Singapore SMEs

Govt SME loan schemes have positive impact on firms' topline: MTI study

ENTERPRISE Singapore's loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) had a positive impact on their revenue, possibly by helping with their working capital needs to increase sales, according...

Deep understanding of Asean is key to seizing opportunities: panellists

CONTRARY to popular belief, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) consists of more than just large-scale, infrastructure projects, and Singapore can be an effective partner for China to enter the...

Carving out a co-working niche

HAVING birthed startups the likes of Instagram and Uber, co-working spaces are a relatively new genre of office which is rapidly gaining traction among entrepreneurs and even SME owners in Singapore...

An ecosystem to boost innovation and revolutionise business

HOMEGROWN robotics and automation specialist PBA Group wants to be the platform of choice for businesses - be it large multinationals or start-ups - to collaborate and work together using its own...

More than 100 SMEs gain from group-based upgrading solutions

OVER 100 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have benefited from 22 group-based upgrading projects implemented by SME Centres in the past year, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and...

SMEs seeing productivity gains after tech, innovation push

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are stepping up their investments in innovation and technology as part of their business transformation efforts - and they are reaping the fruits of their...

Go digital to engage millennial talent: experts

WITH the rapid pace of technological advances, enterprises of today have little option but to keep up or ship out.

Winning Asians in a fluid, multi-channel environment

WE MODERN Singaporeans are constantly juggling our career, family, social and health commitments. So when it comes to the ideal shopping scenario, imagine this: One evening, you're scrolling through...

Towards open banking: what we can learn from the humble hawker stall

JUST as Singapore's small businesses have been called the heart of the country's economy, so too have hawker centres provided a foundation for the palates of generations of Singaporeans.

Innovation is key to vibrant enterprise: Chun Sing

INNOVATION will be the core competitive advantage of Singapore's local enterprises, said Minister for Trade and Industry (MTI) Chan Chun Sing on Thursday.

Banking on the Small Business Ecosystem?

IT'S not easy for small companies to grind through the basic operations of running a business. Owners and employees spend a lot of time navigating separate platforms for banking, enterprise...