Going Global

Shenzhen a good place for Singapore hardware startups: IE Singapore

OPPORTUNITIES abound for Singapore hardware startups in Shenzhen, a metropolis that has in the past few decades incidentally become Guangdong's most innovative city, said April Oh, regional...

Singapore industrial parks abroad help local SMEs in global drive

SOME 240 Singapore companies, 70 per cent of them small and medium enterprises, have invested in Singapore industrial parks set up in emerging growth economies like China, India and Vietnam.

More help for local start-ups to access China's innovation ecosystem

SINGAPORE - National trade agency International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed two memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with tech partners last week to help more Singapore companies gain access to...

Singapore, Latin-American and Caribbean businesses in tie-ups

MORE business opportunities in technology and education are being explored by businesses in Singapore and the Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC) region as sectors of growth.

Former MP's paper offers ways to help SMEs go global

Singapore has relied too heavily on multinational companies to grow its economy at the expense of nurturing home-grown firms, according to former People's Action Party MP Inderjit Singh.

Singapore, Hungarian companies can partner in manufacturing, transport and logistics, wholesale trade, ICT: Lim Hng Kiang

SINGAPORE - There are opportunities for companies from Hungary and Singapore with complementary strengths to work together in the manufacturing, transport and logistics, wholesale trade and...

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...