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  • Zopim Exit Boosts Singapore, Highlights B2B Opportunity

    thenextweb.com 11 Apr '14, 8am

    Singapore is celebrating one of its most notable tech exits to date after Zopim , a company that provides live chat support services for websites, was sold to customer service software firm Zendesk in a deal that could be worth as much as $30 million. There have been bigger acquisitio...

  • Singapore Carrier Starhub Launches Crowdfunding Platform

    thenextweb.com 09 Apr '14, 6am

    Singapore carrier StarHub announced the beta launch of a crowdfunding platform for Asia-based entrepreneurs today, called Crowdtivate . Touted as the world’s only telco-backed crowdfunding site, Crowdtivate also seems to act as an extension of Starhub’s interests — the carrier intends...

  • Square Market Now Accepts Bitcoin

    thenextweb.com 31 Mar '14, 7pm

    Square today announced it has added support for paying with Bitcoin. As a result, buyers can now use the digital currency to purchase goods and services on Square Market, which allows sellers to create an online storefront with online payment processing. The mobile payment company pro...

  • Zopim Exit Boosts Singapore, Highlights B2B Opportunity

    thenextweb.com 11 Apr '14, 8am

    Singapore is celebrating one of its most notable tech exits to date after Zopim , a company that provides live chat support services for websites, was sold to customer service software firm Zendesk in a deal that could be worth as much as $30 million. There have been bigger acquisitio...

  • Singapore Carrier Starhub Launches Crowdfunding Platform

    thenextweb.com 09 Apr '14, 6am

    Singapore carrier StarHub announced the beta launch of a crowdfunding platform for Asia-based entrepreneurs today, called Crowdtivate . Touted as the world’s only telco-backed crowdfunding site, Crowdtivate also seems to act as an extension of Starhub’s interests — the carrier intends...

  • What Does the Future of Bitcoin Look Like for E-Commerce?

    thenextweb.com 28 Mar '14, 2pm

    Garrett Heath is a technology storyteller with Rackspace . The meteoric rise of Bitcoin’s value—from a low of $13 to upwards of $1000 in 2013—caused the general public to take notice of this cryptocurrency . Once relegated to tech circles, last year saw major economists discussing the...

  • Square Market Now Accepts Bitcoin

    thenextweb.com 31 Mar '14, 7pm

    Square today announced it has added support for paying with Bitcoin. As a result, buyers can now use the digital currency to purchase goods and services on Square Market, which allows sellers to create an online storefront with online payment processing. The mobile payment company pro...

  • Bitcoin Exchange Vircurex Battles Insolvency

    thenextweb.com 23 Mar '14, 6pm

    Jon Russell 23 March '14, 07:08pm Follow The implosion of Mt. Gox has been widely heralded as a sign of a new era of Bitcoin companies, but there are still examples of the unpredictable and shady side of the cryptocurrency world, as developments at Vircurex demonstrate. The Beijing-ba...

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