Jan 18, 2019 08:43 PM

NUS to invest S$1.5 million to co-create 15 deep-tech startups

THE National University of Singapore (NUS) will invest up to S$1.5 million to help 15 teams of graduate students, post-...
Jan 18, 2019 09:00 AM

Event planning platform Delegate raises US$1m in pre-Series A round

SINGAPORE online event planning platform Delegate has closed a US$1 million pre-series A funding round. The round was...
Jan 17, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

Insurers tap startup platforms to open new distribution channels

LURED by the promise of a large user base and a well of data to tap, insurance companies are tying up with non-...
Jan 17, 2019 05:50 AM

'Baby Shark' startup to roll out more kiddie entertainment 

"BABY Shark (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo)" is the YouTube sensation that's been viewed more than two billion...
Jan 16, 2019 09:03 AM

Grab in JV with China's ZhongAn to distribute insurance products in South-east Asia

HOPING to tap a fast-growing market, Grab has entered into a joint venture (JV) with a subsidiary of Chinese Internet-...
Jan 16, 2019 08:11 AM

SoftBank Ventures hires veteran banker Seung Lee as CFO

SOFTBANK Ventures Asia has appointed Seung Lee as its new chief financial officer (CFO) to oversee the management of...
Jan 16, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

ESG, partners to pump over S$90m into agri-food tech

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) investment arm Seeds Capital has appointed seven co-investment partners to pump more than S$...
Jan 16, 2019 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

TRIVE spots a blue ocean in S-E Asia for NeuroTrend's grey matter

IN November 2018, South-east Asia-focused venture firm TRIVE led a US$1.5 million seed funding round into NeuroTrend, a...
Jan 15, 2019 03:35 PM

Driverless car startup Zoox taps former Intel's exec as new CEO

[NEW YORK] Autonomous driving startup Zoox Inc. named former Intel Corp. executive Aicha Evans as chief executive...
Jan 15, 2019 10:03 AM

Seeds Capital, partners to co-invest over S$90m in agri-food tech startups

ENTERPRISE Singapore investment arm Seeds Capital has appointed seven co-investment partners to pump more than S$90...
Jan 15, 2019 05:50 AM

How can South-east Asia produce more unicorns?

FUELLED by talented and experienced entrepreneurs, South-east Asia is fast becoming a leading innovation destination...
Jan 14, 2019 04:08 PM

Singapore’s online businesses most globalised, but government policies a hurdle: poll

SINGAPORE is home to the highest percentage of online businesses selling globally, according to a report published by...
Jan 14, 2019 03:49 PM
THE THESIS

Venture firm TRIVE spots a blue ocean in S-E Asia for NeuroTrend's grey matter

IN November 2018, South-east Asia-focused venture firm TRIVE led a US$1.5 million seed funding round into NeuroTrend, a...