Tencent-backed Practo takes a leaf out of WeChat’s playbook

April 5, 2017 0

Shashank ND, founder and CEO of Practo. Photo credit: Practo. Shashank ND, founder and CEO of India’s leading healthcare startup, Practo, makes no bones about

Singaporean adtech startup lands $12m series A round to focus on AI

April 5, 2017 0

The team. Photo credit: AdAsia. AdAsia Holdings has lassoed in US$12 million in series A funding from JAFCO Asia, the adtech company announced today. According

Singapore: Robotics startup CEO prosecuted by government over unpaid salaries

April 5, 2017 0

Woon Junyang, CEO of Singapore-based startup Infinium Robotics, has been charged by the Singapore government’s Ministry of Manpower over unpaid employee salaries. Junyang faces three counts

RedDoorz raises $1m in venture debt to grow in the crowded budget hotel space

April 4, 2017 0

Photo credit: Stokpic. It was around 2014 when Amit Saberwal thought to himself: “If I don’t become an entrepreneur now, I never will.” It wasn’t

Are ports the next industry startups can shake up? PSA Unboxed thinks so

April 1, 2017 0

Photo credit: delcreations / 123RF. Given that startups often face stormy waters and unpredictable weather, it’s a wonder they haven’t yet dealt more with maritime

Weeloy bags funding to be the only software your restaurant will ever need

March 30, 2017 0

Photo credit: gregorylee / 123RF. There’s a glut of startups in Singapore catering to restaurants, seeking to improve their processes and help them with discoverability,

IFC injects $2m in SeedPlus to fund early stage startups in Asia

March 25, 2017 0

Photo credit: Pexels. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a US$2 million equity investment in SeedPlus, a seed stage venture fund

TIA Jobs reveals most in demand and high paying jobs in February (INFOGRAPHIC)

March 25, 2017 0

Photo credit: Pexels. Tech in Asia Jobs was launched mid last year with the mission of connecting tech savvy talent with tech companies across Asia. Tech companies,

Home services marketplace Helpling raises $11m, but can it survive?

March 25, 2017 0

Image credit: Helpling. Online marketplaces are among the most popular startup ideas. Uber, Airbnb, Grab – all marketplaces. The idea sounds deceptively simple: match supply

Entrepreneur First’s inaugural Singapore cohort has VR, IoT, nanosatellites, and more

March 25, 2017 0

Entrepreneur First co-founders Matt Clifford and Alice Bentinck address the crowd at the company’s first Singapore demo day. Photo credit: Entrepreneur First. Company builder Entrepreneur