Money

Grab 'will do everything for South-east Asia', including saying no to money, says CEO Anthony Tan

GRAB's Malaysian chief executive, Anthony Tan, has said that South-east Asia is such a key focus for the Singapore-based ride-hailing firm that it is willing to turn down capital if investors do not...

Online payment platform WeChat Pay now available at Changi Airport

TRAVELLERS will now be able to use WeChat Pay while shopping and dining at Changi Airport, making the Singapore airport the first in South-east Asia to accept WeChat Pay airport-wide.

Singapore-based One Animation closes Series B round

SINGAPORE-BASED computer graphics animation studio, One Animation, has closed a Series B financing round led by Hong Kong's STI Financial Group, it said on Wednesday.

Ascend Money to grow customer base to 100 million by 2020

ASCEND Money - a South-east Asian financial technology firm backed by e-commerce giant Alibaba and Thai conglomerate CP Group - aims to grow its customer base by about five times to 100 million...

Razer Pay launches in Malaysia

The Singapore gaming company, co-founded by chief executive Tan Min-Liang, announced that the initiative is a partnership between Razer Inc and Berjaya Corporation Berhad.

Digital debt collector AsiaCollect raises US$4.5m; investors include SIG Asia, Dymon Asia

ASIACOLLECT, an AI-driven, digital debt collection startup that provides integrated credit management services (CMS) in South-east Asia, has raised about US$4.5million in funding, it said early...

Singapore-based e-commerce firm Anchanto raises US$4m in first round of Series C funding

A SINGAPORE-HEADQUARTERED technology company has raised US$4 million in the first round of its ongoing Series C investment, led by MDI Ventures,...

Telehealth startup Doctor Anywhere raises S$5.6m in series A financing

SINGAPORE-based telehealth startup Doctor Anywhere has successfully raised S$5.6 million in a series A financing round, anchored by Kamet Capital Partners.

Financial comparison startup Finty acquired by Australian firm for 7-figure sum

SINGAPORE - Finty, a homegrown rewards-based platform that compares credit cards and personal loans, has been acquired by Australian financial comparison company, Credit Card Compare (CCC), for a...

Payments platform Airwallex raises US$80m in Series B funds; takes aim at South-east Asia

SINGAPORE - Cross-border payments company Airwallex has raised US$80 million (S$109.5 million) in Series B funding from returning and new investors to expand in South-east Asia.

Caregiving services start-up Homage raises US$4.15m in Series A funding

SINGAPORE - Homage, a caregiving services marketplace, on Tuesday (July 3) said it has raised US$4.15 million in Series A funding.