startups

Grab secures S$500m syndicated facility for vehicle fleet financing

RIDEHAILING unicorn Grab announced on Sunday that it has secured a S$500 million five-year asset-backed syndicated facility from HSBC Singapore to finance the growth of its vehicle fleet here.

Singapore's first talent incubator Antler announces cohort of 55 founders

SINGAPORE - Antler, Singapore's first home-grown talent incubator and start-up generator, on Tuesday (June 12) announced it has selected 55 founders for its inaugural programme starting on July 2...

Youth is no guarantee of your startup's success

SO you're young and want to start a fintech or your own business

Pitch perfect

AMBITION can look very different from one person to the next - particularly among startup founders. But when on a stage competing for the "Top Startup" award and prize money, founders can be equally...

China turns granary, cement factory into tech hubs

HANGZHOU • When Canadian Nikk Mitchell wanted to start his virtual reality (VR) company in June last year, he headed not for tech hub Silicon Valley in the United States, but Hangzhou in China....

Co-working spaces to help EDB match talent, attract foreign firms

An initiative involving co-working firms like United States giant WeWork and the Economic Development Board (EDB) aims to improve talent-matching in tech fields and bring more firms here.

Grab launches venture arm to 'transform South-east Asia'

IN A bid to seek out South-east Asia's next tech "unicorn", Grab on Tuesday launched Grab Ventures, joining the ranks of Google, Rakuten and other major tech companies that have carved out their own...

Grab-Cargo partnership lets riders buy items on the go

STARTING Monday, some riders of Singapore-based ridehailing platform Grab will be able to sample or purchase snacks, beverages and beauty items during their rides.

App gives users feedback on university courses, lecturers

When Mr Joshua Koh mulled over his experiences as a university student, he realised that he had been missing something crucial.

Singapore to gain faster access to India's startup ecosystem

SINGAPORE startups can now gain speedier access to India's bustling startup ecosystem to form partnerships and co-innovate with Indian startups.

Boost for S'pore, India start-ups seeking to form tie-ups

It will soon be easier for local start-ups to form partnerships with their Indian counterparts, thanks to an agreement signed yesterday.