Singapore takes lion's share of venture dollars in South-east Asia

Startups here accounted for about three-quarters of region's capital in 2019: report

Singapore

SINGAPORE is staking a claim as the leader for venture capital dollars in South-east Asia, with tech startups in the city-state drawing in S$5.5 billion of capital over the past year, Second Minister for Trade and Industry Tan See Leng said on Tuesday.

The S$5.5 billion