With $50M in fresh funding, Allbirds will open new stores in the US, UK and Asia
November 2, 2018

The quintessential venture capitalist’s uniform consists of a pair of designer jeans, a Patagonia fleece vest and $95 wool sneakers.

The company behind the shoes, Allbirds, entered the unicorn club this morning with the announcement of a $50 million Continue reading

The Goldman Lunch That Set the Scene for 1MDB’s Money Probe
July 5, 2018

In a private dining room at Singapore’s Taste Paradise restaurant, over a meal of abalone and suckling pig, two Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bankers were explaining a $1.75 billion bond offering to six executives of a Swiss bank.

It was Continue reading

For Chinas Wealthy, Singapore Is the New Hong Kong
February 11, 2018

When more than 80 of China’s wealth managers gathered recently at the Shangri-La hotel on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa, the chatter during tea breaks kept returning to one theme: Hong Kong is starting to be eclipsed by Singapore as Continue reading

Amazon launches in Singapore with massive 100,000 sq ft Prime Now warehouse
July 28, 2017

Take my money
Image: victoria ho/mashable

After years of preparation, Amazon has finally launched its same-day Prime Now delivery service in Singapore.

The service brings two-hour, and even one-hour deliveries, for tens of thousands of household items, from eggs and Continue reading