Startups

Startups can speed up growth with aid from Accelerating Asia

STARTUPS around Asia are set to springboard their businesses through Accelerating Asia's (AA) accelerator programme.

Action taken against unauthorised middlemen: Gojek

Ride-hailing firm Gojek says it has taken steps to tackle the problem of fraudulent rides being offered through its platform and will continue to strengthen its fraud prevention mechanism.

Circles.Life has a game plan for growth

CIRCLES.LIFE just wrapped up another funding round - but it seems to never press "pause", as co-founder Abhishek Gupta laid out ambitious expansion plans at the three-year-old mobile virtual...

Would you like to spend forever in the forest?

DEATH comes for all of us, but Silicon Valley has, until recently, not come for death.

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches private equity firm to back South-east Asia start-ups

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in South-...

Grab said to have held talks to buy payments start-up 2C2P

Singapore ride-hailing giant Grab held talks to acquire payments provider 2C2P and was turned down, according to sources, a sign of the ambitions South-east Asia's most valuable start-up has in...

Gojek customers can now pay for rides with DBS PayLah!

Gojek riders can pay for their rides via DBS PayLah!, as DBS and Gojek expand their payment services partnership in Singapore.

Funding and trading platform Funderbeam raises $6.1m in Series A round

SINGAPORE - Funderbeam, a global funding and trading platform for private companies, has raised US$4.5 million ($6.1 million) in a Series A round, led by UK-based Accelerated Digital Ventures.

Grab eyes Singapore banking licence as MAS studies virtual banks: sources

[SINGAPORE] Grab, South-east Asia's most valuable startup, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the South-east Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four...

Uber names Melbourne as first non-US city for flying car programme

[WASHINGTON] UBER on Tuesday selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the...