Startups

Why PR needs to be done differently for startups

I OFTEN meet founders and the conversation on public relations (PR) often starts off on the wrong foot. For many, PR is what they have either encountered at their previous jobs, often in a corporate...

SGInnovate to invest in 20 startups, engage 15,000 participants under new deep tech strategy

SGINNOVATE will invest in at least 20 deep tech startups founded in Singapore and have 15,000 participants take part in more than 150 deep-tech events in 2018, the Singapore government-owned...

Addvalue Tech eyes spin-off, Catalist listing of unit

SATELLITE-BASED communication and data services provider Addvalue Technologies said on Tuesday it is exploring a possible spin-off of its subsidiary Addvalue Solutions (AVS), and intends to seek a...

Parcel Santa gets delivery into condo residents' hands 24/7

JIM Huang was working in the last-mile delivery business when Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam inspired him to quit his job and start his own venture.

Five questions with FoodZaps

Home-grown start-up FoodZaps Technology provides restaurants with a subscription-based ordering software that syncs to the cloud and runs on mass-market consumer devices. Annabeth Leow speaks to...

Kell Jay Lim

IN 2013, engineer-trained Kell Jay Lim left his stable job as a CRM/analytics consultant at Accenture. He took a pay cut to become the general manager of Grab (then called GrabTaxi) and found himself...

BLOCK71 Suzhou opens to boost tech entrepreneurship between Singapore, China

BLOCK71 Suzhou - an incubation space initiative to promote tech innovation and entrepreneurship between Singapore and China - was officially launched on Thursday by Singapore Minister for Finance...

MyRepublic snags S$70m investment to scale up products, expand regionally

PRIVATE equity firm Makara Capital is putting S$70 million into telecommunications operator MyRepublic, it announced on Wednesday.

Spark Systems wants Singapore hardwired for FX

SPARK Systems is a potential game changer in the foreign exchange (FX) space in Singapore.

Deliveroo may soon operate a dine-in restaurant

DELIVEROO could soon operate a dine-in restaurant in Singapore that serves food to customers at their tables - potentially the first by a food delivery app here, The Business Times has learnt.