Startups

beauty, wellness, salon, salons, hair

Second time lucky? Vaniday relaunches

Vaniday, the salon-booking app that shut down in December, is back with a…


fitness, running, marathon, runner, exercise

The startup doing virtual fitness before it was cool

A few years ago, races were something people did together. You’d go to a…


Nextbillion

Ex-Grab employees get series A funding for 4-month-old AI startup

A trio of former Grab employees who were instrumental in the ride-hail giant…


Y Combinator graduate Shipper gets series A funding

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


karaoke, ktv, singing, performance, stage,

Singapore startup gets funding for socially distanced karaoke

Piling into a small, sweaty room that’s just been vacated by a bunch of…


Nominations now open for first ever ORIGIN Innovation Awards

Nominations for the inaugural ORIGIN Innovation Awards, APAC’s accolade for…


cash, coins, finance, payments, funding

Curlec gets funding to help businesses get paid on time

Amid a rising tide of funding for startups that help businesses get things…


Ajaib

Building a fintech empire, Indonesia’s Ajaib adds stock-trading

Over a year after winning funding from SoftBank Ventures, Indonesia’s…


Life’s A Pitch: 6 more startups woo VCs

The fourth running of our Life’s A Pitch sessions, where early-stage startup…


Inaugural ORIGIN Innovation Awards celebrates the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship

Back in 2018, aiming to deepen cross-border commercial ties between China and…