Startups

GoBear, ShopBack top LinkedIn's list of S'pore start-ups

Financial service company GoBear and cashback platform ShopBack are among 10 Singapore start-ups to watch, according to networking site LinkedIn.

GoBear, ShopBack top LinkedIn's list of 10 Singapore start-ups to watch

SINGAPORE - Financial services firm GoBear and cashback platform ShopBack are among 10 Singapore start-ups to watch, according to networking site LinkedIn.

Proptech startup Ohmyhome launches in the Philippines

SINGAPORE-BASED Ohmyhome has launched in the Philippines, its third location after Singapore and Malaysia, it said on Tuesday.

Covid-19 turmoil creates fresh openings for new startups

THE economic downturn can in fact be an opportunity for entrepreneurs to launch new ventures, startup veterans and investors tell The Business Times. While funding may be tougher to secure, new...

Zopim co-founder eyes post-Covid travel surge with startup GoTrippin

EVEN as the travel sector has turned moribund, entrepreneur Royston Tay sees opportunity. The co-founder of Zopim, one of Singapore's earliest startup successes, is now working on a new traveltech...

MedTech Innovator seeks to spotlight Asia-Pacific startups to investors

MEDTECH Innovator, a US nonprofit accelerator, is bullish on Asia-Pacific's young ecosystem of medtech startups. And it wants to highlight their vast potential, even as investors have turned...

Azure-Lyte Fund finances tech startup aiming to transform the freelance ecosystem

AN issue that freelancers may often face would be the uncertainty of when they will receive their next pay cheque.

Alibaba's entry might affect Grab-Gojek merger talks

ALIBABA is said to be in talks to invest an eye-watering US$3 billion in South-east Asian ride-hailing firm Grab. Observers say that the deal, if it bears fruit, could complicate efforts for a...

Grab fined S$10,000 for compromising the data of more than 21,000 individuals

SINGAPORE'S privacy watchdog, in a decision paper made public on Thursday, disclosed that it fined ride-hailing firm GrabCar S$10,000 in July this year, after a 2019 update to its mobile app put...

Privacy watchdog says it fined Grab S$10,000 for potentially exposing individuals' data

SINGAPORE'S privacy watchdog, in a decision paper made public on Thursday, disclosed that it fined ride-hailing firm GrabCar S$10,000 in July this year, after a 2019 update to its mobile app put the...

Carsome appoints former Dairy Farm executive as COO

USED-CAR trading platform Carsome has appointed Benjamin Koellmann as its new chief operating officer (COO), it said in a statement on Wednesday.