Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Startups

11 inspiring women-run startups you should know about

Although the startup sphere is still hugely dominated by men, women have increased their presence and performance in recent years. Female entrepreneurship has risen greatly, and now there are 114% more of them than 20 years ago. And this...

Synqa Holdings bags US$80 million in Series C funding

Fintech startup SYNQA (previously known as Omise Holdings) has recently announced that it has closed its Series C funding round and bagged fresh equity amounting to US$80 million. The round was led by SCB 10X (the venture...

Fintech startup, iLex, closes seed funding round to digitally enhance the corporate loan market

Though its entry into the startup arena is nascent having just been established last year, iLex has gone on to secure key investors from across the globe namely France, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the US in the...

Logistics startup, Shipper, raises Series A funding

Logistics startup, Shipper, announced recently that it has raised an undisclosed amount in Series A funding. The round was led by Prosus Ventures (formerly known as Naspers Ventures) with participation from existing investors Lightspeed, Floodgate, Y Combinator,...

How the startup economy is replacing the traditional resume

Finding a job is not an easy mission to cope with, especially nowadays, when the startup-based economy is changing the rules of the game to the core. If you think that applying with your ordinary resume would...

Bringing karaoke to the cloud, Popsical bags US$5 million in funding

Cloud-based karaoke enterprise, Popsical, has recently obtained US$5 million in Series A funding in a round led by venture capitalist Quest Ventures. The round also saw participation from SEEDS Capital (the investment unit of Enterprise Singapore).

Gaze raises US$830,000 in seed equity

In a seed financing round, AI-driven startup, Gaze, recently announced that it had secured US$830,000 in equity from venture capitalist Anchorless Bangladesh, and from a current angel investor, Mohammad Maaz. Co-founded in 2018 by...

In brief: Startups Tortoise and Swiftmile are merging their tech to solve scooter chaos

Sidewalk congestion is a significant pain point for cities, and fully charged scooters for riders are not guaranteed. Those are the two main selling points of micro-mobility docking startup Swiftmile and remote-controlled scooter repositioning startup Tortoise. Today, both...

Furniture e-tailer Fabelio secures US$9 million in Series C1 equity

Online furniture retailer, Fabelio, has announced that it has raised US$9 million in a Series C financing round which is still underway- boosting its total equity to US$20 million. The round was led by venture capitalists Appworks,...

Latest cost-saving measures by Grab will see 5% of its workforce being laid off

In an announcement addressed to Grab employees posted yesterday (16th June), Grab's CEO and Co-Founder shared that they will be letting go of approximately 5% of its employees. The news comes fresh after a...
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