Singapore e-commerce logistics startup Parcel Perform raises US$1.1 seed funding

PARCEL Perform, a Singapore-based e-commerce logistics startup, said on Monday that it has raised US$1.1 million in seed funding.

Singapore startup buys Indonesia property portal UrbanIndo

HOMEGROWN property search startup has acquired Indonesia's UrbanIndo - said to be the largest property portal in Indonesia with over 1.2 million active listings - for an undisclosed amount...

Singapore startups to step up 2018 fund-raising for global expansion: KPMG

SINGAPORE startups are likely to step up their canvassing for venture capital (VC) funding in 2018 for regional and global expansion.

Google, Temasek investing in Go-Jek in $1.6b funding round

Alphabet's Google, Singapore investment company Temasek Holdings and Chinese online platform Meituan-Dianping are investing in Indonesian ride-hailing start-up Go-Jek as part of a US$1.2 billion (...

Venture capital activity in Singapore to remain robust in 2018: KPMG

VENTURE capital (VC) activity in Singapore will remain robust in 2018, going by a latest KPMG report that was released on Thursday.

New StanChart unit to invest in fintech and promote innovation

STANDARD Chartered (StanChart) has set up a new unit aimed at promoting innovation within the bank and investing in disruptive technologies, the bank announced on Wednesday.

Tech first, innovation later for legal sector

LAST week, the Singapore Academy of Law unveiled Accelerate!, an accelerator that will groom legaltech startups and incubate new business ideas conceived by law firms. It is part of the Future Law...

Singapore to launch S-E Asia's first legaltech accelerator

SINGAPORE is taking the lead to digitally transform its legal sector. Come April, the country will be home to South-east Asia's first legaltech accelerator. Named Accelerate!, it aims to groom...

Working together key to growing Singapore's startup ecosystem

SINGAPORE'S transformation over the past few decades from a developing country into one of the most innovative and tech-savvy metropolis in the world has been remarkable.

Mix it up, robot bartender

PERFORMERS in the style of Daft Punk may no longer be the only robots at music festivals. Thanks to a whiz-kid's home-grown startup, the bartender might be one, too.