Startups

Co-working space with Silicon-Valley-inspired pre-school

A co-working space with a family-friendly twist is set to open its doors at Funan.

Singapore's JustCo expands to Taiwan with opening of 3 new co-working centres

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based JustCo has expanded to Taipei, securing three new co-working centres in the city.

Impossible Burger creator raises US$300m in funding round co-led by Temasek

SINGAPORE - Impossible Foods has raised US$300 million in a Series E funding round led by existing investors Temasek Holdings and Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's personal venture fund Horizons...

Lab-grown meat that's simply Shiok

THE future of food may lie in lab-grown cell-based meat. And it's not just plant-based "meat" patties in burgers that are taking the world by storm. On March 29, Shiok Meats unveiled its first...

Singtel Indonesia associate Telkomsel, partners create US$40m fund for start-ups

SINGAPORE - Telkomsel, Singtel's regional associate in Indonesia, has created a new fund with an initial budget of US$40 million, in collaboration with Telkom's corporate venture capital (VC)...

Honestbee can fly high again: Analysts

The sceptics were out in force after retail start-up Honestbee endured a fortnight of bad press and a change in leadership, but analysts reckon the company can bounce back.

Pioneer in disrupting grocery shopping scene

Grocery and delivery start-up Honestbee is still sticking to the same ethos that it had started out with - to add value for customers in Asia and improve their food experiences.

Local food startup bags US$10m in Series B funding

SINGAPORE-BASED food-tech startup Grain has raised US$10 million in a Series B funding round led by Thailand's Singha Ventures, as it looks to expand to other Asian cities, starting with Bangkok...

Living with strangers

Singaporean Christine Tan and Malaysian Chow Beatus have been sharing a two-bedroom apartment in Sarkies Road for the last five months, but they were strangers before moving in together.

After Manila launch, Singapore start-up looks to take helicopter-sharing service to KL, Bangkok

Ascent Urban Air Mobility aims to expand its services to four other cities in the region in the next two years.