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SGInnovate focuses on 5 areas to help startups, entrepreneurs

GOVERNMENT-OWNED company SGInnovate has nailed down the areas it will focus on in its mission to help startups and entrepreneurs at each stage of their development.

Sungei Rd vendors keen on new stalls

Five of the 11 original permit-holders at the Sungei Road flea market have indicated interest in operating stalls at Golden Mile Food Centre and Chinatown Market.

Umbrella body mooted to help SMEs in debt

Struggling small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) would benefit from an umbrella organisation to coordinate the restructuring of debt, according to registered charity Credit Counselling...

Did Budget 2017 do enough to help SMEs prepare for the future?

Companies across all industries have had to grapple with the onslaught of disruptive technologies, but small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have probably been hit the hardest.

Going regional: Singapore businesses seize opportunities in South-east Asia

As Singapore goes through economic restructuring, a key strategy for growth is for its people and businesses to deepen links with the region....

SMEs find ways to offer cost-effective family-care benefits

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) often lack the financial muscle to offer generous benefits and leave allowances that larger multinationals can give, but this has not stopped them from trying.

Singapore's February bank-lending growth strongest since November 2013

BANK lending in Singapore in February 2017 points to a trend of higher access to funding for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), with loan growth gaining from the month before at the strongest pace...

Elaine Kim: mother of 3, doctor, entrepreneur

It seems like a lot to have on one plate, but she believes that the flexibility of being an entrepreneur allows her to juggle both a family and a successful career.

Singapore startup will wash and press your cash

SINGAPORE-based start-up Without A Trace has launched what it claims to be the world's first fully-automated cash-cleaning service, and pledges to wash and press customers' bank notes in half the...

More govt co-funding for SMEs investing in energy-efficient technologies

SMEs can now receive co-funding of up to 30 per cent of their investments in energy efficient technologies, up from 20 per cent, Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Friday.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2019