internationalisation

Singapore startups tapping new buzz in Indonesia as test bed

EVEN as Indonesia churns out its own startups, an increasing number of Singaporean startups are looking to the country as a launchpad to test their business model.

Online businesses in Singapore most globalised; policies a challenge: poll

SINGAPORE is home to the highest percentage of online businesses selling globally, according to a report published by technology firm Stripe that surveyed companies across 15 markets.

Singapore’s online businesses most globalised, but government policies a hurdle: poll

SINGAPORE is home to the highest percentage of online businesses selling globally, according to a report published by technology firm Stripe that surveyed companies across 15 markets.

Africa's a growth market, but it's a long-term play

INVESTING in Africa is a long-term play, various experts have cautioned, even as one national strategist has identified the continent's digital economy as a brand-new growth area for Singapore.

Trade chambers plan to fly the Singapore flag abroad

FROM the Tokyo Modest Fashion Show for Islamic couture, to workshops on Singapore's network of free trade agreements, trade bodies here have been ramping up their participation in international...

Lessons from Singapore companies in Sub-Saharan Africa

OVER the past few years, business leaders and investors have become increasingly aware of the economic potential of Sub-Saharan Africa's burgeoning consumer market. Currently, the region is home to...

SMEs laud new scheme to put global skills in local hands

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) have given the thumbs-up to the government's funding support to speed up the transfer of global expertise to local workers, describing the vehicle for the...

Go big, go west: How one homegrown real estate developer expanded its logistics business in China

Singapore real estate developer Mapletree Investments has been flourishing in China, where it boasts projects in more than 20 provinces across the country. The company credits its success in the...

Trentios: Building a "Made in Singapore" air-con brand

In a market dominated by Japanese, Korean, and Chinese brands, Trentios carved out a niche for itself with its line of energy-efficient air...

Motherswork: From small hobby to huge international brand

20 years ago, Ms Sharon Wong, never imagined her room full of baby goods would blossom into an international brand. Today, through engaging IE Singapore,...

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...