S$1 million in seed investment to fuel its ambitions in South-East Asia with the round led by Rakuten, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups and angel investors Danny Oei Wirianto and Darius Cheung. 
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