NuTonomy eyes launch of paid Singapore self-driving car rides by Q2 next year

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In southeast Asia, it has partnered ride services firm Grab for the pilot.

HNA said to schedule long-awaited vote on $1b CWT deal

In a sign that the beleaguered Chinese conglomerate is moving ahead with the deal.


Singapore: Ascendas-Singbridge to acquire $198.8m commercial tower in Sydney

The acquisition expands Ascendas-Singbridge’s total AUM in Australia to around S$2.6 billion.


Golden Gate to raise third fund next year, a few B2C, fintech exits on the cards: Jeffrey Paine

Golden Gate Ventures’ third fund is expected to be slightly bigger than its second fund ($60 million).


Leading disruptors to converge at Asia PE-VC Summit 2017

These prolific entrepreneurs are being pursued by investors to help turn their ambitious plans into reality.


Blackstone gets SGX-ST nod to delist Japan-focused Croesus Retail Trust

The PE firm had made an offer to acquire all units in Croesus through a trust scheme


Singapore: oBike raises $45m Series B round led by Grishin Robotics

Grishin Robotics has also invested in Hong Kong-based ride-sharing firm Gobee.


Singapore: IFC commits $5m to Wavemaker SEA Fund II

IFC commits $5 million to Wavemakers latest $50 million fund.


What does it take to build Asia’s next unicorns? Top execs to share their secrets

Once the stuff of myths, startups with billion-dollar valuations, or unicorns, are now no longer rare. In fact, Asia is home to more than 60 such startups. But what goes into the making of a unicorn? How long and arduous is the journey from starting up to scaling up? At the… Read more »


China firms’ expansion a double-edged sword for Asia’s VC scene: Wei Hopeman

Hopeman says Asia can leapfrog the West in fintech areas such as mobile payments.