September 2023’s tech news headlines from Singapore provide a snapshot of the city-state’s technology issues, concerns, developments and implementations. Items covered include: a new $541M venture capital fund with a $50M commitment to back female founders; GlobalFoundries’ semiconductor manufacturing in Singapore; trials of a small-scale electric cargo vessel; and more.
Hit the headlines below to read each Singapore tech news item featured from September 2023 in full.
- Singapore: An intro to WealthGreen, soon to launch an app allowing retail investors to buy and hold carbon credits for potential resale
- Singapore: A look at FathomX, AI-powered breast cancer solution improving diagnoses, with false positives reduced by over 20% and false negatives by over 38%
- Singapore’s Temasek-backed Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India closes 5th fund at $541M, with $50M commitment to back startups led by women founders
- Singapore: GlobalFoundries opens $4BN, 23,000-square meter facility to meet projected semiconductor demand, manufacturing chips designed by global firms
- Singapore: Nanyang Tech University, Nat’l University of Singapore, and state-owned Temasek to invest $55M to boost tech commercialisation, developing a common IP licensing framework
- Singapore: Hydromover electric cargo vessel to start sea trials and likely launch by year-end, featuring 25-ton cargo capacity and quick-swap battery tech
- Singapore: OCBC bank customers in the city-state can now make QR code payments in China under new Alipay partnership
- Singapore: Quadria Capital looks to raise up to $1BN for Asia-focused healthcare fund
- Singapore-based Grab tech giant in talks for partial acquisition of Delivery Hero’s Asia operations, absorbing the Foodpanda brand in a number of SEA nations
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