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Coronavirus prompts layoffs at e-scooter startup Bird

[SAN FRANCISCO] Electric-scooter startup Bird on Friday said it is laying off nearly a third of its workforce to...
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
Sat, Mar 28, 2020 - 9:45 AM
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Instacart gig workers threaten walkoff over virus safety

[SAN FRANCISCO] A group claiming to represent gig workers for grocery delivery startup Instacart called for a walkout...
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
Sat, Mar 28, 2020 - 7:09 AM
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SoftBank's bet on sharing economy backfires with Covid-19

MASAYOSHI Son has been among the most fervent believers in the sharing economy, investing billions in startups that...
PERSPECTIVE
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
Sat, Mar 28, 2020 - 5:50 AM
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WeWork says virus will hamper ability to hit 2020 targets

[SAN FRANCISCO] WeWork says it doesn't expect to hit its 2020 financial targets as it grapples with the coronavirus...
Fri, Mar 27, 2020
Fri, Mar 27, 2020 - 12:38 PM
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The healthcare startup that's fast-tracking drone delivery

[SAN FRANCISCO] In early March, a hospital in Rwanda needed blood urgently for a patient with a leg injury. The patient...
The healthcare startup that's fast-tracking drone delivery

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

Can S-E Asia beat the 80/20 rule of venture capital?

CONVENTIONAL wisdom in the Venture Capital (VC) business is that a small percentage of investments generate the...
Tue, Feb 25, 2020
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 - 5:50 AM
Can S-E Asia beat the 80/20 rule of venture capital?

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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