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VACCINATIONS against Covid-19 mark some good news to start the year with but it'll still be sometime before we can start waving our passports again. In the meantime, staying in is still the...

Ho Bee Land sets up S$1.3m Covid-19 fund to help smaller charities, social enterprises

MAINBOARD-LISTED Ho Bee Land has set up a S$1.3 million Covid-19 support fund to assist smaller charities and social enterprises during the pandemic, it said on Wednesday.

Nine firms get social enterprise grants worth S$1.3m from DBS

YUMMY noodles that also ease small-scale farmers' woes: That is the goal of one food science startup in Singapore. That firm, NamZ, is now getting a boost - to take its high-protein, lower-fat...

Startups leverage technology to do their part in helping the underserved

SDI Academy and Allied World Healthcare were among the participants at the 7th Asian Venture Philanthropy Network Conference, held at Suntec Convention Centre from June 25-28.

Socially conscious fitness for everyone

WHEN junior college mates Lionel Choong and Moses James picked up CrossFit nine years ago, little did they know that their common interest would lead them to starting a gym of their own.

Keeping our hawker culture alive

Should Singapore's hawker centres be run by social enterprises?

DBS launches programme to mentor 12 social enterprises in Singapore

A PROGRAMME by DBS to mentor, train and finance 12 social enterprises in Singapore, jointly administered by the DBS SME Banking team and the DBS Foundation, was launched on Wednesday.

Stitching up a good cause with single mums sewing baju kurung for Hari Raya

SINGAPORE - The traumatic experience of finding him and his family homeless for two years proved a life changing event for Mr Mohd Affendy.

Social enterprise empowers youth with exercise

Exercising can seem like a chore. But it can also be a powerful force for social good, according to the founders of a new social enterprise here.

British tycoon gave away supercars and fortune to find happiness

When Dylan Wilk was 25 in 2000, The Guardian newspaper named him the ninth-richest man in Britain under the age of 30. Over six years, he gave away his fortune to build settlements for slum...

Free business and legal help for women entrepreneurs

Gender bias and constant struggles to raise funding are among the challenges faced by female-led start-ups here in trying to develop their businesses - but now, help is here.