Startups

Rethinking mental health: wellness startups and apps on the upswing

A year of lockdowns, remote working and prolonged periods of physical distancing has driven consumers' demand for healthcare at their fingertips. Digital tools centered on mental health and...

Singapore player Grabs lion's share of food delivery market

SINGAPORE-HEADQUARTERED ride-hailing giant Grab has cornered the food delivery market, contributing close to half of South-east Asia's food delivery gross merchandise value (GMV) in a year that...

Grab faces tough digital bank fight as tech rivals muscle up

DESPITE fresh firepower valuing it at US$3 billion, Grab's fintech arm faces a tough fight in South-east Asia. This is particularly so since its tech rivals, Sea and Gojek, have scooped up stakes...

CCCS reiterates rules to Grab and Gojek after Uber's S$6.58m fine is upheld

THE Competition Appeal Board (CAB) has dismissed Uber's appeal against the finding that the ride-hailing firm's March 2018 merger with Grab was anti-competitive.

Right physical asset balance key to success of grocery delivery players

COMPETITION in Singapore's online grocery delivery sector is intensifying, as more vie for a slice of the growing pie. Relatively newer players Grab, foodpanda and Deliveroo have invested...

Innovation centre to develop Singapore as base for advanced manufacturers

AN innovation centre aimed at boosting the competitiveness of Singapore's electronics and advanced manufacturing sector was launched on Tuesday at Changi Business Park.

New centre to help tech start-ups bring products to market faster

Singapore technology start-ups looking to deploy their artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things products and solutions can do so much faster with help from the new PlanetSpark...

Asset platform Zipmex raises US$6m in new funding round

SINGAPORE-BASED digital asset exchange Zipmex has closed a US$6 million funding round, the trading platform announced on Tuesday.

Singapore gets new innovation centre in boost to advanced manufacturing sector

AN innovation centre in Changi Business Park launched on Tuesday will aim at boosting the competitiveness of Singapore's electronics and advanced manufacturing sector.