Startups

Grab extends hawker-food delivery programme to 16 more locations

GRAB is expanding its pilot programme that lets the customers of hawkers order food from a few stalls within the same hawker centre and pay just one delivery fee.

Palantir files for direct listing as tech IPOs surge

PALANTIR Technologies Inc, the data-mining company backed by tech billionaire Peter Thiel, broke years of suspense by filing to go public through a direct listing. The Denver-based company applied...

Gaming firm Razer eyes overseas markets to grow fintech business

Gaming company Razer hopes to introduce a digital banking business overseas even as it awaits the outcome of its application for a digital full-bank licence here.

Ex-honestbee staff in separate entity seeking unpaid wages

SOME former employees of honestbee who had their employment contracts transferred in November to a separate entity owned by former honestbee chief executive Ong Lay Ann have filed claims against...

Quicker cut-off will surface better startups

A SHORT three-month time frame for the new venture building track under the Startup SG Founder programme is a vital key in helping stakeholders separate promising startups from the rest, said...

Only sustainable tech startups can drive jobs growth

THE net effect that tech startups have on job creation is still hazy amid the pandemic. On Thursday, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced that startups, including those in the tech sector...

Nearly 5,500 openings at Singapore startups under SGUnited Jobs and Skills scheme so far

MID-CAREER workers in Professional Conversion Programmes made up half of the 330 new workers taken in by startups under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package from April to June.

Bigger $50,000 grant for first-time entrepreneurs among more help for local start-ups

A three-month venture building programme has also been introduced to help start-ups get their innovative ideas off the ground.

Industry mentors lend support via sharing sessions, resource banks

Mentors in Singapore's start-up ecosystem have taken workshops online and set up resource banks to help entrepreneurs deal with challenges stemming from the pandemic.

Start-ups can seize growth opportunities amid pandemic

These are tough times to be running a business but the coronavirus pandemic has created opportunities across the economy that are tailor-made for nimble Singapore start-ups that can attract...