Startups

Monk's Hill Ventures invests in cyber security startup Horangi

THE cyber security challenge for South-east Asia's vast sea of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is a deep-seated lack of both resources and know-how in the field, says Monk's Hill...

Customisable forms make it cheaper, easier for VCs, SMEs to draft business deals

THE Venture Capital Investment Model Agreements (VIMA) comprises a set of standardised documents that makes the process of structuring a deal faster and more cost-efficient for venture capital...

How long can Carousell go without monetisation breakthrough?

AS it enters its eighth year, Singapore's marquee startup, Carousell, could face pressure to show that its monetisation strategy is actually getting somewhere instead of being stuck on a merry-go-...

8 promising Australia startups to be based in Singapore under Austrade initiative

THE Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) has unveiled its latest batch of eight startups across the fields of cybersecurity, fintech and HR-tech under its Landing Pad initiative....

NTU, ISF Incubator launch international 3D-printing start-up in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Nanyang Technological University (NTU)'s innovation and enterprise company, NTUitive, has formed a 3D-printing joint venture with ISF Incubator, the technology-focused start-up...

Ampotech's smart device to track your energy usage

SINGAPORE - Singapore's first smart public housing estate, Punggol Northshore, will be ready next year, complete with smart electrical distribution boards that track the energy usage.

Singapore-based start-up Trax raising US$100m to value company at US$1.1b, only behind Grab

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Trax, a Singapore-based start-up serving the retail industry, is finalizing a deal to raise US$100 million (S$137.45 million) at a pre-money valuation of about US$1.1...

Deals platform Fave acquires two food-ordering apps in Singapore and Malaysia

SINGAPORE - As part of its ambition to be a super-app in South-east Asia, mobile payment and deals platform Fave has acquired two food-ordering startups in Singapore and Malaysia.

Singapore chases tech 'Jedi Masters' for Silicon Valley ambitions

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene.

Genesis Alternative Ventures launches venture debt business targeting SE Asian startups

SINGAPORE-based Genesis Alternative Ventures (Genesis) on Friday said it has launched a venture debt business to target the booming startup market in South-east Asia.