Startups

SoftBank investing another $4.2b in WeWork

NEW YORK • Co-working office company WeWork has expanded rapidly over its eight-year lifespan, due in part to huge investments from Japan's SoftBank.

Deutsche Bank opens innovation lab in Singapore

Deutsche Bank launched its first Asia-Pacific innovation lab in Singapore yesterday, and will develop ideas with start-ups for its wealth management business.

SoftBank invests another US$3b in co-working giant WeWork

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - WeWork, the co-working office company, has expanded rapidly over its eight-year life span, thanks in part to huge investments from SoftBank of Japan. On Tuesday (Nov 13), it...

MAS launching US$5b fund for private equity and infrastructure investments

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is launching a US$5 billion fund for private market investments, to be managed by top global private equity and infrastructure fund managers.

ShopBack looks to scale up in Australia

SINGAPORE startup ShopBack is wrestling for a larger slice of the e-commerce pie in Australia - the firm's seventh and newest market in Asia-Pacific.

E-payment war morphing from single to paired fighters

THE e-payment fight has taken on a new complexion. Facing each other on the frontlines are no longer single warriors - be it a Super App, fintech startup or financial incumbent - but newly-formed...

Co-living startup Hmlet raises US$6.5m in Series A funding led by Sequoia India

SINGAPORE based co-living platform Hmlet has raised US$6.5 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia India.

Razer Pay to be accepted at Nets unified POS terminals by Q1 next year

SINGAPORE - Razer Pay, the mobile wallet solution by Razer, could soon be accepted at some 40,000 Nets unified point-of-sale (POS) terminals in Singapore.

Go-Jek partners DBS to offer regional payments services

GO-JEK has scored a partnership with DBS Bank for regional payment services ahead of its arrival in Singapore.

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