investment

Tookitaki raises $26m in Series A funding

Singapore-based regulatory tech firm Tookitaki has raised US$19.2 million (S$26.2 million) in Series A funding as it seeks to expand its presence in international markets.

Tough early years helped entrepreneur Adren How succeed

Entrepreneur Adren How grew up in a family where every penny counted, so he understood the value of money very early on.

Fintechs in S'pore draw majority of funding in region: Report

Fintech firms here have continued to attract the lion's share of global funding among Asean countries, cementing Singapore's status as the sector's regional hub.

Temasek injects more money into UK start-up pureLiFi

SINGAPORE - Singapore state investment firm Temasek Holdings has pumped more money into an Edinburgh-headquartered start-up that delivers high-speed and secure internet through light, instead of...

Singapore fintechs get lion's share of investments to Asean countries: Report

SINGAPORE - Financial technology (fintech) firms in Singapore continued to attract the lion's share of global funding among Asean countries, and the Republic remains the preferred base for fintech...

Owner of parenting portal theAsianparent gets 7-figure sum more in funding

SINGAPORE - Tickled Media, owner of parenting portal theAsianparent, has raised an additional seven-figure sum in Series C funding from the Mirae Asset-Naver New Growth Fund, set up by Mirae Asset...

Diversity is key strategy in growing his wealth

When Mr Darien Tan started his second business, he didn't think he would be working until 3 o'clock in the morning as it was merely a side project.

Schneider Electric commits $16m to help S'pore firms

Schneider Electric said yesterday that it is committing at least $16 million over the next four years to incubate and develop up to four Singapore-based companies with global growth potential.

Holding cash may mean risky business

The renewed decline in yields and cash rates across global markets in recent weeks leaves investors in a conundrum.

WeWork prefers JPMorgan lifeline to rescue by SoftBank

NEW YORK • WeWork's bankers are pitching investors on what would be one of the riskiest junk debt offerings in recent years - potentially giving the co-working start-up giant's top private...

Fintech investments in Singapore cross billion-dollar mark

Financial technology start-ups raised more money in the first nine months of this year than in the whole of last year.