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Stripe hires PayPal veteran to steer Asia-Pacific business

PAYMENTS startup firm Stripe has hired a veteran from PayPal to head its business in the Asia-Pacific, The Business Times understands.

Liquid, Changi Airport Group to roll out QR platform

HOMEGROWN startup Liquid Group is now looking to be the go-to provider of mobile-payment networks as it partners the Changi Airport Group to roll out an integrated QR ("Quick Response") payment...

Fintech startup KOKU could raise US$10m more after Tencent co-founder's investment

FOREX technology enabler KOKU has secured US$2 million in pre-Series A funding led by Decent Capital, a Chinese angel investment firm started by Jason Zeng, co-founder of Chinese tech giant...

Vietnam-based startup Jio Health raises US$5m in Series A funding round

JIO Health, a healthtech startup based in Vietnam, has clinched US$5 million in Series A funding led by Singapore venture firm Monk's Hill Ventures.

Feb home loans shrink for first time since 2006

HOUSING loans in Singapore hit another low in February, with mortgages contracting over the month for the first time since April 2006, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore showed...

Photo Gallery: On the Cutting Edge with venture capitalist Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee, managing partner of GGV Capital, shared her thoughts on how she spots winners of the future. This is the second in a series of four quarterly events sponsored by GuocoLand in partnership...

The future of payments is inclusive and invisible

CASH might not yet be extinct - but the world of payments has transmogrified, at least in the last five years, evolving quicker than ever, into the digital and mobile.

Hotel services provider Zuzu bags US$3.7m in Series A funding for regional expansion

SINGAPORE - Independent-hotel services provider Zuzu Hospitality Solutions has raised US$3.7 million in Series A funding led by venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners, in a bid to drive its...

Singapore AI software solutions provider FireVisor raises close to $1m in seed funding

SINGAPORE - Artificial intelligence (AI) software solutions provider FireVisor has raised seed funding of "close to $1 million" in an exercise led by the 500 Startups Durians II Fund and Acequia...

Tookitaki raises US$7.5m in Series A funding

TOOKITAKI, a Singapore-based regulatory technology company that aims to create sustainable compliance programs for the financial services industry, has raised US$7.5 million in a Series A funding...

 

 

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