STARTUPS

Singapore Academy of Law launches legaltech accelerator

THE Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) has opened applications for Asia's first legal technology (legaltech) accelerator, the Global Legal Innovation and Digital Entrepreneurship (GLIDE) accelerator programme, the agency announced on Monday.

Singapore Academy of Law launches legaltech accelerator, GLIDE

THE Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) has opened applications for Asia’s first legaltech accelerator, the Global Legal Innovation and Digital Entrepreneurship (GLIDE) accelerator programme, the agency announced on Monday.

BT EXCLUSIVE

As unicorns emerge, angels gather for the hunt

THE emergence of South-east Asian "unicorns" has fuelled a wave of angel investing clubs in Singapore that cater to wealthy individuals hoping to capture their own magical startup.

ECHELON ASIA SUMMIT

South-east Asia startup ecosystem 'still has runway'

SOUTH-east Asia's fast-growing startup ecosystem still has legs, although the opportunities are shifting and are distinct from those in Silicon Valley in the United States, speakers at the Echelon Asia Summit 2019 said on Thursday.

Midas Land unveils maiden project Jervois Privé

PROPERTY development firm Midas Land, founded by industry veterans Dawn Lim and Mike Ho, today unveiled its maiden residential development Jervois Privé at Tanglin.

South-east Asia startup market still robust, but opportunities shifting: Echelon speakers

SOUTH-east Asia's fast-growing startup ecosystem still has legs to run on, although the opportunities are shifting and distinct from Silicon Valley, said speakers at the Echelon Asia Summit 2019 conference on Thursday.

Reits to continue providing high returns: Panel

WHILE real estate investment trusts (Reits) are still good investment vehicles, investors should be wary of the assets and acquisitions made by Reit managers, said a group of panellists at a symposium last Saturday.

Freehold Parc Komo priced at average S$1,450 psf; public preview opens May 18

CEL Development, the property development division of Chip Eng Seng Corporation, on Monday unveiled Parc Komo, a freehold mixed development in Changi inspired by the Japanese concept komorebi which celebrates the blend between nature and order.

Freehold mixed development Parc Komo opens for preview

CEL Development, the property development division of Chip Eng Seng Corporation, on Monday unveiled Parc Komo, a freehold mixed development in Changi inspired by the Japanese concept Komorebi, which celebrates the blend between nature and order.

STARTUPS

Garage takes BT's brand of hard-nosed journalism to startups

THE Business Times is revving up its startup coverage with Garage, a portal that provides news and analysis about the region's booming startup ecosystem.

BlueChilli launches healthtech accelerator for South-east Asia

AUSTRALIAN startup accelerator BlueChilli has partnered Enterprise Singapore (ESG) to launch a Singapore-based healthtech accelerator, as part of efforts to scout for and support startups aimed at addressing health challenges and opportunities in South-east Asia.

THE PITCH

Formugenix seeks seed capital to help take research to the market

"In Singapore, the environment, the academic base is very fertile and currently there is no contract research organisation (CRO) or any organisation existing that can help small and medium enterprises or academic institutes," Mr Singh said.

STARTUPS

Eight Roads Ventures hires Dave Ng to head South-east Asia

EIGHT Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International, has hired Dave Ng from B Capital as its head of South-east Asia with immediate effect.

Biofourmis's software to detect irregular heartbeat gets US FDA clearance

BIOFOURMIS, a Singapore-based health-tech startup, has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Association (FDA) for its cloud-based software, RhythmAnalytics, which aids healthcare professionals in detecting cardiac arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeart.

STARTUPS

Saleswhale to expand its product and team with Series A funding

SALESWHALE, a Singapore-based startup that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to automate sales e-mail for mid-market and large enterprises, has raised US$5.3 million in Series A equity funding led by Singapore-based venture capital fund Monk's Hill Ventures.

Programme launched to develop mid-career management accountants

A PROFESSIONAL Conversion Programme (PCP) has been launched to help local mid-career individuals with accounting background become management accountants.

AI sales assistant Saleswhale raises US$5.3m in Series A round led by Monk's Hill Ventures

SALESWHALE, a Singapore-based startup that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help marketers and salespeople engage and qualify leads at scale, has raised US$5.3 million in Series A equity funding.

THE PITCH

Glife raises S$1.6m of seed capital to take farm food direct to forks

PRODUCE logistics startup Glife has clinched S$1.6 million of seed capital that it will sow to cut out the middlemen when getting food from farms to forks.

Singapore hotels don't kid around when it comes to family vacations

WHEN it comes to family vacations, the kids are often the boss - and Singapore hotels are pulling out all the stops to woo them, realising that kids could well be the make or break factor for many potential guests.

Celebrating the best in business

THE leading lights of Singapore's corporate world were honoured at the 34th edition of the Singapore Business Awards at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia hotel on March 28.

THE PITCH

Tutopiya takes travelling out of the home-tutoring picture

NUHA Ghouse was a tutor in Singapore when a student at Marlborough College in Johor Bahru asked if the sessions could be held online.

STARTUPS

TheLorry raises US$5.85 million in Series B funding

THELORRY, a South-east Asia logistics platform, has raised US$5.85 million in a Series B round led by FirstFloor Capital.

South-east Asia logistics platform TheLorry raises US$5.85m in Series B funding

THELORRY, a South-east Asia logistics platform, has raised US$5.85 million in a Series B round led by FirstFloor Capital.

Ohmyhome enters private property market

PROPERTY purchase and rental platform Ohmyhome is venturing out of the HDB market into private housing.

Ohmyhome enters private property market

PROPERTY purchase and rental platform Ohmyhome is venturing out of the HDB market into private housing.