Tech startup Zowedo Pte Ltd has launched an online platform, of the same name, for consumers in Singapore. The company has a mission to democratise the service industry by connecting SMEs to customers. Four months after the soft launch, Zowedo currently offers over 400 service listings and...
Enterprise Singapore launched the Global Ready Talent program (GRT) on 10 October 2019, with 60 Singapore companies coming on-board to offer 110 overseas internship positions and 86 management associate positions. GRT aims to build a pipeline of talent to support the global aspirations...
International standards and collaboration are needed to unlock digitalisation’s full potential to drive efficient, resilient and green shipping. This was the message at the “Future of Shipping - Digitalisation” webinar jointly organised by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
SingPost and Synagie will collaborate to provide on-demand warehousing and fulfilment solutions to SMEs in Singapore and Southeast Asia (SEA). Southeast Asia’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will now be able to utilise state-of-the-art warehousing and fulfilment services provided by SingPost subsidiary Quantium Solutions,...
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...
Singapore SMEs are looking to invest in business transformation despite expectations of a soft economic environment outlook in the next six months, together with lower turnover and profitability.  The SBF-DP SME Index (the Index) has seen a dip from 50.7 to 50.4 this quarter,...
United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC)have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help Chinese enterprises use Singapore as a launchpad to expand into ASEAN.  The tripartite alliance builds on UOB’s existing collaboration...
A survey of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore conducted by global provider of insurance products Chubb has revealed a significant perception gap between cyber risk and how prepared they are to deal with it.  The Chubb SME Cyber Preparedness Survey indicates that...
Singapore SMEs continue to adopt a mildly optimistic outlook for the first six months of 2019 as general sentiments eased across all seven sectors.The SBF-DP SME Index (the Index) decreased from 51.0 to 50.7 this quarter, indicating a slight dampening of sentiments among SMEs. This index is...
With the advancement of technology, Malaysia is increasingly becoming a digital economy. Malaysia is a developing Asian economy that aspires to expand in a technology-driven and high-tech production-based pattern. A press release by Signitory, an e-signature provider who leverages blockchain, noted that with in-person...