Stiff competition for Grab, Razer and Jack Ma in Singapore digital bank bid

(BLOOMBERG) - The much-anticipated arrival of virtual banking in Singapore is unlikely to be an "aha" moment for consumer finance, but corporate banking will be different. One should expect...

Surprise partnerships can create new niche banking services

SINGAPORE'S latest contenders for a digital banking licence may have included several names that are left-of-field to banking, but diverse partnerships are needed to offer niche, untapped services...

Singapore digital bank wannabes must prove they can make money

[SINGAPORE] Grab Holdings and gaming company Razer will need to demonstrate how their millions of users can help them generate profits if the two technology firms are to win one of Singapore's...

Razer mulls digibank retail licence but notes tight Dec 31 deadline

RAZER is still mulling over applying for a Singapore digital banking licence but if it proceeds to meet the Dec 31 deadline, the gaming lifestyle brand will be gunning for one of two retail...

Razer's fintech arm adds ex-DBS innovation chief to board of advisers

RAZER Fintech, the financial technology arm of gaming hardware manufacturer Razer Inc, has appointed former DBS chief innovation officer Neal Cross as its advisory board member.

Startups may scale back top gun packages as they set sights on profit

IN THE fierce competition for talent, how do unicorns like Grab and Razer lure top guns away from more established businesses? With "offers they cannot refuse".

Grab remains focused on Asean, HK unrest does not deter Klook and Razer: Panel

SINGAPORE - The Asean region is a goldmine of opportunities, and it is a region that technology company Grab calls home and knows best, said the company's co-founder Tan Hooi Ling.

Koh Boon Hwee joins Razer's fintech arm as adviser

SINGAPORE - Razer Fintech, the financial technology arm of gaming hardware manufacturer Razer Inc, has appointed veteran corporate leader and venture capitalist Koh Boon Hwee to its advisory board...

Ex-GIC heavyweights bring heft to tech startups

SINGAPORE-BASED tech startups the likes of Razer and Grab are increasingly tapping GIC heavyweights to help steer their strategies forward.

Razer committing S$10m to boost Singapore gaming, e-sports

RAZER will be committing S$10 million in funding towards the Singapore gaming and e-sports scene over the next 12 months, its chief executive Tan Min-Liang said.

Go West: Tech firms in Singapore setting up bases in south-western corridor

IN the last seven months, two of South-east Asia's best-known unicorns announced expansion plans with new addresses in the same neighbourhood.