Deskera, Asia's leading Cloud-based platform, and Funding Societies, Southeast Asia's largest Peer-to-Peer (P2P) financing platform, is entering into a partnership with the aim to support underserved SMEs by providing alternative financing solutions. With the two organisations working together, SMEs will also be able to take a step...
Accelerating Asia (AA), a regional network of startup programs and an early-stage venture capital fund headquartered in Singapore, has announced the launch of its inaugural accelerator cohort. The program aims to identify and fast-track the development of seed-stage startups in Asia. AA is an independent startup accelerator...
GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and Polymer Connected, a data centre provider, have established a partnership to develop a data centre campus in Jakarta. With this partnership, Polymer Connected has acquired the land to build the campus, strategically located in Jakarta Barat. This will...
UOB and Mastercard have launched a credit card designed for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In creating the card, Mastercard and UOB conducted face-to-face interviews and surveys with senior executives in SMEs to have a deeper understanding of how commercial cards can enable them...
Ascendas-Singbridge Group (ASB), supported by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Enterprise Singapore, announced the formation of a Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab, the first developer-led lab in Southeast Asia. Slated to be launched later this year, the lab will facilitate and support at least 30 co-innovation...
SingPost and Synagie will collaborate to provide on-demand warehousing and fulfilment solutions to SMEs in Singapore and Southeast Asia (SEA). Southeast Asia’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will now be able to utilise state-of-the-art warehousing and fulfilment services provided by SingPost subsidiary Quantium Solutions,...
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...
Singapore has ranked as the world’s most competitive economy for the first time since 2010, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings. The United States slipped from the top spot, while economic uncertainty took its toll on conditions in Europe. Singapore’s rise to the...
United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC)have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help Chinese enterprises use Singapore as a launchpad to expand into ASEAN.  The tripartite alliance builds on UOB’s existing collaboration...
Peer-to-peer rental platform MyRent has launched in Singapore recently. MyRent seeks to help Singaporeans monetise their belongings by renting their items out to its community of users. MyRent was co-founded by Ishwar Dhanuka, Mark Kok, and Rahul Sharma. “The idea behind MyRent is to...