Startups

Grab raising US$1.5b in new funding round

[HONG KONG] Grab, Uber Technologies Inc's largest rival in South-east Asia, plans to raise more than US$1.5 billion in a new funding round backed by SoftBank Group Corp, people familiar with the...

Innovation, ecosystem support key to startup growth, job creation

INNOVATION and ecosystem support positively impact startup growth and job creation in Singapore, according to a new National University of Singapore (NUS) study, findings of which were exclusively...

Government puts aside S$200m to boost deep-tech startups

SOME S$200 million has been allocated by the government to catalyse equity investment in deep-tech startups, and an additional S$20 million set aside to encourage first-time entrepreneurs to start...

InvestingNote, a social network for investors by investors

WE MAY have heard of investing forums, but what about a social network of investing ideas?

Singapore fintech investment down 65% in 2016: KPMG

IN 2016, there was a 65 per cent drop in overall investment in Singapore-based fintech companies, down from US$605 million to US$214 million, according to a KPMG International study Pulse Of Fintech.

Uber rebuts reports that close to 1,000 of its cars idling in carparks

NINE out of 10Uber cars in Singapore are being used at any one time, contrary to reports which said a significant part of Uber Singapore's fleet is idling in carparks.

Reaching the apex in a game of innovation

THE Singapore flag flew high last month at CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, thanks to gaming company Razer.

Ex-Apple employees revamp its culture at new high-tech startup

AT Apple, Brian Latimer was in charge of protecting some of the company's deepest secrets.

Singapore tech startup to grow 'Airbnb' of freelancers apps

AFTER 12 years as a research engineer, he found the courage to make a mid-career switch into entrepreneurship.

Trendlines, B Braun firm up deal to invest in healthcare incubator

SINGAPORE-LISTED Trendlines Group and Germany-based B Braun have executed a definitive investment and cooperation agreement to jointly invest in Trendlines Medical Singapore (TMS), a platform to...