Enterprise Singapore is focusing on strengthening the startup ecosystem in Singapore by working with global and local partners. This supports the national Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 Plan to build a strong core of innovative enterprises and startups to capture global opportunities and create high value jobs...
A recent survey titled the APAC SMB Digital Maturity Index, released by technology major Cisco has revealed that Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in Singapore are the most digitally mature across the Asia Pacific region. Singaporean SMBs were ranked number one among 14 countries from across the region.
Singapore retains its leading position in Asia Pacific for the sixth consecutive year in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019, announced during GTCI’s Asia Launch event at the INSEAD Asia campus in Singapore. Produced in partnership with The Adecco Group and Tata Communications, the GTCI...
eCommerce corporation eBay and the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS) have teamed up to deliver training to small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking new and global sales channels in the fast-growing eCommerce sector.  Titled “Let’s eBay with SIRS,” the full-day workshop was held at...
Vietnamese car hailing application will launch in Singapore market in April 2019. This is the third country, in which FastGo is going to officially operate its service after Vietnam and Myanmar. According to FastGo's announced plan, FastGo application is going to be available in 6 Southeast Asian...
Bruneian national SME body has tied up with Golden Equator Consulting (GECo) of Singapore. The partnership will have GECo run the next three cycles of the 100-day Startup Bootcamp, now named Accelerate. Accelerate will continue to equip Bruneian startups with the core skill sets...
Singapore SMEs are struggling to meet customer needs, according to a study conducted by Aon, a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Aon Inpoint's 2019 SME Insurance Survey incorporates insights from over 300 SMEs in Singapore.  Failure to...
Singapore-based peer-to-business (P2B) lending platform Validus Capital has set up shop in Indonesia through its subsidiary Batumbu, in partnership with Indonesia’s Triputra Group.  Validus targets small and medium enterprises (SMEs) while Batumbu connects SMEs in Indonesia with accredited, institutional, and high net worth investors to provide loans...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) and Ministry of Trade and Industry’s (MTI) Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) have launched the SBF-ASME Pro-Enterprise Clinic for businesses, especially SMEs. Championed by ASME and SBF, the SBF-ASME Pro-Enterprise Clinic serves as a convenient one-stop platform...
Xero, the global small business platform, has teamed up with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Singapore to support their mission to empower accountants. Through this partnership, accountants will learn how to leverage technology to grow their practices and that of their small business clients through...