Startups

Farm to table? More like ghost kitchen to sofa

[NEW YORK] New York City is the country's largest market for food delivery, and demand is only growing.

Start-ups leveraging growth opportunities at innovation hub

Back in 2011, the uninspiring grey factory building in Ayer Rajah Crescent seemed an unlikely candidate to become the engine room of Singapore's start-up ecosystem, but eight years is a lifetime...

Big Tech is coming for banking: experts predict fintech's 2020

[NEW YORK] Financial technology startups will enter the next decade with a little more street cred than the last time around.

Boxgreen doubles daily output with new plant at Changi Prison

THE daily output of Boxgreen, a snack box subscription startup, has almost doubled since it opened a new packing facility in June.

Could corporate accelerators emerge as winners?

ACCELERATORS are playing an increasing role in the startup communities globally, and South-east Asia is no exception. There is considerable potential for accelerators to benefit startups, but this...

Activities to try in Singapore: Tech tours around one-north

SINGAPORE - Home to tech companies, research organisations and a buzzing start-up scene, research and business park one-north in western Singapore is an unlikely tourist attraction.

Spain's Glovo delivery service hits 'unicorn' status with UAE funds

[MADRID] Barcelona-based delivery startup Glovo said Thursday it had officially obtained "unicorn" status with a valuation of more than US$1 billion after raising funds from Emirati investment...

Singapore digital bank wannabes must prove they can make money

[SINGAPORE] Grab Holdings and gaming company Razer will need to demonstrate how their millions of users can help them generate profits if the two technology firms are to win one of Singapore's...

Start up early in tech

While most of their undergraduate peers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) were still thinking about completing their university education, Mr Aravind Kandiah and Mr...

Indonesia's Alpha JWC Ventures closes US$123m tech fund

[SINGAPORE] Alpha JWC Ventures, an Indonesian firm co-founded by a former banker turned venture capitalist, has closed its second fund at US$123 million.