SaaS

ORIGIN 2020 | Digitizing small merchants in India

Due to the low credit card penetration rate in India, consumers typically…


ORIGIN 2020 | Building a smart and sustainable Japan

To build smart cities, Japan is harnessing new technologies to stay ahead, said…


logistics, trucks, trucking,

SoftBank Ventures backs Indonesia logistics startup

Continuing a year of bumper investments for tech startups in the business of…


BukuKas

Just 8 months after launch, small biz accounting app Bukukas gets $9m funding

Accounting app Bukukas has secured $9 million in pre-series A funding just…


In a rare acquisition, Singapore’s TradeGecko scooped up by Silicon Valley giant

Eight years after being set up in Singapore, TradeGecko has been acquired by…


Y Combinator graduate Shipper gets series A funding

Shipper, which wants to build a speedy delivery network for online merchants…


Grabmerchant, grab retail, Grab stores

Grab wants to be the future of retail

Grab already has a bunch of things that can be used by offline stores and…


Recruitment startup Glints expands to Taiwan as demand rises for remote talent

Glints, the Singaporean startup that helps firms hire new talent, has added a…


Meet the Harvard grad who left 'big pharma' for his own startup

Farouk Meralli has what is surely one of the oddest starting up anecdotes in…


air-con, AC, energy, power, air conditioners

Energy automation startup gets funding for global expansion

SensorFlow, one of a wave of young hardware firms out of Singapore, has secured…