P2P lending: A case for borrowing to grow

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are important to the economy. In Singapore, SMEs account for 69 per cent of employment and 49 per cent of the economy.

Humans and technology should stand on the same side of the fence

DOES digital transformation always have to come at the expense of employees?

Making a hole in the sky

SMALL and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have played an important role in Singapore's economy.

Daikin Singapore buys building management systems firm BMS for S$12.9m

DAIKIN Singapore has bought over local building management systems firm BMS Engineering and Trading for S$12.9 million, and does not rule out more acquisitions as it anticipates growing demand...

Why age, education and skill sets no longer pose setbacks for SME bosses

MJ Heng, the owner of speciality store Sweet Musings, along Sago street, a tourist hot spot in Chinatown, recalls: "Business was tough in the first six months. I almost went bankrupt."

Mining a rich vein of opportunities

LOCAL mining company Top International Holding Pte Ltd (Top) may be a relatively young firm, but it has already bagged several prestigious awards such as the Enterprise 50 awards in recognition of...

Leadership myths and mistakes

I HAVE always been attracted by the bigger picture and the impact one can have on others, either as an individual or as a team.

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Singapore SMEs more targeted in acquisitions but less keen on new economy businesses

Small and medium-sized enterprises are increasingly targeted in their acquisition strategies but they continue to trail their larger counterparts when it comes to investing in startups to leverage...

Sing Fuels powers ahead

IN industries where the principal product is identical, companies shine by excelling in other areas.