UOB and OctoRocket to help SMEs in Asean apply for financing
Cuts approval time from 2.5 days to 15 minutes with new credit assessment process.
IAB SG releases guide to digital ad campaign
The IAB Singapore’s Measurement & Standards Committee on Aug 16 released a series of white papers guiding digital marketers on how to buy and assess the performance of digital advertising campaigns.
iClick Interactive inks ad partnership deal with SPH
iClick Interactive Asia inks ad partnership deal with Singapore Press Holdings Limited, to become its in-feed video ad serving partner across its wide-reaching range of apps.
Augmented Reality in Asia’s fashion retail space
UK startup Metail is bringing its AR capabilities to Asia’s online fashion retail market, using Singapore as its launchpad.
GlobalRoam subsidiary GNum invests US$1.5mil in big data startup aSpecial Media
Telecommunication services provider GlobalRoam Group Ltd said it has invested S$2 million (US$1.5 million), through its subsidiary GNum Pte Ltd, for a “significant minority stake” in Singapore-based big data analytics startup aSpecial Media.
Singapore’s IIPL boosts startup ecosystem with a dash of BASH
IIPL has officially launched BASH (Build Amazing Startups Here), Singapore's biggest integrated startup space, which will provide all the necessary facilities – including a prototyping lab, valuable mentorship and community networks – to grow promising, innovation-driven tech startups.
Telenor, SPH and others combine forces on classifieds platform
South Africa’s Naspers Ltd, Norway’s Schibsted Media Group and Telenor Group, and Singapore Press Holdings have agreed to establish joint ventures to develop their online classifieds platforms in four key markets: Brazil, Indonesia, Thailand and Bangladesh.
Smaato raises US$25mil in Series E, SPH in funding round
Mobile RTB ad exchange and supply side platform Smaato said it has secured US$25 million in Series E funding. Media giant SPH participated in the round along with private-owned Aeris Capital, Singapore-headquartered investment firm EDBI and other existing shareholders.
Singapore-based The French Cellar secures Series A from ESW Manage
Private equity firm ESW Manage has announced a seven-figure investment to acquire a 20% stake in The French Cellar, a Singapore-headquartered wine subscription e-commerce platform.
Zuora to open in Singapore to meet growing demand
Subscription-based e-commerce enabler Zuora announced its plan to open an office in Singapore to support what it said was its growing customer base in Asia.