One of the key sectors where a lot of Asian startups are growing is social gaming. With the explosive pervasiveness of social networks, social gaming has witnessed exponential growth in Asia. About 10 social gaming companies in Asia are listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.

Singapore is a small country located in South East Asia. It has a population of around 4.5 million. Singapore is considered by many to be a developed country, today Singapore has many high-tech companies and startups in diverse sectors and industries. The following are 23 of the hottest startups in Singapore you should know.

  • Chalkboard, location-based local ad network, yourchalkboard.com
  • Foound, iPhone app for organizing hangouts, foound.com
  • Wego, travel search engine, www.wego.com
  • Short Term Apartment Rental, www.shorttermrentals.sg
  • Gothere super-enriched location map of Singapore, gothere.sg
  • Pechora Technologies, creator of GotoCamera, www.gotocamera.com
  • FlickEvents, event management app, www.flickevents.com
  • Jipaban social shopping, www.jipaban.com.sg
  • Zopim live chat solution, www.zopim.com
  • Socialwok, social network for collaborative enterprises, www.socialwok.com
  • BuUuk, augmented reality guide for food and drinks, buuuk.com
  • OrSiSo, social streams aggregator, www.orsiso.com
  • Bookjetty, social bookshelf, www.bookjetty.com
  • Common Totes, community of tote bag designers, www.commontotes.com
  • 8squirrels, crowdsource fund-raising, www.8squirrels.com
  • Viki ‘fan-subbing’¬†collaboration¬†hub for TV, movies, www.viki.com
  • Pigeonhole speaker-audience interaction tool, www.pigeonhole.sg
  • Give start and fundraising project, give.sg
  • GameVentures online social games, www.gameventures.com
  • Anacle Enterprise asset & energy management software, www.anacle.com
  • AppyZoo / Stickery children’s education apps with feedback mechanism for parents www.appyzoo.com