SynOption, a financial technology startup headquartered in Singapore, recently introduced its platform for electronic foreign exchange options (FX options) trading earlier this month. As an institutional platform, the fintech startup enables traders and investors to request quotes from several different banking institutions for the purpose of executing foreign exchange options…Continue Reading

Inhabitants of the humid and tropical regions of Southeast Asia would be quite familiar with the Aedes mosquito, a pest that is capable of spreading several dangerous diseases such as dengue fever, Zika fever, Mayaro, chikungunya and other disease agents. According to statistics, every year between 50 and 528 million…Continue Reading

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) along with Startup Genome recently announced the formation of a strategic partnership that is aimed at accelerating the development and expansion of Malaysia’s vibrant startup landscape and ecosystem for the upcoming decade, with the Metropolitan Kuala Lumpur area serving as the initial focus. It…Continue Reading

When it comes to educating the young, one of the challenges is in finding the right format that can continually sustain their focus and motivation to keep on learning. If the curriculum is too difficult, they will quickly become overwhelmed and lag behind as a result. On the other hand,…Continue Reading

Pand.ai, a Singapore-headquartered artificial intelligence (AI) startup that provides smart chatbots powered by their proprietary natural language processing (NLP) engine, recently announced that it has successfully secured an undisclosed sum of funding in a pre-Series A financing round participated by Bualuang Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bangkok Bank and…Continue Reading

Kristal.AI, an artificial intelligence-powered investing platform startup based in Singapore, announced recently the raising of a US$6 million Series A financing round that was led by Chiratae Ventures – formerly known as IDG Ventures India – a leading technology venture capital fund in India with a focus on fintech, healthtech…Continue Reading

Singapore-based TurtleTree Labs, a biotech startup that aims to disrupt the multi-billion dollar dairy industry by recreating real, full milk via the latest advancements in biotechnology, has secured an undisclosed sum of funding from its pre-seed funding round. The financing round was led by Lever VC, a United States-Hong Kong…Continue Reading

Kata.ai is an Indonesia-based conversational artificial intelligence (AI) startup that empowers businesses and organizations to create their very own smart virtual assistants powered by the company’s natural language processing (NLP) engine that can help them to build better brand engagement and marketing campaigns, improve customer service and enhance overall sales…Continue Reading