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Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Quest Ventures taps two sovereign wealth funds to help back regional start-ups

SINGAPORE (May 22): Venture capital firm Quest Ventures’ first fund has helped back new digital economy start-ups like Carousell, ShopBack, Carro, StyleTheory and even the popular family of meme cr


Singapore yearns for Mainboard IPOs amid shifting funding landscape

SINGAPORE (Jan 10): Singapore’s IPO performance improved significantly in 2019 in terms of the to­tal funds raised.

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.

Temasek invests $50 mil in TPG Growth's Asia Healthcare Holdings

SINGAPORE (July 5): Temasek Holdings has invested $50 million in Asia Healthcare Holdings (AHH), the operating and investment platform founded by private investment firm TPG’s growth equity platfor

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

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Singapore's corporate deals, IPOs grow 15% to cross US$100 bil in 2017

SINGAPORE (Dec 12): Singapore has seen the value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and venture capital investments, and initial public offerings (IPO) hit US$101.9 billion ($137


How automation is set to revive Singapore’s competitive advantages

SINGAPORE (Aug 22): Despite acknowledging that intelligent technology could progressively claim many jobs, the Singapore government is also confident that artificial intelligence (AI) will concurre

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Rich Gen-Y Asian kids pool family fortunes to build venture fund

SINGAPORE (Mar 6): One of Rachel Lau’s strongest childhood memories is the smell of newspaper.

State Street detects ‘positive and meaningful gains’ in 3Q private equity returns

SINGAPORE (Feb 22): State Street Corporation has released the 3Q results of its Global Exchange (GX) Private Equity Index (PEI), a benchmark for comparative analysis of private equity performance b

Singapore plans to ease VC rules to promote startup financing

SINGAPORE (Feb 15): Singapore is proposing to ease regulations for venture capital managers in a bid to promote financing for startup development.

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