Startups

Grab will pay S$6.42m anti-competition fine but Uber appealing Singapore watchdog's decision

[SINGAPORE] Uber Technologies has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state's competition laws, the firm...

Grab to launch beta trial of GrabExpress in Singapore

GRAB will launch in Singapore on Tuesday a beta trial of GrabExpress, its on-demand door-to-door delivery and courier service, to serve the growing demand for instant delivery of parcels.

TransferWise aims to be the Skype of money transfers

What's with these Estonians, the young nation whose 1.3 million people thrive off the Baltic Sea in Europe's north?

True Singapore startup stories: The dark side of the boom

IT has taken me to very dark places," reveals Markus Gnirck, a serial entrepreneur and investor, while reminiscing his nearly decade-long entrepreneurial journey.

NTU innovation unit partners start-up accelerators to promote opportunities in India

SINGAPORE - Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) innovation and enterprise arm, NTUitive, together with Singapore-headquartered Govin Academy and its India partner, Startup Accelerator India (...

honestbee cross-pollinates supermart with dining - and sweetens it with tech

HOMEGROWN startup honestbee on Tuesday launched habitat by honestbee, the world's first tech-enabled, cashless, multi-sensory grocery and dining concept of its kind.

Cashless supermarket to open in Pasir Panjang

A new supermarket in Pasir Panjang does not accept cash. And even if it did, there are no cashiers to accept it.

Welcome to roboshop - Singapore's first cashless, automated supermarket

The new "habitat" supermarket has 60,000 sq ft of retail space with a fully automated check-out system, where customers pay using a smartphone app and robots pack their groceries into bags.

NUS commits up to S$2.5m to 50 startups

THE National University of Singapore (NUS) has pledged to commit up to S$2.5 million to launch 50 startups.

World's first tech-enabled grocery, dining concept 'habitat by honestbee' makes debut

HONESTBEE on Tuesday launched habitat by honestbee: a supermarket, restaurant and retail innovation lab all in one.

Go-Jek in head-to-head fight with Grab for S-E Asian dominance

GO-Jek - which will enter Singapore in November - is on course to build an empire of over 20 business verticals and take on Grab to become South-east Asia's most inclusive Super App.