Startups

Hotel services provider ZUZU bags US$2m in seed funding

INDEPENDENT-HOTEL services provider ZUZU Hospitality Solutions has raised US$2 million in seed funding from investors led by Singapore-US fund Wavemaker Partners.

Leading global startup accelerator to open Singapore programme by March 2018

[ABU DHABI]THE world's largest startup accelerator Plug and Play is looking to open an accelerator programme in Singapore by March 2018, to tap the fintech market in the city-state, its founder and...

"LinkedIn for property" app to launch in Singapore

SOHO, a property discovery app that debuted in Australia last month, will be launched in Singapore on Monday. Disrupted speaks with founder Jonathan Lui to find out how Soho plans to take on local...

How one Singaporean is helping to build an international financial centre overseas

THERE is no shortage of first moves when it comes to the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), a tax-free financial centre in the Emirates set up just two years ago that is key to the United Arab...

Simplified VC manager rules a boost for start-ups

Simplified rules for managers of venture capital funds - also known as VC managers - aimed at boosting start-ups' access to capital will take effect immediately, the Monetary Authority of...

Faster approvals and lower requirements for venture capital managers start today: MAS

SINGAPORE - New relaxed rules for managers of venture capital (VC) funds, meant to boost start-ups' access to capital, will take effect immediately, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)...

SGX-Nasdaq tie-up: a capital idea for start-ups

A recently announced tie-up between the Singapore Exchange and Nasdaq should come as welcome news to the start-up and tech community here, as it signals easier pathways to capital markets soon....

Prudential to host its first global fintech partnership programme in Singapore

PRUDENTIAL Singapore (Prudential) on Thursday launched its first global fintech partnership programme in Singapore.

Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against tech

[LAGUNA BEACH, California] Two of the technology industry's top startup investors took to the stage at a conference on Wednesday to decry the power that companies such as Facebook Inc had amassed...

Magic Leap names EDBI, Temasek as investors in US$502m funding round

A MIXED and augmented reality startup has attracted a new US$502 million cash infusion led by Singapore's investment firm Temasek Holdings.