Singapore startup VersaFleet gets S$2.8m, pre-Series A funding

SINGAPORE transport management startup VersaFleet has raised S$2.8 million in pre-Series A funding, in a round led by India's Prestellar Ventures and participated in by angel investors.

S-E Asia achieves record year with US$20b in private equity deal value

SOUTH-EAST Asia scored a record year in private equity with US$20 billion in deal value in 2017, more than double the US$8 billion recorded in 2016, going by Bain & Company's 2018 South-east...

Carousell snags US$85m in new funding by investors including DBS

CAROUSELL, Singapore's poster startup and online classifieds app, has raised US$85 million in Series C funding - a round The Business Times has learnt is entirely equity and does not include debt...

Considering risks and rewards a priority in making investments

NUS undergraduate Dick Huang has always believed in investing as a way to generate an alternative source of income.

The importance of being flexible and adapting quickly

Singapore Management University undergraduate Wong Chun Yin, a second-year business student, started investing when he was 18.

Singapore fintech CCRManager wins funding from ex-Temasek banker

CCRManager, a Singapore fintech that is tackling the secondary market in trade loans, has raised US$6.5 million in Series A funding from a group of investors led by veteran banker and ex-Temasek...

Are telco tie-ups the way to stay ahead?

"IF you can't beat them, join them."

Opinion: E-payment market will get more fragmented before it gets better

THE e-payment industry in Singapore is becoming increasingly fragmented - with even more non-financial players entering the space - while it should be moving towards an integrated seamless...

Singtel, Razer ink deal to unite regional payment networks

SINGTEL and video gaming company Razer have announced plans to link their digital payment systems in the region, under a strategic partnership inked on Wednesday.

Push for SMEs to increase e-payment adoption

TO encourage more small business owners to make payments on the go, OCBC Bank is reducing its charges for FAST (Fast And Secure Transfers) payments to a promotional fee of S$0.20 per transaction...