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...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) and Ministry of Trade and Industry’s (MTI) Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) have launched the SBF-ASME Pro-Enterprise Clinic for businesses, especially SMEs. Championed by ASME and SBF, the SBF-ASME Pro-Enterprise Clinic serves as a convenient one-stop platform...
In the past year, Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Singapore Standards Council (SSC) have developed and reviewed over 168 Singapore Standards and Technical References, impacting 13,000 organisations. 91 of these standards were new, with close to 70% focused on emerging areas most of which...
Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and FairPrice Online, NTUC FairPrice’s e-commerce platform, today launched YummySG!, an online initiative that provides Singapore food manufacturers with an additional platform to diversify their revenue streams. This is part of ESG’s continuous efforts to support Singapore businesses to start selling...
Started in 2017, the SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace program has equipped Singaporeans with foundational digital skills and a mindset for digital transformation, to prepare them for technological changes in their workplace and daily lives. In September 2019, NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) and Skills Future...
Cloud Comrade, an enterprise-focused, Singapore-based cloud computing consultancy company and Google Cloud have joined forces to help ICT SMEs in Singapore take advantage of opportunities in a Services 4.0 era via GoCloud with Cloud Comrade, an Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) initiative. The GoCloud initiative by IMDA...
Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has downgraded the Singapore’s GDP growth for 2019 at 1.5 to 2.5 per cent. In the last Economic Survey of Singapore published in February, MTI highlighted that growth in most of the key advanced and regional economies...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) welcomed the Singapore Exchange Regulation’s (SGX RegCo) announcement in January 2020 to apply quarterly reporting requirements only for companies associated with higher risks while strengthening continuous disclosure requirements on all listed companies. This is in line with one of the recommendations...
One year into the implementation of the Digital Government Blueprint (DGB) by the Singapore government – first launched in June 2018 – citizens and businesses have expressed greater satisfaction with government digital services. G2C (Government to Citizens) satisfaction survey score had increased from 73 to 78 per...
Beyond consortium has launched a bid for a digital full bank license from MAS, with a focus on SMEs. The consortium comprises V3 Group, EZ-Link, property developer Far East Organization and Temasek-subsidiary Heliconia Capital Management. Other notable members include the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Mitsui Sumitomo...