Startups

PwC Singapore launches programme to help foreign startups enter South-east Asia

PWC Singapore has launched a five-day programme to help foreign startups expand into South-east Asia.

Steering startups: From adviser to director

THE startup ecosystem in South-east Asia has been growing and maturing. According to alternative assets data provider Preqin, there was a record high of 576 venture capital deals done in 2019 in...

Rules clarity a plus for Grab, Gojek in S-E Asian minefield

SINGAPORE'S regulatory framework for the point-to-point (P2P) transport sector, which is set to be rolled out later this month, marks the maturing of the ride-hailing industry here.

ST Engineering corporate VC unit invests in cloud startup

ST Engineering's corporate venture capital (VC) unit, ST Engineering Ventures, has made an undisclosed investment into CloudSphere, a cloud management and governance provider headquartered in...

Capability-building grants boosted; those with disabilities to get 50% wage support

SINGAPORE will extend or enhance its capability-building grants to support businesses seeking to internationalise, transform and digitalise, said Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng...

Geopolitical divides present opportunities for localisation: panellists

WITH geopolitical divides here to stay, the trend is likely to throw up opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop products and solutions that are more localised, said panellists at a virtual...

SMRT using Grab technology to streamline taxi operations

SMRT Corporation subsidiary SMRT Road and ride-hailing app Grab on Wednesday announced a technology partnership aimed at streamlining SMRT taxi drivers' operations while on the road. The partnership...

Hackathons not just about business, but can help solve societal challenges: Heng Swee Keat

SINGAPORE - Start-ups and hackathons are often associated with business ventures but can also be used to solve societal challenges, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Sunday (Sept 27...

GoBear, ShopBack top LinkedIn's list of S'pore start-ups

Financial service company GoBear and cashback platform ShopBack are among 10 Singapore start-ups to watch, according to networking site LinkedIn.

GoBear, ShopBack top LinkedIn's list of 10 Singapore start-ups to watch

SINGAPORE - Financial services firm GoBear and cashback platform ShopBack are among 10 Singapore start-ups to watch, according to networking site LinkedIn.