Singapore startup Mesitis bags US$3m in Series A funding

HOMEGROWN fintech (financial technology) startup Mesitis, whose product Canopy is a personal financial data aggregation platform for high net worth individuals, has bagged US$3 million in Series A...

iflix launches in Malaysia, the Philippines

IFLIX, a video-on-demand (VOD) service founded by Singapore-born Internet entrepreneur Patrick Grove, on Wednesday made its global debut in Malaysia and the Philippines.

Crowdfunding comes to S'pore real estate

IT'S NOT just start-ups, tech projects and social campaigns anymore. Crowdfunding in Singapore has embraced a new asset class: real estate - nascent even in countries such as the United States,...

Jump-starts for Spintronics and S'pore-based startups

SINGAPORE'S tech ecosystem is primed for a leg-up, as a consortium for an up-and-coming technology and a locally based startup on Tuesday announced multi-million-dollar jump-starts.

Crowdlending provides new financing option for SMEs

CROWDLENDING, otherwise known as peer-to-peer lending or debt crowdfunding, is increasingly a viable source of alternative financing for SMEs and startups here, what with the launch of new...

ShopBack eyes S-E Asia's US$60b e-commerce market

SHOPBACK, a Singapore startup that offers a "novel approach to online shopping in Asia" - providing users cashback when they shop at affiliated online stores - is looking to tap into the US$60...

Big dreams for startup sector in Singapore

IT is barely past 9am, and Blk 79 and its surroundings are already teeming with activity. Blk 79, and its (for now) more famous neighbour, Blk 71, are part of Launchpad...

Recruitment startup Glints raises S$475,000 in seed funding from East Ventures, SPH Media Fund

GLINTS, a Singapore startup that has built a platform to match young employees focused on career discovery and development to relevant internship or job opportunities, has raised S$475,000 in seed...

DBS launches venture debt programme for tech startups

DBS has launched a venture debt programme for tech startups amid what it says is growing demand for such financing in Singapore.

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.