Start-up gets seed funding from JobsCentral, Zopim founders

SINGAPORE - Singapore automotive platform has secured an undisclosed sum in seed funding from JobsCentral's co-founders Lim Der Shing and Huang Shao-Ning, as well as Zopim's co-founder...

Cyber security giant Trend Micro sets up regional headquarters here

SINGAPORE - Cyber security giant Trend Micro has launched its new Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa (Amea) headquarters in Singapore.

Singapore Budget 2019 could see public works and other moves to prop up economy: report

FITCH Solutions analysts are looking at looser fiscal policy from the Singapore government in February's Budget, according to a short commentary out on Monday.

SMEs need open innovation for Fourth Industrial Revolution

THE month of October last year saw two large-scale events gearing local enterprises for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: the inaugural Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific 2018 (ITAP) was held...

Going with the flow of business

STARTING with a single desk in borrowed office space and just one telephone line, Aik Soon Hardware has grown from a general hardware dealer to a specialist distributor of marine and industrial...

Alchemy raises S$2.5m in pre-Series A funding, sets up foodtech lab

LOCAL startup Alchemy Foodtech has raised S$2.5 million in its pre-Series A round, co-led by Heritas Capital Management and SEEDS Capital, the venture arm of Enterprise Singapore.

Engaging workers as business transforms is a must: panellists

EVEN as businesses continue to transform themselves, many have focused on technology alone - neglecting the need to engage with their people to cope with the changes, noted panellists at a human...

SMEs must take more decisive steps

Two surveys have drawn attention to the well-being and prospects of Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). According to one survey, many SMEs take the risk of cyber attacks too...

Singapore-based ride-hailing app TADA enters Vietnam

TADA, the blockchain-based ride-hailing app based in Singapore, launched in Vietnam on Monday - less than a week after opening in Cambodia.

Singaporeans' inflation expectations stand pat at end-2018: poll

SINGAPOREANS don't expect overall consumer costs to budge much in the next 12 months, but think that core inflation - that is, price hikes outside of housing and private transport - could still inch...

The man who sold Thai Express returns

THAI Express co-founder Dellen Soh sold the home-grown restaurant chain to Thai-listed hospitality group Minor International in 2008.


Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2018