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[Infographic] The Need For Speed In Today’s Workplace

According to a recent survey sponsored by business application platform provider TrackVia, a whopping 84-percent of non-executive workers reported that they feel pressured - at least occasionally - to do their work faster.

[U.S] [Survey] National Payroll Week; Payroll Habits Of Employees

It's National Payroll Week this week (September 5 to 9) and electronics payments association NACHA - which represents over 10,000 financial institutions - has just released a survey that provides some interesting insights into the payroll habits of U.S employees.

Denmark’s Startups Are Ready To Switch To The Circular Economy Model

Focusing on the importance of reusing and recycling materials instead of throwing them away, the circular economy is the main long-term strategy for reducing waste in Denmark.
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Prices In Dubai: How Soon Will The Situation Be Stable Again?

Property prices in Dubai are rising in the context of the global economic crisis. But it all depends on the location.

[Primer] Tips On Using Facebook Pages For Small Business

Over the weekend, brands and businesses on Facebook transited over to the new Facebook Timeline. We got the Facebook team to share some tips on how small business owners can leverage the new Timeline and maximize the use of its new features.

Money-Minds: 6 FinTech Startups To Watch In 2019

Here’s a bit of a look at what some fintech startups are doing and why you should know about them.

Significant Percentage Of Global Email Traffic Is Spam: Cloudmark

Research compiled from messaging threat protection service provider Cloudmark’s Global Threat Network places the United States as the top country in the world in terms of volume of email spam, followed by Brazil and France. Asia Pacific countries rated fairly low on the global scale when it came to volume of email spam sent, but they do exhibit a high incidence of spam among total emails sent.

Grow VC Relaunches For Bigger Growth

Global online crowd-funding platform and venture community Grow VC has tweaked its micro investment membership model, as well as developed and implemented a whole new set of tools to empower (and invest in) startup companies.

[Singapore] National Research Foundation Selects Six VC Firms To Administer S$120M Startup War Kitty

Singapore's National Research Foundation (NRF) announced this week it has selected six venture capital firms to help inject S$120 million through a 1:1 investment matching scheme.

[Asia] Socialbakers Opens Asia Pacific HQ In Singapore

Global social media analytics and optimization company Socialbakers has announced the opening of its new Asia-Pacific headquarters based in Singapore.

Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events

Media and event company Women 2.0 has announced that it is partnering search giant Google to support the startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the United States and around the world. Both companies will jointly be investing in activities that foster innovation and supporting startups, beginning with Women 2.0's signature networking event Founder Friday.

[Singapore] Exploit Technologies To Collaborate With Asia News Network On Media Solutions

Singapore-based Exploit Technologies - the technology transfer arm of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) - last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Asia News Network (ANN) to collaborate on projects and solutions built for the media and advertising industries.

Of 65 Bits, Nine Geeks And A Hundred Kick-Ass Episodes

Geeks in Singapore rejoice! Tech podcasters Tech65 yesterday celebrated the live recording of their 100th episode with great cheer at Geek Terminal, along with...

Here’s A Pitch on 140 Characters Or Less

Never mind an elevator pitch, what about a micro-pitch on Twitter with 140 characters or less?

[Infographic] The State Of Small Businesses In Illinois

It's easy to start a business in Chicago because of its small-business-friendly attitude. Here's an infographic that shows how well small businesses do in the state of Illinois.

[Infographic] [Singapore] The Nine New Faces Of The Singapore Consumer

Experian Mosaic Singapore breaks down the Singaporean consumer into 30 unique segments and nine groups that share similar demographic and socioeconomic traits such as the "Affluent Elegance", "Cosmopolitan Central", "Cautious Community", and even "Kopitiam Lifestyles".

Founder Institute Launches In Singapore; Entrepreneurs Spoilt For Choice?

Founder's Institute, a seed-stage mentoring and incubator program, officially announces a Spring 2010 semester for Singapore.

[Singapore] Boston Consulting Group Opens Center For Business Excellence

Leading global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has announced the opening of its first-ever Centre for Business Excellence, to be situated in Singapore.

Nimble Offers Free Year Of Software To Startup Accelerators

Social relationship management platform Nimble is launching a program that would see it offer startups a year of free access to its social relationship software through partner startup accelerators.

Microsoft Consolidates Technology Startup Outreach With Microsoft Ventures

Microsoft will be consolidating its technology startup outreach with its newly created Microsoft Ventures.

Rise In Shoppers Switching To Credit Cards

It has come to light that in recent years, shoppers are tending to use their credit cards for day-to-day spending rather than for just one-off purchases.

[Europe] Rockstart Accelerator Launches New Founders Program

Amsterdam-based startup accelerator Rockstart has announced a new program that aims to support ten teams of founders with 99 mentors for 100 days, followed by an additional three-month summer program and ending with a 25-day road trip to Silicon Valley.

Mobile Alliance Announced At CommunicAsia 2009

A number of Singapore's mobile software companies, including various Singapore startups, announced at CommunicAsia 2009 the formation of Mobile Alliance, the country's first mobile software association.

PayPal Goes To Space With PayPal Galactic

PayPal Galactic aims to bring together leaders in the space industry to work on the big questions around the commercialization of space in order to prepare and support the future of space commerce.

[Singapore] LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Users In Singapore

Earlier this week LinkedIn announced that its membership base has reached over a million members in Singapore, addressing about 70% of its professional labor force and student population.

Wonga Launches Fraud Hotline To Combat Phishing Scam

A common SMS and email phishing scam in South Africa is using the company name of the short term lender Wonga to defraud consumers.

[Singapore] Daily Deal Site Launches

Singapore-based daily deal site recently launched, an online food delivery service that brings you a wide variety of cuisines from different F&B operators around the country right to your doorstep.

[Singapore] 2011: The Year Mobile Commerce Took Off

Singapore, as one of the most wired countries with a smartphone penetration rate at 70-percent, is uniquely positioned to embrace mobile commerce, asserts Elias Ghanem, managing director of PayPal Southeast Asia and India.

[US] 48% Of Small Business Owners Turn To Bank Loans For Funding

A recent Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management study shows that approximately 48% of the 1,221 privately-held U.S. businesses that responded to the survey target bank loans as a source of funding.

If You’re an Entrepreneur, Rich And Foreign – We Want You!

Or at least this is what the Singapore government is saying. It's all about creating jobs though. Unfortunately it's got nothing to do with entrepreneurship.