Singapore

Apple to officially open its Orchard Road Store in Singapore on May 27, 2017

Apple will officially open its first store Southeast Asia this May 27, 2017. In an article on HardwareZone SG, the 2-storey high store was wrapped in a “white wallpaper for...

KATSANA raises US$893K to help motor insurance companies analyse driver behaviour

Anisa Menur A. Maulani, reporting for e27; Kuala Lumpur-based data company Pixelated, which owns the brand KATSANA, today announced that it has raised a MYR4 million (US$893,000)...

Grab Beta Launches GrabRewards to Make Rides Even More Rewarding

Grab; Grab today unveiled GrabRewards, Southeast Asia’s first regional loyalty programme for ride-hailing passengers, capping off a successful year for Southeast Asia’s...

Grab launches GrabShare, a commercial carpool service

Singapore-based Grab has announced a commercial carpooling service called GrabShare, the company have another carpooling service called GrabHitch. As pointed out by Tech in Asia;...

Grab’s cashless payment system GrabPay just got a lot easier to use

Nadine Freischlad, writing for Tech in Asia; On-demand transportation company Grab, which operates across Southeast Asia, just rolled out an addition to its cashless payment...

Huawei launches i5Lab, a IoT startup accelerator in Singapore

Yon Heong Tung, writing for e27; Chinese telecommunications electronics giant Huawei has partnered with NUS Enterprise (the entrepreneurial arm of NUS) to launch an...

Carousell acquires Caarly then appoints new CFO and GM

Michael Tegos, writing for Tech in Asia; That’s why the company announced today it has acquired Singaporean mobile-first used car marketplace and dealership tool Caarly. The...

App that links startups with investors raises seed funding

Judith Balea, writing for Tech in Asia; Singapore-based Beam, an app that connects startups to investors, today announced it raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from...

Grab Partners Premier Taxis to On Board 3000 Drivers in Singapore and Scale Up Efficiently

Grab; Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing company, and Premier Taxis, today announced a partnership to bring all Silvercab drivers onto the Grab platform. This is...

Singapore’s Greyloft lands $1.1M to build a real estate agency for the digital era

Jon Russell, writing for TechCrunch; Singapore-based Greyloft has raised $1.1 million to build out its vision of what a real estate agency should look and function like in...

nuTonomy and Grab Launch Partnership to Expand Public Trial of On-Demand Self-Driving Car Service in Singapore

Grab; nuTonomy, the leading developer of state-of-the-art software for self-driving cars, and Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app, today announced a partnership to...

Mercedes-Benz launches startup accelerator in Singapore

Mihael Tegos, writing for Tech in Asia; Being immersed in tech all the time, it’s easy to forget there are still other automakers out there besides Tesla. Mercedes-Benz reminded...

‘World’s largest fintech hub’ to launch in Singapore in November

Judith Balea, writing for Tech in Asia; Asian private investment group Marvelstone announced today it will open a fintech hub spanning more than 30,000 square feet – said to be...

Stripe launches in Singapore for real

Michael Tegos, writing for Tech in Asia; Online payment and business tools provider Stripe has been used by companies in Singapore for the past year or so in beta – that is, in...

Singapore starts getting replacement Note7 with cash and freebies

Abe Olandres, for Yugatech; Singapore owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 are already getting brand new units as early as this week. Along with the replacement, owners also get a...