Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital drops into Singapore with US$100 mil fund

(Aug 21): Vulcan Capital, the investment house of late Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, has opened its first international office in Singapore.

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UK start-up builder says one in two young Singaporeans want to be an entrepreneur

SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Days after a survey by the World Economic Forum suggests that scarcely any youthful Singaporean wants to be an entrepreneur, another study seems to suggest otherwise.

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AlgaeMor's Dach bets on growing consumption of algae amid wider alternative-protein trend

SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Marine biologist Baruch Dach’s quest to grow algae began in the most unlikely of places — in the Negev desert in Israel.

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Doctor discovery platform DocDoc raises US$13 mil in capital

SINGAPORE (Aug 6): DocDoc, the doctor discovery platform, has raised US$13 million ($18 million) in institutional capital.

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Huxter co-founder dabbles in financial advisory, wealth management programmes to master the trade

SINGAPORE (Aug 5): Huxter co-founder Ray Tan knows how important it is to be a jack-of-all-trades.

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CredoLab uses mobile phone metadata for credit scoring of unbanked

SINGAPORE (July 29): When Peter Barcak, co-founder and CEO of CredoLab, thought about his next move after selling off his stake in Platinum Bank in Ukraine, his attention turned to an issue he had

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Cycle & Carriage launches new car leasing business; secures Go-Jek as first corporate client

SINGAPORE (July 25): Cycle & Carriage Singapore (C&C), which is 100% owned by parent company, Jardine Cycle & Carriage, has entered into the car leasing segment with the launch of its n

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Trax gets US$100 mil funding, becomes Singapore's second unicorn

SINGAPORE (July 23): Warburg Pincus-backed image recognition technology firm Trax, a start-up that counts Heineken and Nestle among its clients, said it has raised US$100 million ($136 million) in

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Co-living operator Hmlet raises $54.4 mil in Series B funding

SINGAPORE (July 23): Singapore-headquartered co-living operator Hmlet has secured funding of US$40 million ($54.4 million) in its latest Series B round, allowing it to continue bridging gaps in dem

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Hashstacs aims to use blockchain to simplify processes in financial services sector

SINGAPORE (July 22): Gibraltar, despite its tiny size, is strategically located on Spain’s southern coast, with a vantage point that overlooks ships sailing in and out of the Mediterranean.

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