STARTUPS

SINGAPORE digital cross-border payments firm InstaReM announced on Friday that it is joining Visa's fintech fast-track programme in Asia-Pacific...

SINGAPORE digital cross-border payments firm InstaReM announced on Friday that it is joining Visa’s fintech fast-track programme in Asia Pacific.

SHIP management company Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) and entrepreneur network Techstars announced on Friday the joint launch of a maritime tech startup accelerator to be based in EPS’ headquarters...

FUELLED by talented and experienced entrepreneurs, South-east Asia is fast becoming a leading innovation destination. While the US fell out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index,...

A FLURRY of initial coin offerings (ICO), beginning late last year saw billions of dollars being pumped into the purchase of digital currencies issued by startups aiming to raise funding for...

AQUACULTURE tech startup Umitron, together with its Peru partner Abaco and its subsidiary Piscis, has been approved for a US$2 million project funding to improve aquaculture productivity in Lake...

AS a Singapore-based investor, self-proclaimed to be "Singapore-first" and to have a "unique" position in the venture capital and private equity community, EDBI has identified...

SINGAPORE-BASED venture capital (VC) firm Cocoon Capital launched a new US$20 million fund targeting enterprise-tech startups in South-east Asia that are within the deep tech, fintech and medtech...

PARLIAMENT

E-WALLET and cryptocurrency players welcomed - with some degree of reservation - the new regulatory framework for payment services that was unveiled on Monday.

BT EXCLUSIVE

TO SHED its image as "just a payments company", and affirm its commitment to be in the business of making other businesses better, PayPal is doubling down on efforts to nurture startups...