Emerging Enterprise

Singapore's promising firms winning with innovation

SOME of Singapore's most promising startups and aspiring small and medium-sized enterprises were celebrated for their entrepreneurial daring and innovative business strategies at the Emerging...

Innovation 'is key for business success and needs right mindset'

INNOVATION remains a critical ingredient of business success, especially with disruptive forces affecting Singapore's industries today - disruptive forces which include new technologies, tighter...

In the business of recycling diapers

WITH diapers being produced at a rate of roughly 1,000 a minute in a typical factory, there are inevitably some that don't quite make the quality-control standard to be packaged and sold.

Fear no more the cashless wave

IT is not every day that a team of young university graduates reject lucrative job offers from top multinational companies to start up their own company.

Big dreams for tiny houses

WHEN Adrian Chia was on holiday in Australia's picturesque Great Ocean Road several years ago, he loved the beautiful coastal scenery and thought about how this was exactly what city dwellers...

Helping others breathe easy

AS A child, Adrian Ang grew up suffering from constant bouts of asthma attacks.

Cardboard connector inspired by disaster

AN earthquake in 2015 changed Adrian Chua's life. Recalling the horrific incident that happened that April in Kathmandu, the founder and creative director of Paper Carpenter told The Business...

A passion for all things digital

BACK in the days of clunky dial-up connection and flip phones, Roger Yuen already believed firmly that the Internet would significantly change the way people lived, worked and played.

Monetisation and AI are key areas of focus for Carousell

SINGAPORE's poster startup Carousell harbours big dreams of becoming the world's leading online classifieds marketplace one day.

How EndoMaster uses robotic technology to aid in surgeries

SPUN out of research from the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University, EndoMaster gives surgeons the tools to remove gastrointestinal cancer tumours without the need...

Emerging Enterprise 2017: The 15 finalists

This year, 2017, marks ten years of the Emerging Enterprise Award's celebration of business innovation, resilience and excellence in small and...