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Anchanto: Choosing the right markets for global success

Homegrown e-commerce start-up Anchanto has had quite the impressive year. In 2016 alone, the company expanded into nine countries, including India, Australia and China. CEO Mr Vaibhav Dabhade says...

Preparing Singapore SMEs for the digital transformation journey

SINGAPORE is one of the most technologically-advanced nations in the world. We took pole position in the World Economic Forum’s 2016 Networked Readiness Index, which measures how well an economy...

VIEWS: Singapore's manpower conundrum

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: Should Singapore's foreign manpower curbs be relaxed for certain sectors? How might businesses raise the productivity of their staff?

MyRepublic: being small in size need not hinder overseas expansion

A "lean and mean" business model enabled fibre broadband operator MyRepublic to innovate and disrupt, but when the homegrown start-up...

Kino Biotech: Easing the entry into China for SMEs through e-commerce

Fierce. China's online retail shoppers are that, scooping up everything from toilet rolls to hairy crabs. Their insatiable appetite rang up US$758 billion in 2016, nearly twice the amount...

Robotic automation key to Singapore's advanced manufacturing

SINGAPORE has identified advanced manufacturing as one of the key growth areas to maintain the country's standing in an increasingly competitive landscape.

Star 360: Stepping up digital efforts in B2B footwear

Asics. Nike. Onitsuka Tiger. Ever heard of these footwear brands or own a pair or two? Now imagine you're the distributor behind these brands — plus another 20. In addition to having a grip on a...

MoneyMax: Adapting to digitalisation, the B2B way

All around us, technologies connecting people, data and devices are disrupting not only the way we live but also how businesses are run. From wet-market seafood stalls to newspapers, traditional...

AI: The next frontier of marketing

GONE are the days when marketing used to only involve traditional channels like TV and radio advertising, or printing brochures and flyers. The paradigm shift has seen marketing evolve by leaps...

How SMEs can draw and retain young tech talent

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are at the heart of Singapore's economy. SMEs make up 99 per cent of our enterprises, employ two-thirds of our workforce, and account for nearly half of...