S’pore Food Tech Startup Shiok Meats Raises $17.27M – To Build World’s First Commercial Plant

Shiok Meats, the world’s first cell-based crustacean meat company based in Singapore, has raised US$12.6 million (S$17.27 million) in a Series A funding round. The Series A round is led by Aqua-Spark, the first investment fund focused on sustainable aquaculture. Other investors include SEEDS Capital (the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore), venture capital funds from…(Continue Reading)

SIA Scraps ‘Flight To Nowhere’ – To Launch A380 Plane Restaurant, Home Dining, Tours Instead

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has dropped its widely-publicised idea to launch “flights to nowhere” after the idea attracted criticism from people concerned about the environmental impact created by such flights. The airline conducted a market study and review, considering both environmental and financial viability before declaring that they had “no plans” to “revive the idea.” In…(Continue Reading)

Why S’pore Co-Living Startup Hmlet Pivoted To Offer Furniture Subscription, Interior Design

Singapore-based startup Hmlet was born out of a desire for accommodation that was flexible and convenient. In an interview with Vulcan Post, Yoan Kamalski, CEO and founder of Hmlet, said that in its initial years of operations, the startup focused on a centralised model of leasing buildings. The co-living operator used to directly rent, renovate,…(Continue Reading)