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...
Enterprise Singapore has initiated a comprehensive review of its strategies to ensure that its enterprise development efforts keep pace with the evolving and increasingly complex business landscape locally and globally. To achieve stronger, more impactful outcomes, Enterprise Singapore will sharpen its supporting approaches through...
Southeast Asian fintech player Grab Financial Group, has launched its SME lending and micro-insurance for drivers in Singapore. The ‘Grow with Grab’ roadmap aims to provide a comprehensive portfolio of financial services in Southeast Asia for micro-entrepreneurs and small businesses. The services include micro-insurance products, post-paid and...
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) will extend and enhance its Mediation Promotion Scheme for three years, which will see an increase in funding from $5,500 to either $10,000 or $12,000 for each mediation case, and allow parties to claim for mediation-related agent fees.
PIVOT Fintech Pte Ltd, a digital wealth management technology services venture has been granted a Capital Markets Services (CMS) license by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). PIVOT’s CMS license, which comes after the recently published MAS Guidelines on the Provision of Digital Advisory...
Trend Micro Incorporated, a cybersecurity solutions firm, recently released its 2018 Security Roundup Report, which depicts a threat landscape that has evolved heavily in both approach and tactic. Singapore was the most vulnerable country in Southeast Asia (SEA), with over 3 million malicious URLs hosted locally and...
Singapore SMEs are looking to invest in business transformation despite expectations of a soft economic environment outlook in the next six months, together with lower turnover and profitability.  The SBF-DP SME Index (the Index) has seen a dip from 50.7 to 50.4 this quarter,...
According to HR consulting firm Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trendsstudy, nearly all (94%) of executives in Singapore predict significant disruption in the next three years, compared to 25% in 2018. As executives focus on making their organizations “future-fit”, significant human capital risks – including...
Tribe Accelerator announced a strategic partnership with global blockchain firm ConsenSys​by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to undertake initiatives and activities to further the blockchain ecosystem in Singapore.  Tribe is the first Singapore government-supported blockchain accelerator advocating the growth of later-stage startups by...
Tech startup Zowedo Pte Ltd has launched an online platform, of the same name, for consumers in Singapore. The company has a mission to democratise the service industry by connecting SMEs to customers. Four months after the soft launch, Zowedo currently offers over 400 service listings and...