Startups

Brave new app

SOHO, a property discovery app that debuted in Australia last month, will be launched in Singapore on Monday. Disrupted speaks with founder Jonathan Lui to find out how Soho plans to take on local...

Grab secures US$700m in debt financing to build S-E Asia's largest fleet

BANKS have emerged the latest players in ridesharing.

Simplified VC manager rules a boost for start-ups

Simplified rules for managers of venture capital funds - also known as VC managers - aimed at boosting start-ups' access to capital will take effect immediately, the Monetary Authority of...

S'pore games start-up Sea raises $1.2b in New York IPO

Singapore's Sea, South-east Asia's most valuable start-up, raised about US$884 million (S$1.2 billion) in its initial public offering (IPO) in New York.

Faster approvals and lower requirements for venture capital managers start today: MAS

SINGAPORE - New relaxed rules for managers of venture capital (VC) funds, meant to boost start-ups' access to capital, will take effect immediately, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)...

SGX-Nasdaq tie-up: a capital idea for start-ups

A recently announced tie-up between the Singapore Exchange and Nasdaq should come as welcome news to the start-up and tech community here, as it signals easier pathways to capital markets soon....

Prudential to host its first global fintech partnership programme in Singapore

PRUDENTIAL Singapore (Prudential) on Thursday launched its first global fintech partnership programme in Singapore.

Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against tech

[LAGUNA BEACH, California] Two of the technology industry's top startup investors took to the stage at a conference on Wednesday to decry the power that companies such as Facebook Inc had amassed...

Magic Leap names EDBI, Temasek as investors in US$502m funding round

A MIXED and augmented reality startup has attracted a new US$502 million cash infusion led by Singapore's investment firm Temasek Holdings.

From farming veggies to mining digital currencies

Vegetable farming and cryptocurrency mining may appear to be worlds apart, but Mr Lim Hong Zhuang, 33, founder and chief executive of local start-up Chi-X, thinks otherwise. He made the bold...

China 'the place to be' for young entrepreneurs: Calvin Cheng

Young entrepreneurs should "get out of Singapore" and look at markets overseas for bigger growth opportunities, according to businessman and former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin Cheng.