Venturecraft launches new US$36.8M fund to boost Singapore’s medtech sector

Singapore-based VC Venturecraft Group has announced the launch of its second investment fund, Venturecraft Two, a S$50 million (US$36.8 million) aimed at boosting medtech and ICT startups in the region.

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Venturecraft launches new US$36.8M fund to boost Singapore’s medtech sector

Singapore-based VC Venturecraft Group has announced the launch of its second investment fund, Venturecraft Two, a S$50 million (US$36.8 million) aimed at boosting medtech and ICT startups in the region.

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Singapore: Venturecraft makes new growth-stage investments with $36.8m medtech fund

Venturecraft, a Singapore-based private investment company founded in 2015, has launched a S$50 million ($36.8 million) fund, which is largely dedicated for growth stage businesses in the medtech industry.

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SGX needs more than dual-class shares to woo tech companies

AS dual-class share structures appear to be one step closer to reality in Singapore - despite all the arguments against such a move - one key question is whether it will lead the Singapore Exchange to becoming a major venue for international listings, in particular for tech initial public listings.

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【-三創專訪】2016-jumpstart-pepper-機器人開發大賽決賽入選團隊/

「MakerRocket 創客火箭」 為本次進入機器人開發大賽決賽的隊伍。 Jumpstart Pepper 機器人開發大賽,旨在培養大眾對於機器人的整體概念與實務應用,並將服務型機器人大眾化,帶入生活,將未來想像,變為真實。

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【-三創專訪】2016-jumpstart-pepper-機器人開發大賽決賽入選團隊-2/

Viper,由五位平均年齡二十七歲,來自不同專項領域的工程師們所組成,他們帶來的參賽作品叫作 Bring Your Own Brain (BYOB),其中以利用雲端服務讓 Pepper 可以辨識使用者的行為並做出適當回應、外接第三方裝置增強使用者使用經驗為 BYOB 的最大特質。

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Startup creates alternative test for cancer

CURRENT cancer screening methods are invasive and costly. Think of the mammographies, endoscopies, or biopsies that are presently done to detect cancer. Local biotechnology start-up Mirxes Pte Ltd is looking to revolutionise cancer detection methods by offering blood tests in place of current diagnostic methods to detect early stage cancer.

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Isaac Ho: Innovation Enables Dreams

Isaac Ho, Founder and Managing Partner of Singapore Health Tech: “Innovation allows people to know that they themselves can be dreamers and that their dreams can come true”.

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E-commerce portal Carousell bags US$35m Series B funding

Nearly S$50 million have been added to the Singapore startup ecosystem, The Business Times learnt on Monday. Of the amount, US$35 million is a Series B funding round raised by e-commerce startup Carousell, while another S$1.34 million comprises investments into two first-of-their-kind accelerator programmes in insurance tech (insurtech) and tourism.

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Singapore media platform e27 seals $2.2m Series A, to explore China tie-ups

Integrated platform for entrepreneurs, e27 Thursday said it had raised S$3 million ($2.2 million) in a Series A funding round led by Beijing-headquartered TechTemple Group. The others investors in the round include China’s data intelligence fund Linear Venture, Indonesia’s Convergence Ventures, as well as Singapore-based Venturecraft and Spacemob.

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