Data analytics is no longer a buzzword and driving data-driven outcomes should no longer be complicated. It’s been almost a decade since the Singapore government launched its Smart Nation initiative – a national effort to drive pervasive adoption of digital and smart technologies throughout the city state...
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...
As the world enters into the third year of living with the pandemic, the importance of digital technology to maintain our work and lives has never been clearer. We’ve collected a range of technology predictions for businesses navigating the year ahead. IT and business...
Two years into the pandemic, owners of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in South and Southeast Asia are optimistic about their future economic and business growth prospects and plan to expand this year. But many highlight a gap between how well protected they are...
Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat officially opened ADB’s new office in Singapore on 5 March 2020, deepening efforts to collaborate on some of the most pressing development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific....
Tripwerkz, like many start-ups in today’s digital landscape, was born in the cloud. A travel technology company providing online travel booking services, the company has benefited from the cost-effective, flexible and scalable solutions offered by cloud infrastructure. At the same time, they work with OVHcloud to ensure...
As measures implemented in cities worldwide to curb the spread of COVID-19 restrict the movement of consumers, delivery services for both food, groceries and other essential items become more appealing, and even vital. Japan is no exception: according to Statista, the online food delivery...
Green shoots in Healthcare and Transport & Storage, which emerged in 3Q and 4Q 2020, continue to gain momentum in 1Q 2021 and lead the broad-based recovery for SMEs across industries. SME cashflows largely returned to pre-Circuit Breaker levels in 1Q 2021, though challenges...
Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S Iswaran and French Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness Franck Riester have signed the France-Singapore Digital and Green Partnership (DGP) at a virtual signing ceremony. The DGP provides a structured platform for France and Singapore to cooperate...
In the first edition of Xero Community, organised by accounting software company Xero, small and medium businesses in Singapore got together to decode the 2019 Budget. The Xero Community is a quarterly series of events to provide a platform for local SMEs to learn, connect and take...