According to a recent survey, businesses in Singapore are pursuing innovation to keep pace with a fast-changing economy despite ongoing economic uncertainties. The Singapore Business Federation’s (SBF) latest National Business Survey 2018/2019 has indicated that close to two in three large companies (64%) have implemented...
The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singtel and DBS recently rolled out a new 99%SME e-commerce platform (99sme.sg) that aims to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore easily adopt digital technologies and provide their customers with omni-channel experiences. The new platform was launched by Sim...
SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore, has appointed seven co-investment partners under Startup SG Equity. This will catalyse more than S$90 million worth of investments to develop Singapore-based startups in the Agrifood tech sector. This was announced by Senior Minister of State for Trade and...
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. 
Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S Iswaran has announced the launch of the SUNRISE programme, a programme that sets in motion bilateral trade activities and establishes institutions of  commerce between Singapore and the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is...
In a bid to help SMEs in their digital transformation journey, banking and financial services corporation DBS has recently launched DBS SME Connect, a portal for SMEs across all industries to access web-based business tools and services to get digital, connected and protected fast. SMEs who are...
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...
A release from Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) indicated that the economy grew by 2.2 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the fourth quarter of 2018, easing slightly from the 2.3 per cent growth in the preceding quarter. On a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted annualised basis,...
The new BT office will be the hub for the British company to deliver its services across South East Asia, providing cyber security solutions and services to private and public sector organisations. The company plans on using its expertise to help businesses and local government secure their...
A recently-launched joint food-retail incubator initiative by Enterprise Singapore, NTUC FairPrice and Nanyang Polytechnic will help small and medium enterprises in Singapore get their new products out in supermarkets faster. The incubator named YumSing! will help food companies accelerate the process of bringing products...