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ONE Championship names billionaire entrepreneur Saurabh Mittal as vice chairman


Mittal is the founder of Mission Holdings, an investor in ONE Championship.

Singtel Innov8 leads $20m Series A round in Silicon Valley-based Airspace Systems

The startup harnesses AI, machine vision, and deep-learning neural networks to defend against drone threats.

Grab launches new venture to foray into financial services in SE Asia

Grab Financial will offer micro-financing in partnership with Japan’s Credit Saison.

Perennial to acquire full ownership of Singapore’s iconic Capitol

Perennial Real Estate is buying out Capitol Singapore co-owner Chesham Properties for S$129.6 million ($98.7 million).

Venture debt in Southeast Asia still at early stages: InnoVen’s Chin Chao

Venture debt as a percentage of venture capital in Southeast Asia is still low at approximately 5%, compared to 10-15% in more developed ecosystems.

SG: Tikehau Capital, SPRIM Ventures’ joint healthcare fund makes first close at $50m

The TKS1 fund will make early-stage investments in med-tech and life science companies.

Singapore bourse mulls easing dual-class listings rules to attract tech IPOs

Making dual-class shares easier to adopt is an attempt to make Singapore more competitive with exchanges in the U.S.

Singapore: GTR Ventures backs five tradetech firms, plans more deals in Q2

The companies include four digital trade lenders and a platform to access global trade instruments.

Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures said to be raising $100m VC fund

The new fund is expected to have a first close before the end of this month and the final close by the end of 2018.

StanChart PE-backed THSC seeks to privatise SGX-listed Tat Hong for $286m

THSC Investments, owned by Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) and TH60 Investments, has made an S$0.50 per share pre-conditional cash offer for all the shares of Tat Hong.