Keppel handpicks 'young guns' to refresh top jobs in key units

IN ONE of the biggest management reshuffles at Keppel Corp - maybe even for Singapore Inc - the conglomerate unveiled top-level changes at three key business units plus several senior executive...

Temasek launches vehicle to super-charge agriculture, food deals

TEMASEK International is setting up a new vehicle to help accelerate and manage agricultural and food investments as part of a multibillion-dollar push into the market.

Covid-19 unlocks new interest in healthtech and edtech sectors: report

NEW frontiers in the digital economy such as healthtech and edtech have hit their inflexion points, as the Covid-19 pandemic has unlocked new interest from investors and lowered old barriers,...

S-E Asia's Internet growth to stay flat amid pandemic

DESPITE an addition of 40 million new users and an increase in online usage, South-east Asia's Internet economy is expected to achieve US$105 billion in gross merchandise value (GMV) this year,...

Unicorn funding drops from 2018 high; strong growth for early-stage deals

FUNDING for unicorns in South-east Asia has tapered from a 2018 high, as investors start to shy away from heavy cash-consuming businesses.

Singapore's Internet economy drops 24% in 2020; Vietnam, Indonesia see double-digit growth

DIGITAL economies in Vietnam and Indonesia managed double-digit growth despite headwinds from the Covid-19 pandemic, although Singapore's fell 24 per cent to US$9 billion.

South-east Asia's Internet economy on track to pass US$300b by 2025: report

DESPITE a challenging economic climate brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, South-east Asia's Internet economy is still on track to exceed US$300 billion by 2025, in line with previous...

Temasek invests in China fund aimed at developing agrifood technology

TEMASEK Holdings is making a further push into the agrifood space, with its participation in the US$30 million first close of a new fund to develop agrifood technology in China.

Temasek, Heritas Capital invest in China agrifood tech fund by Bits x Bites

CHINESE venture capital Bits x Bites has achieved the US$30 million first close of its new US$70 million fund to grow agrifood technology in China.

Nanofilm's IPO shares priced at S$2.59, promising market cap of S$1.7b

NANOFILM Technologies, the spin-off company of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on Friday lodged its final prospectus, offering 77.2 million shares at S$2.59 each for placement in its...

NTU's nanofilm spin-off may raise up to S$510m in IPO

NANYANG Technological University's (NTU) spin-off company Nanofilm Technologies is heading for a mainboard listing on the Singapore Exchange with Temasek Holdings as a substantial shareholder.