Startups

YCH's SCAngels, SGInnovate give Singapore deep tech startups a leg-up

SUPPLY Chain Angels (SCAngels), the corporate venture arm of YCH Group, on Wednesday announced its partnership with SGInnovate to bolster Singapore's deep tech startup scene.

South-east Asia's Internet economy to hit US$50b in 2017, exceed US$200b by 2025: study

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy will hit US$50 billion in 2017 and will potentially exceed US$200 billion by 2025, according to new research by Google and Temasek.

South-east Asia's Internet economy to hit US$50b in 2017, exceed US$200b by 2025: study

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy will hit US$50 billion in 2017 and will potentially exceed US$200 billion by 2025, according to new research by Google and Temasek.

Woh Hup unit launches VC fund, invests in co-living startup

WOH Hup unit Aurum Investments has launched a double-digit multi-million venture capital fund, and invested US$1.5 million in seed funding in co-living startup Hmlet.

Start-up raises $2.6m to help reduce pain of kidney dialysis

A home-grown medical technology start-up has raised $2.6 million to commercialise a device that will make kidney dialysis safer and less painful.

Biofourmis raises US$5m in Series A funding from NSI Ventures, Aviva Ventures

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based digital healthtech firm Biofourmis has raised US$5 million (S$6.8 million) in a Series A round of funding from venture capital firm NSI Ventures and Aviva Ventures, the...

Chinese co-working space operator opens second Singapore outlet

Prominent Chinese co-working space operator UrWork is opening a second Singapore location in the first quarter of next year.

Chinese co-working unicorn UrWork to open 2nd Singapore branch in Suntec City

PROMINENT Chinese co-working space operator UrWork is opening a second Singapore location in Suntec City in the first quarter of next year.

Design thinking: empathy, ambiguity and learning

TWO Mondays ago, it wasn't the quietest of weekday nights around Clarke Quay, a popular nightlife spot in Singapore. In fact, there was a real buzz inside one of my favourite Mexican joints, Cafe...

Virtual telco sells 'shrinking bill' promotion

A new virtual mobile telco is setting up shop in Singapore with an unusual proposition to consumers.