Startups

It's talent, not ideas, that turns on new incubators in Singapore

SO you've got a great startup idea. But incubators today may just pass on that.

Startup Eatsy offers hassle-free experience for diners

Eatsy makes dining out easy with an app that offers a hassle-free experience for diners, while capturing valuable patron data for restaurants.

The road ahead for ride hailing

Many probably expected Grab to dominate Singapore's ride-hailing market, following its acquisition of rival Uber's South-east Asia business two months ago.

Crowdfunding firm sold S$6.9m sham invoices

A S$7 MILLION hit on a Singapore crowdfunding site may serve as a timely cautionary tale to the nascent industry of the high risks that can come with fast growth.

Women entrepreneurs can leverage their gender

FEMALE entrepreneurs should not be afraid to use their gender to their advantage, said panelists at the Female Founders Debate Series last week.

Blockchain comes to ridehailing

FIRST came Uber and Grab, which let users book rides on their smartphones with just a few taps of buttons - and which quickly grew into everyday tools without which I couldn't imagine life in the...

Thai appetite for online commerce tempts S'pore firms

Compared with Singapore, where there are 200,000 instances of online shopping each day, Thailand has two million.

New ride-hailing app Jugnoo lets drivers bid a price for rides

NEW ride-hailing player Jugnoo isn't interested in being a Grab or Uber. It wants to be a niche player in Singapore and is introducing a unique "reverse bidding" ride-hailing model that aims to give...

New disruptors lining up to eat Grab's lunch

JUST when Uber's exit appears to have left Singapore's ride-hailing field wide open for Grab, new players are preparing to enter the turf.

Ryde to launch private-car hire service RydeX on May 2

HOMEGROWN ridehailing player Ryde will launch its private-hire car service RydeX on May 2.