Cybersecurity startup Aiculus raises US$670,000 led by Cocoon Capital, angel investor

AICULUS, a Singapore-based software security provider, has raised US$670,000 in a seed funding round led by early-stage venture capital firm Cocoon Capital and an angel investor.

Clearbridge Health's Philippine unit reports 8 cases of Covid-19

PRECISION medicine firm Clearbridge Health on Wednesday said eight people comprising patients and staff had tested positive for the novel coronavirus at its medical centre in Manila.

Robinhood has lured young traders, sometimes with devastating results

[SAN FRANCISCO] Richard Dobatse, a Navy medic in San Diego, dabbled infrequently in stock trading. But his behaviour changed in 2017 when he signed up for Robinhood, a trading app that made buying...

Total disclosed PE and VC deal value down 65% in Q1: EY

PRIVATE equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) activity in South-east Asia was sluggish in the first quarter of 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, though investments in some segments are expected to...

S-E Asia's first S Korean startup centre opens in Singapore, focuses on fintech, cyber security

SOUTH-EAST Asia's first South Korean startup centre was officially opened in Singapore on Wednesday, with a focus on fintech and cyber security.

Don Don Donki to open ninth Singapore outlet

JAPANESE retailer Don Don Donki, which opened an outlet in Jurong in January, is currently set to open one more store in Singapore, putting it on track to hit its goal of 10 stores in the Republic...

Winding-up petitions filed against PappaRich Group

TWO winding-up petitions were filed against food chain operator PappaRich group, an indirect subsidiary of Australian-based food and beverage (F&B) ST Group Food Holdings.

Hotels target staycations, as every bit helps

HOTELS in Singapore are rolling out promotions for locals looking for a staycation, and are confident of interest among locals for a holiday away from home.

Reimagining learning post-pandemic

SINCE the world's first modern office buildings were invented in the 1700s, running a business is synonymous with a workforce centralised within a brick-and-mortar workplace. It has taken a global...

Sports Link buckles under overdue debts

RETAILER Sports Link Holdings has been ordered to be wound up upon an application by supplier Adidas Singapore over S$1 million in overdue trade payables. The retailer with total debts amounting...


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