investment

Innovative start-ups can tap $285m fund

Promising start-ups here can now apply for special funding earmarked for them in the Fortitude Budget, Singapore's fourth Budget this year.

Investing with an eye towards recovery

Direct action by global central banks and governments around the world to breathe life back into distressed markets provided a lift to financial markets last week, with Wall Street's main indexes...

Telco start-up Circles.Life snags funding from Warburg Pincus

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Singapore-based telco start-up Circles.Life announced on Tuesday (Feb 11) it has received funding in an equity round from global private equity (PE) firm Warburg...

Investing around the known unknown of the coronavirus

The World Health Organisation has declared the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak a global emergency.

Investing time to grow a start-up

Business director Ezline Lee moved back to full-time work as she saw huge potential in the new artificial intelligence-driven world.

UK-based fintech raises $108m, plans to open office in Singapore

NEW YORK • London-based financial technology start-up Currencycloud, which powers cross-border payments for a number of popular finance apps, plans to open an office in Singapore after having...

UOB's private equity arm co-leads $42m investment in Thai fintech

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - UOB Venture Management, the private equity unit of UOB, has co-led a US$31.2 million (S$42.2 million) Series A funding round for Bangkok-based fintech start-up...

A look at global investment juggernaut BlackRock

NEW YORK (AFP) - BlackRock, sometimes called the most powerful company you have never heard of, has grown exponentially since its founding in 1988, especially since the 2008 financial crisis.

Short-term thinking is poisoning American business

In 2007, Mr James Rogers did the unthinkable. As chief executive of Duke Energy, one of the largest coal-powered utilities in the United States, he lobbied for the passage of aggressive cap-and-...

World may be days away from best asset returns in a decade

LONDON • Unless a once-in-a-decade reversal hits, investors are about to book once-in-a-decade returns.

S'pore-Nanjing project spurs closer work on tech solutions

A collaboration between Singapore and China to build a fourth-generation city has brought the two countries closer together to work on areas like artificial intelligence, said Singapore Chinese...