Startups

Sea looks to turn the tide with NYSE float

SEA - the Singapore-based Internet company formerly known as Garena - is joining the big boys on the New York Stock Exchange.

Five questions with SmartClean

Keeping public toilets spotless can be a huge challenge, especially given the shortage of cleaners and the high turnover rate in the cleaning industry. Enter SmartClean, a Singapore start-up...

Start@SG: Start-up MyDoc raises $7m | East Ventures launches $40m seed capital fund

Tech veterans set up fund to list US firms in Asia-Pac | Start-up MyDoc raises $7m in Series A funding | East Ventures launches $40m seed capital fund

Helping startups take flight: Chatbot with ‘human-like feel’ wins major government project

An online robot with a human touch has helped a startup clinch a major government project over six rivals.

Helping startups take flight: From weekend hikes to adventures worldwide

A new incubator here wants to groom polytechnic entrepreneurs and help their ideas take flight. Pollinate, a joint initiative across three polytechnics - Ngee Ann, Singapore and Temasek - is the...

From idea to startup, in 54 hours

Over 300 participants will gather this weekend for 54 hours of building and pitching startup ideas to venture capitalists, tech CEOs and potential investors, at the sixth and largest run of...

Paths to peaks: University dropout lands $1.5m in funding

When advertisers want to convert online browsers to buyers, the man they might turn to for results is a 24-year-old mathematics dropout with a short attention span and dyslexia.

Tencent-backed Sea, formerly Garena, begins process for New York IPO

SINGAPORE - Gaming and e-commerce firm Sea, formerly known as Garena, has begun a process towards an initial public offering (IPO) in New York.

Are robo-advisers the way forward?

AutoWealth, StashAway and Smartly all claim to be robo-advisers, online services which use algorithms to pick investments for clients to meet their investment goals. Together with Bento, an...

SP Group ties up with two overseas startups

SINGAPORE electricity grid operator SP Group is tying up with two global startups to test grid monitoring solutions and a consumer-friendly solar toolkit, and plans to launch pilot projects for these...

He got inspiration for startup from being girlfriend's courier

IT started with him being a courier for his girlfriend's goods. As Cai Li travelled frequently, his friends began to request him to help them purchase products exclusively found in those countries...