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Accelerators pivot to next generation

THE startup ecosystem is at a tipping point, one where accelerators are starting to disrupt themselves.

AI startup ViSenze raises US$10.5m Series B from Rakuten Ventures, SPH Media Fund

SINGAPORE-BASED startup ViSenze has raised US$10.5 million in Series B funding.

Giving SMEs a jumpstart on innovation

WITH the rise of disruptive business models and increasing competition from abroad, moving up the innovation chain is vital to the long-term future of Singapore businesses, particularly the small and...

A*Star to launch Singapore's first open innovation lab

FOR six months now, a first-of-its-kind "open innovation lab" and tech incubator in Singapore has been quietly in play, wooing startups in the medtech and biotech sectors.

Innovfusion personalises pain relief for childbirth

LOCAL medical technology company Innovfusion has created an effective way to manage labour pain. Epiva, the pump they created, in collaboration...

Singapore crowdfunding platform CoAssets lists on ASX

SINGAPORE-BASED real estate and debt crowdfunding platform CoAssets on Monday announced that it has listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), after raising AS$6.55 million (S$6.72 million)...

Piyush Gupta, tech entrepreneurs top LinkedIn's Power Profiles list

DBS chief Piyush Gupta, as well as entrepreneurs Roger Egan III (who co-founded online grocer RedMart) and Darius Cheung (head of property portal 99.co), have topped LinkedIn's 2016 Singapore Power...

Startup creates alternative test for cancer

CURRENT cancer screening methods are invasive and costly. Think of the mammographies, endoscopies, or biopsies that are presently done to detect cancer. Local biotechnology start-up Mirxes Pte Ltd is...

Setting the benchmarks for a new paradigm in dialysis

"OUR vision is simple," says AWAK Technologies executive director Neo Kok Beng. "We want to create a new paradigm in dialysis - to enable freedom, so that patients can go where they want, so that...

PM Lee to deliver National Day Rally speech on Aug 21

THIS year's National Day Rally speech will be delivered by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday, Aug 21, at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE).

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019