startups

Start-up looks to help smaller commercial facilities reduce energy consumption

Mr Jason Tang was troubled that commercial facilities left their machines running even when they were not required.

Crescent Cove Advisors launching special purpose acquisition company to target S-E Asian tech firms

SAN FRANCISCO-based tech investment firm Crescent Cove Advisors, founded by Singaporean Heng Jun Hong, has filed confidentially to launch a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) targeting...

Singapore's Sea plans to buy another small lender in Indonesia

Singapore technology start-up Sea is planning to buy another small bank in Indonesia, after news broke last week that it has acquired Bank Kesejahteraan Ekonomi, a small institution founded by...

Rethinking mental health: wellness startups and apps on the upswing

A year of lockdowns, remote working and prolonged periods of physical distancing has driven consumers' demand for healthcare at their fingertips. Digital tools centered on mental health and...

Innovation centre to develop Singapore as base for advanced manufacturers

AN innovation centre aimed at boosting the competitiveness of Singapore's electronics and advanced manufacturing sector was launched on Tuesday at Changi Business Park.

New centre to help tech start-ups bring products to market faster

Singapore technology start-ups looking to deploy their artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things products and solutions can do so much faster with help from the new PlanetSpark...

Asset platform Zipmex raises US$6m in new funding round

SINGAPORE-BASED digital asset exchange Zipmex has closed a US$6 million funding round, the trading platform announced on Tuesday.

Singapore gets new innovation centre in boost to advanced manufacturing sector

AN innovation centre in Changi Business Park launched on Tuesday will aim at boosting the competitiveness of Singapore's electronics and advanced manufacturing sector.

Garage's 10 startups to watch in 2021

Lockdowns may have eased, and deals in the startup space are picking up. The tech community is headed for an exciting 2021, with many potential deals, mergers and acquisitions, as well as public...

S'pore firm's robot baristas to serve up coffee in Japan

Local start-up Crown Technologies has secured an investment from a subsidiary of East Japan Railway Company, which will boost the deployment of its robot baristas at selected JR East train...

Local and loving it

VACCINATIONS against Covid-19 mark some good news to start the year with but it'll still be sometime before we can start waving our passports again. In the meantime, staying in is still the...