10 Singapore startups you should know about
ith its diverse startup ecosystem, openness to foreign business, low corporate taxation and strict Intellectual Property laws, Singapore is an entrepreneur’s dream gateway for businesses to access and scale in Southeast Asia.
To introduce you to Singapore’s startup scene, we’ve put together a list of companies you should know about. All of the startups are featured in our Startup Guide Singapore book, which can be purchased online here.
CrowdFarmX aims to connect smallholder farmers to the global market by equipping them with the technological know-how to deliver higher-quantity and quality yields.
Emporio analytics enables retailers and brands to collaborate based on big data insights to provide better shopper experiences, enabling data-driven shopper marketing in fragmented and organized retail.
Evie.ai powers intelligent enterprises by partnering people with ‘AI employees,’ delivering superhuman productivity.
Funding Societies is an SME digital-financing platform licensed and operating in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. It gives loans to small and medium enterprises, crowdfunded by individuals and/or institutions.
Whether you need a room or an apartment, Hmlet reinvents spaces and transforms them into dynamic environments for inspiring people to live, connect and make friends.
Jumper.ai is an e-commerce enabler that removes the need to build a website and allows merchants to sell products on social media.
Next Billion is a social enterprise creating rural data platforms and insights for FMCG companies operating in high-growth emerging markets.
Ocean Protocol Foundation uses a thoughtful application of blockchain technology and governance to break down data silos. It aims to kickstart a new data economy that gives power back to data owners while enabling AI to be in the hands of many.
SDI Academy empowers migrants and refugees with English skills and various vocational skills so they can have socioeconomic mobility and a safer workplace.
WateROAM is a social enterprise that develops portable water filtration systems catered to rural areas and disaster zones.
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Just so you’re aware of how we selected these startups in Singapore, we sorted through nominations from the community before a local advisory board helped us curate the final list.
Main photo of CrowdFarmX by Eszter Tandel