Singapore

Billionaire Taizo Son wants to fund your crazy startup. No biz plan needed.

May 6, 2017 0

Taizo Son onstage at Tech in Asia’s Startup Asia conference 2014. Southeast Asia has a new billionaire, and he wants to invest in unconventional startups

Study: Singapore should invest in more risks and stop supporting “zombie” startups

May 6, 2017 0

NUS Enterprise director, Dr. Wong Poh Kam, speaking at Innovfest Unbound 2017. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. You’ve heard of unicorns and even their ten-horn-festooned

‘China’s greatest angel investor’ has made his first Southeast Asian investment

May 5, 2017 0

ZhenFund’s Xu Xiaoping. Image credit: ZhenFund. Silot, an ambitious fintech startup, has just launched in Southeast Asia and bagged a US$800,000 seed round from China’s

Hate filling out forms? The Singapore government has a solution

May 4, 2017 0

Image credit: 123RF. Opening a bank account is painful. You’d need to fill out long forms and submit documents. The Singapore government has begun a pilot

Singapore will spend $107m to be a force for AI in the next 5 years. It’s just in time.

May 4, 2017 0

Minister for communications and information Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim announces AI.SG at Innovfest Unbound. Photo credit: Innovfest Unbound. Artificial intelligence is the trending tech topic of

Singapore cleantech startup now valued at $143m after raising funding

May 3, 2017 0

Photo credit: Shawn Hempel / 123RF. Sunseap, dubbed Singapore’s largest renewable energy provider, today announced that it has raised US$4.8 million in funding to fuel

Paktor is merging with the startup it bought to create a social entertainment company

April 29, 2017 0

Photo credit: Cher VernalEQ. Singaporean dating app Paktor announced today it has merged with its recent acquisition, livestreaming service 17 Media, to form M17, a

Silicon Valley innovation builder Singularity U launches Singapore chapter

April 29, 2017 0

SU Singapore global impact challenge winner Victor Pomponiu (center) with SG Innovate boss Steve Leonard (third from left), SU director of strategic relations Kip Stringfellow

This insurance startup came out of nowhere to raise $50m series A

April 28, 2017 0

Photo credit: scyther5 / 123RF. Insurtech firm Singapore Life announced today it has raised a blockbuster US$50 million for its series A round. Investors include

Logistics startup nets $2.75m funding to help businesses survive an ecommerce revolution

April 27, 2017 0

CarPal team. Image credit: CarPal. Ecommerce is a tidal wave that’s supposedly responsible for the current retail doldrum and empty shopping malls. Singapore-headquartered startup CarPal,

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