Startups

RHB raises its target price for ComfortDelGro, citing easing competition

RHB has maintained its "buy" recommendation for ComfortDelGro, while raising its target price on the transport behemoth to S$1.90, up from S$1.70 previously.

Why startups should embrace ESG factors

STARTUP founders might think of ESG (environmental, social and governance) factors or "sustainability" as either buzzwords that are not relevant to their firms, or as a lower priority compared to...

Local start-ups pursue innovation opportunities here and abroad

Start-ups have been actively participating in innovation calls and pursuing opportunities both locally and abroad this year.

Singapore remains key destination for start-ups and investment despite Covid-19

SINGAPORE - Singapore remains a key investment destination in South-east Asia with new sources of funding continuing to flow in for start-ups despite the challenges of Covid-19.

Grab-Singtel, Sea and Ant Group bag Singapore's first digital bank licences amid surprise twist

FROM early 2022, four digital banks will emerge onto Singapore's banking scene. The incumbents are already sounding the battle cry as the Covid-19 crisis marks digital finance as the way forward....

Grab-Singtel group puts cybersecurity at top of digital bank agenda

GRAB and Singtel's consortium is making cybersecurity a top priority for their digital bank. This comes as the new entity faces increasing expectations to prove to regulators and consumers over...

Grab-Singtel digital bank to add 200 local staff by end-2021

THE digital full bank set up by the Grab-Singtel consortium will hire around 200 staff in Singapore by the end of next year to build up a robust banking infrastructure.

Covid-19 makes uneasy bedfellows of Grab and Gojek

THE dominance of Grab over archrival Gojek outside of Indonesia may have become more obvious with Covid-19, and this may be a key factor spurring both South-east Asian unicorns closer towards a...

Startup mentality is saving small businesses

IN early February, things were looking good for Practice San Francisco, a centre offering individual psychotherapy and classes for children and adults that promote physical and mental wellbeing....

Grab in 'position to acquire' amid Gojek merger speculation, says CEO

GRAB is in a position to make acquisitions and is financially strong even in a tough year, the company's chief executive Anthony Tan told staff in an internal note, a day after a report that the...