Singapore-founded home interior platform Livspace gets US$70m Series C funding

LIVSPACE, a Singapore-founded home interior and renovation platform, has raised US$70 million in Series C funding led by global investment funds TPG Growth and Goldman Sachs.

South African fintech firm Jumo raises US$52m to expand in Asia and Africa; CEO moves to Singapore

SINGAPORE - South African fintech firm Jumo has raised US$52 million (S$71.5 million) in its latest funding round led by Goldman Sachs, which joins as a new investor.

Interbank system Fast to be linked to e-payment scene

Imagine being able to make instant fund transfers from one e-wallet to another regardless of which bank or e-payment firm operates them. Or being able to shift what you have in any e-wallet to any...

Singapore launches unified payment QR code

SINGAPORE - A universal QR code was launched on Monday (Sept 17) to free merchants from the need to display multiple QR codes to accept different payment schemes.

Accuron MedTech opens S$10m incubator hub in Tuas

SINGAPORE-BASED medical device company Accuron MedTech opened a S$10 million medical technology (medtech) centre here on Thursday.

Indonesian fintech startup Moka raises US$24m in Series B funding

INDONESIAN cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) system startup Moka has raised US$24 million in a Series B funding round, with EDBI - the investment arm of the Economic Development Board - among the...

10 e-payment modes to be available at selected eating places by end-2018

SINGAPORE electronic payment network Nets has been appointed the master acquirer for an unified e-payment solution for coffee shops, hawker centres and industrial canteens, Enterprise Singapore said...

Nets makes services available abroad with China's UnionPay tie-up

SINGAPORE electronic payment network Nets will make its services available outside of Singapore for the first time via a strategic partnership with China's UnionPay International.

Aquatech start-up Umitron raises $3.7m in latest round; brings total funding to $15.2m

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based aquatech start-up Umitron said on Tuesday (Sept 11) that it has raised $3.7 million in funding from the Mirai Creation Fund, a fund operated by independent Asia-based...