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FWD launches chatbot for 24/7 travel insurance

24 January 2019

Digital insurer FWD Singapore has launched a virtual personal insurance assistant named Faith. Faith can guide customers through the entire process of submitting a travel insurance claim. The 24/7 virtual assistant is a result of the collaboration between FWD Singapore and Active.Ai, a Singaporean-based FinTech start-up that specializes in helping financial institutions process and understand […]

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Housejoy acquires MyWash, laundry services startup

05 February 2016

Just hot off its USD$23 million fundraising lead by Amazon, with Vertex Ventures, Qualcomm and Ru-Net Technology Partners, Housejoy has acquired MyWash, an on-demand laundry services provider for an undisclosed amount. With this acquisition, MyWash and Housejoy combined are the largest laundry services provider in India. This would allow Housejoy to provide 10,000 laundry bookings […]

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Housejoy raises USD$23 million in Series B funding led by Amazon

16 December 2015

India’s leading home services provider, Housejoy has announced a completion of INR 150 crores in series B round of funding from a consortium of investors. The round was led by Amazon and included new investors Vertex Ventures, Qualcomm and Ru-Net Technology Partners. Existing investors Matrix Partners India also participated. The funds will be used to […]

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Soon to launch – the First Diamond Trading Platform

20 September 2015

Even before the Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (“SDiX”) officially launches its diamond trading platform, word has gotten out that SDiX is conducting trial runs on this platform!   When this platform is rolled out, traders will not only be able to enjoy price transparency, they will also reap the liquidity effect, known to them from trading […]

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