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18 Best News Startups Headquartered in Singapore

This article showcases Boove’s top picks for the best ‘News’ startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating in the News’ industry, but are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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1. RICE

The idea behind this startup: Rice is a digital native news portal that brings fresh perspectives and bold commentary on everyday life in Asia.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Internet, News, Publishing, Social Media

Founders: Mark Tan

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2. Connected To India

The idea behind this startup: Connected to India is an online media company focussed on covering news around Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Internet, News, Publishing

Founders: Himanshu Verma

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3. Hegion

The idea behind this startup: Alternative Blockchain & Crypto Media, Resources Portal

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Blockchain, Content, Cryptocurrency, Event Management, News, Ticketing

Founders: A L

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4. iwonder

The idea behind this startup: Streaming documentary and current affairs service

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Broadcasting, Internet, News, Video

Founders: Andreas von Maltzahn, James Bridges, James Bridges, Mark Bridges

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5. allrites.com

The idea behind this startup: ALLRITES is Asia’s #1 online marketplace to discover, buy, sell & manage Film & TV Content Rights.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: E-Commerce, Marketplace, Messaging, News

Founders: Damian Miles, Karen Ho, Riaz Mehta

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6. tech360.tv

The idea behind this startup: tech360.tv is an online tech media channel that brings the latest IT and technology gadgets trends.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Information Technology, News, Publishing, Video

Founders: Timothy Go

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7. Blockcast.cc

The idea behind this startup: Blockcast.cc is a broadcasting news source for the blockchain community. Founded in Singapore & South Korea.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Communities, Cryptocurrency, News

Founders: Jenny Zheng 

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8. Poptm

The idea behind this startup: Poptm is a Popunder advertising network that offers its services for publishers and advertisers.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Advertising, Marketing, News

Founders: Akira Kurosawa

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9. StokTalk

The idea behind this startup: Fintech start up that provides Indian stock market information to every man on the street

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: FinTech, Internet, News, Payments, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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10. Alpha Beta Omega

The idea behind this startup: Game Development, Content Production, Mobile App Development, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Apps, Events, iOS, News, Publishing, Video Games

Founders: Unknown

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11. AsiaTokenFund

The idea behind this startup: AsiaTokenFund is a finance platform providing the latest Cryptocurrency market insights, news, digital wallets, and buy-sell platform.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Cryptocurrency, Finance, FinTech, News

Founders: Ken N

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12. Asian Data Science

The idea behind this startup: Asian Data Science is a web portal that serves as a hub for Malaysia Big Data Analytics awareness and publicity.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Analytics, News

Founders: Unknown

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13. Shenton Wire

The idea behind this startup: Shenton Wire offers financial quick assets with commentary on Singapore market moves.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Finance, Financial Services, News

Founders: Unknown

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14. The Splice Newsroom

The idea behind this startup: Splice is a media transformation in Asia that reports on trends, design, talent, and media startups.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Advertising, Communities, Consulting, Digital Media, Journalism, Marketing, News, Publishing

Founders: Alan Soon, Rishad Patel

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15. JagoApps Pte Ltd

The idea behind this startup: We are boutique social gaming company focusing in publishing and developing games that encourage social and entertainment.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Gaming, News, Publishing, Social Media, Video Games

Founders: Kareen Kan

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16. BeeCast

The idea behind this startup: BeeCast is a comprehensive service platform providing integrated news & other blockchain information.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Marketing, News

Founders: Andy Zheng, Yidan Xiong

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17. The Compass Asia

The idea behind this startup: The Compass Asia is a broadcasting and media production company.

Headquarters: Midview City, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Broadcasting, News, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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18. Art World Forum

The idea behind this startup: Art World Forum is an emerging global platform which aims to build valuable networks between art professionals and business leaders.

Headquarters: Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Industries: Art, Association, Communities, Events, Internet, Market Research, News, Professional Networking

Founders: Anni Oates, Veronica Neo

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