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Spectre of startup downcycle not a downer for Eight Roads

SLOWING economic growth may spell tougher times for startups and limit prospects for venture investors. But Eight Roads...
STARTUPS
Wed, Oct 23, 2019
Wed, Oct 23, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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Instabase joins Silicon Valley's unicorns despite turmoil in the stable

SILICON Valley got another addition to its stable of unicorns on Monday: Instabase Inc. The business tools company said...
Wed, Oct 23, 2019
Wed, Oct 23, 2019 - 5:50 AM
Instabase joins Silicon Valley's unicorns despite turmoil in the stable

WeWork board accepts SoftBank rescue deal

[NEW YORK] WeWork's board has accepted a takeover plan proposed by SoftBank Group, handing control of the office-...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 - 10:36 PM
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Tickled Media names ex-Rocket Internet executive as finance lead

PARENTING portal operator Tickled Media has appointed Jatin Detwani, the former chief financial officer of Rocket...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 - 1:47 PM
Tickled Media names ex-Rocket Internet executive as finance lead

Sequoia-backed fashion startup Zilingo to pump US$100m into new US ops

SINGAPORE-BASED fashion technology platform Zilingo on Tuesday said it will invest US$100 million across the United...
Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Tue, Oct 22, 2019 - 8:47 AM
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Profiles

Polybee on lookout for investors to seed drone-powered pollination

TOMATO farmers have long known that the wing beats of bumblebees trigger pollination in their crops and bump up yields.
THE PITCH
Thu, Sep 26, 2019
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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Novelship in race to capture Asia's resale market for rare sneakers

THE race is afoot to capture the resale market for collectors' sneakers and streetwear in Asia, and Singapore-based...
THE PITCH
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
Fri, Sep 20, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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Opinion

Fast-growing Oyo echoes hype before The We Company's fall

OYO Hotels & Homes might be the fastest-growing big company in the world. Ritesh Agarwal's Indian startup is moving...
COMMENTARY
Tue, Oct 15, 2019
Tue, Oct 15, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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Australian innovation finds a hothouse in Singapore

AUSTRALIA and Singapore have forged one of the closest and most comprehensive bilateral relationships in the region...
STARTING POINT
Tue, Oct 01, 2019
Tue, Oct 01, 2019 - 5:50 AM
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