SME

On a smart journey

DO YOU know the highly precise flexible endoscopy, used as a medical probe, could well have come from a Singapore manufacturer?

How SMEs can do their bit for Singapore's environment

A RECENT survey by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) revealed that on average, Singaporeans could be ingesting 5 grams of plastic every week - equivalent to a credit card's plastic content - in...

Companies might be smarter with workers in the boardroom

WHEN legendary physicist Richard Feynman was called in to help solve the mystery of the 1986 Challenger space shuttle explosion, he didn't use advanced math. Instead, according to his own account...

Money FM podcast: Google launches SME Leadership Academy to help SME Businesses

In line with the government’s efforts to empower every worker and enterprise to successfully move towards a digital economy, Google and United Overseas Bank (UOB) are launching a new SME...

Money FM podcast: How a Singaporean defied all odds to set up a high-end jewellery store

Michael Koh, Founder of Caratell Jewellery shares more about the business, which has an annual turnover of over $5 million, as well as his journey in defying the odds.

Money FM podcast: More Singapore SMEs are able to access financing in 2018

According to Linkflow Capital, up to 34% of SMEs gained access to financing in 2018, a marked improvement from 2017's survey data which suggested that only 19% of SMEs were qualified for business...

Shaping the future of MSME finance to help small businesses thrive

MICRO, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are a vital contributor to a country's gross domestic product (GDP). This is particularly true for South-east Asian countries where these entrepreneurs...

Why firms should embrace the cloud now

IN THE past, the Asia-Pacific was seen as the world's factory, churning out low-cost goods for the more advanced economies of the West. Today however, the region has become a global leader in the...

Managing a business ethically burnishes reputation

SAC CAPITAL Private Limited is a reputable corporate finance company whose co-founder and chief executive officer, Mr Ong Hwee Li, lives by the motto "Excuses are for losers". He was inspired by...

Five things businesses need to do to protect themselves against online security threats

CYBER security threats are not only growing in number, but they are also becoming more sophisticated.