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We tried Starbucks Roastery’s AR game, and this is what we think

Last week's WeChat Moments were filled with Shanghai locals posting pictures and selfies in the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery 

Insurance group Cover-More acquires majority stake in NUS data analytics company FitSense

FitSense enables health and life insurers to personalise products and services by using app and device data 

Techstars accelerator is coming to Singapore

The partnership with Rakuten makes Singapore the first Asian city to host the Techstars accelerator programme 

Uber names its first president for the Indonesian market

Prior to joining Uber, Monika Rudijono was the president director of leading marketing and advertising agency Grey 

What you need to know before "investing" in cryptocurrency

As the market expands, this might be the best time to look into the ups and downs of investing in cryptocurrency 

[Discuss and win a book!] Are you for or against investing in cryptocurrency? And why?

We will be giving away 10 signed copies of "Crypto Currencies" by Dr Julian Hosp, Co-founder and President of TenX 

If not for our entry into co-working, we wouldn’t have been able to launch Aurum Investments, says Director Michelle Yong

"It's really because we wanted to invest in Hmlet that we started Aurum, quite opposite of how it would normally work with starting a fund and then finding the investments" 

Integration of Asian shows paying off for Netflix in Singapore

For Netflix in Singapore, viewers binge shows at a faster pace than the average global citizen at a rate of 3 days per show 

Cloud-based practice management platform for dental clinics DentalTap forays into Vietnam

Backed by Imperious Group VC and VISA, DentalTap is already present in 20 countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, India, and the Philippines