Startups

Startups see value in shared working space of physical offices

PLEXIGLASS barriers along silo-ed desks. Transparent bubble pods in meeting rooms. Staggered pantry timings to reduce interaction.

Construction tech startups eye big break in post-Covid-19 'new normal'

CONSTRUCTION technology has rarely caught the spotlight in South-east Asia's startup boom, but entrepreneurs in this oft-neglected segment may finally get their chance to shine, as the Covid-19...

Innovative start-ups can tap $285m fund

Promising start-ups here can now apply for special funding earmarked for them in the Fortitude Budget, Singapore's fourth Budget this year.

Tech firms, startups likely to still drive demand for CBD space

AS TECH companies and startups continue to make public their plans for remote work, market watchers remain optimistic that the technology sector will not downsize offices.

Getting payment in a cash flow crunch

CASH flow may be the phrase of the moment, but those in the front line call it "collecting". There are good payers, slow payers and nightmares. Good payers pay on time, or even before the due date...

GrabPay extends reach with launch of virtual prepaid card in the Philippines

TECH firm Grab on Wednesday launched its numberless virtual card in the Philippines, following the card's...

Facebook invests in Gojek in WhatsApp push

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook is investing in Gojek, Indonesia's ride-hailing and food delivery giant, as part of the social media company's effort to expand into emerging markets and find partners for...

Startup-builder Antler expands to India

GLOBAL startup-builder Antler is expanding to India. The expansion will start in Bangalore and be led by Rajiv Srivatsa, who is joining as a partner.

Startups team up with corporates for slice of the food-delivery market

STARTUPS in the food-and-beverage (F&B) industry are now collaborating with large local corporations to break into the food-delivery market. However, even with corporate muscle as backing,...