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Singapore startups to step up 2018 fund-raising for global expansion: KPMG

SINGAPORE startups are likely to step up their canvassing for venture capital (VC) funding in 2018 for regional and global expansion.

Venture capital activity in Singapore to remain robust in 2018: KPMG

VENTURE capital (VC) activity in Singapore will remain robust in 2018, going by a latest KPMG report that was released on Thursday.

New StanChart unit to invest in fintech and promote innovation

STANDARD Chartered (StanChart) has set up a new unit aimed at promoting innovation within the bank and investing in disruptive technologies, the bank announced on Wednesday.

New OCBC loan gives SMEs flexibility

A new loan from OCBC Bank for small and emerging businesses offers flexibility and cost effectiveness.

Temasek, Kuehne tie up to invest in early-stage logistics tech

STATE investment firm Temasek Holdings has its eye on budding logistics and supply chain technology firms worldwide - the latest move in its tech-sector venture plays.

Singapore bank lending up 0.6% in November: MAS

BANK lending in Singapore rose 0.6 per cent in November from the previous month, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Friday showed.

Cashless is king, but will Singapore bow to it?

CATALYSED by advances in fintech, the oft-repeated adage 'cash is king' may no longer hold true in a couple of years. With a cashless movement taking root in many economies around the world, cash is...

2017 Year In Review: Going cashless no small change

After years of creeping at a snail's pace, the e-payment scene has roared to life, setting 2018 up to be the year that cashless payments could finally become ubiquitous.

Premium tea retailer Teabox bags US$7m Series B funding

PREMIUM tea brand Teabox announced on Dec 13 it has secured US$7 million in Series B funding from Singapore-based investment firm RB Investments, with existing investors also taking part.

Paying with bitcoin comes at hefty cost; use still far from widespread

AT Melt Bakery, a hole in the wall that sells ice cream sandwiches in New York's upscale Manhattan neighbourhood, you can pay for your guilty pleasure in bitcoin.

 

 

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