In an interview with SME Horizon, Paul Hadjy, Co-Founder, Horangi Cyber Security explains how his company helps small and medium enterprises in the Asia Pacific region use technology to mitigate risks Can you tell us about Horangi? Me and my co-founder...
In the latest edition of the Global Connectedness Index (GCI) released by international express services provider DHL, Singapore has ranked second in the world for trade connectivity, the result of policies that leverage global connectedness as a cornerstone of its economic development strategy. Singapore is also one of the five...
Enterprise Singapore has initiated a comprehensive review of its strategies to ensure that its enterprise development efforts keep pace with the evolving and increasingly complex business landscape locally and globally. To achieve stronger, more impactful outcomes, Enterprise Singapore will sharpen its supporting approaches through...
Singapore has taken several measures to beef up cybersecurity after attacks in recent years.  A new multi-year roadmap is underway to identify next generation cyber-threats and develop the solutions and capabilities needed to secure Singapore’s connectivity infrastructure. This was announced by...
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...
According to a recent study by HubSpot Academy, an online training firm, 83 percent of employees in Singapore have considered taking an online course. The company surveyed 1,000 working professionals in Singapore. The survey also found that most have already taken the plunge, with...
Family businesses tend to lean towards a long-term view rooted in shared values, vision and culture, which can help them maintain family control over years. However, family ownership, by itself, doesn’t guarantee a business’s longevity. This is according to Deloitte’s new survey, Global family business survey 2019: Long-term...
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...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) in its recent Economic Survey revealed that the Singapore economy grew by 3.2 per cent in 2018. For 2019, MTI has maintained the GDP growth forecast at “1.5 to 3.5 per cent”, with growth expected to come in slightly below...
Singapore’s SMEs are still lagging in digital adoption and are not adequately prepared for the national transition to a digital economy, according to the fourth edition of QBE Insurance’s annual survey of Singapore SMEs. The results found that SMEs have been slow to take up cyber protection...