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Japan's Dream Incubator to launch US$100m fund in S'pore, region

THIS June, Tokyo-listed venture firm Dream Incubator (DI) will launch a US$100 million fund in Singapore and the region, having set its sights on emerging companies here for almost a decade now, BT...

Singapore startup Mesitis bags US$3m in Series A funding

HOMEGROWN fintech (financial technology) startup Mesitis, whose product Canopy is a personal financial data aggregation platform for high net worth individuals, has bagged US$3 million in Series A...

iflix launches in Malaysia, the Philippines

IFLIX, a video-on-demand (VOD) service founded by Singapore-born Internet entrepreneur Patrick Grove, on Wednesday made its global debut in Malaysia and the Philippines.

Singapore settles for slower growth for rest of decade

FOR the rest of the decade, the Singapore economy will grow at a slower-than-expected pace of 2-4 per cent per year - a downgrade from the 3-5 per cent expansion initially envisaged.

Singapore core inflation at its lowest in 5 years

APRIL might have become part of the longest consecutive period of declining prices since 2009, and registered the lowest core inflation reading in five years - but neither will change the fundamental...

South Korea's Yello Digital Marketing buys majority stake in Gushcloud

SOUTH Korean digital marketing group Yello Digital Marketing (YDM) has acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based digital marketing startup Gushcloud in a "multi-million dollar deal", the latter...

Government announces new collaborative industry projects for SMEs

MORE than 400 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across multiple industries in Singapore will benefit from better access to technology innovations and new digital marketing channels, thanks to...

Crowdfunding comes to S'pore real estate

IT'S NOT just start-ups, tech projects and social campaigns anymore. Crowdfunding in Singapore has embraced a new asset class: real estate - nascent even in countries such as the United States,...

Jump-starts for Spintronics and S'pore-based startups

SINGAPORE'S tech ecosystem is primed for a leg-up, as a consortium for an up-and-coming technology and a locally based startup on Tuesday announced multi-million-dollar jump-starts.

Crowdlending provides new financing option for SMEs

CROWDLENDING, otherwise known as peer-to-peer lending or debt crowdfunding, is increasingly a viable source of alternative financing for SMEs and startups here, what with the launch of new...

 

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Closes June 1, 2018