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Startup future-proofs coffee with bean-free alternative amidst climate crisis

Prefer transforms surplus ingredients like day-old bread, soybean pulp, and barley grains into bean-free coffee.

Startup future-proofs coffee with bean-free alternative amidst climate crisis

Prefer transforms surplus ingredients like day-old bread, soybean pulp, and barley grains into bean-free coffee.

Staple bags US$4m in pre-series A funding round

The company will use the funds for its expansion.

Days of excess are over, investors warn founders

Deal activity in Asia Pacific fell 26.3% YoY in 2023.

Auristone bags $5.4m in Elev8.vc-led funding round

The startup will use the capital to promote its flagship product.

Singapore leads the women-led startup landscape in SEA

Singapore ranks 7th in the world’s most funding raised by women-led startups.

‘The Big Spark’ to feature SEAs aspiring entrepreneurs and investors

Singapore-based Mediacorp collaborated with Elevandi and TiE Global Summit for the launch.

Enterprise Singapore opens San Francisco Overseas Centre

The San Francisco centre is the agency's third office in the US.

How Temasek Foundation funds sustainability innovations and startups

Criteria for selection include desirability, feasibility, and viability of businesses.

SG-based VC firm invests in remote respiratory monitoring healthcare startup

The funding will be used to expand Aevice solution to patients in Southeast Asia.

Tech startup Gaspack raises pre-seed funding

This could help digital creators for a more inclusive NFT environment.

The GrowHub raises US$3m in Pre-Series B funding round

The funding round was led by its founder, Lester Chan.

The race to gender equity for Asia’s startups

New study finds that 75% of women in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region want to learn new tech skills. Similarly, 74% of women in Singapore want to upskill, but more than 54% cite lack of time as the greatest barrier.

SG startups can participate for world’s largest startup competition

The top 30 startups in the competition can be considered for $6.6m investment.

Corporate Governance – The Greatest Challenge for Start-ups?

From the collapse of biotech firm Theranos to the recent bankruptcy of crypto exchange FTX, the prevailing need for proper governance in privately-owned companies is gaining more attention. These high-profile start-ups, which can be sizeable in terms of valuation, do not fall into the purview of regulators or are not publicly listed. Therefore, such regulatory arbitrage or the lack of public scrutiny may result in the firm being susceptible to governance failures if sufficient checks and balances are not in place. 

VFlowTech raises US$10m in Series A funding

The startup will use the funds to expand its market presence in the US. amongst others.

SGX-listed Sinarmas Land Limited launches investment arm for startups

It will fund potential digital startups in Indonesia.

Huawei Spark wins startup award in SBR Technology Excellence Awards

The accelerator programme is geared towards helping startups succeed on a regional and global level.