[SINGAPORE] Sea Ltd pitched itself as an emerging growth company in last month's initial public offering, and investors are about to get their first chance to see if it lives up to the billing...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

THIS month, Singapore-based Internet company SEA Ltd, formerly known as Garena, debuted a US$884 million initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) - a noteworthy development...

SINGAPORE'S Sea Ltd initially modelled itself on Chinese Internet colossus Tencent Holdings Ltd and is often called the Tencent of South-east Asia. Now that Sea has filed for an initial public...

SEA Ltd, South-east Asia's most valuable startup that's known for its Garena gaming and shopping platform, aims to raise as much as US$696 million in its US initial public offering...

SEA - the Singapore-based Internet company formerly known as Garena - is joining the big boys on the New York Stock Exchange.

COMMENTARY

LISTED life can be rough. Sea, a South-east Asian startup formerly known as Garena, has filed for a US initial public offering (IPO) of US$1 billion. But larger deep-pocketed rivals are ramping up...

SINGAPORE tech startups are pursuing regional expansion more aggressively than ever.

In fact, you would get someone like Jay Ng. Mr Ng, 27, is one of the 5,000 employees that make up Garena's youthful and loose-limbed workforce, 550 of whom are based in Singapore...

Through games, e-commerce and digital payments, Garena is offering the very services that the hyper-connected and indie-centric millennials find appealing.