As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform our daily lives, Microsoft, with research from TechRepublic Premium, looked into the impact the pandemic has had on the region's legacy work styles, business operations and how it has accelerated an increase in overall technology adoption, realizing a hybrid new...
Founded in 2015, Fabelio offers well-crafted and high-quality furniture for the Indonesian market from local designers at attractive prices. SMEhorizon speaks to Fabelio’s Marshall Tegar Utoyo, CEO and Co-Founder, and Christian Sutardi, Co-Founder, about their inspiration for entering this sector, the company’s plans for omnichannel marketing, their...
This year’s HKTDC Entrepreneur Day, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), broadcast a series of seminars in July giving start-ups valuable insights into finding a path forward during this difficult time. Running under the theme "Revive‧ Redefine", the 2020 E-Day invited a high-powered panel...
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) has published its Singapore Cyber Landscape (SCL) 2019, which revealed that cyber threats grew in scale and complexity in 2019.  In line with global trends, Singapore witnessed an increase in cyber threats targeted at various local industries...
Founded in 1982 by Jackson Chua, Chuan Kok is a homegrown company that has matured into a leading supplier of hydraulics components in the oil and gas industry. Like many other businesses, they realised the need for digitalisation, but, as a self-described “old uncle’s business”, they found...
With the accelerated pace of digitalisation brought on by COVID-19, the Singapore government has implemented various support packages exist to support SMEs in their digital journey. On the part of businesses themselves, technology experts have highlighted the importance of developing resilience and putting in...
Digital transformation was on the rise before COVID-19,  although it was the onset of the pandemic, with its massive disruptions to the global economy, that greatly accelerated its scope and pace. Following the announcement of the Fortitude Budget with its measures to prepare businesses...
For nearly two decades, students from around the world have participated in Microsoft’s global technology competition, the Imagine Cup, to bring their unique tech solutions to life. According to Jennifer Ritzinger, General Manager, Audience Evangelism, Microsoft, the competition “empowers the next generation of developers...
Having had enough of being over-charged for poor quality durians, dealing with dishonest durian vendors, and eating in hot and unhygienic conditions, durian lover Jay Lee founded Kungfu Durian with a mission to provide quality durians, at reasonable and transparent prices, in a comfortable ambience.
As Singapore gradually emerges from the circuit breaker measures implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19, many businesses are looking forward to resuming operations. However, things will not return exactly to how they were before. These two months in an unprecedented situation in Singapore...