Keeping our hawker culture alive

Should Singapore's hawker centres be run by social enterprises?

Blame liquidity when unicorns set up their venture-capital funds

When unicorns start setting up their own venture-capital (VC) funds, you know the tech world is getting frothy.

Unlocking blockchain's benefits for enterprises

WHEN it comes to the latest technology, nobody wants to be left behind. Blockchain is one such technology. Blockchain's tamper-proof databases promise increased transparency and traceability. From...

Startups: Finland's ray of light

WHEN Tanu-Matti Tuominen started Finland's first digital media company called Tietovalta in 1988 in Finland as a university student with friend Jari Tuovinen, armed with a bank loan guaranteed by...

Govt policies, talent pipelines key to success: poll

GOVERNMENT policies and talent pipelines are key to startup success beyond the US and China, according to a latest PwC survey of more than 1,100 chief executive officers (CEOs) and industry...

Opportunities for growth abound despite tensions

THE global political and economic landscape of 2018 is one characterised by the protectionist stance of the Trump administration, rising populism and festering US-China trade relations. And the...

Singapore, China to collaborate on fintech, supervision of futures exchanges

SINGAPORE - Two agreements inked between financial agencies will pave the way for China and Singapore to collaborate on fintech innovations and cross-border supervision of futures exchanges and...

The Smart City way to securing Singapore and its borders

WITH advancing technology and the ubiquitous Internet, it is easy for any organisation to be susceptible to hackers and terrorist attacks.

MAS launching US$5b fund for private equity and infrastructure investments

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is launching a US$5 billion fund for private market investments, to be managed by top global private equity and infrastructure fund managers.

Helping ASEAN ride the e-commerce wave

WITH its burgeoning middle class and a new generation of tech-savvy consumers, ASEAN is poised for an e-commerce boom. The regional e-commerce market is expected to balloon to US$88 billion by...