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BLUNDERS were aplenty during the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Remember how Argentina's goalie Willy Caballero kicked the ball directly to Croatian player Ante Rebic who then scored? How about that...

Temasek-backed Chinese travel site aims to raise up to S$412m: Sources

HONG KONG • A Chinese travel website backed by Singapore investment company Temasek Holdings hopes to raise up to US$300 million (S$412 million) in a new funding round that it hopes will value the...

Shanghai - foreign start-ups' launch pad

SHANGHAI • Four years ago, Singaporean Emmy Teo, 32, was running a fledgling e-commerce app business serving South-east Asia.

Grab, Ping An form JV to deliver online healthcare services in South-east Asia

GRAB said on Thursday that it has formed a joint venture (JV) with Ping An Healthcare and Technology Company (or Ping An Good Doctor) to deliver "transformative online healthcare services in South-...

Ryde says it will not use private-hire drivers for new courier service, apologises for confusion

SINGAPORE - Local transportation start-up Ryde has clarified that it will not tap private-hire drivers and cabbies for the new peer-to-peer, on-demand courier service that it is launching on Sept...

Singapore's SafePro picked to provide virtual bodyguards for the super rich

A WIFE of a wealthy Singapore businessman was shopping in a popular tourist district in Barcelona, Spain on a mid-August afternoon last summer when in the vicinity, a deadly terror attack was...

Ryde's on-demand courier service is 'no go' for LTA

RYDESEND, the new peer-to-peer, on-demand courier service proposed by homegrown startup Ryde Technologies, does not comply with regulations, The Business Times has learnt.

Ayondo reallocates IPO proceeds as Q2 losses double

CATALIST-LISTED Ayondo, which runs a social trading platform, has posted a second-quarter net loss of three million Swiss francs (S$4.1 million), doubling from 1.5 million francs for the same...

Ride-hailing app Ryde to offer P2P courier service RydeSEND on Sept 3

SINGAPORE-BASED ride-hailing company Ryde Technologies on Wednesday unveiled a peer-to-peer, on-demand courier service named RydeSEND.

Singapore startup UrbanZoom launches API access to property auto-valuation tool

URBANZOOM, a homegrown artificial-intelligence-enabled research portal for HDB and condominiums, on Monday announced that it has enabled API access to its proprietary auto-valuation tool, Zoom...

Startups' chances of success flat over the years: study

THE probability that new firms in Singapore will succeed has remained largely constant since 2001, though the increasing number of startups means each cohort contains more potential successes,...