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An insider's look at how Grab hires engineers in Singapore

Working at Grab will be the “most challenging yet rewarding opportunity” any employee will ever encounter 

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 

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 

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 

Before building a finance bot, get the foundations right

Bots in financial services do have tremendous potential, but that potential will be dictated in part by the quality of data they are built upon 

Singapore set to boost self-driving vehicle testing after law amendment

The new amendment will diminish liability for self-driving vehicle operators should there be an accident 

Eduardo Saverin, EDBI join insurtech startup CXA's US$25M Series B round

CXA helps employers unlock wellness in the workplace without spending more, by converting existing benefits dollars into prevention and disease management 

Trax gets $19.5 million to push image recognition software that analyses store shelves automatically

This brings the Singapore-Israeli startup's all-time funding to US$97.5 million 

Singapore's honestbee enters the fray, set to launch food delivery next week

It's an incredibly busy industry in Singapore, but, there is evidence that there is room for honestbee 

Singapore govt to enforce ban on Airbnb rentals, but alternatives could be on the way

A new category of residences allocated for short-term rentals could be set up 

Malaysia's stockphoto darling 123RF gets capital injection via venture debt

The deal was announced by InnoVen Capital, who also revealed a funding of the digital media company Conversant Solutions 

6 lessons learnt from Startup Weekend Singapore final pitches

Pitching is one of the most important skill-sets you will need in order to succeed as an entrepreneur 

Starting up in Singapore? Here are 5 essential resources to check out

These folks can make it even easier to start a business in Singapore 

Got a burning financial question? This Singapore-based portal aims to address them

fundMyLife gives users the freedom to ask financial questions without the need to entertain sales pitches 

Paktor acquires Down, an American dating app without subtlety

This deal appears to be a win for all. Investors made money, Down sold its profitable company, and Paktor strengthens its foothold in the US 

Singapore government plans to roll out a 'big data sandbox' this year

Every country has a currency, and for a Smart Nation, data is cash 

Logistics tech startup Ezyhaul raises over US$800K to expand in Southeast Asia

Ezyhaul allows clients to connect directly with transportation companies and make online bookings for domestic and cross-border transportation services, using an Uber-like technology platform 

Singapore's Marvelstone Group positions itself for rise of Smart Cities

The company has launched Marvelstone Ventures, a venture-builder targetting Asian Smart City technologies 

Grab institutes US$1.40 cancellation fee for serial offenders

Grab riders will be charged if they cancel more than 10 rides in a given week 

Attention VCs! These 10 startups could be your goldmine in 2017

A list of startups that are creating their own space in respective industries, impacting millions of people 

Ready for a new Echelon experience? Here are our 3 biggest Echelons this year

SFW: Mark your calendars, Echelon Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia confirmed for May, June, August