Michael Tegos

Singapore Tech in Asia

A Greek in Singapore, Michael has been writing about tech, videogames, and culture for the last six years in Greece. These days, when he's not covering startups in Singapore and beyond, he braves the mysteries of Char Kway Teow and Nasi Padang, plays videogames, and catches up on 90s TV shows.

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a geek since Apr 2015

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Singapore’s Eggchill wants to help women with fertility issues

Singapore-based social enterprise Eggchill wants to serve women in Asia in a couple of ways
Dec 20, 2016

Inside Netflix’s strategy to expand across the planet

Tech in Asia's Michael Tegos takes an inside look at Netflix and its strategy to expand around the globe
  Mar 31, 2016
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Li-Fi is 100 times faster than wifi, but should you care?

A couple of reasons why you should
Feb 08, 2016

News

Alibaba’s Hong Kong fund throws cash at ‘Uber for vans’ startup GogoVan

Gogovan competes with Lalamove and UberVan in Asia's financial capital
May 07, 2016
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Augmented reality startup raises $54M to grab the Asian market

London-based Blippar uses augmented reality (AR) technology and computer vision to let users discover information about everyday items using their phone cameras
  Mar 04, 2016

Graphic design app Canva paints a bright future with $15M series A funding

The investment was led by US-based venture capital firm Felicis Ventures, and has boosted the company's value to $165 million.
Oct 06, 2015

FatFish to spin off mobile gaming startup iCandy in a $31M IPO

FatFish will be consolidating its activities in the game development space under iCandy. The company aims for the IPO to be completed by the end of June
May 02, 2015

Consumer

Alibaba’s Hong Kong fund throws cash at ‘Uber for vans’ startup GogoVan

Gogovan competes with Lalamove and UberVan in Asia's financial capital
May 07, 2016

Gaming

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There’s some serious money going into VR right now, but is it worth it?

If VR is to achieve mainstream success, it has to be sold as more than another gaming machine - if that is possible
Dec 27, 2015

Health

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Singapore’s Eggchill wants to help women with fertility issues

Singapore-based social enterprise Eggchill wants to serve women in Asia in a couple of ways
Dec 20, 2016

A death in the family inspired an iPhone case that monitors your blood pressure

Stanley Wang’s mother passed away four years ago. The impact of the loss made Stanley wonder what he could have done to help prevent it. “I thought to myself, what [Read More...]
Aug 12, 2016

Media

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Japanese AR startup raises $2 million to grab the U.S. market

Kudan makes a software development kit (SDK) for developers who focus on AR application
Jul 03, 2016
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Augmented reality startup raises $54M to grab the Asian market

London-based Blippar uses augmented reality (AR) technology and computer vision to let users discover information about everyday items using their phone cameras
Mar 04, 2016

Mobile

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Blippar’s app can tell you things about every object around you

Blippar wants its app to tell apart any object you point your camera to, and offer you information on it
Jun 11, 2016

Social Media

Forget Snapchat, this app is the next big thing with teenagers in Southeast Asia

After six months of momentum and continued growth, Bigo is on track to be a name around the world
Aug 08, 2016

Venture Capital

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There’s some serious money going into VR right now, but is it worth it?

If VR is to achieve mainstream success, it has to be sold as more than another gaming machine - if that is possible
Dec 27, 2015