Would you like to spend forever in the forest?

DEATH comes for all of us, but Silicon Valley has, until recently, not come for death.

Customisable forms make it cheaper, easier for VCs, SMEs to draft business deals

THE Venture Capital Investment Model Agreements (VIMA) comprises a set of standardised documents that makes the process of structuring a deal faster and more cost-efficient for venture capital...

SGInnovate, RB Capital back AI startup’s US$24m funding round

BRITISH artificial-intelligence (AI) firm has raised US$24 million from strategic investors including SGInnovate, the Singapore government's innovation platform, and Singapore-based RB...

Garage takes BT's brand of hard-nosed journalism to startups

THE Business Times is revving up its startup coverage with Garage, a portal that provides news and analysis about the region's booming startup ecosystem.

China's rocket startups go small in age of 'shoebox' satellites

DURING initial tests of their 8.1 m tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a startup led by China's youngest space entrepreneur, used a Kevlar tether to ensure its safe return....

Singapore startup Haulio launches mobile platform, inks MOU with Yang Kee Logistics

HOMEGROWN logistics tech startup Haulio has launched a mobile-based platform, and signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with industry peer Yang Kee Logistics to integrate their resources, the...

Temasek-backed BasisAI unpacks AI 'black box'

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) startup BasisAI is still developing prototypes of its solutions, but it has already assembled a marquee slate of seed investors in Temasek Holdings and Sequoia India.

Taking innovation further afield

HELP is readily available for Australian businesses that are ready to take their brilliant big ideas to Asia but may need an extra hand cracking into the market.

Alchemy raises S$2.5m in pre-Series A funding, sets up foodtech lab

LOCAL startup Alchemy Foodtech has raised S$2.5 million in its pre-Series A round, co-led by Heritas Capital Management and SEEDS Capital, the venture arm of Enterprise Singapore.

More startups have an unfamiliar message for venture capitalists: Get lost

[NEW YORK] On a sunny Saturday morning in New York City a few months ago, a group of 50 startup founders gathered in the dank basement of a Lower East Side bar. They scribbled notes at long tables,...

RHL Ventures makes follow-on investment in startup HealthMetrics

MALAYSIA-based venture capital and multi-family private investment firm RHL Ventures has made an undisclosed follow-on seed investment into healthcare platform startup HealthMetrics.