startup valuation

Singapore startup founders need time to turn US$1.8b equity to real gains

THE recent listing of Singapore's Nanofilm turned the founder, a former academic, and his wife into billionaires overnight - they may not be the last, going by numbers compiled by The Business...

Asean-focused VCs face fund-raising challenges: report

VENTURE capital (VC) firms focused on South-east Asia have raised US$1.33 billion in capital commitments in the first quarter of 2020, more than triple from the same period a year ago, according...

Discipline is the name of the game as startup valuations soar

A YEAR of shake-ups in the venture capital (VC) industry has spurred VC firms in South-east Asia to train a watchful eye on rapidly rising valuations.

Private market for startups getting frothy; correction expected 'soon'

THE private market for startups is getting increasingly frothy and might be headed for a correction, warned panellists at the Private Equity Tech Conference on Wednesday.