Charge and earn: How this S’pore startup is letting you monetise by selling energy to EV users

Charge and earn: How this S’pore startup is letting you monetise by selling energy to EV users

Singapore startup QuickCharge aims to provide electric vehicle (EV) users with fast charging solutions right at their doorsteps. Launched in June this year, they claim to be the country’s first EV charge point retailer and service provider with a unique “Charge & Earn” programme. Their affiliate automotive company Hong Seh Motors is...

Temasek-backed Growthwell Foods raises US$22M to make more plant-based meat, seafood in SEA

Temasek-backed Growthwell Foods raises US$22M to make more plant-based meat, seafood in SEA

Homegrown manufacturer of plant-based alternatives for meat and seafood Growthwell Foods announced yesterday (September 16) that it has successfully raised US$22 million (S$29.6 million) in a Series A funding. The funding is backed led by Creadev, with the participation of GGV Capital, Iris Fund (Iris Capital and Hanwha, supported by Penjana Kapital)...

This 27-year-old S’porean makes vegan tempeh bak kwa – has thousands on her order waitlist

This 27-year-old S’porean makes vegan tempeh bak kwa – has thousands on her order waitlist

Plant-based protein alternatives have been trending recently, but what were vegans eating before the likes of Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat? E-commerce entrepreneur Angeline Leong, 27, struggled to find a wholesome and natural plant-based protein suitable for daily consumption as a vegetarian. Before the early 2000s, Singapore was already home to meat...

S’pore retailer Naiise acquired by WestStar Group, helmed by ex-honestbee CEO Ong Lay Ann

S’pore retailer Naiise acquired by WestStar Group, helmed by ex-honestbee CEO Ong Lay Ann

Following the news of homegrown multi-label retailer Naiise’s online comeback, it announced today (September 16) that it has been acquired by WestStar Group for an undisclosed sum. ​WestStar Group Inc is an independent multi-portfolio investment company that provides independent and professional investment advice, and personalised investment management services to entrepreneurial families and...

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