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They make their mark in male-dominated businesses

Two women entrepreneurs who blazed a trail in men-dominated industries have received the top awards given annually by Her World magazine to outstanding women.

S'pore takes up 25% of $8.3b invested in region's tech firms

Singapore accounted for a quarter of the US$5.99 billion (S$8.3 billion) invested in the region's tech firms in the first half of this year, up from 13 per cent for the whole of last year, a...

New innovation network to give start-ups a leg-up

Sports technology start-up Elxr aims to customise a training programme based on genetic analysis to optimise fitness regimes. It has partnerships with the Singapore Sports Hub and several Japanese...

Star Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists

[SHANGHAI] When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq...

AI startup plans IPO at value of at least US$1b in China

[BEIJING] The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) has yet to translate into big business. Now Lee Kai-Fu, a prominent venture capitalist in China and founder of Sinovation Ventures, says his...

Silkroad Nickel plans to build, operate ferronickel smelter with Shandong Xinhai

SINGAPORE - Catalist-listed Indonesian nickel miner Silkroad Nickel is proposing to partner Shandong Xinhai (Singapore), a subsidiary of Chinese nickel alloy producer Shandong Xinhai Technology,...

Singapore July non-oil exports fall less sharply than previous 2 months at 11.2%

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) continued to fall in July, but less sharply. After dropping 16.3 per cent year on year in May and 17.4 per cent in June, the NODX slipped 11.2 per cent...

Money FM podcast: Google launches SME Leadership Academy to help SME Businesses

In line with the government’s efforts to empower every worker and enterprise to successfully move towards a digital economy, Google and United Overseas Bank (UOB) are launching a new SME...

Flying into headwinds, firms find silver linings in the trade war

HOMEGROWN furniture company Koda freed up capacity at its factory in Vietnam to serve new customers, and is looking to start manufacturing in Indonesia or another neighbouring country in the next...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019