With the growing rate of entrepreneurship and development in the City, Singapore is one of the best-developed cities in the world. No matter where you go, the enormous skyscrapers would simply leave you wondering about the number of businesses run in one single building.
The Technology in Singapore, no wonder is leaving the entire world behind. Especially the growing rate of startups in the city. In this article, we bring you some of the topmost startups in Singapore that changed the definition of technology.
GrabTaxi – Originally established in 2012 as MyTeksi in Malaysia, GrabTaxi is a Southeast Asian focused taxi-booking app founded by Harvard Business School graduates Anthony Tan and Tan Hooi Ling. Grabtaxi is an uber-arch rival across southeast Asia and was funded $2Billion this year. The current funding stage is undisclosed.
Smiletutor – SmileTutor is the leading home tuition agency for parents and students looking for home tutors. As a registered tutor, you will get access to the online tuition assignments portal, latest tuition jobs, a fully customizable tutor account, tuition protection in Singapore and a lot more features. Make sure you sign up as a tutor in the tuition assignments Singapore page.
AirTrunk – Airtrunk is a tech startup in the Internet Infrastructure industry which was funded with a whopping $307 million in 2017. The startup is all about developing and operating large-scale data centers. Recently, AirTrunk has unveiled its flagship Australian data center facility, with the new Western Sydney site set to see the company make its big play in the local market.
Hooq – After Netflix and Iflix, Hooq is emerging as a leading video streaming service. The music and entertainment company was funded with $95 Million in 2017. HOOQ is Asia’s first premium video-on-demand service to launch across the South East Asia and India. The headquarters of Hooq are in Singapore. In 2016, HOOQ was named Best Mobile App in the Media, Film, TV or Video category at the Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards 2016 in Barcelona.
Trax – Trax is the world leader in computer vision solutions for retail, ranking in the top 25 Fastest Growing Companies on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list. The image recognition based startup was funded with $83 million this year and is one of the top funded tech startups of Singapore City. Trax is headquartered in Singapore, with offices throughout APAC, Europe, Middle East, North America and South America. We are proud to include global brands like Coca-Cola, ABInBev, Heineken, Nestle, and Henkel as our clients.
Tenx – Tenx is a unique tech startup in Singapore that focuses on the issues faced on cryptocurrencies and hence came up with a brilliant idea of spending cryptocurrencies like bitcoin using a Debit Card. The TenX wallet and the TenX card* have been tested by well-known figures in the industry with payments in 50 countries across the world. Available now on iOS, Android, and the web.
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