Singapore SMEs

Grab eyes the unsung SMEs behind Fortune 500 heavyweights

GRAB is targeting the underserved segment in the middle-income economy of this region - the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are the forgotten links in a supply chain that trace back...

Goldbell Group launches private debt investment platform to drive growth in local companies

LOCAL vehicle leasing giant Goldbell Group announced the launch of its private debt investment platform Goldbell Evolution Network (GEN) on Friday which seeks to offer yields of between 5-12 per...

56 entrepreneurs honoured at Spirit of Enterprise Awards 2019

Fifty-six entrepreneurs were honoured at the this year's Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) Awards ceremony held at the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore,...

Companies get help to build Global Ready Talent

IN order to maintain its competitive edge, Singapore needs talent with the right expertise and networks to help local enterprises reach more overseas markets, said Minister for Trade and Industry...

Costlier cheques, e-payment fee waiver to further wean SMEs off cheques

SINGAPORE firms are switching from cheques to e-payments, but the pace is just not fast enough.

Singapore SMEs stay put in Hong Kong as city's leader urges end to protests

SOME Singapore companies in Hong Kong remain confident of doing business there - even as the city's leader on Thursday appealed for an end to the demonstrations, now that her move to formally...

Digital vs cheque payments: SMEs want it both ways

CONSUMERS are largely on board the digital payments train but businesses, particularly business-centric small and medium enterprises (SMEs), seem to need a bigger push to go entirely cashless or...

SMEs going global open door for banks to grow corporate credit cards

AS LOCAL small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) venture overseas, the travel and spending habits of SME towkays have caught the eye of several banks here.

Schneider Electric launches automation starter pack for SMEs

SMALL- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are getting more help to automate their businesses, in the form of an automation starter pack of services, hardware and software launched by Schneider...

Unmanned stores one way to beat retail manpower crunch

SINGAPORE retailers must evolve and adopt technology solutions to compete effectively in a difficult economic environment; and unmanned store concepts are one way in which some local enterprises...

Temasek's Heliconia takes stake in gaming chair firm Secretlab

TEMASEK-OWNED Heliconia Capital Management is taking a minority stake in home-grown gaming chair brand Secretlab, in a deal estimated at S$200 to S$300 million.