Startups

Grab takes in US$1.46b more to feed Super App ambition in SEA

RIDE-HAILING firm Grab has secured US$1.46 billion of fresh funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund, bringing the total investment in its latest ongoing financing round to over US$4.5 billion.

Grab secures US$1.46b investment from SoftBank Vision Fund; eyes growth in Indonesia

RIDE-HAILING firm Grab has secured US$1.46 billion of fresh funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund, bringing the total investment in its latest financing round to over US$4.5 billion.

Start-up Beam to supply foodpanda riders with e-scooters in 3-month trial

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based start-up Beam will be providing 20 Land Transport Authority-registered e-scooters to foodpanda riders during a three-month trial, under a partnership with the food...

Grab considers raising more funds after US$4.5b financing round

[SINGAPORE] Grab is considering raising more funds from strategic investors, the president of South-east Asia's top ride-hailing firm said, after raking in over US$4.5 billion in the region's largest...

Razer Pay beta testing launched in Singapore

RAZER Pay has rolled into town, squeaking past the finish line for Razer CEO Tan Min-Liang's 2017 promise to have a unified e-payments system "nationwide in 18 months".

Local fintech Rely raises seven-figure sum

Singapore fintech start-up Rely has raised a seven-figure sum in pre-series A funding, led by commercial financier Goldbell Financial Services.

Singapore fintech start-up Rely raises seven-figure pre-series A funding

SINGAPORE - Singapore fintech, Rely, has raised a seven-figure pre-series A funding led by commercial financier Goldbell Financial Services. Other investors include Singapore-based family office...

Chope partners with MeiTuan Dianping to target China tourists

CHINESE tourists can now enjoy more convenient and localised travel-dining services following a regional integrated partnership between Asia's leading dining platform, Chope, and China-based...

Temasek leads $115m funding round for medical firm

Medical start-up Gracell Biotechnologies has raised US$85 million (S$115 million) through a series B round led by investment firm Temasek.

Co-living start-up Hmlet expands to Australia

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based co-living company Hmlet is entering the Australian market.