Is blockchain the new Internet for finance?

REMEMBER a time when there was no such thing as the Internet? Don't blame yourself if you can't. Such has been the speed and pervasiveness with which the worldwide web has become available to...

Credit Counselling Singapore to extend help to owners of failed or failing small firms

SINGAPORE - Credit Counselling Singapore (CCS) is extending its services beyond consumers to owners of failing or failed small enterprises, it announced on Thursday (Oct 25).

Set of standard forms launched to aid startup founders and venture capitalists

A SUITE of standard-form documents has been launched to make the process of structuring a deal faster and more cost-efficient for startup founders and venture capitalists.

Silver workforce can play a part in Singapore's future

SINGAPORE prides itself as a nation with one of the highest employment rates for people aged 65 and over. The Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) and other...

BuildTech showcases innovative tech for construction sector

CAN robots build cities? Increasingly so, it appears.

AI and machine learning spell radical changes for traders, asset management

ARTIFICIAL intelligence and machine learning are set to shake up traders' jobs by enabling them to generate their own alpha, boosting fund managers' returns in today's asset management industry,...

Does it pay to have 24-hour hawker centres?

Our Tampines Hub hawkers keep stalls open 24/7 although the place is near deserted after midnight.

Productivity hacks to help you go deep

THE secret to running a trillion-dollar company looks a lot simpler than it should. At least, if you're Jeff Bezos. The Amazon founder would schedule just about two hours - after 10am and before...

True Singapore startup stories: The dark side of the boom

IT has taken me to very dark places," reveals Markus Gnirck, a serial entrepreneur and investor, while reminiscing his nearly decade-long entrepreneurial journey.

URA's revised guidelines a cooling measure not by design?

IS the Urban Redevelopment Authority's Wednesday announcement to raise the minimum average unit size for non-landed housing developments Outside the Central Area (OCA) - the second part to the...