tech layoffs

Pandemic digital boom: Some tech firms hiring boldly to capture growth

SOME tech companies are still hiring boldly as they move to capture growth in online verticals that are flourishing as a result of a digital boom amid the pandemic, even as a majority of their...

Online lending startup Oriente cuts over 25% of team

ONLINE lending startup Oriente on Friday confirmed that it laid off under 100 employees in June in a reduction exercise undertaken in batches from the fourth quarter of 2019.

Fashion rental startup Style Theory cuts staff

FASHION rental startup Style Theory has laid off at least 28 of its employees in Indonesia and Singapore, representing about 10 per cent of its workforce, sources told BT.

Skyscanner to downsize Singapore marketing team

TRAVEL booking firm Skyscanner is set to downsize its marketing division in Singapore, as it plans to centralise the function in the United Kingdom, a company spokesperson told The Business Times...

Skyscanner to cut Singapore marketing headcount amid global layoffs

TRAVEL-booking firm Skyscanner is set to downsize its marketing division in Singapore, as it plans to centralise its marketing division in the United Kingdom amid global layoffs, a company...

Zilingo cuts Singapore and global headcount, puts Singapore HQ up for rent

FASHION commerce and technology startup Zilingo has laid off another 11 employees in Singapore as part of a 12 per cent global cut to its staffing, and had briefly put its Singapore office up for...

Gojek cuts 9% of staff, shuts non-core verticals amid Covid-19 pressures

INDONESIAN ride-hailing firm Gojek is laying off 430 employees, representing 9 per cent of its regional headcount, while shutting down non-core verticals.

Gojek cuts 9% of staff; shutters GoLife and physical F&B verticals

INDONESIAN ride-hailing firm Gojek is laying off 430 employees, representing 9 per cent of its regional headcount, and shutting down non-core verticals as it faces financial pressure amid the...

Grab layoffs highlight cost burden when startups grow heavier

AMID the economic downturn, homegrown tech firm Grab has cut 5 per cent of its workforce, but will "double down" on the delivery segment by redeploying more talent there, chief executive Anthony...

Grab to cut 5% of workforce amid Covid-19 pressures

SUPER-APP player Grab will be laying off about 360 employees - representing just under 5 per cent of its workforce - due to financial pressures arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, chief executive...

Grab set to announce layoffs: sources

[SINGAPORE] South-east Asian ride-hailing and payments firm Grab is set to announce layoffs on Tuesday, sources told Reuters.