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Eatery chains woo younger diners with smart technology, hip interiors and better food variety

SINGAPORE - Enter OldTown White Coffee at Suntec City, and the built-in camera in the self-ordering kiosk scans your face. Your name, favourite orders, past purchases, how you take your coffee,...

Homegrown SC Auto launches first made-in-Singapore bus to meet demand for coaches

HOMEGROWN bus designer and manufacturer SC Auto has launched the SC Neustar, a bus designed and built in Singapore from scratch.

Firm operating e-scooter sharing service bags $5m in seed funding

A local firm that operates an electric scooter sharing service has raised $5 million in seed funding.

Proptech startup Propseller raises S$1m in seed round

SINGAPORE proptech startup Propseller has raised S$1 million in seed funding from industry entrepreneurs and senior executives.

Paktor parent raises fresh $34.3m, with Temasek-linked Pavilion Capital among investors

SINGAPORE - Paktor parent M17 Entertainment, which aborted a planned listing this year, announced on Thursday (Dec 6) that it has raised US$25 million (S$34.3 million) in a funding round featuring...

Taiwan vacation rental firm to expand to Singapore, Malaysia after US$7m Series B round led by Alibaba fund

A TAIWAN-BASED vacation rental startup has raised US$7 million in Series B funding, which will be used to expand regionally - including Singapore and Malaysia operations in early 2019.

Cloud start-up Sansan raises $36m to boost South-east Asia, Japan presence

SINGAPORE - Tokyo-based cloud start-up Sansan has raised three billion yen (S$36 million) in Series E funding for its business, as it looks to expand into South-east Asia, starting with Singapore...

Singapore sprouts innovation centres

PUTTING on your thinking cap? Some professionals can now do so in dedicated "innovation centres", which are springing up islandwide. At least 25 such facilities have opened since last year, with...

Cybersecurity industry sees large salary increases amid talent crunch

A DEARTH of cybersecurity talent plaguing Singapore has resulted in local industry salary increases of up to 40 per cent compared to last year.

 

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