Startups

Supply chain solutions startup DiMuto in tie-up with Thai durian exporter

SINGAPORE-BASED startup DiMuto, which provides end-to-end supply chain visibility for the fruits industry, has closed a deal with Thailand's largest fresh durian exporter and frozen durian...

Foreign unicorns here juicing up market for high-tech skills

THE growing pool of foreign unicorns in Singapore is adding magic to the local market for highly-skilled jobs.

Pinterest opens 1st S-E Asian office in S'pore

Tech firm Pinterest has opened an office here as part of its regional expansion, it said yesterday. The move comes about three months after its debut on the New York Stock Exchange.

Go-Jek snags investment from Thailand's largest lender

[SINGAPORE] Ride-hailing giant Go-Jek has secured an investment from Siam Commercial Bank, the Thai lender that counts King Maha Vajiralongkorn as its biggest shareholder, according to people...

Bitmain billionaire launches S'pore-based crypto start-up

HONG KONG • Bitmain Technologies co-founder Wu Jihan has marshalled a group of the mining giant's former employees to launch a new cryptocurrency financial services start-up, hoping to capitalise...

Singapore-backed AI startup Taiger wins US$25m from investors

[HONG KONG] Taiger, a Singapore-backed artificial intelligence (AI) startup whose clients include Bank of America, AIA Group and Banco Santander, has raised US$25 million of funding for its...

Eateries using shared kitchen say Deliveroo not listing them on platform

Diners ordering in have enjoyed more options as shared kitchens spread across Singapore over the last two years.

Chinese tech company seeks US$500m to prepare for tough times

[HONG KONG] Tencent Holdings Ltd.-backed grocery delivery startup Missfresh is seeking up to US$500 million of new funding to help tide it over tougher times, according to people familiar with the...

Grab obtains investment, partnership from consumer credit giant Experian

CONSUMER credit giant Experian is investing in Grab's latest financing round, and partnering it to boost the Singapore startup's consumer financial services. The amount of investment was not...

Indonesia logistics startup Waresix raises US$14.5m in Series A funding

INDONESIAN logistics startup, Waresix, has secured US$14.5 million in a Series A funding round, led by EV Growth, a South-east Asia growth fund set up by regional venture capital (VC) firm East...