ComfortDelGro posts 2% lower 3Q earnings; to set up new US$100 mil global VC fund

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): ComfortDelGro Corporation (CDG) posted $78.5 million in earnings for the 3Q ended Sept, representing a 2% decline from earnings of $80.1 million a year ago due to lower dividend

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Singapore partners Japan to mutually grow start-ups & businesses and expand GIA network

SINGAPORE (Aug 29): Singapore statutory boards Economic Development Board (EDB) and Enterprise Singapore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Japan External Trade Organisation (

Singapore economy

Singapore poised to connect global investors to the region amid Asian growth, says MAS MD Ravi Menon

SINGAPORE (June 5): Singapore stands poised to connect global investors to the region, as Asia’s dynamism and growth look set to be the defining investment theme over the next decade, says Ravi Men

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Why are successful start-ups owning assets, adopting processes of traditional players?

SINGAPORE (Apr 30): Over the past decade, a whole host of start-ups have disrupted everything from retailing to transport with an asset-light and ­technology-heavy approach to business.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Tech start-ups should choose Malaysia over Singapore, says former Microsoft exec

(Mar 22): When it comes to tech start-up hubs in Southeast Asia, entrepreneurs sometimes look past Malaysia to the lure of Singapore’s vibrant financial centre or Indonesia’s attractiveness as the

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

VRCollab lets architects 'walk' in their buildings before they are even built

SINGAPORE (Nov 13): At the Harbourfront office of ID Architects, virtual reality head Gerard Teo is showing off the company’s “VR cave”: two huge screens and a 25 sq m space surrounded by warm oran


Singapore could soon be home to world's largest AI hub

SINGAPORE (Oct 16): Private investment firm Marvelstone Group announced Monday that it is planning to launch the world’s largest artificial intelligence (AI) hub in Singapore’s central business dis

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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

State of the City

Innovation not about high-tech gadgetry but about solving everyday problems

SINGAPORE (June 26): When Christel Goh could not find a good solution to boost the failing memory of her elderly grandmother, she decided to come up with her own.

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