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Shiwen is a pragmatic centrist interested in the intersection of technology, business, entrepreneurship, science and public policy.

Singapore Digest: Gentle Care extends Healthway offer; WeWork comes to SG

Lippo Group vehicle Gentle Care has extended the timeline of its takeover offer of Healthway Medical Corporation and co-work space operator WeWork is expanding into Singapore. Gentle Care extends takeover offer of Healthway Gentle Care, a vehicle of Indonesia’s Lippo Group, is extending the closing date for its takeover offer… Read more »


Singapore M&A: Ezion acquires stakes in JVs; Forum acquires 80% of Lighthouse

Ezion has consolidated its market positon with the acquisitin of its JV stakes and Germany’s Forum Media Group has acquires a 80 per cent of Lighthouse Independent Media.


Singapore: Trendlines Labs secures $200k; JDE controls Super Group; Nam Cheong JV

Trendlines Lab has secured a grant from SIIRD, JDE now owns most of Super Group and Nam Cheong has launched a Malaysian JV.


Crestmount Capital to put $76.3m in Australian realty player Piety Investments

Piety Investments has secured A$100m from Crestmount Capital.


Boyu Capital & 58 Group acquire minority stakes in Vanke Property

PE firms Boyu Capital and 58 Group have acquired stakes in Hong Kong-listed Vanke Property, a unit of the China Vanke conglomerate.


Japan’s culinary media startup Dely secures $27m investment

Dely, which operates video recipe service Kurashiru, has closed a JPY3 billion investment that saw YJ Capital and JAFCO participating.


500 Startups invests $200k in Cambodian news portal Khmerload

Khmerload is modelled after NY-based social news portal Buzzfeed.


Corporate venturing needs to be at arms length: Craig Dixon, Muru-D Singapore

Craig Dixon of Telstra-backed accelerator muru-D Singapore discusses corporate venturing, B2B startups and startup exits.


Real money hasn’t started playing in Bitcoin: Marcus Swanepoel, Luno

Marcus Swanepoel, CEO of Luno, discusses digital currencies, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Singapore’s startup ecosystem and the growth of his exchange.


SG Dealbook: ZICO private placement; CRT secures $26.9m loan

ZICO Holdings is raising funds through a private placement.