Family businesses tend to lean towards a long-term view rooted in shared values, vision and culture, which can help them maintain family control over years. However, family ownership, by itself, doesn’t guarantee a business’s longevity. This is according to Deloitte’s new survey, Global family business survey 2019: Long-term...
Xero, the global small business platform, has recently announced a partnership with Stripe to develop new innovations that help small businesses get paid faster, in more ways, and gain more visibility over their business performance. The global partnership, announced at Xerocon San Diego 2019,...
In an interview with SME Horizon, Paul Hadjy, Co-Founder, Horangi Cyber Security explains how his company helps small and medium enterprises in the Asia Pacific region use technology to mitigate risks Can you tell us about Horangi? Me and my co-founder...
With the enhanced Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) which takes effect on 1 July 2019, companies can receive more support to transform their workforce. This was announced at the launch of SkillsFuture Festival today by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Trade and Industry,...
Small Medium Enterprise Development Bank Malaysia Berhad (SME Bank), an agency under the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development inked two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Commerce.Asia respectively to complement SME Bank’s transformation agenda. Through the partnership, SME Bank aims to create the National...
CIMB Bank Berhad and CapBridge Pte Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate capital raising and trading of shares for private companies through the CapBridge investment platform and the 1exchange private securities exchange. This MOU will see CIMB Bank and CapBridge collaborating to offer the...
Deskera, Asia's leading Cloud-based platform, and Funding Societies, Southeast Asia's largest Peer-to-Peer (P2P) financing platform, is entering into a partnership with the aim to support underserved SMEs by providing alternative financing solutions. With the two organisations working together, SMEs will also be able to take a step...
Accelerating Asia (AA), a regional network of startup programs and an early-stage venture capital fund headquartered in Singapore, has announced the launch of its inaugural accelerator cohort. The program aims to identify and fast-track the development of seed-stage startups in Asia. AA is an independent startup accelerator...
GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and Polymer Connected, a data centre provider, have established a partnership to develop a data centre campus in Jakarta. With this partnership, Polymer Connected has acquired the land to build the campus, strategically located in Jakarta Barat. This will...
Ascendas-Singbridge Group (ASB), supported by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Enterprise Singapore, announced the formation of a Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab, the first developer-led lab in Southeast Asia. Slated to be launched later this year, the lab will facilitate and support at least 30 co-innovation...