eCommerce corporation eBay and the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS) have teamed up to deliver training to small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking new and global sales channels in the fast-growing eCommerce sector.  Titled “Let’s eBay with SIRS,” the full-day workshop was held at...
Singapore's InsurTech startup PolicyPal has rolled out an Employee Benefits digital portal, PolicyPal Business dedicated to offering direct group insurance online. The digital portal aims to mitigate the shortcomings of traditional Employee Benefits processes. More than 1,500 employees in small and medium Enterprises (SMEs) and startups are...
Bruneian national SME body has tied up with Golden Equator Consulting (GECo) of Singapore. The partnership will have GECo run the next three cycles of the 100-day Startup Bootcamp, now named Accelerate. Accelerate will continue to equip Bruneian startups with the core skill sets...
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...
Singapore-based peer-to-business (P2B) lending platform Validus Capital has set up shop in Indonesia through its subsidiary Batumbu, in partnership with Indonesia’s Triputra Group.  Validus targets small and medium enterprises (SMEs) while Batumbu connects SMEs in Indonesia with accredited, institutional, and high net worth investors to provide loans...
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...
Xero, the global small business platform, has teamed up with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Singapore to support their mission to empower accountants. Through this partnership, accountants will learn how to leverage technology to grow their practices and that of their small business clients through...
Arkadin, a global provider of cloud communication services and an NTT Communications company, has launched new brand Spoka in Asia Pacific with the introduction of Spoka Meet, an affordable and easy-to-use HD video conferencing tool. With Spoka, Arkadin will deliver a scalable solution aimed at meeting the...
Singapore Management University (SMU) Academy and Straits Interactive, a specialist in data privacy, recently announced the integration of virtual reality (VR) technology and software tools into its data protection courses, starting with the new Practitioner Certificate in Personal Data Protection (Singapore) Preparatory Course. Developed by the Personal...
Global hospitality group, Millennium Hotels & Resorts (MHR) has launched a brand-new corporate bookings product, Millennium for Business, a new digital programme for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), enabling them to manage team travel with flexibility and ease.  Millennium for Business offers an online booking experience that...