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US$335m in new venture funds launched for S-EA tech startups

SOUTH-EAST Asia's startup ecosystem is coming into its own. In just the past week, three new venture funds totalling US$335 million were launched for the region's startups, The Business Times has...

Temasek-backed Chinese travel site aims to raise up to S$412m: Sources

HONG KONG • A Chinese travel website backed by Singapore investment company Temasek Holdings hopes to raise up to US$300 million (S$412 million) in a new funding round that it hopes will value the...

PayNow Corporate now available to businesses and government agencies

THE NEW PayNow Corporate e-payment service, launched on Monday morning, allows businesses and the Singapore government to instantly make and receive payments by using their respective Unique Entity...

PayNow Corporate launched today

THE NEW PayNow Corporate e-payment service, launched on Monday morning, allows businesses and the Singapore government to instantly make and receive payments by using their respective Unique...

Golden Gate Ventures launches US$10m blockchain fund

GOLDEN Gate Ventures (GGV), a Singapore-based venture capital firm that has invested in startups including Carousell, 99.co and MoneySmart, is launching a dedicated fund for blockchain investments.

PayNow Corporate seen as 'game-changer' in Singapore's cashless drive

PAYNOW Corporate - the e-payment service for businesses which will be launched on Monday - is said to be a game-changer in Singapore's push towards a unified e-payments system and cashless society...

Golden Gate Ventures rolls out dedicated US$10m fund for blockchain investments

GOLDEN Gate Ventures (GGV) - a Singapore-based venture capital firm that has invested in startups like Carousell and MoneySmart - is launching a dedicated fund for blockchain investments.

2 in 3 SMEs likely to go cashless by 2023: OCBC poll

TWO in three small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are likely to go cashless by 2023, according to an OCBC survey which polled 200 such companies.

Towards a regional e-payment platform

AS Asean seeks to establish Southeast Asia as a regional trade bloc, connectivity and seamless movement of trade are requisites. Enabling infrastructure such as Internet connectivity and...

EZ-Link, You Technologies, Mastercard launch multi-currency mobile wallet with no fees

SINGAPORE - EZ-Link, You Technologies Group and Mastercard on Tuesday (Aug 7) launched YouTrip, a multi-currency mobile wallet that allows users to pay in more than 150 currencies when overseas or...

Indonesia retail tech start-up Warung Pintar gets US$4m from Temasek-backed funds, Line

SINGAPORE - Two Temasek-backed investment firms - venture capital fund Vertex Ventures and investment firm Pavilion Capital - have participated in a new US$4 million funding round for Warung...