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Golden Equator and Korea Investment Partners set up S$120m technology and innovation fund

GOLDEN Equator Capital (GEC), a Singapore-based fund management firm, and Korea Investment Partners (KIP), a Seoul-headquarted venture capital and...

Grab launches venture arm to 'transform South-east Asia'

IN A bid to seek out South-east Asia's next tech "unicorn", Grab on Tuesday launched Grab Ventures, joining the ranks of Google,...

Grab hungers to be Asean consumers' daily staple as it unveils food delivery service

RIDE hailing startup Grab on Monday unveiled a food delivery service as it served up a vision to become the "everyday app" for South-east...

Indonesia's Go-Jek going into Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines

INDONESIA's ride-hailing startup Go-Jek is making its first move outside its home base, announcing on Thursday that it will invest about US$500...

Deliveroo to set up new business intelligence unit in Singapore to drive regional expansion

BRITISH food courier Deliveroo is launching a new business intelligence unit (BIU) in Singapore to drive its expansion into the Asia-Pacific region. ...

Private equity, venture capital investments into South-east Asia hit record US$23.5b in 2017: SVCA report

PRIVATE equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investments into South-east Asia hit a record US$23.5 billion in 2017, going by the South-east Asia PE...

Rival ride-hailing ventures rush into Manila gridlock after Grab deal with Uber

A SLEW of ride-hailing ventures are taking to the gridlocked streets of Manila, undeterred by the market dominance of Grab now that it controls Uber...

Building a global brand centered on trust

ACCESSIBLE luxury may sound like an oxymoron to some, given the high costs normally associated with luxury products.

E-commerce firm Anchanto wants to be household name in the region

LIKE many others before him, e-commerce solutions provider Anchanto's chief executive Vaibhav Dabhade mistook the Swiss multinational shoemaker...