MassMutual's venture capital arm sets up US$50m fund in Singapore

MASSMUTUAL Ventures (MMV), the venture capital arm of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), has established a US$50 million Singapore-based fund for investments in South-east...

Grab gets another investment from Hyundai of $343m

SEOUL (REUTERS) - Hyundai Motor Co has raised its stakes in growing South-east Asian markets with a US$250 million investment in Singapore's Grab, its second in the ride-hailing firm, as it chases...

B2B startups 'are where the opportunities lie'

FORGET unicorns; business-to-business (B2B) startups are where the investment opportunity now lies, said Singapore-based venture capitalists in a panel discussion at YourStory Startup Dialogue, a...

KKR pumps S$200m into S-E Asia's top property app

PROPERTYGURU Pte has pulled in S$200 million from KKR & Co, raising funds for the first time in three years as South-east Asia's largest real estate portal prepares to delve into new business...

Broad weakness seen in business loans in Sept as MAS data shows 0.2% dip

LENDING to several business segments slipped, or remained, in negative territory in September from a month ago, contracting overall bank lending for the month.

Singapore most active in PE, VC activity in region in Q2: EY report

PRIVATE equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) activity in South-east Asia during the second quarter of 2018 remained robust, with about US$1.3 billion pumped into 36 deals.

Is blockchain the new Internet for finance?

REMEMBER a time when there was no such thing as the Internet? Don't blame yourself if you can't. Such has been the speed and pervasiveness with which the worldwide web has become available to...

P&G pumps another US$30m into its Singapore digital innovation centre

PROCTER & Gamble (P&G) is investing an additional US$30 million in its digital innovation centre in Singapore, one year after pumping in an initial US$100 million.

Grab ups super app stakes with Mastercard move

GRAB'S partnership with Mastercard marks a milestone in South-east Asia's cashless revolution - and the latest step in Grab's vision to become the region's leading fintech player and super app,...

NTU partners HP to launch S$84m research laboratory

A CORPORATE research laboratory set up in partnership with tech giant HP was officially opened at the Nanyang Technological University on Tuesday.




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