SME sentiment sinks past neutral point to all-time low of 49.8

THE latest SBF-DP SME Index, which measures the business sentiment of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has dipped to an all-time low of 49.8.

Trendlines, B Braun firm up deal to invest in healthcare incubator

SINGAPORE-LISTED Trendlines Group and Germany-based B Braun have executed a definitive investment and cooperation agreement to jointly invest in Trendlines Medical Singapore (TMS), a platform to...

No longer business as usual for SMEs

THE year 2016 has certainly not been kind to many of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore. Many are feeling the triple whammy of weak economic growth, technological disruptions...

Well-capitalised companies outlast tough times

THERE are several business considerations that keep entrepreneurs up at night. Customer service, product quality, talent retention, and competition are but a few of them. But the most critical aspect...

An eventful year for Singapore politics

AFTER the high of the general election and Singapore's golden jubilee celebrations in 2015, few could have expected that the following year in Singapore politics would turn out as eventful as it did.

'Great potential' to boost S'pore-Philippines trade, investment

THE Philippines is both one of Asia's fastest growing economies and a newly industrialised country, and there is "great potential" for Singapore to further two-way trade and investment in the coming...

HSBC launches special lending facility for start-ups in China's Pearl River Delta

[HONG KONG] HSBC has launched a 2 billion yuan lending facility aimed at technology start-ups and other new industries in China's Pearl River Delta region, intensifying the battle for a slice of a...

Tech behind record PE, VC deals in 2016

TECH continues to be the top sector attracting investments this year.

71 SG launches programme to help Singapore startups enter China

HOMEGROWN startup 71 SG on Tuesday unveiled a programme to help local startups enter China markets.

Mediapreneur partners crowdfunding platform

MEDIACORP'S startup incubator, Mediapreneur, has partnered FundedHere, an equity and lending-based crowdfunding platform, to facilitate the raising of seed funding for its media-related portfolio...


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