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Feeling the labour crunch? Let robots solve the problem

AT First glance, the robotics solutions that Aitech Robotics and Automation Pte Ltd offers might appear simple. Most of their automatons are mobile platforms that transport items from one place to...

HappyFresh: moving towards groceries 2.0

Traditionally, people get their groceries from brick-and-mortar stores because they need to touch the food before buying to check for freshness. Startup HappyFresh is turning this around by...

Constructing a family business

Eldest daughter Julia may have taken on a leadership role in Prime Structures, but its founder and managing director Sonny Bensily says that it doesn’t mean only family members can run the company...

Bynd Artisan updates book-binding for the smartphone age

MEMBERS of the digital tribe work, live and play with their smartphones and digital devices, clicking and swiping through the choices they make. Local brand Bynd Artisan, however, is trying to...

Rites of passage: Professionally run business "with a heart"

Since taking over the business in 2014 from her father, famed undertaker Roland Tay, Jenny Tay has turned Direct Funeral Services (DFS) into a professionally run business "with a heart". And it's...

Start-up seeks simpler way to monitor dialysis patients

Intellectual property (IP) forms the basis on which many firms are valued. In the second instalment of a four-part series, NephTech's co-founders, Dr James Lim and Ms Toh Yanling, talk to Marissa...

Mum's at the office - and so are the kids

IT'S time to call it a day. Laptops are powered down and parents get ready to spend time with their children - just steps away from them.

Zeemart whips up link for food suppliers and buyers

Intellectual property (IP) not only helps generate revenue, but it can form the basis on which companies are valued. In the first instalment of a four-part series, Zeemart co-founders Neeraj...

Giving hope to traditional businesses

STEP into Bynd Artisan's new atelier at Raffles City and what greets you is their signature display of rainbow-coloured paper and customised notebooks, stacked fastidiously alongside well-crafted...

Ex-Nasa scientist shoots for the stars with Singapore startup incubator for space tech

Former Nasa scientist Bidushi Bhattacharya, 52, is on a quest to make outer space more accessible to a wider market. Annabeth Leow finds out more...

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