Enterprise Singapore

Robotics startup Botsync bags seed funding from Wong Fong, Seeds Capital

SINGAPORE-BASED robotics startup Botsync has bagged an undisclosed amount of seed funding in a round jointly led by Wong Fong Industries, Seeds Capital, Angelhub and Artesian Venture Partners.

A clarion call for firms to go digital

IF there is one bright spark from the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it's the fact that more companies in Singapore have - whether by choice or having their hand forced to some extent...

Over S$100m in extra funding for agriculture, maritime startups

STARTUPS in agriculture and maritime industries now have more than S$100 million in additional funding to tap on, with Enterprise Singapore (ESG) announcing new allocation to both sectors on...

SEEDS Capital and six partners to invest S$50m in maritime startups

ENTERPRISE Singapore investment arm SEEDS Capital, together with six appointed co-investment partners, will pump a combined S$50 million into more than 50 maritime technology startups in Singapore...

ESG sets aside over S$55m for local agriculture, aquaculture firms

ENTERPRISE Singapore (ESG) has set aside over S$55 million to accelerate the growth of promising local agriculture and aquaculture companies by "developing their innovation capabilities to grow...

Industry road maps see a rejig, but tech, resilience remain core

WHILE the Covid-19 pandemic prompted a "rejig" in Singapore's industry standards road map, technology and resilience will still be core to a new five-year plan, policymakers here told the press on...

Singapore Standards Council to set benchmarks in emerging areas for post-Covid economy

SINGAPORE will work on new industry yardsticks to help companies do business in the post-coronavirus economy, Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Singapore Standards Council (SSC) said in an update on...

Over 7,600 businesses loaned about S$7.1 billion

MORE than 7,600 businesses in Singapore borrowed about S$7.1 billion from government-assisted schemes over the past few months, with most of the loan applications coming from the wholesale trade,...

Over 500 SMEs gain digital access to new markets overseas

DESPITE the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore were able to access new markets overseas through e-commerce platforms under the Grow Digital...

Firms made over 150,000 queries on safe distancing to call centre

Companies made more than 150,000 queries regarding safe distancing measures and guidelines between April 3 and Monday, government agency Enterprise Singapore (ESG) said yesterday.

Singapore firms made 110,000 hotline calls about safe-distancing measures

BUSINESSES that were affected by the safe-distancing measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic made some 110,000 phone calls to Enterprise Singapore's (ESG) information hotline between April 3 and June 15...