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Golden Gate Ventures rolls out dedicated US$10m fund for blockchain investments

GOLDEN Gate Ventures (GGV) - a Singapore-based venture capital firm that has invested in startups like Carousell and MoneySmart - is launching a dedicated fund for blockchain investments.

2 in 3 SMEs likely to go cashless by 2023: OCBC poll

TWO in three small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are likely to go cashless by 2023, according to an OCBC survey which polled 200 such companies.

FastJobs kiosk helps older workers find temporary, part-time jobs

RADIN MAS residents seeking temporary, part-time and contract jobs can now browse and apply for jobs in their neighbourhood via SMS.

For Singapore startups, India is a land of fintech opportunities

A HUGE 1.3 billion population, strong government support for going cashless, and an "existential crisis" faced by traditional financial institutions (FIs), are among the factors that make India a...

Turning ships into speedboats - what startups can teach big business

THERE are many advantages to being a big business - the benefit of scale; resources to multiply the impact of decisions; the choice of top talent; and the ability to shape the direction of the...

Infrastructure gaps in region mean business for Singapore SMEs

IF YOU were to order a can of Coke on a remote holiday island in the Philippines at midday, chances are it won't be cold.

BM Mobility launches first electric bike-sharing service in Malaysia

MAINBOARD-LISTED BM Mobility Ltd has launched the first electric bike-sharing service in Malaysia at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, using its own brand of bicycles, Revgo.

Tech, e-commerce startup Synagie debuts on Catalist at S$0.265 a share

HOMEGROWN e-commerce startup Synagie Corporation debuted trading on the Catalist board on Wednesday, trading at a high of S$0.275 in the early morning.

Towards a regional e-payment platform

AS Asean seeks to establish Southeast Asia as a regional trade bloc, connectivity and seamless movement of trade are requisites. Enabling infrastructure such as Internet connectivity and...

Business prospects dim for second half; small firms to be badly hit

BUSINESS conditions took a turn for the worse in the second quarter, following two straight quarters of rapid growth, according to the latest Business Times-Singapore University of Social Sciences...

 

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