Startups

MoneySmart.sg bags S$14m in Series B funding led by Japan's Kakaku

MONEYSMART.SG, a homegrown finance portal that allows users to compare between loans, insurance plans and credit cards, has raised S$14 million in Series B funding.

Start@SG: Klinify; Spout Entertainment

Zuellig Pharma invests in health tech start-up; $3m seed funding for Spout Entertainment;

Cocoon Capital: improving the odds of investing in start-ups

Angel investors Michael Blakey and Will Klippgen believe they can vastly improve the odds of investing in successful start-ups. Blakey became one of Britain's first full-time angel investors when...

First Smart Port Challenge to push digital transformation of maritime industry

THE Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) teamed up with industry partners to launch on Monday the first Smart Port Challenge 2017 (SPC 2017).

SGX lures tech sector, but getting firms to byte will be tough: observers

THE aggressive wooing of the technology sector by Singapore Exchange (SGX) holds promise, but consummating these partnerships will be challenging, say observers and industry stakeholders.

Changing salary expectations and job interests among fresh grads

Increasingly, startups have gained popularity amongst graduates for their flexibility and wide exposure to varying job roles. "The number of startups that we've been working with have more than...

Start@SG: Spin, Gnowbe

US bike-share firm founded by Singaporeans raises S$11m; Mobile learning app secures S$2m in funding

Tech entrepreneurs see SGX as attractive IPO destination

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) is still an attractive option for homegrown tech startups or "disruptive" companies that are considering an IPO (initial public offering), the SGX-CIMB Disruptors' Day...

MAS, World Bank unit to work on greater Asean access for S'pore fintechs

NEW paths are emerging for Singapore-based fintech (financial technology) firms to distribute their services to the Asean region following a partnership agreement signed between the Monetary...

Start@SG: StashAway, TiEcon 2017, 4xLabs

$3m boost for robo-advisory firm; Singapore delegation at TiEcon 2017; More funds for fintech start-up 4xLabs