SMEs' optimism up, but profit outlook still weak

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are slightly more optimistic about business prospects for the next six months, marking the second consecutive quarter that the outlook has improved.

How SMEs can optimise cash flow with right processes

The Working Capital Loan programme was introduced at Budget 2016 to address small and medium-sized enterprises' (SMEs) near-term cash flow concerns and growth financing needs during this period of...

Gaming company Razer ventures into e-payments

RAZER - a Singaporean-founded gaming hardware company said to be valued at nearly US$2 billion - has acquired a minority stake in Malaysia's e-payments platform MOL Global, and appointed the...

Upcoming SME events you don't want to miss

In today's business environment, managing risk and improving cash flow are more challenging than ever but they are key to ensuring your firm runs smoothly and generates growth.

WannaCry? Help for SMEs to protect financial data

GOVERNMENTS and businesses around the world are still reeling from the malicious cyberattack in May this year by "WannaCry", a ransomware worm that has so far impacted an estimated 230,000...

Local SME fights crime with robots

CROOKS beware - there is a new crime buster on the block. Meet O-R3 - OTSAW Digital's proprietary crime fighting robot solution to the security industry's manpower crunch. Armed with data-...

Cycling startup takes on the US

Q What's the story behind how Spin got started?

Startups to watch: Shopmatic, Element AI, Pay2Home and more

Shopmatic raises $5.7m in funding

Change comes slowly to smaller contractors

At the construction site for a two-storey house in Cluny Hill, contractor GA Construction is doing things the old-fashioned way.

Using prefab tech as a springboard

Two local construction firms saw technological advancement as an opportunity and not a threat.


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