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Dr Tausif Malik: Entrepreneur, evangelist and Muslim Spelling Bee founder

The new treasurer for Democrats Abroad India, Dr Tausif Malik is the founder of America’s largest community-based Spelling Bee competition...

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Suniel Shetty's Horses Stable, a funding reality show for startups

'Horses Stable' is an Indian funding reality show created and conceptualised by Group CEO Prashant Agarwal under the mentorship of...

SMEs

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood launches travel media app Explurger

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood launched his new age Social Media App 'Explurger' for travellers.

SMEs

Singapore headquartered Venturi Partners debuts with USD 175M maiden fund

Singapore News: Venturi Partners, founded by Nicholas Cator in 2019, announced the debut of their maiden fund with a USD 175 mn corpus.

SMEs

Singapore-based Zilingo suspends CEO amid probe

Singapore News: Singapore’s startup Zilingo Pte has suspended Chief Executive Officer Ankiti Bose after a bid to secure a fundraise led to...

Corporate

Startups, filmmaking, agriculture - Knowledge Factory festival offers 'learnatainment' for the mind

Gear up for the sixth edition of Knowledge Factory - an annual event that brings discussions, talks and quizzes on offbeat and...

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Dubai Expo: Indian Pavilion has attracted 500,000 visitors since inauguration

The Indian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has recorded a footfall of half a million visitors since its inauguration on October 1, 2021,...

UAE

EdTech startup Creative Galileo raises USD 2.5 mn in seed round led by Kalaari Capital

Singapore-headquartered EdTech start-up Creative Galileo today announced it has raised USD 2.5 million in a round led by Kalaari Capital.

SMEs

Netatech's rice experiment a step to meet food security challenges in Singapore

In an initiative to contribute to the food security of the country, Singapore's Netatech firm has started experimenting with growing rice in...

Singapore

Indian platform Signzy enters UAE with Seed Group pact

Bengaluru-based banking workflow automation startup Signzy has entered the UAE through a deal with Seed Group, the Private Office of the...

SMEs

Singapore-based edtech startup Teachee launches in India

Singapore-based education technology company Teachee has announced its launch in India. A subsidiary of Vlight Technology Pte, the brand...

SMEs

Moglix raises USD 120 million, joins unicorn club as valuation jumps to USD 1 Billion

Moglix provides solutions to more than 500,000 SMEs and 3,000 manufacturing plants across India, Singapore, the UK and the UAE.

SMEs

Few¢ents raises US$1.6 million funding for pay-per-content solution

Singapore-born "FinTech-for-Media" startup, Few¢ents, providers of digital solutions to publishers for content monetisation, raises US$1.6...

SMEs

SICCI, IIT Kanpur startup centre to hold Launchpad 2021 contest

The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and IIT Kanpur's Start-Up Incubation And Innovation Centre (SIIC) are set to...

Global

India-based flexi workspace startup Simpliwork plans to enter Singapore, HK

Flexi workspace startup Simpliwork Offices Pvt Ltd, founded in Bengaluru, India, announced plans to expand its operations in overseas...

SMEs

SmartClean Technologies secure S$3.7 million pre-Series A funding, aim to digitally revolutionize cleaning industry

SmartClean Technologies an IoT and AI-powered solutions providing start-up for the cleaning industry, secured S$3.7 million (US$2.7 million)...

SMEs

UK's Webley & Scott becomes first global firearms firm to set up production unit in India

Webley & Scott, one of the oldest arms manufacturers in the world, will be setting up a manufacturing unit in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh to...

Corporate

Singapore’s Botsync reimagines affordable, deployable, robotics

Botsync CEO and Co-Founder Rahul Nambiar and Chief of Sales and Co-Founder Prashant Trivediin conversation with Connected to India through...

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Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync secures seed-funding from lead investors

Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync has secured seed-funding from lead investors Wong Fong Industries Ltd., SEEDS Capital, Angelhub and...

Singapore

NTU's nationwide startup challenge seeks innovations to shape post-COVID-19 world

Singapore's Nanyang Technological University has launched a nationwide challenge – ideasinc 2020 – for innovative ideas to be turned...

Covid-19

SensorFlow raises USD 8.3 Million in Series A+ funding

Singapore-based startup, SensorFlow has raised USD 8.3 million in Series A+ funding, to advance its solutions and for international...

Corporate

Pine Labs becomes first Indian unicorn of 2020 with Mastercard deal

Pine Labs, a point-of-sale and merchant commerce solution provider incorporated in Singapore, has become the first unicorn of 2020 from...

Corporate

Singapore-based startup SensorFlow offers energy optimisation solutions for hotels in Asia

Singapore-based startup SensorFlow offers energy optimisation solutions that combine the use of Internet of Things and Artificial...

SMEs

Indian immigrants co-founded four of UK’s fastest-growing startups: Report

A business survey has found that four of the United Kingdom’s top fastest-growing startups are co-founded by Indian immigrants.

UK

India wants more private sector investments to boost growth : NITI Aayog

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government wants to accelerate economic growth by encouraging more participation by the private...

Global