Workday Inc. a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has published the results of its latest chief financial officer (CFO) survey, which focuses on examining how finance leaders are growing and developing their teams, as well as what investments are needed, to meet the evolving demands of the...
Singapore micro, small and medium-sized businesses (MSMBs) have global ambitions, but COVID-19 and international payments are major stumbling blocks when operating, venturing or expanding abroad, revealed new research released by Wise Business. The study, which polled more than 4,800 MSMBs across the world, found...
A survey conducted by Maybank involving its SME customers has revealed that 67% of the respondents have successfully leveraged digital technology into their sales platform during the Movement Control Order (MCO) 3.0. The survey respondents made up 84% of Maybank’s borrowing SME customers and are from sectors...
MoolahSense has announced the launch of GreenMoolah, a platform focused on accelerating green and sustainable financing in Singapore and the region. With a large number of government-linked and large corporations in the region embarking on achieving net zero emissions by 2030, regional and local...
The office rental premium between Hong Kong and Singapore has narrowed markedly between 2015 and 2020, according to Cushman & Wakefield. "When we compared the office rental premiums between the two cities in 2015 and looked at which city had a more competitive edge as...
Incomlend has partnered with Fasanara Capital to launch a global US$60 million alternative financing programme for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) focused on Environment Social, and Governance (ESG). The new initiative, named Incomlend ESG Invoice Financing Programme, is tailored for SMEs looking to positively impact...
The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) partnered with the tax community and government agencies to simplify Corporate Income Tax (CIT) Filing 2021 for companies. With the new initiatives, companies and tax agents can further reduce the time they take to file CIT this year.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) have announced plans to commence a phased linkage of Singapore’s PayNow and Malaysia’s DuitNow real-time payment systems.   The first phase of the PayNow-DuitNow linkage will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2022....
Razer Merchant Services has partnered with KK SUPER MART to enable Razer Cash for online Shopee purchases, in an effort to encourage e-commerce participation among the unbanked segments of Malaysians. Razer Cash is a payment option that e-commerce customers can utilize to make cash payments...
MODIFI today announced US$24m in Series B, which brings its valuation to more than US$120m. The funds will be used to grow MODIFI's digital trade finance platform for SMEs into a global trade management hub. MODIFI’s digital trade finance platform for SMEs spans the three...