Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Indonesia online mall valued at US$2.5 bil after landing investment from including GIC

(Oct 4): PT Bukalapak.com raised capital from investors including Indonesian media giant Emtek and South Korea’s Shinhan Financial Group Co., a round of funding that valued the online marketplace a

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Singapore Internet economy to hit US$12 bil this year: Google-Temasek report

SINGAPORE (Oct 3): Singapore now has five million Internet users, says the e-Conomy Southeast Asia report 2019 published by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.

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How a start-up uses AI to spot construction site defects

SINGAPORE (Sept 30): In almost every construction project, there are close to 5,000 defects and quality control issues each day, from simple electrical circuit trips and plumbing defects to complic

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Trendlines receives conditional commitments of up to $30.3 mil to drive expansion strategy

SINGAPORE (Sept 24): Trendlines Group is set to receive conditional commitments of up to US$22 million ($30.3 million) for its new Singapore-based venture fund, Trendlines Agrifood.

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Silicon Valley VC and Enterprise Singapore team up to support startups in SG, SF

SINGAPORE (Sept 24): Enterprise Singapore and 500 Startups have entered into a two-way partnership to support the growth of startups in Singapore and San Francisco.

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CEO of leading AI startup SenseTime says valuation has passed US$7.5 billion

(Sept 6): SenseTime Group’s valuation surpassed US$7.5 billion this year after securing investment from backers like SoftBank Group, yet the world’s largest AI startup said it’s in no hurry to go p

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Palantir said to seek funding on private market, delay IPO

(Sept 6): Palantir Technologies Inc is in talks to raise significant funding from private investors, a move that could indefinitely delay one of Silicon Valley’s most hotly anticipated initial publ

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Skincare app company leverages on treasure trove of data

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): Everyone wants to look good, but it is hard to find the right product for each individual’s skin type.

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Grab will invest US$150 million in AI to build regional super app

SINGAPORE (Sept 5): Southeast Asian ride-hailing startup Grab Holdings Inc intends to invest US$150 million ($207.5 million) into artificial intelligence research over the next year, accelerating i

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Fraxtor offers investors easier access to property development ventures

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): Those who have always wanted to get in on property development deals but lacked the capital to do it alone can now ride along with seasoned investors at a smaller quantum of $10

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