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Boost for S'pore, India start-ups seeking to form tie-ups

It will soon be easier for local start-ups to form partnerships with their Indian counterparts, thanks to an agreement signed yesterday.

Sentosa Development Corporation appoints two new members to board

TWO new members have been appointed to the board of Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC), which manages the island.

Singapore's fintech ambitions run into immigration hurdles

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's goal of becoming a high-tech financial hub are running into real-world problems of labour supply and demand.

Singapore bets right on 'gazelles': Stripe

A TOP executive at one of the world's most valuable payments technology startups has lauded Singapore for being ahead of the curve in "realising economic transformation through high-growth startups...

E-commerce firm Anchanto aims to be 'Bata of software'

Like many others before him, e-commerce solutions provider Anchanto's Indian chief executive Vaibhav Dabhade mistook Swiss multinational shoemaker Bata for a local company.

Hit video clip on ice-cream bread leads to start-up

A 90-second video clip of how pink and green ice-cream bread was made set things in motion for digital publisher Our Grandfather Story, a start-up by four Nanyang Technological University (NTU)...

Boat drones propel one of China's hottest start-ups

ZHUHAI (BLOOMBERG) - In the vast, freezing Ross Sea, China's "Snow Dragon" icebreaker needed to find a safe anchorage before it could begin its mission to set up China's fifth Antarctic research...

OCBC launches new financial advisory and lifestyle programme targeted at seniors

A NEW financial advisory and lifestyle programme was launched by OCBC Bank on Monday to address issues faced by seniors in the "retirement risk zone", or the period of time of a person's life aged 55...

Another price war seen in ride-hailing market

A PRICE war will break out again in the ride-hailing industry, even as major player Grab has said it would bank on innovation instead of "promo codes" to compete in the field, observers told The...

Data, dollars and deliveries

E-COMMERCE marketplaces such as Lazada and Qoo10 have been touted as the next gold mine for retail brands, but often overlooked is the expertise needed to sell products on these platforms effectively.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

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