startups

EDBI joins dental 3D printing firm's latest funding round

SINGAPORE Economic Development Board corporate investment arm EDBI is among the investors in dental 3D printing firm Structo's latest funding round, which closes on Oct 15, EDBI told The Business...

SGInnovate has put $40m into deep-tech firms since inception

Government-owned venture firm SGInnovate has racked up an impressive strike rate since its inception almost three years ago.

Singapore startups get access to India tech ecosystem with Global Innovation Alliance

SINGAPORE'S technology startups can now get access to India's growing innovation ecosystem through the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) network, which has expanded into Bangalore.

WeWork collapse a welcome step towards sanity in venture space

The tech and startup ecosystem needs a sanity check. The fall from grace of WeWork's parent company is unlikely to catalyse a full reckoning in that market, but it does bring it a step closer...

Co-working space for biotech start-ups in S'pore to be launched next month

With pastel-coloured walls, neon decorations and plush sofas, a co-working space in Biopolis can be mistaken for a cafe or a blogshop's retail outlet.

Business card management firm Sansan to expand operations in Singapore and region

SINGAPORE - Local cleaning equipment company SuperSteam was struggling to organise the contact information of potential clients and suppliers, especially after hosting exhibitions where it would...

Digital payment service firm OVO is Indonesia's fifth unicorn, minister says

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Digital payment service firm OVO has become the fifth Indonesian unicorn, as the company is now valued at more than US$1 billion (S$1.38 billion),...

What important innovation or idea is being overlooked today?

EVERYONE wants an early glimpse of the next big thing, a peek into the future. So we went to Asia to ask some leading investors, financiers, and technology executives for their take on what the...

Silicon Valley's mantra of spend big, grow fast? It's changing

[SAN FRANCISCO] Fred Wilson, a venture capitalist at Union Square Ventures, recently published a blog post titled "The Great Public Market Reckoning". In it, he argued that the narrative that had...

Habitat banks on premium items for store revamp

Troubled retail start-up Honestbee is looking to reverse its fortunes as it embarks on a restructuring process.

Honestbee still has potential: Key investor

Honestbee is still churning through the cash as it moves to restructure the business following the four-month debt moratorium it was granted last month.