Do you still remember how to love Singapore with the multiple MRT delays and public Lee family disputes? I believe most of us are familiar with some of our homegrown startups such as Grab, Carousell, Lazada, Zalora and more. With Singapore’s birthday once again in sight, we bring you 10 growing Singapore startups you can support to show your patriotism and save money. #kiasu
99.co is Singapore’s fastest growing property platform which you can use to buy or rent property. It offers a low cost model for people such as real estate agents who want to put their properties up online, therefore showing at least 2000 properties that are exclusively shown on the property portal. 99.co is also a location based property search tool, with maps built in to show the nearest amenities ie. MRT stations and a convenient way to compare prices based on location. Finally, you get to rate property agents on 99.co, with properties from property agents with high ratings receiving the top spot in searches instead of those who paid the most to be on top of searches. Learn more.
MoneySmart is a finance comparison platform which allows users to find the best deals on loans, insurance and credit cards, ensuring that users can make informed financial management choices. It helps to save time and money of busy Singaporeans by providing important and easily digestible/clear financial information. Also, don’t miss out on their blog posts which provides useful finance tips and news for all! Learn more.
Founded in 2016, Bandboo is an insurance platform that delivers transparent, ethical, communal and straightforward services to the masses. Using the disruptive blockchain technology, everyone can view all transactions made, ensuring that all premiums go into protecting users. Additionally, any unused premiums will be 100% returned to its users, with only 2 simple steps required to get your payouts. Not only that, any payouts are funded by people within the community, empowering Singaporeans to support and be supported by other Singaporeans. This revolutionary fintech platform is worth watching with its plans to expand into other areas of insurance. Learn more.
Reducing the stakes especially for beginners in trading, TradeHero aims to make the world of trading and investing more accessible to everyone by allowing users to trade virtually to familiarise themselves with traders within the community. Users who are ready can begin to trade and make real money with a click of the mouse. Learn more.
An alumni of Y Combinator 2015, Xfers aims to simplify and consolidate bank transfers across Southeast Asia. For anyone selling items on online marketplaces such as Carousell and Taobao, Xfers ensures the security and convenience of transactions. Sellers are given a one-click payment link to track the process of payment. The link also has records on inventory to ensure items are not accidentally oversold while reducing the chances of fraud. Labelled as the Paypal of Asia, this rapidly expanding Singapore startup is likely to represent the future of bank transactions in Asia. Learn more.
For all the busy people out there who are trying to get healthy and fit, consider this homegrown grocery delivery courier. They deliver products from a range of supermarkets, speciality stores and local farms. It provides the products you need to your greatest convenience. Learn more.
Launched in 2014, Grain is an online restaurant that leverages data and a tech-enabled distribution network to serve food to customer. They work with top chefs from MasterChef Asia, MasterChef France and other local celebrity chefs to bring you meals that are both delicious and nutritious. Everything is also recyclable! Learn more.
Broke your phone screen again? With Fynd, you no longer have to put off repairing your phone until you have the time to go down to a repair shop. Fynd provides repair services for you at your location at a time of your choice. Now you can feel free to break your device anytime, anywhere! Learn more
Backed by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, this app provides users with rewards, which you can get through points, stamps or chops at over 200 of your favourite merchants. Track the rewards you can get near your location and get great deals even when you forget your loyalty cards! Learn more.
For all the shopaholics out there, get cashbacks with every purchase on popular online sites such as ASOS, Taobao, Expedia, Grab and more. Ranging from fashion to electronics and travel, their promo codes allow you to spend less on more! Learn more.