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Singapore bank lending dips in July as home loans shrink further: MAS preliminary data

BANK lending in Singapore dipped in July from a month ago on broad weakness across both business and consumer loans, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed on Friday.

Digital vs cheque payments: SMEs want it both ways

CONSUMERS are largely on board the digital payments train but businesses, particularly business-centric small and medium enterprises (SMEs), seem to need a bigger push to go entirely cashless or...

ST Integrated Engineering to raise S$4m via private listing on 1exchange

ENGINEERING and IT solutions firm ST Integrated Engineering (STIE) is looking to raise about S$4 million by listing on 1exchange, Singapore’s only regulated private securities exchange, to support...

Microsoft co-founder's Vulcan Capital to deploy US$100m in venture funds across S-E Asia

THE backer of tech big shots such as Uber, Spotify and Alibaba has waltzed into town brandishing a US$100 million war chest.

Singapore VC fund manager among world's top performers

SINGAPORE-based East Ventures is among five firms named as the most consistently top-performing venture capital (VC) fund managers in the world by alternatives data source Preqin.

Start-up RedDoorz raises $97m, eyes new tech hub in Vietnam

Hospitality start-up RedDoorz has raised US$70 million (S$97 million) in its ongoing Series C funding round, the company announced yesterday.

Star Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists

[SHANGHAI] When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq...

KiotViet raises US$6m Series A funds from Jungle, Traveloka

STORE management software firm KiotViet has raised US$6 million in Series A funding from Jungle Ventures and Traveloka, the Vietnamese startup announced on Thursday.

Temasek's Heliconia takes stake in gaming chair firm Secretlab

TEMASEK-OWNED Heliconia Capital Management is taking a minority stake in home-grown gaming chair brand Secretlab, in a deal estimated at S$200 to S$300 million.

Proptech startup REALly raises S$500,000 in seed funding

PROPERTY management marketplace REALly has raised S$500,000 in seed funding from strategic advisory Huntington Partners, alongside angel investors, the company said in a press release on Tuesday...

 

 

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