Collision8 co-founder Michelle Yong's VC fund Aurum Investments aims to invest in proptech startups in Asia

Besides seed funding, Yong will also play the roles of angel investor and incubator to develop the proptech scene in Singapore 

Today's top tech news: December 11

Bitcoin hits the futures exchange and a volunteer bike patrol for those bike-sharing disasters 

Platform E launches workshop to help PMETs become entrepreneurs

The workshop is designed to facilitate a self-discovery process 

Industrial waste water treatment startup EcoWorth Tech raises USS$740K seed funding

Almost US$222,000 came via FundedHere while the remaining amount came from venture building platform Budding Innovations 

Singapore's new virtual telco Zero Mobile offers subscribers chance to use service for free

It allows subscribers to refer people to use the service in order to offset their monthly bills 

Singapore healthtech startup Biofourmis inks deal with Mayo Clinic, raises US$5M Series A

The money will be used to scale its commercial offerings and launch the SaaS platform 

ComfortDelGro acquires controlling stake in Uber Singapore's car rental subsidiary

Uber's subsidiary Lion City Holdings operates Lion City Rentals, which has a fleet of around 14,000 vehicles 

How Singapore and Hong Kong provide models for Smart City development

The two cities are always competing, and yet, they are following similar Smart City strategies 

Meet the VC: Why Isabelle Decitre left France to start ID Capital in Singapore

ID Capital focusses on bringing food-chain sustainability by supporting foodtech and agritech businesses in Asia