Vietnam-based startup Jio Health raises US$5m in Series A funding round

JIO Health, a healthtech startup based in Vietnam, has clinched US$5 million in Series A funding led by Singapore venture firm Monk's Hill Ventures.

Feb home loans shrink for first time since 2006

HOUSING loans in Singapore hit another low in February, with mortgages contracting over the month for the first time since April 2006, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed...

Photo Gallery: On the Cutting Edge with venture capitalist Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee, managing partner of GGV Capital, shared her thoughts on how she spots winners of the future. This is the second in a series of four quarterly events sponsored by GuocoLand in partnership...

The future of payments is inclusive and invisible

CASH might not yet be extinct - but the world of payments has transmogrified, at least in the last five years, evolving quicker than ever, into the digital and mobile.

Hotel services provider Zuzu bags US$3.7m in Series A funding for regional expansion

SINGAPORE - Independent-hotel services provider Zuzu Hospitality Solutions has raised US$3.7 million in Series A funding led by venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners, in a bid to drive its...

Singapore AI software solutions provider FireVisor raises close to $1m in seed funding

SINGAPORE - Artificial intelligence (AI) software solutions provider FireVisor has raised seed funding of "close to $1 million" in an exercise led by the 500 Startups Durians II Fund and Acequia...

Tookitaki raises US$7.5m in Series A funding

TOOKITAKI, a Singapore-based regulatory technology company that aims to create sustainable compliance programs for the financial services industry, has raised US$7.5 million in a Series A funding...

Insurtech startup CXA Group raises US$25m, expects to break even next year

INSURTECH startup CXA Group has raised US$25 million in a bridge funding round for its expansion in the Asia-Pacific.

UOB crowdfunding partner OurCrowd hits US$1b in fundraising in six years

OURCROWD, an Israel-based equity crowdfunding platform that counts UOB as its equity partner, has raised a total of US$1 billion for 170 companies and 18 funds in six years.

Grab takes in US$1.46b more to feed Super App ambition in SEA

RIDE-HAILING firm Grab has secured US$1.46 billion of fresh funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund, bringing the total investment in its latest ongoing financing round to over US$4.5 billion.