Social trading app Spiking, which allows retail investors to track the stock transactions and portfolios of sophisticated investors, raised S$1 million in seed funding this week.
Chief executive Jim Hyatt describes the Asian market as a “real shining star” for the American fast food chain, which is planning to double the number of its restaurants worldwide to 1,000 over the next five years.
Flexible rental agreements for working spaces and a vibrant collaborative culture are some of the reasons why foreign businesses are filling up desks at some of the shared offices in Singapore.
As Renault makes a return to Formula One racing, the world’s 11th-biggest automotive manufacturer is banking on technology to help it get up to speed with the competition.
Snapcart offers cash rebates for users who send in pictures of their shopping receipts, but founders say their startup is “more than just a rewards app” and are gearing up for regional expansion.
Co-founder and CEO Joel Sng told Channel NewsAsia that the move to roll out its laundry services is a “natural extension” that will tie in “nicely” with its existing grocery delivery business.
From online advertising strategies to constructing delivery routes and menus, the food and beverage industry is showing an increasing appetite for big data and is fast tapping on it to win over customers.
With the rapid growth of newer ride-booking services, there may be room for adjustments to be made to the taxi availability standards, says Senior Minister of State for Transport Ng Chee Meng.
"It is not uncommon for exchanges to experience trading disruptions... but SGX needs to do better at reducing the frequency of these disruptions and managing any of these disruptions well," said Mr Ong Ye Kung in Parliament on Tuesday.
It remains premature to determine the impact of Singapore's Zika outbreak on the tourism industry and broader economy, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Sim Ann said in Parliament on Tuesday.