SPRING Singapore commits $73m to co-invest in “deep tech” startups

July 14, 2017 0

Singapore by night. Photo credit: Michael Siebert. SPRING Singapore, a government agency that provides assistance to local small and medium-sized enterprises, is seeking co-investment partners

Q&A: Stripe’s John Collison on China, the coder’s mindset, and growing globally

July 14, 2017 0

Photo credit: Stripe. Online payment service provider Stripe has been making waves in Asia for the past year. It launched in Singapore and Japan in

Fintech startup born in Ukraine, raised in Singapore closes $2m series A round

July 13, 2017 0

Maidan in Kiev, Ukraine, the country where Turnkey Lender began its life. Photo credit: Alexxx Malev. Turnkey Lender – a software-as-a-service (SaaS) fintech startup – recently

Esports platform invests in media group targeting millennials

July 13, 2017 0

The Grvty Media team. Photo credit: Grvty. Facebook is gobbling up the media industry, but at least one investor thinks it’s still worthwhile to invest

Grab offers hackers bug bounty

July 13, 2017 0

Grab cars in Singapore. Grab is offering rewards of up to US$10,000 to hackers who are able to identify security weaknesses in its ride-hailing platform.Announced

Brief: License to hack among Singapore’s new cybersecurity proposals

July 12, 2017 0

Photo credit: Pixabay The news: The Singaporean government is considering a new law that would require professional hackers to obtain a license. The proposal is

Singapore ecommerce startup goes public on SGX Catalist to fuel international expansion

July 11, 2017 0

Photo credit: tang90246 / 123RF. Singapore-based Y Ventures Group announced today it has begun trading on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange (SGX), raising

Stripe works with Alipay and WeChat Pay as it expands to Hong Kong

July 10, 2017 0

Stripe co-founders John Collison (L) and Patrick Collison. Photo credit: Stripe. US-headquartered payment and business tools startup Stripe announced today it’s integrating Alipay and WeChat

Venture fund ‘run by students for students’ launches in Singapore

July 10, 2017 0

Photo credit: Francisco Osorio. A venture fund run by university students has launched in Singapore to invest in fellow students’ tech business ideas. Protégé Ventures,

Southeast Asian tech is no stranger to sexual harassment, but speaking up is still taboo

July 8, 2017 0

Photo credit: andreypopov / 123RF. Cherilyn Tan’s experience with sexism in the workplace began after graduation, when she started her own design thinking firm. “I

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