startup

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.

Construction tech startup Novade on paperless crusade with one-stop solutions platform

WHEN he led Autodesk's Asia sales team, Denis Branthonne wanted to sell the engineering and architecture software that his company was famous for.

TranSwap takes aim at remittance business

IN THE crowded but growing space of remittance startups, TranSwap is hoping to stand out by standing up for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Pod Structures launches modular made-in-Singapore homes for multiple markets

MODULAR house builder Pod Structures announced the launch of its MOVIT brand of bespoke homes at an event on Wednesday.

Digital health company Holmusk gets US$9.75m in pre-series A funding

DIGITAL health and data analytics company Holmusk has raised US$9.75 million in pre-series A financing, in a round led by Heritas Venture Fund and participated by new and existing investors.

Couple brings local flavours to potato chips

EVEN though the potato chip market may seem already saturated, husband and wife team Lee Yue Jer and Kee Vern Cheng, both 32, saw a gap in it.

Telehealth startup Doctor Anywhere raises S$5.6m in series A financing

SINGAPORE-based telehealth startup Doctor Anywhere has successfully raised S$5.6 million in a series A financing round, anchored by Kamet Capital Partners.

Singapore tech startup to grow 'Airbnb' of freelancers apps

AFTER 12 years as a research engineer, he found the courage to make a mid-career switch into entrepreneurship.

Cybersecurity firm Sixscape Communications raises S$2m from Tembusu fund

SIXSCAPE Communications, a homegrown developer of secure communication software for desktop and mobile devices, has raised S$2 million in funds from Tembusu ICT Fund I.

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...