Startups

New hub in CBD for fintech innovation to spur startup scene

IN A move to spur more experimentation and collaboration in the local fintech scene, a new fintech innovation hub is being set up in the heart of the Central Business District.

Silicon Valley blasts move to tax startup options

A PROPOSAL by the US Senate to change the way that shares in startup companies are taxed incited panic and dread in Silicon Valley on Monday, with startup founders and investors warning of nothing...

M1, VMware unveil cloud offering for Singapore digital startups

COMMUNICATIONS company M1 Limited and global leader in cloud infrastructure, VMware Inc, on Tuesday announced a new cloud offering designed to empower digital startups in Singapore.

Razer sees gain of as much as 41% on IPO debut

RAZER'S share performance on its first trading day on Monday got a boost from investor confidence in Asian tech IPOs (initial public offerings) as well as the firm's diversification from gaming into...

Five questions with Synagie.com

If you have shopped for make-up, toiletries, diapers and other household products at online marketplaces like Lazada, Qoo10 and Shopee, chances are you have come across Ms Olive Tai's work. Ms Tai...

Diving deep into Singapore's fintech ecosystem

THE first time the word "hack" was linked to machines was likely in 1955. In the meeting notes of one of MIT's oldest clubs - the Tech Model Railroad Club - a request was made for anyone "hacking...

Fintech investors striking a match

FINTECH investors are beginning to find pockets of opportunity in this market, as startups mature to find niches even in this burgeoning space.

Making the elevator pitch

SINGAPORE was put on the map again at the inaugural fintech event in the Middle East and Africa region organised by the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), with several finalists in the Innovation...

UOB offers alternative funds for fintechs

TECH startups are, and will continue to be, one of the driving forces of the new digital economy. They bring to the market disruptive ideas that could transform entire industries. But ironically,...

Singapore as Prudential's global launchpad for insurtech tie-ups

PRUDENTIAL Singapore (Prudential) is looking to become a global launchpad for insurtech tie-ups for the international group, as it launched its first global fintech partnership programme in...