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Cross-border VC firm K2 Global has closed a US$183M fund to bridge East and West

The VC seeks 'third wave' startups that actively take-on incumbents in the biggest industries 

Fancy holding a meeting in an igloo or a theatre? Check out Huone Singapore’s 11 funky concept rooms

There are also meeting rooms modelled after catwalks and even a historical version of Singapore's Clarke Quay 

Passionate about customer service? Check out these 6 jobs

For those who believe in creating a great customer experience 

Finquest acquires investor-startup marketplace Detecq to boost tech M&A in Asia

Finquest will inherit Detecq's network of corporate investors, M&A professionals and tech companies 

Singtel's digital ad subsidiary Amobee acquires US-based adtech firm Turn for US$310M

The acquisition of Turn will boost Amobee's existing programmatic and data management capabilities 

How can edtech startups make learning more relevant in a digital-driven world?

Edtech startups and schools need to help students cope with the increasing demands of soft skills such as leadership, problem-solving, critical thinking, and adaptability 

Personal data protection a primary priority for hospital community fund

The concept of protecting personal data is nothing new to Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s Development Fund and Volunteer Management Office, which has managed scores of personal data belonging to beneficiaries, donors and volunteers for more than a decade 

Singapore govt to pump US$1.7B to transform country into digital powerhouse

In today's Budget speech, Singapore's finance minister Heng Swee Kiat made clear the importance of digital innovation to relevance in today's economy 

Vault Dragon gets US$1.16M pre-Series A to bring your medical records to the digital era

Co-led by Golden Equator Capital and Raging Bull, with this round Vault Dragon has raised more than US$2.13 million in total 

Botler is a Singaporean smart autonoumous wheelchair, which just won an MIT hacking competition

Botler's smart two-wheel attachment won the team top prize at the MIT Hacking Medicine Robotics Singapore 2017 

Love telling brand stories? Here are 6 marketing jobs for you

If marketing is your thing, check out these openings 

Singapore's CapBridge Investment Trust launches pre-IPO fund, targets US$100 million

The fund -- the first in a series of CapBridge Investment Trust sub-trust funds -- wants to give institutional investors greater access to VC-backed companies 

A look back at 2016: The state of Southeast Asia's tech startup ecosystem

A deep dive into the ecosystem for a better understanding, backed by facts and numbers 

Meet the 8 finalists of MetLife's tech matchmaking programme collab

collab managed to attract 135 applications from 34 countries in the world 

PayPal is launching a fintech scholarship in Singapore

It will collaborate with SMU to offer a scholarship that is worth S$180,000 (US$126,900) 

Foxconn, EDBI join camera-tech company Lytro’s US$60M Series D round

US-based Lytro has developed a light field camera that can produce small images that you can click on to choose the focus point 

Singapore govt to give faster approvals, lower requirements for venture capital managers

Though venture capital investment in Singapore has been reported to grow at healthy rate, the government believes that "there is room" to further expand its size and scope 

Singapore-based pharmacy network platform mClinica raises US$6.3M Series A

It will use the funds to grow its network, expand to new markets, ramp up product development, and increase new hires 

Online grocer grows personal data protection along with business

Burgeoning growth drives RedMart to design its processes around personal data protection 

Grab: How we grew a business from 40 to 630,000 drivers

Grab now has a network of over 630,000 drivers across six countries in Southeast Asia. But our beginnings were decidedly humble 

Singapore's version of 'Shark Tank' will send the winner to the UK

Startup Games is a 1-day event backed by the UK government and Tech City London, and supported by SGInnovate 

What I learned from the Avengers of Southeast Asia's venture capital scene

What makes VCs tick, what they look out for, and some great stories and insights into how these rockstars work