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Fintech startup Currencycloud raises US$80m; to open Singapore office in 2020

[NEW YORK] London-based financial technology startup Currencycloud has raised US$80 million in funding from strategic...
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Mon, Jan 27, 2020 - 8:56 AM
Fintech startup Currencycloud raises US$80m; to open Singapore office in 2020

SoftBank-backed CloudMinds slashes workforce amid cash burn: sources

[TOKYO] SoftBank-backed cloud robotics and artificial intelligence startup CloudMinds is slashing its global workforce...
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Mon, Jan 27, 2020 - 8:11 AM
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WeWork inks NY office space deal with SoftBank-backed Gympass

[NEW YORK] WeWork has signed a deal to provide space to 250 employees of gym membership app company Gympass in New York...
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Mon, Jan 27, 2020 - 6:53 AM
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Soho House ex-backer bets on millennials with new fund

[LONDON] Active Partners Investments, a former backer of private members' club Soho House, has raised £100 million...
Sat, Jan 25, 2020
Sat, Jan 25, 2020 - 10:00 AM
Soho House ex-backer bets on millennials with new fund

Tiger Global raises US$3.75b for 12th venture fund

[NEW YORK] For the second time, Tiger Global Management has raised US$3.75 billion for a venture fund as investors...
Sat, Jan 25, 2020
Sat, Jan 25, 2020 - 8:40 AM
Tiger Global raises US$3.75b for 12th venture fund

Profiles

Insectta sees a big future from small insects

IN THE years to come, semiconductors used in devices such as phones and computers, and protein and probiotics used in...
THE PITCH
Thu, Jan 02, 2020
Thu, Jan 02, 2020 - 5:50 AM
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Urban farm Meod aims to boost sales of sustainable greens

WITH a mission to provide healthier, greener produce for Singaporeans, urban farming company Meod, a unit of Catalist-...
THE PITCH
Wed, Jan 01, 2020
Wed, Jan 01, 2020 - 5:50 AM
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Opinion

E-payment firms have to collaborate to succeed

ASIA-Pacific's e-commerce boom has given rise to a vibrant digital payments landscape, yet the race for attention and...
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Tue, Jan 21, 2020 - 5:50 AM
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Why AI needs to be regulated

GROWING up in India, I was fascinated by technology. Each new invention changed my family's life in meaningful ways...
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Tue, Jan 21, 2020 - 5:50 AM
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