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.

DBS, OCBC yet to dip toes in corporate VC pond

NOT all Singapore banks are keen to venture into corporate venture capital (CVC), even as regional banks have woken up to the idea, with several having launched CVC funds in the last two years to...

Singapore startup unveils Asia's first robot trader for retail investors

EVEN before the disruption dust kicked up by robo-advisers has settled, a Singapore-based startup has developed investment robots that can work out trading and investment strategies and execute them...

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...

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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...