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Payday lender Robocash seeks US$5m for Philippine banking licence

SINGAPORE-headquartered payday lender Robocash Group is seeking US$5 million to be used as regulatory capital for a...
Sat, Jul 04, 2020
Sat, Jul 04, 2020 - 5:50 AM
Payday lender Robocash seeks US$5m for Philippine banking licence

Indonesia's anti-trust watchdog levies US$3m in fines on Grab and partner

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's anti-trust watchdog announced fines totalling more than US$3 million for Grab and its business...
Fri, Jul 03, 2020
Fri, Jul 03, 2020 - 10:14 PM
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Gojek names new Vietnam GM; unifies regional branding

INDONESIAN ride-hailing player Gojek has appointed Duc Phung, the chief operating officer of its Vietnamese business,...
Fri, Jul 03, 2020
Fri, Jul 03, 2020 - 4:35 PM
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Google, Temasek said to be in talks to invest in Indonesian e-commerce giant Tokopedia

[SINGAPORE] Google and Temasek Holdings are in negotiations to join a funding round of between US$500 million and US$1...
Fri, Jul 03, 2020
Fri, Jul 03, 2020 - 11:56 AM
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Wireless laser communications startup Transcelestial snags US$9.6m from EDBI, Wavemaker

SINGAPORE-BASED deep tech startup Transcelestial has raised US$9.6 million in a Series A funding round co-led by EDBI,...
Fri, Jul 03, 2020
Fri, Jul 03, 2020 - 10:43 AM
Wireless laser communications startup Transcelestial snags US$9.6m from EDBI, Wavemaker

Profiles

Insectta sees a big future from small insects

IN THE years to come, semiconductors used in devices such as phones and computers, and protein and probiotics used in...
THE PITCH
Thu, Jan 02, 2020
Thu, Jan 02, 2020 - 5:50 AM
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Urban farm Meod aims to boost sales of sustainable greens

WITH a mission to provide healthier, greener produce for Singaporeans, urban farming company Meod, a unit of Catalist-...
THE PITCH
Wed, Jan 01, 2020
Wed, Jan 01, 2020 - 5:50 AM
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Opinion

Startups exemplify how to thrive, not just survive, amid Covid-19: Jungle's Amit Anand

WHEN Covid-19 infection rates began to spike in March, governments around the world swiftly imposed stringent travel...
Tue, Jun 23, 2020
Tue, Jun 23, 2020 - 8:00 AM
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Agile startups go 'zag' with combative approach when most go 'zig': Qualgro

THE Covid-19 pandemic has massively impacted businesses around the world and startups have not been spared. Founders...
Thu, Jun 11, 2020
Thu, Jun 11, 2020 - 1:20 PM
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