Sam Johnston
Mergers & Acquisitions

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 »

News & Analysis

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 »