Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Enterprise Singapore, and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) have joined forces to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups innovate, grow and thrive in the competitive energy sector. Serving as a one-stop hub, the new...
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Southeast Asia look to invest in digital technologies within the next three years as the key enabler to drive new business propositions and user experiences, and deliver on significantly enhanced offerings. However, they face challenges around digital talent shortages and transformation,...
Venture investments in Singapore are reported to grow despite a slowing economy. Overall, a total amount of S$13.4 billion (+36%) was invested in startups across 437 deals from January to September 2019. Emerging interest in Deep tech startups Notably, Enterprise Singapore saw investments...
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...
The Data Protection Excellence (DPEX) Centre, the autonomous research and education arm of Straits Interactive, announced in September that the number of organisations breaching Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) has reached record levels and have already surpassed the total number of enforcement cases in 2018. 
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. 
According to a survey by United Overseas Bank (UOB) conducted in late November 2019, there will be a focus among SMEs on boosting productivity as they grapple with a mixed business outlook in 2020. Digitalization, electronic payments and sustainability are among the other areas of focus for...
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and semiconductor company AMD have teamed up to launch a Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, which will nurture next-generation tech leaders equipped with the latest industry-driven digital skills. With the support of the Economic Development Board (EDB), the project aims to strengthen...
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...
Singapore SMEs are struggling to meet customer needs, according to a study conducted by Aon, a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Aon Inpoint's 2019 SME Insurance Survey incorporates insights from over 300 SMEs in Singapore.  Failure to...