Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

UK start-up builder says one in two young Singaporeans want to be an entrepreneur

SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Days after a survey by the World Economic Forum suggests that scarcely any youthful Singaporean wants to be an entrepreneur, another study seems to suggest otherwise.


There are 'real' (non-rent-seeking) corporate heroes

SINGAPORE (Jan 28): Pretenders to the throne, please be seated.

Business formation in Singapore expected to spike in 2H17: Hawksford

SINGAPORE (Sept 5): A total of 15,855 new businesses were formed in Singapore over the second quarter of 2017 alone, according to data from the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau (SCCB) as presente

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At close to 200 years old, this company is seeking young blood

SINGAPORE (July 7): As one of Singapore’s oldest companies, Boustead Singapore has cycled through numerous businesses including commodity trading, tin smelting, shipping and the di

8 Asia Pacific startups to disrupt the global food value chain

SINGAPORE (May 11): Eight pre-Series A startups involved in food technology (foodtech) and agriculture technology (agriculture) have been named as finalists in the inaugural edition of the Future F

Singapore retains title as most talent competitive country in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE (April 18): For the fourth consecutive year, Singapore has retained its top spot in Asia Pacific in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2017, followed by Australia, New Zealand

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

What’s holding Asia’s millennials back from unleashing their entrepreneurial spirit?

SINGAPORE (March 29): A higher proportion of employees across Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia (37%) are considering leaving their current job to start on their own business compared to the global

Two Singapore women chosen for EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific 2017

SINGAPORE (March 8): Global professional services firm EY has unveiled the 2017 class for the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific programme, coinciding with this week’s celebration of Int

Almost 1 in 2 Singaporeans would rather start their own business rather than find a job

SINGAPORE (Oct 20): 41% of Singaporeans plan to either start their own business or be self-employed in the next 10 years, higher than the global average of 36% according to a survey by GoDaddy.

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