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Bridging the last mile in digital payments

Singapore has made significant strides in promoting digital payments here, but there are challenges to overcome before it realises its vision of becoming a predominantly cashless society, industry...

4Fingers acquires 50% stake in Aussie brand Mad Mex

SINGAPORE fried chicken chain 4Fingers announced that it has acquired a 50 per cent stake in Mad Mex Fresh Mexican Grill (Mad Mex), an Australian brand of Mexican eateries, for an undisclosed sum.

Facebook accused of allowing bias against women in job ads

FACEBOOK has been criticised in recent years over revelations that its technology allowed landlords to discriminate on the basis of race, and employers to discriminate on the basis of age.

Small businesses will benefit from simplified e-payment model

We thank Mr Tew Woon Chong for his letter ( Unified e-...

Singapore fried chicken chain 4Fingers buys 50% stake in Australia-based eatery Mad Mex

SINGAPORE fried chicken chain 4Fingers announced it has acquired a 50 per cent stake in Mad Mex Fresh Mexican Grill (Mad Mex), an Australian brand of Mexican eateries, for an undisclosed sum.

7 in 10 retrenched workers in Singapore helped by taskforce found jobs within 6 months

SEVEN in 10 retrenched workers who were helped by a dedicated taskforce last year were able to find jobs within six months.

Singapore-founded home interior platform Livspace gets US$70m Series C funding

SINGAPORE - LIvspace, a Singapore-founded home interior and renovation platform, has raised US$70 million in Series C funding led by global investment funds TPG Growth and Goldman Sachs.

Singapore-founded home interior platform Livspace gets US$70m Series C funding

LIVSPACE, a Singapore-founded home interior and renovation platform, has raised US$70 million in Series C funding led by global investment funds TPG Growth and Goldman Sachs.

Singapore, France call for proposals on joint innovation projects

ENTERPRISE Singapore and its French counterpart, Bpifrance, are calling for proposals on joint innovation projects in technological and application areas such as advanced manufacturing, clean...

South African fintech firm Jumo raises US$52m to expand in Asia and Africa; CEO moves to Singapore

SINGAPORE - South African fintech firm Jumo has raised US$52 million (S$71.5 million) in its latest funding round led by Goldman Sachs, which joins as a new investor.

 

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