sme financing

UOB, OctoRocket tie up to provide SME loans across Asean

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) and OctoRocket.asia have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable small businesses in South-east Asia to quickly apply for financing through OctoRocket's platform.

UOB, OctoRocket tie up to provide SME loans across Asean

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) and OctoRocket.asia have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable small businesses in South-east Asia to quickly apply for financing through OctoRocket's platform.

The evolution of SME financing

The need for SME financing has not changed throughout the years, but the process and options available have now altered drastically.

Fintech all set to transform SME financing

THE business sentiment among Singapore's small and medium enterprises (SME) is upbeat, as the country's economy expands and productivity gains start coming in from technology investments. But...

Validus, Lighthouse Canton launch S$20m SME financing fund

VALIDUS Capital and Lighthouse Canton Group launched a S$20 million fund to finance small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore on Friday, and hope to grow the fund to S$200 million in the...

PE firm Navis eyeing light industry in Singapore

SINGAPORE firms continue to catch the eye of Navis Capital Partners, a South-east Asian private equity firm that bought into Chinese dining chain Imperial Treasure in 2015.

A leg up for SMEs in the financing stakes

The only issue that seemed to concern the stock market over a recent freeing up of rules regulating finance firms is the possibility that the...

New co-investment fund to help businesses go overseas

UP to S$600 million in government capital will be co-invested with Singapore-based enterprises in a new International Partnership Fund (IPF) to help them scale up and internationalise.

Changing the game for SME and startup financing

The own-goals of the Trump administration continue to provide grist for the journalistic mill. The latest snafus include the sudden resignation this week of President Donald Trump's National...

Delinquent debts down but SMEs feel cashflow squeeze

DELINQUENT debts have steadily declined in the last six months, as small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) demand faster payment from customers when they agree to do business on credit.

Building a venture hub

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: What needs to be done to attract more venture capital funds to Singapore?