Foreign unicorns here juicing up market for high-tech skills

THE growing pool of foreign unicorns in Singapore is adding magic to the local market for highly-skilled jobs.

Singapore-backed AI startup Taiger wins US$25m from investors

[HONG KONG] Taiger, a Singapore-backed artificial intelligence (AI) startup whose clients include Bank of America, AIA Group and Banco Santander, has raised US$25 million of funding for its...

Tencent and Paytm to invest US$100m in video startup

TENCENT Holdings Ltd and Paytm plan to invest about US$100 million in Indian streaming service MX Player, according to a person familiar with the matter, as local and foreign companies compete for...

Startups can speed up growth with aid from Accelerating Asia

STARTUPS around Asia are set to springboard their businesses through Accelerating Asia's (AA) accelerator programme.

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...