Singapore
Investing

The CEO of Sydney VC fund Investible explains why Singapore is the place to be for investors

- September 20, 2023 3 MIN READ

It’s been half a decade since Investible launched our inaugural Early-Stage Fund, and first opened the doors of our office in Singapore. Since 2018, we have invested in 15 companies in Southeast Asia and we are now active in markets including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, the Philippines and Vietnam.  Australia claims less than 2% of… Read more »

David Ng, Jeff Yeo, Adrian Chia
Funding

A Singaporean startup sprinkling the Australian landscape with tiny getaway shacks just raised $4.2 million in a pre-Series A

- November 30, 2021 2 MIN READ

Singapore-based tiny house startup Big Tiny, has raised US$3 million (A$4.2) in pre-Series A funding as it looks to expand in the Australian market Big Tiny designs and manufactures small guest accommodation in Singapore. It has bases in Sydney and Melbourne where it assembles the houses and deploys them in partnership with host landowners. The venture… Read more »

Sam Johnston
ASX

Singapore venture studio Acumino acquires Melbourne startup Speakeasy 

- August 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

Acumino, a recently launched Singapore venture studio focused on emerging technologies and disruptive innovation, has acquired the intellectual property assets of Melbourne-based startup Speakeasy. Speakeasy launched a social video streaming platform to deliver interactive live events to large-scale global audiences, launching in March last year just as the Covid pandemic hit.  The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) venture… Read more »

Topics

BlueChilli is heading to Singapore to open a healthtech accelerator

- May 7, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Startup accelerator BlueChilli is launching a healthtech accelerator in Singapore, giving the Sydney-based venture a permanent HQ in the city-state. Founder Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin has partnered with the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry’s development agency, Enterprise Singapore, to launch the accelerator with an eye to the fact that the US$6.3 billion invested in 2018… Read more »

Talent Unleashed

The Change School gained visibility beyond Singapore through the Talent Unleashed Awards

- July 12, 2017 3 MIN READ

According to predictions from Forrester Research, it is likely that today’s youngest workers will hold between 12 and 15 jobs over their lifetime, swapping everything from job type to sector several times over. For some in today’s digital age, this is driven by shifting demands and needs for certain skills in an industry, and as… Read more »