Startups

honestbee suspends habitat business as traffic dives 60%

HONESTBEE has temporarily suspended operations at its supermarket, habitat by honestbee.

Ride-hailing and taxi firms step up measures to guard against coronavirus

RIDE-HAILING and taxi companies in Singapore have stepped up their precautionary measures as the novel coronavirus continues to spread. The measures include temperature-taking, suspension of some...

honestbee suspends habitat business due to coronavirus outbreak

HONESTBEE has temporarily suspended operations at its supermarket, habitat, following Singapore authorities' raising of the risk assessment level for the novel coronavirus to Orange - the second-...

Sea's digital banking move offers edge over Grab-led bid: report

GIVEN the snug fit between e-commerce and digital banking, shopping platform Shopee's parent Sea Ltd may offer an edge over the Grab-Singtel consortium, with a fresh S&P report seeing these...

Startups awash in India

IT IS raining startups in Bengaluru, India. It is estimated that over 10,000 tech and non-tech units are in the startup phase, employing over 100,000 well qualified professionals. This is also the...

Grab ventures into retail wealth management with Bento buy

TAKING a clear step towards offering wealth management for the masses, digital bank contender Grab has acquired Singapore-based robo-advisory startup Bento for an undisclosed sum.

Grab moves into retail wealth management with acquisition of robo-advisory

GRAB has made its move into the retail wealth management space with its acquisition of Bento Invest, a Singapore-based robo-advisory startup for an undisclosed sum.

WeWork's new CEO is real estate veteran

NEW YORK • WeWork named Mr Sandeep Mathrani as its new chief executive officer, tapping an experienced real estate operator in a bid to turn around the embattled start-up.

Investing time to grow a start-up

Business director Ezline Lee moved back to full-time work as she saw huge potential in the new artificial intelligence-driven world.

Proposal to 800 honestbee creditors: 3% cash repayment, 97% in shares of new entity

FORMER honestbee chairman Brian Koo and his venture firm, Formation Group, plan to use a cash payment to settle 3 per cent of what the embattled startup owes to about 800 creditors, The Business...