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Success Cases

last updated 28 November 2016

Be inspired by stories from some of the startups.

(Mentions of 'IDA' in the stories refers to current IMDA)

  • Startup funding and tax support

    Government assistance programmes give businesses a helping hand.Read more
  • Media distribution opportunity

    iSyndica allows digital content creators to reach out to multiple marketplaces.Read more
  • A winning attitude towards entrepreneurship

    Mr Matthias Kunze, Managing Director, Yahoo, Connected Life Asia, shares his insights and experiences as a seasoned entrepreneur in the mobile and web advertising business.Read more
  • No half-and-half ideas

    Serial entrepreneur Mr Dan Lejerskar shares his insights into starting a successful business at IDA's "Infocomm LIVE!" speaker series.Read more
  • Infocomm startups to get support under TECS

    SPRING Singapore has partnered the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) to extend the scope of its Technology Enterprise Commercialisation Scheme (TECS) to include information and communication technology.Read more
  • Total reQall

    Memory application company expands its horizons.Read more
  • Working the social web

    Mr Thorben Linneberg tells why he launched his social media startup in Singapore.Read more
  • Accelerating information access

    New DBMS leverages hardware developments to boost performance.Read more
  • Managing the mobile revolution

    2359 Media’s MobDis enables easy distribution of content to any mobile device.Read more
  • Surveillance for the masses

    Pechora Technologies wants its product to have as broad a reach as possible.Read more
  • Making social media work for SMEs

    Businesses can leverage the power of social networking technologies with Socialwok.Read more
  • Strategies for startups

    IDA outlines key themes for the development of startups in Singapore.Read more
  • The wisdom of crowds

    For Wikinvest, the power to attain financial information lies with the Internet community.Read more
  • Chatting is serious business

    Zopim opens up new web communications channel for customer engagement.Read more
  • Enriching the infocomm ecosystem

    IDA has raised the bar for the type of startup activity that it hopes to attract to Singapore.Read more
  • Taking the social pulse of Asia

    JamiQ helps clients mine the millions of conversations taking place around their brands.Read more
  • The inside story

    Network security company Niometrics focuses on traffic within the organisation.Read more
  • Order in the house

    PigeonLab creates application to enhance speaker-audience interaction during live events.Read more
  • Starting up, staffing up

    Bubble Motion looking for people hungry to break new ground.Read more
  • New IDA initiative helps startups enter US market

    iStart@Silicon Valley is an intensive introductory programme that fast-tracks Singapore startups’ foray into the US.Read more
  • Centrestage at DEMO Fall 2010

    Local boys make good at global launch event.Read more
  • Managing reputations online

    JamiQ’s ReputationWatch brings social media monitoring to SMEs.Read more
  • The changing face of business

    Taggo helps link up companies and individuals on Facebook.Read more
  • Scaling business analytics

    Elixir Technology re-architects its BI suite for the cloud.Read more
  • The future in motion

    XYZ Wave is set to bring motion sensing technology into the world of commerce.Read more
  • DEMO Asia makes its debut

    The event attracted more than 70 start-ups and innovators from across the region.Read more
  • iTwin takes on flash drives and cloud

    Its patented remote access product promises more secure data transfer.Read more
  • Roomorama opens up new options for short-term stays

    Accommodation aggregator sets up office in Singapore to focus on growth in Asia.Read more
  • Riding the mobile wave

    24 Mobile Advertising Solutions is well positioned for continued growth in Asia.Read more
  • A gathering of geeks

    Annual community-based Geekcamp event draws 450 avid participants.Read more
  • Delivering sustainable solutions for the media industry

    eBUS wins Green IT Award for cloud-based content management and distribution solution.Read more
  • 1degreenorth ramps up

    Start-up leverages high performance computing expertise to make inroads into cloud computing and business analytics.Read more
  • Taking commodities to the cloud

    JustCommodity’s web-based solution improves the efficiency of the commodities trading lifecycle.Read more
  • CEOlution creates niche in Rapid Mobile Content Creation

    Company’s edge lies in its ability to deliver location-based mobile content very rapidly.Read more
  • Start-ups eye opportunities in Indonesia, Thailand

    IDA helps Singapore-based ICT companies to expand and capture new markets through its iSTART programme.Read more
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall

    Trinax’s technology transforms reflective surfaces into innovative advertising platforms.Read more
  • Powering Puppet through the cloud

    CtrlWorks revolutionises robotics by enabling real-time navigation over the Internet.Read more
  • Strengthening Singapore's start-up ecosystem

    Techventure panellists welcome S$50m injection into early-stage investments but emphasise that start-ups themselves will need to think big.Read more
  • IMRSV sets up R&D operations in Singapore

    The company’s Cara software turns cameras into intelligent sensors to help businesses know their customers better.Read more
  • Showcasing mobile services from Singapore

    IDA connects start-ups with Silicon Valley influencers at MobileBeat 2013.Read more
  • Singapore at South by Southwest 2013

    IDA showcases nine startups at premier US digital media event.Read more
  • iSTART gets going

    10 start-ups participate in the year’s first programme in Silicon Valley.Read more
  • Time to trail-blaze

    Singapore can create a unique start-up ecosystem for the region.Read more
  • Sharpening the customer focus

    Accelerator programme helps Klinify strengthen its product value proposition.Read more
  • Big data analytics gets in-memory boost

    1degreenorth’s NumaQ allows terabyes of data to be loaded into memory for real-time big data analytics.Read more
  • IDA puts Singapore tech on global stage

    It leads a delegation of eight start-ups to South by Southwest, one of the world’s largest interactive festivals.Read more
  • Labs, accelerator programmes to speed up start-ups

    IDA Labs provide space and equipment to spark ideas, while an accelerator programme aims to propel promising start-ups onto the global stage.Read more
  • IDA announces three initiatives to boost tech start-ups

    IDA develops labs to encourage innovation, an accelerator programme to help start-ups scale up and an accreditation scheme to set credentials.Read more
  • 100 days to a solid business plan

    TradeGecko shares its experiences with the JFDI accelerator programme.Read more
  • Building Singapore’s tech ecosystem

    IIPL’s Dr Alex Lin shares his thoughts on how Singapore can build a stronger pipeline of early-stage start-ups.Read more
  • Messaging solutions for emerging markets

    Sent.ly’s A2P solutions address connectivity issues in markets where access to information can make a great impact on people’s lives.Read more
  • Pain relief for web developers

    Novatap’s dockPHP tool helps developers increase efficiency though visual programming.Read more
  • Enabling a culture of innovation in Singapore

    Ideas discussed at the Google Big Tent Event included encouraging diversity and getting people to tinker with technology.Read more
  • Singapore, South Korea team up to grow their start-ups

    IDA and National IT Industry Promotion Agency of Korea sign MOU to support start-ups from both countries in areas such as market entry.Read more
  • Amplifying the impact of live presentations

    Wikasa provides an easy way for presenters to reach out to a wider audience by automating the creation of high-quality slidecasts for sharing.Read more
  • Accreditation@IDA goes live

    IDA-accredited product companies to be “considered first” for innovative tech government projects.Read more
  • Celuv set to mobilise online fashion shopping

    Accelerator programme helps start-up enhance the user experience and identify who its paying customers are.Read more
  • Pitch Perfect: Accelerator programme hothouses international entrepreneurs

    Start-ups present exciting ideas backed by solid business models at Demo Day.Read more
  • Connecting patients, physicians and payers

    MyFitnessWallet enables Indian expatriates to ensure that loved ones back home receive the medical care that they need.Read more
  • Micro storage with door-step delivery

    Vault Dragon sharpens its value proposition through accelerator programme.Read more
  • Training on-the-go just got easier

    Mobile on-the-job platform allows organisations to personalise training for workers and provide access to up-to-date information.Read more
  • Boosting training opportunities for top-flight fencing

    A wireless fencing scoring system developed by Singapore start-up Twizone will help overcome the shortage of pistes needed for competitive training.Read more
  • Helping tech start-ups climb the first mountain

    New accreditation programme will help tech product start-ups establish credentials and increase their visibility to government and enterprise buyers.Read more
  • It takes an ecosystem to raise a start-up

    Second batch of young technology companies graduate from accelerator programme conducted under a strategic partnership between IIPL and JFDI.Read more
  • Linking data to uncover business value

    Latize’s Ulysses 2.0 enables organisations to connect and analyse independent sets of data, allowing them to access insights for faster and more ...Read more
  • Delivering “Dropbox” for enterprises

    Inspire-Tech’s EasiShare provides users with an easy way to sync and share files while ensuring that the data is properly managed and secure.Read more
  • Sowing the seeds of sustainable food production

    SmartGrow’s controlled-environment system makes use of sensors to ensure optimal conditions for farming vegetables and fish.Read more
  • Beating back the email deluge

    Quickly guides users towards more productive actions in email management and helps automate repetitive tasks.Read more
  • Securing mobile apps with Appknox

    Mobile app security tool integrates testing with the app development process, enabling a more proactive approach to security.Read more
  • Game, badge and match

    Codetoki combines work with play to help companies recruit programming talent.Read more
  • Call centre on the fly

    Kallfly enables small businesses to set up call centre operations, complete with experienced agents, in a matter of hours.Read more
  • From “me too” to “first-mover” in 100 days

    STYLHUNT develops a unique trust-based discovery engine for online shopping in developing e-commerce markets.Read more
  • The science of self-destruction

    Digify’s award-winning service enables documents and other content to self-destruct on cue in order to safeguard confidentiality.Read more
  • Green Light for Green Koncepts

    Accreditation@IDA opens up opportunities for the energy management solutions provider.Read more
  • The Sunrise Industry of Portable Green Power

    Third Wave Power aims to take portable solar energy mainstream.Read more
  • FinTech Startups with Big Money Ideas

    11 teams made their debut pitch at the first Demo Day hosted by Startupbootcamp FinTech in Singapore.Read more
  • REAPing the Benefits of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Singapore welcomed 100 innovators from seven regions to the MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme (REAP).Read more
  • Happy Birthday, Accreditation@IDA!

    IDA programme marks its first anniversary with more than half of accredited companies winning projects with government agencies. Read more
  • Startup All Charged Up!

    Novelsys is powering progress in the wireless charging space with its Ampere device.Read more
  • Smart Drones Serving New Possibilities

    Infinium Robotics eyes huge untapped potential in serving areas ranging from Food & Beverage to Logistics sectors.Read more
  • $10m Boost for Data and Analytics Start-ups

    Joint IDA, SAP and ACP acceleration programme focuses on start-ups developing big data, predictive analytics or real-time data solutions for smart cities. Read more
  • Start-ups have the Best of the BASH

    New 25,000 sq ft facility gives technopreneurs a place to meet, share ideas and explore how they can build great companies.Read more
  • LaunchPad@one-north takes off

    The convergence of key players in the entrepreneurship community will provide a boost to the start-up ecosystem here.Read more
  • How to Survive that Bump in the Road

    Find out how mentors and cheerleaders are essential to any startup.Read more
  • Happy Birthday BASH!

    Singapore’s largest integrated co-working space for the tech community turns one! And celebrates with a host of developments!Read more
  • The Secret of 1000 Users

    As a startup, what your first 1000 users tell you about your product might shock you.Read more
  • The Energy of Youth

    Evercomm co-founder Ted Chen is in the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2016 list.Read more
  • Keeping a SoundEye on the Elderly

    Award-winning monitoring system allows caregivers to receive immediate, verifiable alerts in the event of a fall, without intruding on the privacy of the elderly.Read more
  • Survey of UK tech startups shows draw of Smart Nation Vision.

    YouGov survey shows UK tech startups are drawn to Singapore's Smart Nation Vision.Read more
  • Surviving the Startup Valley of Death

    Technopreneurs share survival stories from the Valley of Death, at one panel during the recent Media Exploits conference and exhibition.Read more
  • The Sky's No Limit

    Taking off in more ways than one is drone builder, Aerolion.Read more
  • Eyeing smarter decisions with OTrack and OSense

    Trakomatic transforms “dumb” devices into “smart” sensors to deliver the benefits of video analytics to businesses. Read more