Funding Societies has announced the launch of Elevate, a virtual card solution for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Singapore. This will close the 80% corporate credit card gap in the country's MSME sector, which currently sees many business directors take on personal liabilities on their own credit cards in...
Launched in 2019, Clearly Basics is a medical grade skincare line combining pharmaceutical ingredients with botanicals, bringing the best from both worlds to its customers. Recognising the reality of Singapore as a small market, the company knew it needed to go outside the country in order to...
NatureBond is a company founded by Singaporean parents offering baby and maternity products to its customers. Inspired by their experiences becoming new parents, the company’s founders, Jeffrey Chua and Xu Qiuling took a keen interest in baby products and have set their sights on building a global...
Founded in 2017, PRISM+ is a local consumer electronics brand known for its gaming monitors and 4K TVs. While their most visible achievement is gaining a major market share in a short period of time, a behind-the-scenes factor in their success is successfully scaling their Customer Experience...
In the ongoing pandemic and the various restrictions on travel and social activities, the local retail and fashion industries are certainly facing an unprecedented challenge. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel. As the fashion and retail sectors have remained...
Shiok Meats is a cell-based meat and seafood company that aims to bring delicious, sustainable, and healthy seafood to their consumers’ table, using their technology to grow meat from healthy cells instead of animals. Currently, they produce crustaceans like shrimps, crabs, lobsters and are the first in...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) launched its Singapore Women Entrepreneurs Network (SG-WEN) at the SBF Center. SG-WEN aims to bring together women entrepreneurs in Singapore and connect them with other women entrepreneurs, business leaders and trade associations in the Asia-Pacific, in particular the ASEAN...
Results of the Aon plc 2021 Private Market Compensation survey have found that the cost of comparable talent in Singapore is significantly lower at both the Professional individual contributor and Managerial levels. The base salary of start-ups in Singapore compared to the U.S. is, on an average, 12% lower...
Pitik, founded in 2019, is an Indonesian company that harnesses the power of data and technology to empower Indonesian chicken farmers, allowing them to achieve better quality poultry and thereby generating more income. Like many SMEs and startups, they faced an issue obtaining the necessary financing to...
Huawei announced its plan to invest US$100 million in startup support at the inaugural HUAWEI CLOUD Spark Founders Summit. Huawei said the investment would go towards its Spark Program in the Asia Pacific region, which aims to build a sustainable startup ecosystem for the region over the...