Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Singapore's Trax acquires US retail rewards app Shopkick

(June 25): Singapore’s Trax is acquiring US rewards app Shopkick, adding a customer-tracking service to its growing stable of retail technology.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

DBS Foundation opens submissions for 2019 Social Enterprise Grant

SINGAPORE (June 19): DBS Foundation has launched the 2019 cycle of the DBS Foundation Social Enterprise Grant - which has helped more than 100 social enterprises (SEs) from countries such as Singap

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

New UOB-Mastercard partnership targets SMEs with free golf club access, hotel & dining perks

SINGAPORE (May 28): United Overseas Bank (UOB) and Mastercard today announced the launch of the UOB Regal Business Metal Card, the region’s first World Elite Mastercard metal card for small- and me

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Singapore startup Trax is raising funds at $1.1 billion value

SINGAPORE (May 27): Trax, a Singapore-based startup serving the retail industry, is finalising a deal to raise US$100 million ($137 million) at a pre-money valuation of about US$1.1 billion, a pric

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Doing it her way

Rebecca Eu, the youngest child and only daughter of Eu Yan Sang’s non-executive chairman Richard Eu, is ready to spread her wings and leave the nest.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Recommend aims for permanent integration of offerings with Grab; on 'clear path' towards profitability

SINGAPORE (May 13): If there is one thing that internet and app-oriented start-ups track closely regardless of the industry they operate in, it is the conversion rate.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

VC firm Jungle Ventures raises US$175 mil from investors including Temasek

(Apr 30): Singapore’s Jungle Ventures has raised US$175 million ($238 million) from investors including Temasek Holdings for the first close of its third fund, according to people familiar with the

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Singapore's bet on tech startups gains ground with 150 VC funds

(Apr 29): Singapore’s effort to create an ecosystem to support startups is gaining ground, with the city-state now home to more than 150 venture capital funds.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

AngelCentral builds 'kampong' for angel investors and start-up community

SINGAPORE (Apr 29): Entrepreneurs motivated by what they see as the next big thing are not the only driving force of a thriving start-up ecosystem.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Uber faces proposed 'IPO tax' in a San Francisco divided by inequity

SINGAPORE (Apr 29): Uber Technologies’ IPO, expected next month, will mean a massive payoff for many employees.

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