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Vegan cheese waits for its big moment. These companies want to make it happen

[ZURICH] Fridges across Europe and the US are filled with almond drinks, oat milk and plant-based meat substitutes. So...
Vegan cheese waits for its big moment. These companies want to make it happen

WeWork woes may mean drop in US coworking leases, says landlord

[NEW YORK] The surge in coworking leases that accompanied the rise of WeWork will take a pause in the aftermath of the...
Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Fri, Nov 15, 2019 - 9:41 AM
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BT EXCLUSIVE: SFF X SWITCH

ESG's venture arm SEEDS S$140m in funds over three years

SINGAPORE-BASED venture capital (VC) firm Wavemaker Partners might now be known as one of the handful of VCs...
BT EXCLUSIVE: SFF X SWITCH
Fri, Nov 15, 2019
Fri, Nov 15, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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Trendlines' agrifood VC fund gets US$10m boost from Trendfood

THE Trendlines Group's agrifood venture capital fund, Trendlines Agrifood Fund, got another shot in the arm on Thursday...
Thu, Nov 14, 2019
Thu, Nov 14, 2019 - 11:16 PM
Trendlines' agrifood VC fund gets US$10m boost from Trendfood

Regtech startup Silent Eight raises US$6.2m in oversubscribed Series A round

SINGAPORE-HEADQUARTERED regulatory technology (regtech) startup Silent Eight has raised an oversubscribed US$6.2...
Thu, Nov 14, 2019
Thu, Nov 14, 2019 - 11:41 AM
Regtech startup Silent Eight raises US$6.2m in oversubscribed Series A round

Profiles

Rain or shine, there's no stopping StashAway

EVEN as global markets rumble, robo-advisor StashAway can count on its base of "habitual savers" with nerves of steel...
THE THESIS
Mon, Nov 11, 2019
Mon, Nov 11, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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Spacetech firm Aliena secures S$1.5m, inks partnership with Northern Territory government

WHEN a small satellite is launched into space, its journey does not end there. Air resistance in the Earth's atmosphere...
THE PITCH
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
Mon, Nov 04, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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Opinion

Making ride-hailing safer is going to cost you

[WASHINGTON] Your mother probably told you never to get in a car with a stranger. The multibillion-dollar global ride-...
Wed, Nov 13, 2019
Wed, Nov 13, 2019 - 10:29 AM
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Fast-growing Oyo echoes hype before The We Company's fall

OYO Hotels & Homes might be the fastest-growing big company in the world. Ritesh Agarwal's Indian startup is moving...
COMMENTARY
Tue, Oct 15, 2019
Tue, Oct 15, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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