Singapore's Most Exciting Startups of 2018

There are 237 startups launched in 2018 in Singapore. Here is a list of the 10 most exciting ones

LogoSentinel Protocol

Sentinel Protocol utilizes a collective intelligence system created by harnessing the power of decentralization. Combines cryptographic functions with intelligence-based threat analysis algorithms to effectively create a collective Security Intelligence Platform (SIPB) for Blockchain.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 27M
Investors   : Draper Dragon, Boost VC


LogoAspire

Aspire offers term loans for SMEs. The duration and capital offered in term loans are limited to one year and 250K respectively. To apply for a term loan, SMEs have to connect their accounts and offer the required documentation. Aspire would review the financial risk based on the data from the connected accounts offer the term loan terms within 48 hours. The lending is targeted at SMEs who are trying to expand using digital solutions.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 9M
Investors   : Insignia Ventures Partners, Mark 2 Capital, Hummingbird Ventures and 4 Other Investors


LogoTOP Network

TOP Network provides decentralized cloud communication services. Aims to provide communication services such as messaging, calling, video, VPN, CDN, IoT data sharing, etc. using blockchain technology. Developers can build their own communication apps based on the TOP Network. TOP tokens connect end users, dApps and service providers.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 8M
Investors   : Fenbushi Capital, Digital Horizon, NGC and 1 Other Investors


LogoHelicap

Helicap is an investment platform for alternative lending companies. Provides lending capital to platform partners and enables them to access to credit.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 7M
Investors   : East Ventures, David Z Wang and 3 Other Investors


LogoBeam

Beam is an app-based electric kick-scooter sharing service, operating in Singapore. The app enables users to discover, locate and book on-demand kick-scooter rentals after providing relevant details. Additionally, users can also lock/unlock the scooters and make online payments via the app. The company operates its own all-electric kick-scooter fleet on a free float model (no designated pick-up/drop-off points). Its mobile app is available for iOS and Android devices.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore), San Francisco (United States)
Total Funding : USD 6M
Investors   : Sequoia Capital, Founders Fund, ZhenFund and 8 Other Investors


LogoPopulStay

PopulStay is developing a booking and autonomous property management platform for vacation rental and the home sharing economy. Has developed a keyless smart lock and its associated chips, using smart contract technology. The owner of the door lock can determine, who can use the door lock and access the property during which period and the user of the door lock needs to confirm the transaction of the door lock with a smartphone for authentication. Offers a decentralized platform which connects property hosts and guests. Also, enables hosts and guests to connect via video calls and chats.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 2M
Investors   : Bitmain, Jove Capital


LogoOpet Foundation

Opet Foundation offers an AI-based chatbot application for students. Allows students to converse digitally and revise for exams. Provides assistance for higher education and jobs. Uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to enable learning. The app uses blockchain technology to record student data.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 2M
Investors   : Pecunio


LogoTravelstop

Travelstop provides end-to-end corporate travel management solutions. The company enables business travelers to book hotel rooms & flight tickets, via its online booking platform. Features include policy compliance management, automated expense management, reporting, analytics, invoicing, and more. It is available on a monthly subscription basis depending on the number of users.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 1M
Investors   : SeedPlus, Dan Lynn, Vikram Malhi and 2 Other Investors


LogoPropine

Propine offers digital asset custodian services. Provides a dual-layer multi-signature solution with token holder rights, benefits, and entitlements. Offers reporting services including holdings, rich transaction history, and notification of corporate actions. Also provides administration of token plans for employees, partners, investors and other stakeholders. Offers management of risk assets raised through tokens with company-specific risk management solutions. Its offline solution offers protection against hackers and rogue employees by allowing clients to authorize transactions securely from any location.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 1M
Investors   : Decacorn Capital, SGInnovate, LuneX and 3 Other Investors


LogoMusiio

Musiio provides music curation and discovery platform based on AI technology. Users can stream and discover music based on genres and artists. It analyzes catalog of music based on deep learning and recommends streaming playlists content for web and mobile apps.

Founded    : 2018
Location    : Singapore (Singapore)
Total Funding : USD 1M
Investors   : Wavemaker Partners, Exponential Creativity


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