HRTech

Singapore workforce management solution start-up StaffAny raises $3.4 million in Series A Funding led by GGV Capital

Singapore workforce management solution start-up StaffAny announced Thursday that it has raised $3.4 million in its Series A funding round. This investment was led by GGV…

Life lessons from the priceless gift of mentorship and coaching

I can still vividly remember the first time I met my career mentor and coach, Annie Yap. I was sitting in for an interview with Annie, who was then the managing director of AYP…

Malaysia’s gig employment portal MakeTimePay secures “significant” funding from entrepreneur Simon Landsheer

MakeTimePay, a Malaysian hiring portal for gig work, said Monday it has secured an undisclosed funding from Dutch serial-entrepreneur and Singapore-based venture capital firm…

Garbage in, garbage out: The power and pitfalls of AI in recruitment

AirAsia, the renowned (or infamous) airline receives between 1 to 1.25 million job applications a year on average. Of that, only 6,000 new employees were added to the company in…

Snaphunt envisions a future with a global talent pool, fully-automated recruitment [Q&A with Tulika Tripathi]

Human resources (HR) tech was not left out of Covid-19’s long-term accelerated digitalization of the workforce and workplace. Major work trends have been turned on their heads in…

Malaysia’s gig workers employment platform Troopers bags close to $1M in Series A round

Troopers Malaysia, a Malaysia-based digital HR solutions platform closed on a Series A funding of up to 4 million ringgit (approximately $950,000) from marketing service group…

5 HRTech trends that are game changers for small businesses

If the pandemic has taught businesses one thing, it’s that keeping your workforce organized and motivated, especially when working in remote teams, is crucial. Consider investing…

Oswald Yeo, Co-Founder and CEO of Glints

HR and hiring should move from transactional to full-stack ecosystem approach, says Glints Co-Founder and CEO Oswald Yeo

Oswald Yeo, Co-Founder and CEO of Glints "Talent is a global problem. There is not enough talent anywhere, especially in fast-growing industries such as technology. It is…

With growing use from increased digitalization, career and recruitment platform Glints secures $22.5M Series C for APAC expansion

Oswald Yeo, CEO of Glints Glints, a Singapore-based talent recruitment and job matching platform, has just announced that it has closed an oversubscribed Series C round of funding…

IdeaSpace 2021 Program

Philippines startup accelerator IdeaSpace opens 2021 program with focus on agriculture, workplace, and sustainability technologies

IdeaSpace Foundation has just finished its 2020 acceleration program, and three companies have caught the startup support firm’s attention. The standouts include AgriTech startup…