Dec 14, 2018 08:38 AM

Aquaculture tech startup Umitron snags US$2m funding for Peru project

AQUACULTURE tech startup Umitron, together with its Peru partner Abaco and its subsidiary Piscis, has been approved for...
Dec 14, 2018 05:50 AM

Lazada CEO, co-founder Poignant expects 'watershed' year in 2019

LAZADA Group has named co-founder Pierre Poignant as its new chief executive officer, replacing Lucy Peng some nine...
Dec 13, 2018 05:04 PM

SG fund VisVires New Protein invests in Israeli shrimp virus tech startup ViAqua

SINGAPORE-BASED food- and agriculture-focused venture capital firm VisVires New Protein has invested in an Israeli...
Dec 13, 2018 09:07 AM

Fintech startup Jumo secures US$12.5m from investment firm Odey Asset Management

SOUTH African fintech firm Jumo has secured US$12.5 million from London-based investment firm Odey Asset Management,...
Dec 13, 2018 07:28 AM

Uber CEO, Temasek invest in urban farming startup

BOWERY Farming Inc, a two-year-old startup that uses robotics to cultivate crops indoors, is on track for more growth.
Dec 13, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore online printer Gogoprint buys Indonesia print startup

SINGAPORE-BASED Gogoprint has acquired Prinzio, an Indonesian printing startup specialising in commercial printing...
Dec 12, 2018 04:02 PM

Indonesia's Tokopedia raises US$1.1b from top investors

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's top e-commerce site Tokopedia said on Wednesday it has raised US$1.1 billion in funding from...
Dec 12, 2018 02:42 PM

Singapore venture capital fund TNB Aura's first South-east Asia fund oversubscribed; raises S$31.1m

SINGAPORE-BASED venture capital fund TNB Aura said on Wednesday that its inaugural South-east Asia focused venture...
Dec 12, 2018 10:00 AM

Singapore online printing startup Gogoprint buys Indonesia printing business

SINGAPORE-BASED Gogoprint has acquired Prinzio, an Indonesian printing startup specialising in commercial printing...
Dec 12, 2018 05:50 AM

South-east Asia tech valuations 'to hold amid global drop'

GLOBAL tech valuations are coming down, but valuations in South-east Asia will still hold up for the next couple of...
Dec 11, 2018 03:48 PM

Grab opens research and development centre in Kuala Lumpur

GRAB has opened a new research and development (R&D) centre in Kuala Lumpur (KL), the ride-hailing firm's...
Dec 11, 2018 08:00 AM

Business management platform Osome raises US$2m in seed funding

AI-POWERED business management platform Osome has raised US$2 million for its seed round led by Berlin-headquartered...
Dec 10, 2018 11:19 AM

Digital wallet launched by dentist could be worth US$1.2b

[SEOUL] Viva Republica, operator of the South Korean digital wallet Toss, has raised US$80 million from investors...