Singapore SMEs

Positive moves to tackle shortage of Singapore MNCs

GETTING local companies to venture overseas to build the "external wing" of the Singapore economy is nothing new. But ever since internationalisation was proposed as an economic strategy back in...

Scale-up SG to groom promising local firms to be world powerhouses

A NEW initiative to turbo-charge the growth of promising local enterprises to become international names was launched on Wednesday, as part of the government's efforts to grow more companies that...

oCap taps AI, machine learning to offer short-term loans to SMEs

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will soon have a new financing option that leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Singapore companies look to Asean to pick up slack from trade war: HSBC

THE United States-China trade conflict has dominated discourse for a year now, but Singapore businesses are not letting it get in the way of their future plans, even as the global growth outlook...

Doing more with less could be the way forward with lean thinking

BLINDLY doing more does not guarantee more value for an organisation, and failure to define the value of a product or service from the stakeholder's perspective could result in unproductive...

Singapore, HK vie for pole position in new innovative ecosystem

ONE degree north of the equator, Singapore's transformation from a humble fishing village to a sparkling metropolis has been viewed as a textbook case study for economic transition and development...

SMEs in Singapore need to move beyond clicks and mortar

WITH a range of government grants on offer, more Singapore SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are taking their businesses online and as a result, the customer journey is increasingly...

Levelling the field for women entrepreneurs

IT IS without a doubt that women are essential to the economy. Fostering female entrepreneurship and empowering women to join the workforce has many positive outcomes, ranging from boosting income...

Some innovation strategies for Singapore SMEs

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are competing in an increasingly challenging business environment.

Hong Leong Finance doubles down on core SME segment

LOCAL companies will likely face a profit slowdown this year on the back of the US-China trade war, which shows no signs of easing, as well as property cooling measures that kicked in last July,...