Money

Why you should root for the Uber IPO to fail

UBER'S initial public offering (IPO) is yet another chance for Uber and its detractors to sell their competing ideas of what this company represents.

Local food startup bags US$10m in Series B funding

SINGAPORE-BASED food-tech startup Grain has raised US$10 million in a Series B funding round led by Thailand's Singha Ventures, as it looks to expand to other Asian cities, starting with Bangkok...

Beware vegan 'meat' peddled by venture capitalists

THE potential of plant-based meat alternatives to lead to more ethical, more environmental sources of protein for the world is something to cheer.

Winter has come for property loans

THE property cooling measures are starkly biting, with housing loans growth decelerating to its weakest pace since at least 1992, preliminary data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on...

Singapore bank lending up 0.6% in March: MAS preliminary data

BANK lending in Singapore inched 0.6 per cent higher in March from a month ago, as continued contraction in consumer loans was offset by a touch of strength in business lending, preliminary data from...

Regulators must prepare for systemic risk from startup ecosystem

THE startup model for building a business is increasingly dominant, and is here to stay. And it has become a new source of potential risk for the broader economy.

Saleswhale to expand its product and team with Series A funding

SALESWHALE, a Singapore-based startup that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to automate sales e-mail for mid-market and large enterprises, has raised US$5.3 million in Series A equity funding led...

RWDC Industries raises US$22m in Series A3 funding round

RWDC Industries, a Singapore-based biotech startup, has raised US$22 million in an oversubscribed Series A3 round led by Singapore-based venture capital firm Vickers Venture Partners and...

Experts to share how SMEs can change the game

A STAR-STUDDED line-up of business leaders from companies such as Razer and Tata Communications will be speaking at an upcoming SME clinic.

Spicy hotpot makes Singapore's newest billionaires over $7.6b richer in just first three months of 2019

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - China's insatiable demand for spicy hotpot is placing the founders of a restaurant chain atop one of the world's fastest-growing fortunes, allowing them to outpace many of...

 

 

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