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Grab emerges as largest VC recipient in the world for Q1 2018

SINGAPORE-based ride hailing giant Grab has emerged as the top recipient of venture capital (VC) investment in the world for Q1 2018 with US$2.5 billion raised in its series G funding.

Spackman eyes 'K Coin' crypto tokens for accessing its entertainment products, services

CATALIST-listed Spackman Entertainment Group has inked a deal for a cryptocurrency token of its own, it said on Wednesday.

Two Singapore unicorns launch Razer Game Store on Lazada

LAZADA and Razer - two Singapore unicorns - on Wednesday announced the launch of the Razer Game Store on Lazada, a new region-centric digital game store.

Latin America's digital economy beckons; will Singapore outfits go?

GETTING there can be a hassle - taking up to 24 hours by plane. Communication will be a bother - with most people there speaking only Portuguese or Spanish. But despite these challenges, the Latin...

Talent index ranks Singapore tops in Asia-Pacific

FOR the fifth straight year, Singapore was tops in attracting and developing talent in the Asia-Pacific region. It was pipped globally only by Switzerland, according to an index compiled by French...

LVMH kicks off start-up scheme

PARIS • France's LVMH wants to be at the starting line in the race to find new business models.

Apsil ends RTO deal to buy Chinese property firm

CATALIST-LISTED Asia-Pacific Strategic Investments (Apsil) - an investment holding company that counts tycoon Oei Hong Leong as a substantial shareholder - has ended a deal to buy a Chinese real...

Hmlet to launch second co-living building near Newton

SINGAPORE - Co-living startup Hmlet is launching its second fully co-living building in Singapore at 6 Sarkies Road in the Newton neighbourhood.

Yotel partners US innovation platform Plug and Play to groom hospitality start-ups

SINGAPORE - Digital-first hospitality group Yotel - which recently opened its first Asian hotel in Singapore - on Tuesday announced that it will partner Silicon Valley's innovation platform Plug...

Anchor Resources, granite quarry lease holder to jointly bid for Malaysia's East Coast Rail Line projects

CATALIST-listed Anchor Resources is tying up with a granite quarry licence holder to tender together for Malaysian East Coast Rail Line projects, it said on Tuesday morning.

 

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