EE 2017

Beyond awards glitz, a support network for entrepreneurs

It may have won the Emerging Enterprise Award back in 2014, but Sunseap Leasing is still harvesting benefits from being part of the award's network.

Celebrating entrepreneurs who dare

IT was an evening to remember at last Friday's Emerging Enterprise Award 2017 (EE 2017) as the business community came together to recognise the achievements and potential of some of Singapore's...

Shining a spotlight on the secret life of entrepreneurs

THE life of an entrepreneur is often filled with hardship, but what helps customisable computer chair maker Secretlab's co-founder and managing director Ian Ang get through it is support from...

SMEs must be nimble to adapt to change, says Iswaran

Singapore enterprises must adopt differentiated strategies for growth in order to beat the competition, said Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran.

Emerging Enterprise 2017: The 15 finalists

This year, 2017, marks ten years of the Emerging Enterprise Award's celebration of business innovation, resilience and excellence in small and...

Futuristic manufacturing system helps firms ride automation wave

BEHIND the drawn metal doors of a nondescript factory at the northern tip of Singapore, A4-sized smart carts moved autonomously on small monorail tracks that could change tack on its own, while a...

He got inspiration for startup from being girlfriend's courier

IT started with him being a courier for his girlfriend's goods. As Cai Li travelled frequently, his friends began to request him to help them purchase products exclusively found in those countries...

The Duck that lays the Golden egg

SALTED egg, a craze that has survived decades - from salted egg seafood dishes to salted egg yolk tarts, the rich flavour has seen it all. For The Golden Duck, its unconventional attempt at...

A-Plus doesn't come easy for this homegrown firm

CARVING out a niche in food and e-commerce has helped A-Plus Automation make a name for itself in the materials management industry.

Paying Homage to the elderly in Singapore

IN HER first 10 years, Gillian Tee was cared for by elderly people. As a child, she lived with her grandmother, and her direct caretaker until she was 10 was a woman in her sixties.

Castlery plugs a gap in furniture industry

AFTER various attempts at startups, Castlery Pte Ltd co-founder Declan Ee finally found success in the form of e-commerce designer furniture.