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Customer loyalty startup Perx raises 'single-digit' million dollar Series A funding

HOMEGROWN customer loyalty startup Perx has raised a "single-digit" million dollar Series A funding led by Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures and backed by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Perx...

Dealstreetasia completes first round of funding

DEALSTREETASIA - a one-year-old Singapore-based digital media venture that runs the Asia-focused financial news site dealstreetasia.com - has raised its first round of funding, the company announced...

'Engaging industry' a key priority in boosting S'pore as an R&D hub: NRF

MORE can be done to boost industry R&D (research and development), and translate technologies into innovations for economic and societal benefit, Low Teck Seng, chief executive of the National...

Eye on the guy: Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat

The Business Times takes a look at Singapore's new Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat - the man tasked with leading the country's economic transformation.

Teo Eng Cheong leaving IE S'pore for Surbana Jurong

AFTER leading International Enterprise (IE) Singapore for five years, Teo Eng Cheong will step down as the trade agency's chief executive officer on Dec 31.

Get the low-down on tech startups in Singapore at TechSG

THAT there are as many as 5,640 tech startups in Singapore (10.6 per cent of all startups); that quite a few of them are based in Blocks 71, 73 and 79 at JTC LaunchPad @ one- north; and that they...

Cisco, IIPL to start new programme for startups in 2016

INFOCOMM Investments (IIPL) and Cisco on Wednesday unveiled a new programme to help corporates co-create with startups innovative applications for healthcare, education, manufacturing, financial...

What to expect at SME Outlook 2016

AS challenging as this year has been, 2016's outlook remains muted. But far from despairing, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can use the opportunity to shift gears from value-adding to value-...

Uber of trucks gets funding from A-list investors

TRUCKING isn't the first thing that comes to mind when considering industries ripe for disruption.

2 firms, 2 govt bodies models of business excellence

TWO homegrown companies and two government agencies have clinched this year's top honours in Spring Singapore's Business Excellence Awards.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes August 28, 2020