The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Enterprise Singapore launched Start Digital, an initiative of the SMEs Go Digital programme. Start Digital will enable new SMEs to get a head start with two foundational digital solutions - with costs waived for minimum six months – to accelerate...
Design Orchard, an initiative by Enterprise Singapore, JTC and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will bring over 60 local brands together on Orchard Road and enhance the precinct. Located at the junction of Orchard Road and Cairnhill Road, the 2.5-storey development comprises a retail showcase on the first level, incubation...
Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S Iswaran has announced the launch of the SUNRISE programme, a programme that sets in motion bilateral trade activities and establishes institutions of  commerce between Singapore and the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is...
The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singtel and DBS recently rolled out a new 99%SME e-commerce platform (99sme.sg) that aims to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore easily adopt digital technologies and provide their customers with omni-channel experiences. The new platform was launched by Sim...
Singapore’s MHA and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) are joining hands to bring technology to small and medium security agencies helping them go digital. The initiative will receive funds to the tune of S$9.54 million over the next few years. The programme aims to support technology and innovation in the industry. The launch...
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...
Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH), the digitalisation and innovation unit of the German airline, has recently launched its first foreign office in Singapore. LIH Singapore will focus on market developments in the digitalisation of travel and establish a network of strategic partners.
Business owners of small to medium size enterprises (SMEs) can now purchase commercial insurance tailored to their business needs online with Etiqa Insurance Singapore. The digital insurer has recently launched the Business Owners Super Suite (BOSS), which allows business owners and Etiqa’s agents to get commercial insurance...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) SME Committee (SMEC) submitted its recommendations for the Singapore Budget 2019 to the government earlier this month.In 2018, the Singapore economy grew 3.3%, in line with the Ministry of Trade and Industry’s (MTI’s) forecast of 3.0% to 3.5%. Moving forward, MTI forecasts...
Singapore has released its Model Artificial Intelligence (AI) Governance Framework for public consultation, pilot adoption and feedback. The framework is the first in Asia to provide detailed and readily implementable guidance to private sector organisations to address key ethical and governance issues when deploying AI solutions.