Startups

How to set up a Fintech in Malaysia

Michael Correa sheds light on the key opportunities in the Malaysia market for aspiring fintechs, according to the findings of the 2018 Westpac EIU Fintechs in ASEAN Report .

Founders of successful tech companies are mostly middle-aged

IT took an entrepreneur to reimagine the mundane home thermostat as an object of beauty — and then to make a fortune based on that vision.

Opportunities in Vietnam abound

ENTERPRISE Singapore's regional director (Ho Chi Minh City) Leon Cai, and regional director (Hanoi) Hong Anh Bui Thi identify some of the key developments in Vietnam's startup scene and explain...

New chapter in banking begins as applications open for digital banks

RIDE-HAILING firm Grab is "confident" of meeting the digital banking licence requirements that include "a path towards profitability" on a five-year projection, the unicorn told The Business Times...

Grab to invest US$500m in Vietnam over 5 years, partners Sovico Group

GRAB said on Wednesday that it is investing another US$500 million over five years to grow in Vietnam and tap opportunities in financial technology (fintech), new mobility solutions and logistics...

Laying the foundations for vehicles of the future

EARLIER in August, Indonesian President Joko Widodo signed a decree to support the electric vehicle sector, noting that production should leverage the raw materials present in the country.

Cycling startup Peloton files for IPO as sales, losses surge

PELOTON Interactive Inc, the home exercise startup, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) that will likely be among the year's biggest.

High Court gives honestbee 30 days to refine moratorium bid

THE Singapore High Court has given honestbee an extra month to beef up its application for a six-month debt moratorium against its creditors, chief executive Ong Lay Ann said on Tuesday.

Insurtech startup Axinan bags partnership with Indonesia e-commerce player Bukalapak

SINGAPORE-BASED insurtech startup Axinan has partnered Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Bukalapak to offer merchants and customers electronics and transit protection on Bukalapak's platform.

WhiteCoat partners Grab to boost digital healthcare delivery

DIGITAL healthcare provider WhiteCoat has partnered Grab to bolster its medication delivery services via GrabExpress – the ride-hailing firm’s courier and parcel delivery service.