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Kimly: Business as usual after arrest of key directors

COFFEESHOP chain Kimly's executive directors will carry on with their duties while they are out on bail, and their arrest on securities law-related allegations will not affect operations at the...

SMEs expect lower turnover in 2018; sentiment weighed down by trade war: survey

MORE small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are expecting a decline in turnover this year, citing the challenging business environment as the main culprit for the dampened outlook,...

Youth entrepreneurs to get funding to run stalls at next year's River Hongbao

SINGAPORE - Youths who emerge top in an entrepreneurship competition - River Hongbao Hackathon - will get to run their own stalls at next year's River Hongbao event.

SIA, Singtel's Innov8 invest in data startup

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) has made its first startup investment since launching a digital innovation blueprint in January, the national carrier told The Business Times on Tuesday.

Singapore startup creates Philippines' first national prescription tracking system

PHARMACIES in the Philippines are typically mom-and-pop-style operations that run on pen and paper. This means that no one - from the drug firms to the government - has a clear view of what goes on...

Is Singapore too risk-averse for the digital age?

Singapore is justly renowned the world over for its many public policy successes, particularly in the realms of education and planning. The country boasts world-renowned universities, and younger...

Singapore venture capital firm to launch blockchain accelerator for start-ups

SINGAPORE - Singapore venture capital firm Trive Ventures, formerly known as Tri5 Ventures, has unveiled a blockchain accelerator aimed at later-stage start-ups, with the backing of a government...

Australia's Data Republic raises A$22m in Series B round led by Singtel's Innov8; SIA takes stake in the tech startup

AUSTRALIAN tech startup Data Republic is set to grow its footprint in Singapore with the help of fresh funds from investors such as Singtel's Innov8 and national carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA),...

PayPal pays back - with technology

A CHILD sexual-abuse prevention programme run by Singapore Children's Society now has a new tool to help children learn about how to protect themselves from sexual abuse.

Hardwired for change

KOH Hock Seng, the founder and managing director of Exceltec, has transformed the business from a small subsidiary of the International Merchandising Mart (IMM) Mall, into an established...

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2018