TAG: Singapore

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

By Kevin McSpadden | 12 hours ago

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

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

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 16, 2017

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

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

By Jeanne Tai | Feb 15, 2017

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

Before building a finance bot, get the foundations right

By e27.co/alexander.clare | Feb 09, 2017

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 Read More

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

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 08, 2017

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

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

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 08, 2017

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

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

By geektime | Feb 07, 2017

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

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

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 07, 2017

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

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

By Yon Heong Tung | Feb 07, 2017

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

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

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 01, 2017

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

6 lessons learnt from Startup Weekend Singapore final pitches

By Oko Davaasuren | Jan 31, 2017

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

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

By e27.co/sabih-javed | Jan 27, 2017

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

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

By Yon Heong Tung | Jan 25, 2017

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

Paktor acquires Down, an American dating app without subtlety

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 23, 2017

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 Read More

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

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 16, 2017

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

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

By Sainul Abudheen | Jan 11, 2017

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 Read More

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

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 11, 2017

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

Grab institutes US$1.40 cancellation fee for serial offenders

By Kevin McSpadden | Jan 10, 2017

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

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

By Sainul Abudheen | Jan 06, 2017

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

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

By Wilfred Loh | Jan 05, 2017

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

There's no stopping them: Carousell acquires Duriana in a bid to win the Malaysian market

By Anisa Menur | Jan 05, 2017

This acquisition is Carousell's third in the past six months Read More

Bootstrapping your MVP: 5 contrarian tips for doing your side hustle

By e27.co/herbert.eng | Jan 05, 2017

Because being a visionary is not always enough Read More

Huge problem indeed, but not with property portals: A response by 99.co

By Darius Cheung | Dec 30, 2016

Ads suck. People don’t want ads. They want choice Read More

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