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This tech start-up is aiming for the stars

SINGAPORE (Feb 22): Adam Gilmour had been a banker for more than 20 years when he left his job in 2012 to realise his boyhood dream of developing space technology, especially rockets.


KPMG partners A*STAR to establish first joint lab in professional services sector

SINGAPORE (July 27): KPMG and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have signed a three-year master research collaboration agreement (MRCA) together, with the intention of jointly establishing a data-science powered laboratory in the


Tai Sin subsidiary acquires 30% stake in Astar Lab for $0.9 mil

SINGAPORE (May 2): Tai Sin Electric says its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cast Laboratories, on Apr 30 acquired 30% of Astar Laboratory for $0.9 million from two of the lab’s vendors, with the option to purchase an additional 40% of the business.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Engine Biosciences secures US$10 mil of seed capital from US & Asian investors

SINGAPORE (Jan 31): A biotech company with offices in Singapore and San Francisco, Engine Biosciences, says it has secured US$10 million ($13.1 million) in seed funding from both American and Asian investors.

Singapore economy

How much is pain costing Singapore’s economy?

SINGAPORE (June 20): Pain conditions are costing Southeast Asian economies about US$44.6 billion ($61.9 billion) in productivity losses on an annual basis – out of which Singapore’s estimated productivity losses make up about US$6.2 billion per year,