CATEGORY: Singapore

From Archives: Meet Wellnessly, an online marketplace for beauty and wellness

By Donna Louisse | Jul 18, 2015

The online health and beauty counterpart to Hungrygowhere, this Singapore-based platform allows users to sort and choose between the good and the bad, one review at a time Read More trolls rival PropertyGuru at annual agent meetup

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 15, 2015

Staff from online property portal were spotted trolling the annual agent summit of its fierce rival, PropertyGuru Read More

Medtech startup Innovfusion wins inaugural Singapore Startup Challenge

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 15, 2015

The winner has created a smart device to help pregnant women during labour, has a chance to compete at Techventure International Startup Challenge Read More

Jungle Ventures leads US$2.3M funding in India's Mobikon

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 15, 2015

The customer engagement F&B startup will be using the cash to automate their marketing platform Read More

Singapore's fintech startup fastacash raises US$15M in Series B

By Yon Heong Tung | Jul 14, 2015

fastacash will use funds to ramp up scaling, accelerate consumer usage, innovation and expand its global reach Read More

Temasek's Indian unit InnoVen Capital to expand to Singapore

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 14, 2015

The Mumbai-based venture debt fund recently earmarked credit of up to US$50 million for investments in the current fiscal Read More

Singapore dating app Paktor swipes right into a US$7.5M Series B

By Yon Heong Tung | Jul 14, 2015

Paktor will use funds to bring in new blood and expand its presence in Asia, with a goal of hitting 15 million users by next year Read More

8-year-old Singaporean wins 2015 Doodle 4 Google competition

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 10, 2015

Winner Moh Journ Haydn's Doodle will appear on Google's homepage on Singapore's National Day on August 9 Read More

[UPDATE] PropertyGuru acquires ePropertyTrack for an undisclosed amount

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 09, 2015

The acquisition of sales and marketing company ePropertyTrack comes on the back of a US$130 million investment Read More

Indonesia's Bridestory moves into Singapore with MediaCorp partnership

By Iris Leung | Jul 09, 2015

After raising a Series A round four months ago, Bridestory moves into affluent neighboring market Singapore in a joint venture with MediaCorp Read More

[Update] LVMH-owned Sephora acquires beauty retailer Luxola

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 08, 2015

The investment amount has not been revealed. Till date, Luxola has raised US$15.6 million in four rounds of funding Read More

Singapore's fin-tech startup Toast raising US$750K seed

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jul 08, 2015

Toast is already halfway to closing its seed round, and ultimately has bigger plans to hit a US$60 million valuation at Series A to take on global remittance market Read More

IDA announces fourth telco license; MyRepublic "very excited"

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 07, 2015

In a landmark announcement, Singapore's IDA has announced the availability of a fourth telco license with leading candidate MyRepublic going in guns blazing Read More

Op-ed: An American's first look at an Asian tech conference

By Worth Smith | Jul 06, 2015

After a whirlwind two days, entrepreneur Worth Smith has these observations about Echelon Asia Summit 2015 -- his prejudice changed to pride Read More

Sendhelper wants US$300K to take on Helpling in Singapore

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jul 06, 2015

Does Rocket-Internet-backed market incumbent Helpling really face any threat from underdog Sendhelper? Co-founder Maximillian Loosen thinks so Read More

[Update] Foodpanda's offices in Singapore raided by police: source

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jul 06, 2015

The Rocket Internet-backed company has formally denied the rumour in a statement sent to e27 today Read More

Singapore's fin-tech startup Call Levels is raising US$500K

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jul 03, 2015

The startup expects to close the bridge round in the coming weeks. It has earlier raised US$140K from industry veteran Timothy Teo and private hedge fund managers Read More

Ratan Tata joins Jungle Ventures as Special Advisor

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 02, 2015

Tata recently turned serial investor and has invested in half-a-dozen e-commerce companies in India, besides Xiaomi Read More

Life.SREDA, Marvelstone eye Korea with joint US$20M fund

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jul 01, 2015

The joint fund will invest into fin-tech startups between US$1M-US$5M at Series A stage, with an initial focus on Korea Read More

GrabTaxi raising US$200M funding at US$1.5B valuation

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 01, 2015

Round is being led by Coatue Management LLC, with participation from existing investors SoftBank, Tiger Global, as per The Wall Street Journal Read More

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