Startups

Quest Ventures to nurture Malaysian startups in partnership with accelerator

SINGAPORE venture capital firm Quest Ventures has entered into an exclusive partnership with accelerator ScaleUp Malaysia to invest in and help with the regional growth of top Malaysian startups...

Grab to train 3,000 food-delivery merchants

GRAB is rolling out an online training programme that features more than 20 modules to help merchants grow their food-delivery businesses.

Grab aims to train 3,000 food-delivery merchants by end-2020

GRAB is rolling out an online training programme that features more than 20 modules to help merchants grow their food-delivery businesses.

SGInnovate to create more jobs, traineeships in deep tech industry

SGINNOVATE on Monday announced two initiatives to create more job opportunities for Singaporean students, fresh graduates and mid-career professionals looking to start a career in deep tech.

Healthcare startup HealthifyMe to launch corporate programmes, expand user base

SINGAPORE-HEADQUARTERED healthcare startup HealthifyMe is looking to expand in the Republic and Malaysia, as well as other markets, amid changing needs and lifestyles influenced by the Covid-19...

Founders of Singapore's food ordering app Oddle look to exit

[SINGAPORE] Founders of Singapore food ordering app Oddle, that offers choices from Michelin-starred restaurants to bubble tea concoctions, are working with an adviser to exit the company,...

Enterprise Singapore, energy firms launch innovation challenge for SMEs, startups

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) on Thursday launched its inaugural Energy Open Innovation Challenge (EOIC) 2020, in partnership with energy companies Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell, to...

Aviation startup accelerator launched to attract innovations to local industry

AN accelerator programme launched on Wednesday is expected to benefit Singapore's aviation industry by attracting startups with innovative solutions from around the world to the Republic.

Property portal 99 Group appoints CTO; to hire 100 tech staff in 12 months

99 Group, which operates South-east Asian property portal brands 99.co, iProperty.com.sg and Rumah123.com, has hired Shivkumar Krishnan as its chief technology officer (CTO).

The DNA of a successful early-stage entrepreneur

COULD anyone have predicted the amazing success that Bill Gates, Jack Ma, Anne Wojcicki (founder of biotech firm 23andM) and Byju Raveendran (founder of edtech firm BYJU'S) would see when they...