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Digital telco startup Circles.Life bags funding from Warburg Pincus
11 February 2020: SINGAPORE-BASED telco startup Circles.Life announced Tuesday it has received funding in an equity round from global private equity (PE) firm Warburg Pincus to further fund growth and for expansion in new markets. The startup did not divulge the investment sum, but injections from growth investor Warburg Pincus typically extend to...
Circles.Life co-founder on expansion, price wars and learning eight languages
04 August 2019: In this day and age, where the world is connected through digital services with millennials being constantly glued to their phones, it can be a disaster to suffer from bad reception or slow customer service. It seems that Singapore-based telco company Circles.Life has figured out just how to take telecommunications...
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The Peak marks its 35th year with special edition featuring young pioneers
13 July 2019: PLANTS and artificial intelligence do not make the most obvious bedfellows - unless you are Zac Toh, the founder of urban greenery specialist GWS Living Art, which provides indoor-greening solutions to high-profile destinations such as Jewel Changi Airport. All of 27 years old, Mr Toh is...
Circles.Life Users, You Can Now Book Movies And Check Showtimes On Its App
11 July 2019: Every tech firm out there seems to be building a super app. Grab for one, wants to establish itself as more than just a ride-hailing firm as it builds on its ambition to be an “everyday super app”. In April this year, Grab added trip planning, video streaming, movie and hotel...
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Rameez Ansar’s start-up gives Singtel, Starhub, and M1 a run for their money
11 July 2019: Like many in Singapore, Rameez Ansar grew weary of the limited choices in mobile price plans and lack of transparency in the major telcos here. Unlike many, he decided to do something about it with Circles.life. “It was a burning frustration that eventually boiled over,” says the former business consultant....
The Big Read: S’pore’s big telcos face rude awakening, as the little guys get the last laugh
06 July 2019: SINGAPORE — Back in 2016, the three major Singapore telcos — Singtel, StarHub and M1 — held various meetings with investors and shareholders, reassuring them that a fourth telco would not be a threat to their businesses. They told the market that it is not a problem, two analysts recalled....