Going Global

Building ties in pharma industry 'just like courtship'

Small and medium-sized enterprises are planting the Singapore flag in distant markets around the world. In the last instalment of a four-part series, Chia Yan Min speaks to Dr Gideon Ho, co-...

Yang Kee Logistics: homegrown logistics firm goes global with M&A

Homegrown logistics firm Yang Kee Logistics' acquisition of Australian supply chain company Axima is set to fulfil Yang Kee's vision of developing a truly global network for its business. Group...

Motherswork works hard to spread wings

Small and medium-sized enterprises are planting the Singapore flag in distant markets around the world. In the third instalment of a four-part series, Rachael Boon looks at the case of Ms Sharon...

ShopBack: conquering six markets in under three years

From a Singapore-based team of just three people in 2014 to a regional force of over 120 employees today, e-commerce cashback start-up ShopBack explains how it has managed to flourish across six...

R&D helps Trentios stand out

Local companies face many challenges when trying to build their brands across global markets, but it can be done. In the second of a four-part series, Tiffany Cheong speaks to the person behind...

Shopmatic finds the key to unlock India's consumer market: mobile

Shopmatic may be based in Singapore but when the e-marketplace service provider start-up launched, it went global first - entering the challenging but promising Indian market before even Singapore...

Baby bottle-maker growing bigger and healthier day by day

Small and medium-sized enterprises are planting the Singapore flag in distant markets around the world. In the first instalment of a four-part series, Annabeth Leow looks at home-grown baby bottle...

ViSenze: Changing how the world shops online with image search

ViSenze was born to go global. From day one, this award-winning visual search tech start-up has helped e-retailers Rakuten Taiwan and Zalora transform the way netizens shop online. Touted as one...

Guangxi, S'pore tie-ups to open trade route to Asean

Southern China's Guangxi region offers significant trade opportunities, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon said yesterday.

Love, Bonito: from student-run blogshop to international retail business

Homegrown online fashion retailer Love, Bonito brims with all the elements of a classic entrepreneurial tale: following your heart, fighting for your dream, slogging it out, and finally, achieving...

Singapore Business Federation to lead inaugural business mission to Bangladesh

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF), together with other partners, will be leading its first business delegation to Bangladesh over the next few days to explore opportunities in infrastructure...