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SPH Plug & Play unveils second batch of startups

EIGHT tech companies - from design crowdfunding to facilities management - were unveiled on Friday as the second batch of startups selected for the SPH Plug & Play accelerator programme.

Wanna track big boys' stock trades? Spiking levels the playing field for you

HOMEGROWN fintech startup Aly on Friday launched Spiking, an app that seeks to level the playing field for retail investors by letting them track stock moves of over 8,000 sophisticated investors.

Moving SMEs up the productivity and innovation ladder for growth

AS the enterprise development agency, SPRING Singapore continues to build a conducive ecosystem for SMEs to thrive, enabling SMEs to enhance their productivity, innovation and business capabilities...

2 online shopping sites bag venture funding

THE e-commerce game is strong in Singapore. Homegrown platforms ezbuy (known formerly as 65daigou and which provides Taobao shopping services) and iFashion (a new roll-up play which targets online...

Singtel unit increases stake in HOPE Technik

SINGTEL's wholly-owned subsidiary, Singtel Innov8 Pte Ltd, has invested some S$0.71 million in Singapore-based engineering company HOPE Technik, Singtel announced after the market closed on Tuesday.

MasterCard, IBM to offer big data analytics to smaller merchants

MASTERCARD and IBM on Wednesday said they will partner to offer smaller merchants with big data analytics.

Good times for consumers ahead as MyRepublic rattles the incumbents

THIS week in telecommunications may have proven a recently much-discussed stereotype: that startups are outspoken, eager disrupters of the establishment - and incumbents careful, sophisticated...

Protecting SMEs against risk

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up 99 per cent of all businesses in Singapore, employ 70 per cent of the country's total workforce and contribute to nearly half of its Gross Domestic...

Startup lessons about artificial intelligence

IN 2010, Kris Hammond, an experienced artificial intelligence researcher, and a few partners founded Narrative Science. The Chicago startup's software ingests and interprets numbers for things such...

'Creative destruction' the next step for companies to survive and thrive

BUSINESSES should sit up and take a good, hard look at the "disruption" coming to their industries - or risk becoming obsolete and having no part to play in Singapore's future economy.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019