Faster, cheaper access to Singapore market soon for VC funds

VENTURE Capital (VC) funds looking to set up shop here can soon get approval in a matter of weeks and without capital requirements, as the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) proposed on Wednesday...

What the CFE report means for SMEs

THE Committee on the Future Economy's (CFE) report, released on Feb 9, provides big-picture recommendations for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). SMEs are a key plank of the economy, accounting...

Developing people the ExxonMobil way

The human capital development journey starts before anyone walks through ExxonMobil's doors, be it an intern or full-time employee.

Home cook pays it forward after years of ill health

She had a serious fall at age 15 while playing netball in school, suffered a severe fever which was untreated, and became bedridden for two years.

Budget watch: Help create recipe for SMEs venturing overseas

Home-grown restaurant chain Gratify Group has been looking to take its Seoul Yummy brand overseas for over a year now, but has not made much headway.

MAS relaxes rules on finance companies to help SMEs, start-ups obtain funds

SINGAPORE - The Monetary Authority of Singapore is relaxing some of its rules on finance companies from this year onwards, to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start...

Invest in employees' development

PUBLISHED reports by the IMF, World Bank and OECD have been of consistent view that the global economy is in the midst of a decade-long slow growth environment characterised by an imminent...

Tweak our tax policies to lend a hand to SMEs

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a significant role in sustaining Singapore's economy. As we await the release of Budget 2017, many SMEs will be looking to the government to help them...

Entrepreneurs can drive Singapore's growth if they begin working together

A RECENT study commissioned by FedEx showed that Singapore's small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) generate more revenue from exports than those of any other country. This comes as no surprise...


Emerging Enterprise award

Closes August 28, 2020