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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.

Singapore now Asia's most important commodities trading hub: IE Singapore

SINGAPORE'S total offshore trade turnover for commodities hit US$1.3 trillion in 2014, said International Enterprise (IE) Singapore on Tuesday.

S$40m set aside for third ESVF to aid tech startups

A total of S$40 million has been set aside by the Singapore government for the third Early Stage Venture Fund (ESVF), a fund administered by the National Research Foundation (NRF) to seed venture...

In the business of giving

IT is better to give than to receive, or so the saying goes. The art of giving has become a red-hot industry in itself, with both established firms and startups fighting for a piece of the pie in...

Singtel partners top telcos to ramp up startup ecosystem

SINGAPORE Telecommunications' (Singtel) startup arm, Innov8, has teamed up with its counterparts in France's Orange SA (Orange Fab), Deutsche Telekom (hub:raum) and Spain's Telefónica (Telefónica...

Singapore's SME outlook hits three-year low: survey

THE outlook for small and medium-sized enterprises in Singapore has fallen to a three-year low with weaker sales and profit forecasts over the next six months across all industries, according to a...

RedMart raises US$26.7m, hires Amazon's Colin Bryar as COO

SINGAPORE-BASED online grocer and marketplace RedMart said on Thursday it has closed a US$26.7 million bridge round, bringing the total funding since inception to US$54 million.

Singapore's medtech sector to get two growth boosts

MEDICAL technology (medtech) in Singapore - a sector which industry watchers have said is one to watch this year - got a fillip from two announcements on Wednesday.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019