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Early Stage Venture Funds Get Boost From NRF

The National Research Foundation (NRF) - part of the Prime Minister's Office - announced this week that it would be distributing some $60 million...

Singapore Is Less Liveable

Singapore's ranking in Monocle.com's "The World's Top 25 Most Liveable Cities" city guide has dropped to 22nd place in 2008 from 17th place last...

There Are Now Some 77,000 Millionaires in Singapore

This year's CapGemini and Merrill Lynch World Wealth Report puts the number of millionaires in Singapore at 77,000, a rise of 15.3 percent over...

Emerging from Under the Radar

CNET has a story on four new web publishing startups that recently featured at the Under the Radar Conference - music publisher AudioMicro, content tracking...

IBM Encourages CEOs And CTOs To Take The Bus…

What: The IBM Mobile Express, a retrofitted bus showcasing IBM's SME business IT solutions that will travel and make door-to-door visits to SME businesses...

Getting Sirius With Singapore SMEs

According to the Straits Times, Sirius Venture Consulting has announced a SGD$30 million venture capital fund targeted at helping Singapore-based SMEs to grow and...

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.

Books Actually Has Moved!

Books Actually, a quaint bookstore run by Kenny and Karen whom we've interviewed before, is now at No.5 Ann Siang Road! They've added more than...

The Men in Uniform Gets It Right

  While the Prima Deli crisis continues to escalate over its recent salmonella poisoning incident, the guys in MINDEF actually gets it quite right dealing with their own...

Entrepreneurs Behaving Badly

  Local entrepreneurs have been getting into the news recently for all the wrong reasons. Over the weekend we read with fascination how entrepreneur Looi San...

11,660 New Millionaires In Singapore

It's official. According to this AsiaOne story, the annual Merrill Lynch and Capgemini World Wealth Report has reported that the number of Singapore millionaires...

The New Singaporean Entrepreneur

1. You are young (40% of you are aged below 40). 2. Educated (42% of you hold at least a bachelor's degree). 3. You prize individual...

Social Entrepreneurship in Singapore: Going Down the Toilet?

Social entrepreneur and chairman of the non-profit World Toilet Organisation, Mr. Jack Sim, is reportedly feeling so unappreciated by the lack of government support for...

Money No Enough? Wrong!

Surprise, surprise.  For local entrepreneurs who complain that it is difficult to get funding for their businesses, it would shock them to know that...