Startups

Asia 'should seek to create its own version of Silicon Valley'

ONE of the most common questions Ernestine Fu gets is how to replicate Silicon Valley in Asia.

Italian slump takes toll on start-ups

AS a three-year long economic contraction shows little sign of ending, Italians are losing the impulse to take chances.

iCarsclub raises record US$60m Series B funding

SINGAPORE-based car-sharing app iCarsclub has raised a massive US$60 million in Series B funding, and says it is revving up for further expansion into Asia, though it still has a way to go before...

NTU start-up could lead next big leap in lithium ion batteries

A MATERIALS science start-up from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has developed ultra-fast charging lithium ion batteries, potentially affecting a global market of rechargeable batteries...