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Singapore's M-Daq could redefine online retail by targeting invisible forex costs

Gamechangers in fintech: three Singapore startups that are quietly making waves

FOR every 10 startups, just one survives. These are the odds that Singapore fintechs stare down, but for those who dare and make it in today's winner-take-all market, the gamble offers rich...

Startups key to Singapore's digitisation charge, says IMDA chief

THE Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) - the key government agency spearheading the drive to "digitise" the nation and build a competitive infocomm media sector - is betting on startups to...

Startup showcase at Singapore Airshow excites onlookers

EMOTION-detecting video analytic platforms, 720-degree panoramic drones and virtual reality (VR) headsets that project life-like replicas of large scale properties are just some of the innovative...

B Capital raises US$360m to invest in tech-enabled small businesses

B CAPITAL Group, a global venture capital firm co-founded by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, has raised US$360 million at the final close of its fund, substantially exceeding its original target.

Spring Singapore arm appoints private sector partners to co-invest over S$200m in deep-tech startups

SINGAPORE - The investment arm of Spring Singapore, Spring Seeds Capital (SSC), has appointed nine co-investment partners in a bid to catalyse more than S$200 million of investments into early...

EDB moves from being investment-led to innovation-driven

ONE of Singapore's oldest government agencies is reinventing the way it does things in a bid to keep pace with digital disruption and mould Singapore into Asia's digital capital.

Consumer analytics startup Snapcart to launch in Singapore

SOUTH-EAST Asian consumer analytics startup Snapcart is expanding its services to Singapore, following a US$10 million Series A funding round led by Singapore venture capital Vickers Ventures...

EDBI joins US$500m funding round for US biotech Moderna

EDBI, the investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, has joined a group of investors in a US$500 million (S$656 million) funding round for US biotech Moderna Therapeutics.

Young start-up co-founder to share experiences at forum

When Mr Oswald Yeo dropped out of University of California, Berkeley, to run his start-up full-time in 2016, his family and friends thought he was out of his mind.