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...
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...
According to a recent study by HubSpot Academy, an online training firm, 83 percent of employees in Singapore have considered taking an online course. The company surveyed 1,000 working professionals in Singapore. The survey also found that most have already taken the plunge, with...
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...
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...
Acropower has signed an agreement with Chew’s Agriculture Pte Ltd (CAPL) to build, own and operate a waste-to-energy power plant that will convert poultry waste into energy. Acropower is an 80%-owned subsidiary of ACROMEC, a specialist engineering service provider in the field of controlled...
Singapore Management University (SMU) and Citi Ventures have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to offer the Citi® University Partnerships in Innovation & Discovery (CUPID) programme to SMU’s students. Participating students will get to earn one credit unit towards their undergraduate degree upon successful completion of the...
In a bid to provide a higher level of security to customers, Singapore’s DBS Bank has launched digital tokens for more than 200,000 of its corporate and SME customers on DBS IDEAL, the bank’s online banking platform for corporate and SME customers.  According to...
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Enterprise Singapore, and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) have joined forces to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups innovate, grow and thrive in the competitive energy sector. Serving as a one-stop hub, the new...
A recent survey titled the APAC SMB Digital Maturity Index, released by technology major Cisco has revealed that Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in Singapore are the most digitally mature across the Asia Pacific region. Singaporean SMBs were ranked number one among 14 countries from across the region.