Weekend news wrap: Singapore budget update and a nice funding round from Taiwan

Got three minutes? Here is a wrap of last week's big news stories from e27 

Traveltech startup KKday raises US$10.5M in Series B funding round

KKday CEO Ming Chen revealed plans for product development and further expansion in Asia 

Tricella’s smart pillbox sends you notifications if your loved ones forget to take pills

The pill drawers in Tricella are held in place by magnets which make them easy to slide open for people who have arthritis, but when closed, are secure enough to help prevent accidental openings 

Meet David Kuo, the man behind “Puzzle-up Taiwan Startup Ecosystem Initiative”

Puzzle-up Taiwan Startup Ecosystem Initiative is a community-driven programme that unites and empowers the Taiwan startup ecosystem to expand overseas 


AI and Robotics takes centre stage in Taiwan’s latest programme

Taiwan AI and Robotics Accelerator is seeking innovative AI, Robotics, and IoT solutions 

StarFab inks partnership with TOP100 to accelerate AI growth in Asia

Organised by e27, the TOP100 programme will provide global startups looking to expand in APAC with a launchpad to success - regardless of industry! 

Today's tech news, Feb 6: North Korea suspected of stealing US$500M worth of virtual coins

Also, JD.com to expand to Europe, HP open IoT Lab in Asia, Grab partners with the Red Cross and Red Crescent, and more 

Whoscall, Taiwan's answer to Truecaller, secures US$11.7M funding

Whoscall claims it can analyse a long history of data with the goal to prevent crimes by simulating call patterns of scammers, with the support of the government and telcos 

[e27 Tea Talk]: How to be a successful startup community builder

Welcome to the e27 Tea Talk (formerly known as Sharing Corner), where we talk about the startup ecosystem 

Today's top tech news, January 30: Google acquires HTC's design division for US$1.1B

Today's top tech news also features Ola, Huawei, and the Indonesian e-commerce association