Startups

Grab unveils pioneer batch of startups in accelerator programme

SEEN a new widget appear recently on your Grab app, offering home-cleaning services after all the December partying is done?

Remittance start-up InstaRem raises over US$20m, aims for IPO in 2021

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based remittance start-up InstaRem has raised over US$20 million (S$27.5 million) for the first close of its Series C round.

Singapore start-up Sendhelper raises $610,000 to launch jobs matching platform

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based technology company Sendhelper has raised $610,000 in seed funding, led by Captii Ventures.

Neuroscience marketing startup NeuroTrend raises US$1.5m in seed funding

NEUROSCIENCE marketing startup NeuroTrend has raised US$1.5 million in seed funding by Trive Ventures. Other investors in the round include angel investors Heliconia Capital chairman Lim How Teck and...

Internet economy in South-east Asia to top US$240b by 2025: study

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, beating the previous estimate of US$200 billion put up just a year ago, as lower costs enable more consumers to go...

MVL Foundation unveils cab-booking app TADA Taxi

MVL Foundation, the Singapore-based company behind blockchain-based ride-hailing app TADA, on Thursday launched TADA Taxi.

GrabPay wallets to allow instant remittance overseas

RIDING on its vision to build the "Asean e-wallet" of choice, Grab on Thursday announced a remittance offering that will allow both banked and unbanked users to remit money instantly and securely to...

Blockchain-based firm MVL Foundation unveils cab booking app TADA Taxi

MVL Foundation, the Singapore-based company behind blockchain-based ride-hailing app TADA, on Thursday launched TADA Taxi.

Mah Bow Tan joins Singapore fintech firm HydraX as investor and adviser

SINGAPORE - Former cabinet minister Mah Bow Tan has joined a group of seasoned market practitioners to invest in a fintech firm.

Cryptocurrency platform KuCoin raises US$20m in Series A funding

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based cryptocurrency platform KuCoin has raised US$20 million (S$27.5 million) in a Series A round of financing led by global venture capitalists including IDG Capital,...