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Solidatus takes the inefficiencies out of data processing

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): The 2008 global financial crisis forced many central banks to adopt more robust strategies in risk management.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Reefknot Investments to invest in start-ups in the logistics industry

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): It began as an anti-Valentine’s Day in 1990s China, celebrated on Nov 11.

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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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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.

Fintech

Fintech startup soCash raises US$6 mil in series B funding round

SINGAPORE (July 22): soCash, the Singapore-headquartered fintech startup, announced that it has raised US$6 million ($8.2 million) in its series B funding round.

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Go-Jek snags investment from Thailand's largest lender

(July 11): Ride-hailing giant Go-Jek has secured an investment from Siam Commercial Bank, the Thai lender that counts King Maha Vajiralongkorn as its biggest shareholder, according to people famili

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This startup uses AI to detect falls among elderly who are home alone

SINGAPORE (June 28): Local entrepreneur Lim Meng Hui was working on an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled security system to detect intruders when his grandmother fell and lay helpless.

US-China trade war

Secretive Magic Leap says ex-engineer copied headset for China

(June 18): Magic Leap Inc, a US startup that makes a headset to project digital objects onto the real world, accused one of its former engineers of stealing its technology to create his own augment

Equity raising

YouTrip raises record US$25.5 mil pre-series A to expand its platform across Asean

SINGAPORE (May 16): YouTrip, Singapore’s first multi-currency mobile wallet with a prepaid Mastercard which was jointly developed by EZ-Link, has raised US$25.5 million ($34.9 million) in its lates

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This startup plans to permanently integrate its offerings with Grab

SINGAPORE (May 10): 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.

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