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    Hostel booking startup bags series A to make it easier for students to find accommodation

Hostel booking startup bags series A to make it easier for students to find accommodation

HostelHunting’s co-founders. Photo credit: HostelHunting. Student accommodation platform HostelHunting has just closed its Series A round and will use the funding to further its product development and hiring plans. The

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    Singapore Press Holdings sets up new venture with freelance services startup

Singapore Press Holdings sets up new venture with freelance services startup

Photo credit: RecomN. Prominent media organization Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, SPH Interactive, has invested US$709,000 in a joint venture with Malaysia-headquartered startup RecomN,

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    Brief: Singapore wants 2,600 cyber security experts for National Service within 10 years

Brief: Singapore wants 2,600 cyber security experts for National Service within 10 years

Photo credit: olivierl / 123RF. The news: The Singapore government plans to tap promising students to do their national service in a new cyber security unit set up by the

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Financial comparison site Moneysmart raises $10m series B to grow into new markets

  Financial comparison site Moneysmart raises $10m series B to grow into new markets

Moneysmart’s Vinod Nair and Kakaku’s Genta Sugihara. Photo credit: Moneysmart. Singapore-based financial products and services comparison site Moneysmart has raised

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Facebook Live auctions come to Singapore

  Facebook Live auctions come to Singapore

Facebook Live auction by Live Bid Win. Singapore is renowned for its pasar malams (night markets), where fast-talking auctioneers shift

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Wavecell raises $8m series B to connect companies to customers through text, video

  Wavecell raises $8m series B to connect companies to customers through text, video

The Wavecell team. Photo credit: Wavecell. Singapore-based Wavecell announced today it has raised US$8.15 million in an oversubscribed series B

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‘Amazon for car dealers’ raises $6m round led by Gobi Partners

  ‘Amazon for car dealers’ raises $6m round led by Gobi Partners

Photo credit: Carsome. Carsome, a used car marketplace based in Malaysia, plans to enter more markets in Southeast Asia after

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Opinion: Singapore must rethink its bike-sharing policy

  Opinion: Singapore must rethink its bike-sharing policy

Image credit: LTA. In recent months, Singapore has been hit by a silver (and yellow and orange) tsunami – the

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Luxury marketplace Reebonz grows up with new $29m ecommerce hub in Singapore

  Luxury marketplace Reebonz grows up with new $29m ecommerce hub in Singapore

The new Reebonz building in Singapore. Photo credit: Reebonz. It’s been a while since we last heard from Reebonz, the

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