CATEGORY: Singapore

Coda Payments joins hands with BitX to provide Bitcoin payment gateway

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 05, 2015

Coda's partnership with BitX will enable merchants and customers in Southeast Asia to use Bitcoin for online transactions Read More

Mexican fintech startup meXBT acquires Singapore's Coin Republic

By Yon Heong Tung | Aug 03, 2015

meXBT will accelerate its expansion into Asia and Latin America, and target trading SMEs with this move Read More

Exclusive: NFQ Asia wants to be a technical VC for mid-stage startups

By Elaine Huang | Aug 03, 2015

Led by Joseph Ziegler and Lars Jankowfsky, NFQ Asia is a venture builder that wants to bridge the gap between funding and scaling Read More

Singapore-based PandaBed wants to make home-sharing like OkCupid

By Yon Heong Tung | Jul 31, 2015

PandaBed aims to create a more personalised homestay experience by matching homeowners and guests based on their compatibility Read More

2 essentials of a successful entrepreneurial ecosystem

By Lili Torok | Jul 31, 2015

Understanding how ecosystems evolve can provide policymakers, VCs and entrepreneurs with valuable insight into market conditions and opportunities Read More

Startupbootcamp's first Demo Day in Singapore showcases 11 startups

By Kevin McSpadden | Jul 30, 2015

Applications for next year’s Singapore Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator open in October and the programme starts April 16, 2016 Read More

Golden Gate Ventures floats new US$50M fund for Southeast Asian startups

By Yon Heong Tung | Jul 29, 2015

The early-stage venture capital firm has already made its first close at US$35M from investors including Temasek and Eduardo Saverin Read More

Meet the 8 startups chosen for Life.SREDA’s fintech programme

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 28, 2015

Each startup will receive between US$50,000 and US$500,000 in funding from the accelerator for five to 15 per cent equity stake Read More

India’s redBus travels to Singapore and Malaysia

By Sainul Abudheen K | Jul 27, 2015

The new site enables travellers to book inter-city bus tickets between Singapore and various cities in Malaysia. It supports multiple currencies, languages and time zones Read More

New Zealand’s Booktrack secures US$5M in Series B led by COENT Venture Partners

By Twishy Shahi | Jul 27, 2015

Funding will be used to drive growth, acquire premium content and allow people to create and sell Booktrack titles through the marketplace Read More

From Archives: 8 lessons for entreprenuers from Zendesk and Zopim

By Donna Louisse | Jul 25, 2015

Zendesk founder and CEO Mikkel Svane and Zopim Co-founder Royston Tay share their experiences and advice on the startup world at a NUS Enterprise Kopi Chat Read More

Online grocery store RedMart launches Marketplace in Singapore

By Yon Heong Tung | Jul 24, 2015

RedMart Marketplace will allow independent sellers to list and sell their products to its customers Read More

Xiaomi and Uber to become e-commerce players for a day

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 23, 2015

Use the Uber app to buy Xiaomi's latest smartphone on July 27 and have it delivered by an Uber driver in a matter of minutes Read More

Former Yahoo! exec David Gowdey joins Jungle Ventures as Managing Partner

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 23, 2015

Gowdey will be based in Singapore where he will help lead Series A and B stage investments with a focus on the consumer Internet sector Read More

People who create content will always need the PC: Lenovo SG Head

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 23, 2015

Jessie Quek, Lenovo's Singapore Country Manager, talks about the state of the PC market and how Lenovo is adapting to challenges of a new era, among other things Read More

Parent company of Qoo10, Giosis, secures US$82M in Series A

By Yon Heong Tung | Jul 22, 2015

Newly raised funds will allow Qoo10 to extends its APAC reach, invest in new technology and talent, and improve services Read More

Singapore's dream of becoming a cyberpunk city of the future sees it digitise mail

By Michael de Waal-Montgomery | Jul 22, 2015

The new service enables SingPost to provide a correspondence service designed to enable the digitisation of physical correspondence Read More

India-based Shareboard looks to raise US$350K seed funding

By Twishy Shahi | Jul 22, 2015

The cloudless, mobile file-sharing app plans to expand platform offerings and boost advertisement and marketing with the money Read More

UOB and Temasek to offer up to US$500M in venture debt financing

By Rahil Bhagat | Jul 22, 2015

The joint venture will provide financing to startups in India, China and Southeast Asia. UOB will also purchase 50 per cent stake in InnoVen Read More

GlobalRoam invests US$1.46M in Singaporean Big Data startup aSpecial Media

By Maneka Tanwani | Jul 21, 2015

Telecommunication services provider GlobalRoam now has a "significant minority stake" in the analytics firm Read More

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