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Making technology a friend of Asia's SMEs, not a foe

IT'S no surprise that Asia is poised to become the world's economic centre of power and influence. Within a decade, the region is expected to account for almost half of the world's GDP and over 70...

SMEs continue to miss the value of insurance for the cost

IT IS common knowledge that Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are an integral part of the economy, accounting for nearly half of the country's gross domestic product.

Local skincare firm The Face sets its sights high

In the highly competitive skincare industry, new brands and products pop up almost every other day, so moving quickly is vital for a new entrant, said Mr Wilson Goh, managing partner of The Face...

Weekend Interview: Dennis Tay

Dennis Tay knew that he wanted to be an entrepreneur even before he started Naiise, the retail store for all things well-designed. He knew it before he enrolled in entrepreneurship at the...

Commonwealth Capital invests in S$70m integrated food facility

HOMEGROWN food-and-beverage names such as PastaMania, Swissbake and The Soup Spoon now have access to a state-of-the-art facility that integrates food logistics, production and services under one...

SMF submits Budget recommendations

MAINTAINING existing incentives such as the Productivity & Innovation Credit (PIC scheme) and Wage Credit; assistance in internationalisation; and promoting collaboration between bigger and...

Budget 2017: Short-term help with costs top on firms' wish list

Help with rising manpower costs and soaring rents, better incentives for research and development (R&D) and a more collaborative approach to regional expansion.

Commonwealth Capital launches S$70m integrated food facility

A S$70 million state-of-the-art facility that integrates food logistics, production and services under one roof was officially opened on Wednesday by Commonwealth Capital, an investment holding...

UOB economists flag two key challenges for Singapore SMEs

IN A world of increasing uncertainty and protectionism, changes in the digital space and the rise of the Millennials will be key challenges for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) here, said...

Startup funding gets off to robust start in 2017

FUNDING for startups is off to a strong start in the new year.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019