Russian venture investor sees Singapore as springboard to Asia

A RUSSIAN venture investor with US$100 million under management, described as Europe's most active seed fund, has set its sights on Singapore as its gateway to Asia.

MAS launching US$5b fund for private equity and infrastructure investments

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is launching a US$5 billion fund for private market investments, to be managed by top global private equity and infrastructure fund managers.

Grab in tie-up with UOB for financial services in region

UOB and Grab have entered into an alliance that will see UOB delivering financial services to Grab’s user base in Asean.

Co-living startup Hmlet raises US$6.5m in Series A funding led by Sequoia India

SINGAPORE based co-living platform Hmlet has raised US$6.5 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia India.

SESTO Robotics spins off from HOPE Technik, gets S$4m Series A funding

SESTO Robotics, an autonomous technology solutions startup, announced on Friday that its spin-off from parent company HOPE Technik has been completed.

Grab scores coup on Super App rivals with KBank tie-up in Thailand

THE heat is on again for Super Apps in South-east Asia. This time, the fight lies in the race to develop the region's e-wallet of choice.

Integrating payment solutions towards a cashless society

DRIVEN by increased smartphone penetration and a rise in digital payments adoption, Asia is widely accepted to be leading in mobile payments globally. A study by Kantar TNS found that over half of...

DBS MAX gives SMEs a new e-payment solution

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) now have a wider choice in e-payment solutions with Thursday's launch of DBS MAX by DBS Bank.

Grab partners Thailand's KBank to launch e-wallet, gets $68.6m investment from bank

SINGAPORE - Grab on Thursday (Nov 8) announced a partnership with Thailand's Kasikornbank (KBank) to launch mobile payment application GrabPay by KBank.

ONE Championship to invest up to US$50m in e-sports with partners

SINGAPORE-BASED martial arts organisation, ONE Championship, on Wednesday said it intends to lead a plan to invest up to US$50 million alongside key partners, including Singapore companies Razer and...




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