8 Startups That Are Making Big in Singapore
Here is a list of 8 Startups of Singapore who are doing really well in their respective sectors including YOOSE, Money Smart, Red Mart, BitX, Zopim, 99.co, TradeGecko and Sogamo.
Singapore has grown into a major hub for technology startups. The presence of a new dynamic and multicultural generation as well as supportive business and financial structures make Singapore a great place for the aspiring entrepreneurs to think about for starting a business. Also it is becoming a home for many local and global digital companies. Here is a list of 8 Startups of Singapore who are doing really well in their respective sectors.
1. Startup Name : YOOSE
Founded By : Christian Geissendoerfer
Founded In : 2008
Description : YOOSE is the first pioneer in location based technology, they understand how consumers are changing the way people behave and interact with brands. There passion for and expertise in location drives it to deliver effective and measurable mobile advertising campaigns, which in turn drive brand exposure and active sales. They work with cutting-edge technology and they love helping advertisers and brands benefit from the opportunities of the fast-paced. This is ever changing world of location based advertising.
2. Startup Name : Money Smart
Founded By : Vinod Nair
Founded In : 2009
Description: Money Smart's aim is very simple to help Singaporeans to make better financial decisions. With multiple banks and financial institutions pushing countless products out to consumers in the market today, navigating one’s way through all the marketing and technical jargon while dodging the tactics of their overly pushy sales representatives simultaneously can be a major challenge, even for the experienced consumer.
"By aggregating and consolidating product information to a single platform for comparison that's personalized to your unique consumer profile, we have put the power back into your hands. Whether it's your loan, insurance or credit card, we make information easy to understand and products easy to apply for - all in one place," the company mentioned on its website.
3. Startup Name : Red Mart
Founded By : Roger Egan III, CEO; Vikram Rupani, President; Rajesh Lingappa, CTO
Founded In : 2011
Description : It saves your time and money spent on shopping for groceries and household essentials, they offer the products at everyday low prices with regular sales and promotions. And they have the latest warehouse and delivery technologies to ensure your order gets to you as ordered and when you want.
4. Startup Name : BitX
Founded By : Timothy Stranex, Francois Paul
Founded In : 2013
Description : The BitX vision has been very clear that this company is to make money frictionless and universally accessible. They are doing this by building an intelligent and open global financial platform, leveraging the most optimal technologies available, including the blockchain.
5. Startup Name : Zopim
Founded By : Royston Tay
Founded In : 2008
Description : Zopim provides live chat software for websites. At moment, they have a team of more than 25 members, with around 70,000 businesses actively using their service on websites. There is more than 200 million web visitors encounter the Zopim chat widget every month. Zopim is a six year old Singaporean startup.
6. Startup Name: 99.co
Founded By: Darius Cheung, Anuj Bheda, Conor McLaughlin and Dominic Ee
Founded In: 2014
Description : 99.co is a map-based real estate portal. It is currently operating only in Singapore, though there are plans to expand into Southeast Asia in the future. In 2015, it was named by the Singapore Business Review as one of the hottest start-ups in Singapore to watch out for, while CEO Darius Cheung was named by the Singapore Computer Society as the 2015 Enterpreneur of the Year.
7. Startup Name : TradeGecko
Founded By : Cameron Priest (CEO), Bradley Priest (CTO), Carl Thompson (CMO)
Founded In : 2012
Description : TradeGecko is empowering retailers and wholesalers to become as fast and efficient as today’s modern eCommerce business. TradeGecko beautifully fuses inventory management operations, critical business applications and online commerce to build the central core of wholesale business operations. The company is a cloud-based inventory management platform for retailers and wholesalers that want effortless commerce.
8. Startup Name : Sogamo
Founded In : 2012
Description : Sogamo helps the companies to improve their games quality and provides the ultimate fun and new experience for gamers. Sogamo is the technology partner for social game developers all over the world.
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