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The real tech innovation of the decade? Other people's money

TECHNOLOGY changed every molecule of life in the 2010s.

Singapore bank lending up 0.5% in Nov from Oct

BANK lending rose 0.5 per cent in November from October, easing slightly from a 0.7 per cent increase in October, preliminary Monetary Authority of Singapore data showed on Tuesday.

Indonesia's Alpha JWC Ventures closes US$123m tech fund

[SINGAPORE] Alpha JWC Ventures, an Indonesian firm co-founded by a former banker turned venture capitalist, has closed its second fund at US$123 million.

IT, finance firms upbeat on 2020 first-half prospects: Poll

Economic uncertainty has not dented the confidence of Singapore's business leaders about prospects for the new year.

World's biggest hedge fund returns are found in Singapore

[SINGAPORE] On most mornings, Chong Chin Eai starts his day with a jog through Singapore's Botanic Gardens. After taking his son to school, he trades futures on his laptop at home until it's time...

Regional markets expected to build on recent gains

With both the US and China confirming terms of a Phase One trade deal, investors can take heart that the bitter relationship between the two economic powerhouses may have finally changed.

Education a key theme for Asian investors

Mr Vafa Ahmadi heads the thematic equities management team in CPR Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of French asset management company Amundi.

Interview - Eugene Wong, Founder and MD, Sirius Venture Capital

IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT future, Eugene Wong envisions Singaporeans eating nasi lemak with crispy deep-fried grasshoppers instead of ikan bilis.

New trade group of startup investors who don't focus on flipping

[NEW YORK] Attracting venture capital (VC) has rarely been easier for well-connected tech guys in hoodies, but it's still a long shot for everyone else.

Tech startups finding few takers from private equity - for now

PRIVATE equity firms here don't seem ready to invest in the newfangled tech startups that their venture capital counterparts usually target, but this could change down the road as these startups...