Dec 8, 2018 05:50 AM

British tycoon buys controlling stake in fintech Singapore Life

FINTECH outfit Singapore Life has found a controlling shareholder in British tycoon Michael Spencer, who invested a...
Dec 7, 2018 04:27 PM

British tycoon buys controlling stake in insurtech Singapore Life

INSURTECH Singapore Life has a new controlling shareholder in British billionaire Michael Spencer, who invested a...
Dec 7, 2018 05:50 AM
STARTUPS

SolarHome raises US$10m for expansion plans

SINGAPORE-BASED startup SolarHome - which sells pay-as-you-go solar power systems to households in Myanmar - has turned...
Dec 4, 2018 08:23 AM

Australia's Data Republic raises A$22m in Series B round led by Singtel's Innov8; SIA takes stake in the tech startup

AUSTRALIAN tech startup Data Republic is set to grow its footprint in Singapore with the help of fresh funds from...
Dec 3, 2018 06:38 PM

Experian leads US$10m investment in KL-based Jirnexu

KUALA LUMPUR-BASED fintech firm Jirnexu, which operates comparison website for financial products RinggitPlus.com, has...
Dec 3, 2018 02:12 PM

Grab in talks to invest US$100m in Indian hotels startup Oyo: report

[BENGALURU] Singapore-based ride hailing firm Grab is in advanced talks to invest US$100 million in Indian hotel-...
Nov 30, 2018 07:29 PM

Grab, Vietnam taxi firm Vinasun to settle dispute out of court

GRAB and Vietnam taxi operator Vinasun have agreed to "consider amicable arrangements" to settle their court...
Nov 30, 2018 09:00 AM

London fintech Revolut to launch in Asia-Pacific with regional headquarters likely in Singapore

LONDON-BASED fintech Revolut announced on Friday that it will be launching in Asia-Pacific in the first quarter of 2019...
Nov 30, 2018 05:50 AM

Trendlines eyes agritech startups in Singapore

AFTER making headway into the agritech scene in Israel, having amassed 21 companies in its portfolio, Catalist-listed...
Nov 30, 2018 05:50 AM

Round 2 of ride-hailing battle taking a different route

THE bell has sounded for Round 2 of the battle between ride-hailing firms in Singapore, with Indonesian startup unicorn...
Nov 29, 2018 03:43 PM

Ready, set... Gojek takes off in Singapore, with app in beta form

INDONESIAN firm Gojek on Thursday launched the beta version of its app in Singapore, which the firm said will give...
Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

EDB eyes investments in tech, ICT, healthcare

AS a Singapore-based investor, self-proclaimed to be "Singapore-first" and to have a "unique"...
Nov 28, 2018 10:55 AM

Hong Kong online lending startup Oriente raises US$105m in initial funding round

HONG KONG-BASED financial services and technology company Oriente announced on Wednesday that it has completed a US$105...