Singapore, Germany sign agreements to boost market access for startups
Singapore startups will be able to better access opportunities in the German market. These include partnerships in innovation, the exchange of business views and knowledge, as well as the sharing of best practices.
Amazon appears to be restarting its funding efforts in India after Acko, the digital insurance startup in India, confirmed that the U.S. retail giant led a new round of funding for its business. Amazon — which has been linked with an Acko investment since the start of this year — backed lending startup Capital Float last […]
To date, Digital Ventures has engaged with over 800 startups and more than 60 VC funds in nearly 30 countries, including Golden Gate Ventures and Dymon Asia Ventures Thailand-based Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has increased its corporate venture capital fund by US$50 million, through its fintech investment arm Digital Ventures. This has brought the fund’s total capital […]
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The Barisan Nasional government did not hide RM300 billion in debts or falsify figures, said former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a Facebook posting today.
Najib said “not even during Tun Mahathir's previous reign” did the government ever include its contingent obligations as part of the official measurement of government debt.
“I am glad that the Finance Minister has come clean in his statement yesterday that the official federal government debt remains at RM686.8 billion (50.8% of GDP) — not 65% or RM1 trillion as claimed.