internationalisation

Trentios: Building a "Made in Singapore" air-con brand

In a market dominated by Japanese, Korean, and Chinese brands, Trentios carved out a niche for itself with its line of energy-efficient air...

Motherswork: From small hobby to huge international brand

20 years ago, Ms Sharon Wong, never imagined her room full of baby goods would blossom into an international brand. Today, through engaging IE Singapore,...

Anchanto: Choosing the right markets for global success

Homegrown e-commerce start-up Anchanto has had quite the impressive year. In 2016 alone, the company expanded into nine countries, including India, Australia and China. CEO Mr Vaibhav Dabhade says...

Putting a spring in Singapore enterprise, regardless of size or sector

THE merger of International Enterprise Singapore and Spring Singapore - announced last September and formalised with the passing of a Bill on Enterprise Singapore earlier this week - is just one...

MyRepublic: being small in size need not hinder overseas expansion

A "lean and mean" business model enabled fibre broadband operator MyRepublic to innovate and disrupt, but when the homegrown start-up...

Kino Biotech: Easing the entry into China for SMEs through e-commerce

Fierce. China's online retail shoppers are that, scooping up everything from toilet rolls to hairy crabs. Their insatiable appetite rang up US$758 billion in 2016, nearly twice the amount...

MoneyMax: Adapting to digitalisation, the B2B way

All around us, technologies connecting people, data and devices are disrupting not only the way we live but also how businesses are run. From wet-market seafood stalls to newspapers, traditional...

Don't trip up over business travel

ONE of the main growth strategies for booming SMEs is to venture overseas - a particularly important process for firms looking to outgrow Singapore's lean consumer base. Local SMEs are...

New name, new look to grow aromatherapy business globally

TEN years ago, Singapore entrepreneur Cheryl Gan, 40, dived into the aromatherapy business - despite it being already dominated by players from Australia, Thailand, UK and the like. In fact, for...

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.

Why HistoIndex went to the world first, before coming back to Singapore [VIDEO]

HistoIndex’s CEO Dr Gideon Ho shares why it was key for him to go global first. "As a young startup, we needed to seek international recognition...