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Dyson's new global HQ is at the historic St James Power Station in Singapore

British technology company Dyson will be shifting its global headquarters to Singapore in 2021, the company said on Thursday, November 28.

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Catapulting moneylending into the cyber age: LendFoundry CEO Sandeep Phophaliya

Money-lending is one of the cornerstones of the global economy, with the concept almost as old as currency itself.

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Singapore startup Tookitaki announces SGD 26.2 mn Series A funding round

Singapore-based anti-money-laundering startup Tookitaki announced on Monday that it has raised an additional USD 11.7 million in funding...

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Office-sharing firm WeWork lays off 2,400 employees worldwide

The layoff affects roughly a fifth of WeWork's workforce, as the company struggles to reorganise amid mounting losses.

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EU-Singapore free trade agreement kicks off

Companies based in Singapore will get to enjoy greater market access into the EU.

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New Creation Church's business arm to acquire The Star Vista from Capitaland

CapitaLand is selling The Star Vista for SGD 296 million to Rock Productions, the business arm of New Creation Church.

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DBS adopts AI-powered screening technology to enhance compliance

As financial criminals grew increasingly sophisticated, DBS Bank has implemented an artificial intelligence (AI) powered solution to fend...

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NIUM launches digital cross-border payments in Indonesia

NIUM’s digital money transfer service will enable consumers and enterprises in Indonesia to send money to over sixty destinations...

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India building a strong FinTech partnership with Singapore: HCI Ashraf

There are a lot of exciting possibilities in Singapore and Indian youth are looking at how they can build startup brands in the region,...

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SFA, FICCI sign MoU to enhance cooperation at Singapore FinTech Festival 2019

The Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Monday inked a partnership...

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Parenting platform theAsianparent closes 7-figure series C funding

Southeast Asian parenting platform theAsianparent has closed a seven-figure Series C2 funding from new strategic investors Mirae Asset...

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Vistara launches drive to expand its fleet

Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines’ joint venture airline Vistara announced plans to nearly double its fleet size from 22 aircraft to 42 by...

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Singapore’s Qoo10 acquires Indian e-commerce vendor ShopClues stock in merger

India-based e-commerce vendor ShopClues on Thursday announced its merger with Singapore-based platform Qoo10

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Livspace launches in Singapore, marking first phase of APAC expansion

During the six month soft launch phase in Singapore, Livspace is already operating at USD 15 million gross revenue run rate and growing at...

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Three Indian-origin executives in Harvard Business Review’s top 10 CEOs list

The list, which features 100 CEOs, is topped by American technology company NVIDIA's CEO Jensen Huang.

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Singapore-based remittance firm InstaReM rebrands as Nium

Digital cross-border payments provider InstaReM is rebranding to become part of Nium, the company announced on Sunday.

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Scoot shifts operations to Terminal 1 at Changi Airport

Singapore budget airline Scoot successfully completed the shift of its operations from Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 to Terminal 1....

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7 Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Forbes’ 400 wealthiest Americans list

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos kept his spot as the richest in the US for the second year running, followed by Bill Gates.

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PayPal, MoneyGram looking to raise stake in Indian remittance market

Online payments firms PayPal and MoneyGram are planning to raise their share in the remittance market in India, according to media reports.

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Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in Fortune’s 2019 ‘40 under 40’ list

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs were among those named by US business publication Fortune in its annual list of the 40 most influential and...

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Little India merchants in Singapore thrive with digitalisation support

More than 100 Little India merchants have adopted digital solutions to improve their competitiveness in the digital economy. At a walkabout...

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HSBC plans job cuts of up to 10,000, comprising mainly high-paid roles: Reports

With HSBC's interim CEO Noel Quinn seeking to reduce costs across the banking group, this is the bank's most ambitious attempt in years to...

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DLF settles payment to joint venture with Singapore's GIC

DLF Ltd said it has settled the entire SGD 1.7 billion (INR 8,700 crore) dues payable to DLF Cyber City Developers Limited (DCCDL), its...

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Ola launches ride-hailing services in two new UK cities

Ride-hailing giant Ola on Tuesday launched its services in Coventry and Warwick, the eighth and ninth cities in the UK.

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Top Vodafone officials to meet Modi on September 30

Vodafone Group, the parent company of India-based Vodafone Idea, has scheduled a meeting between its chairman Gerard Kleisterlee and CEO...

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