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Singapore fintech start-up Silot raises US$2.87m in pre-Series A funding

SINGAPORE - Singapore-headquartered fintech company Silot has raised some US$2.87 million from investors Arbor Ventures and Eight Roads Ventures with the completion of its pre-series A funding....

10 tobacco retailers have their licences suspended for selling cigarettes to minors

SINGAPORE - Ten tobacco retailers which were caught selling cigarettes to minors have had their tobacco retail licences suspended, said the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) in a statement on Monday...

Getting down to business

They may be young, but some students are already learning how to run a business.

Forum Letter: Don't kill undergrads' entrepreneurial spirit

Are undergraduates in Singapore brimming with innovative ideas and ready to actualise their visions, only for their university to dampen their entrepreneurial spirit (NTU students told to stop...

Competition panel's interim measures raise some eyebrows

SINGAPORE'S competition commission has announced interim measures for the Grab-Uber deal to ensure the ride-hailing market here "remains open and contestable" while it continues to investigate the...

DeClout's minorities up in arms over S$10m margin loan

DECLOUT'S decision to take a S$10 million margin loan that triggers immediate repayment if two of its executives lose control of the company has riled a group of minority shareholders who is...

Six main things you need to start a business

DO you need to bounce business ideas off someone to get a different opinion? Would you benefit from the experience of one who has built businesses like Cerebos Pacific and brands like Brand's...

Chaos is also needed to build a Smart Nation

CARLO Ratti is a lot of things: architect, engineer, activist, and voted one of the world's most influential designers. He runs his own design and innovation firm Carlo Ratti Associati, and...

Can homegrown e-commerce players survive the competition?

JIM Boland is not one person you would expect to see at your doorstep hauling the groceries you ordered online.

Singapore Prestige Brand Awards 2018 launched

THE Singapore Prestige Brand Award (SPBA) 2018 was officially launched on Thursday, now in its 17th year of honouring the best of local brands.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes August 28, 2020