Daniel Tay

Singapore Tech in Asia

Daniel is a writer based in the sunny island of Singapore. He mainly covers the tech scene in Singapore for Tech in Asia, but his byline can be found in a variety of publications and blogs, including Social Media Today, Business2Community, Canva and Unbounce. He is madly passionate about entrepreneurship, marketing, and productivity.

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a geek since Oct 2014

Industry

Beyond Silicon Valley: here are the 15 most well-funded startups in Southeast Asia

Who are the biggest winners when it comes to raising money in Southeast Asia, to date? We have you covered – and in glorious infographic form below, too
     Mar 14, 2015

Pakistan’s startup ecosystem has much to offer, but perceived violence holds it back

Mar 10, 2015

Why the Ministry of Defence is killing Singapore’s ambition of becoming an IP hub

Singapore is an excellent intellectual property hub for those who have the cash and are able to fight to the legal death
Jan 18, 2015

Entrepreneurship

Learn how to hustle (and avoid fetching coffee) as a virtual intern at a startup

The remote working trend has seen huge momentum over the past few years
Jan 23, 2015

Hardware

$14B worth of water is wasted yearly. This Filipino startup wants to cut that by a quarter

Hiraya Water Systems brings machine learning to the Philippines' small water utilities
Apr 23, 2015

Love GIFs? Now you can keep them in fabulous flipbook form

The fifth business of Pieter Levels' ambitious 12 startups in 12 months project is Gifbook.io, which helps people print animated GIFs as flip books. Do you think it'll [Read More...]
Oct 06, 2014

Innovation

Why the Ministry of Defence is killing Singapore’s ambition of becoming an IP hub

Singapore is an excellent intellectual property hub for those who have the cash and are able to fight to the legal death
Jan 18, 2015

Mobile

This app lets you copy and paste stuff between your laptop and smartphone seamlessly

The app has made waves on ProductHunt, climbing to the top of the charts last week
Apr 12, 2015

Four years of bootstrapping, hustling, and no pay: here’s PocketMath’s journey to $10M

After pivoting about five times in 2011, PocketMath co-founder Casey Grooms stumbled upon the concept of real-time bidding by chance at a party
Nov 30, 2014

News

South Korean e-commerce titan Coupang confirms $1B investment from Softbank

The Groupon-inspired company is Korea’s biggest e-commerce startup, facing up to older sites like eBay-owned Gmarket
Jun 03, 2015

Malaysia’s Airbnb for live music lands seed funding to bring good music to the world

Gigfairy boasts a simple two-step process for booking musicians
Feb 14, 2015

Robotics

David Hanson: We are close to building the first sentient robot

Hanson’s latest creation Sophia is a machine he believes will be the first to achieve human-like consciousness.
Aug 26, 2015

Social Media

Malaysia’s Airbnb for live music lands seed funding to bring good music to the world

Gigfairy boasts a simple two-step process for booking musicians
Feb 14, 2015

Telecom

Singapore startup gets record $5.6M seed funding to turn your phone number into a URL

It’s possibly the largest seed round ever raised in the island state - at least the largest to be made public
Oct 22, 2014

Wearables

Want to look confident? This wearable will help by improving your walking posture

The Arki coaches you by gently vibrating whenever it detects that you are adopting a poor walking posture
Nov 26, 2014