TAKING HEART

Empowering students to live the life of a scientist

DEVELOPING human capital is paramount, that is what Eduardo Cetlin, president of the Amgen Foundation, firmly believes. The foundation is the corporate philanthropy arm of American multinational biopharmaceutical company Amgen.

Winners embody 'unstoppable' theme

FIVE entrepreneurs have been named winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2019 Singapore awards.

Shifting consumer demands forcing the evolution of retail

RETAIL isn't dying. It's evolving because it's being heavily disrupted, and retailers are being forced to change tactics to keep up with changing consumer habits, managing director of CapitaLand Retail Chris Chong has said.

Emage Vision's automated systems can replace human inspectors

IMAGINE a factory floor devoid of human inspectors, with machines doing all the work instead. That scenario is actually a reality these days for Emage Vision, a company that produces "machine vision" machines designed and built to replace human inspection.

Learn how to take F&B to next level

THANKS to the Food Innovation & Resource Centre (FIRC) at Singapore Polytechnic (SP), Irvins Salted Egg and You Tiao Man have been able to innovate and extend the shelf life of their products.

F&B players get insights on how to innovate

SMEs in the food and beverage sector keen to learn how to innovate can look forward to an Oct 1 event at the Food Innovation & Resource Centre (FIRC) at Singapore Polytechnic (SP).

EMERGING ENTERPRISE 2019

GTRIIP app makes hotel check-ins a breeze for guests

A DIGITAL identity platform for global citizens. That is how Maxim Tint, the founder and CEO of GTRIIP, describes his product.

EMERGING ENTERPRISE 2019

Digitalising the insurance industry

IN today's hyper-connected world, much of our lives revolve around our smartphones, from calling a cab to booking your next getaway.

BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

From smartphones to smart blinds

mc2 started in 2004 as an information technology retailer but has since been reinventedinto a smart blinds supplier.

Gain insights into the B2C space

THE business-to-consumer (B2C) space has experienced its fair share of disruption, and it may not be so easy to make sense of such an uncharted marketplace, much less thrive in it.

SGSME FIRESIDE CHAT

Love, Bonito and Ninja Van founders share success tips

THE need for companies to make purposeful business decisions was among the many pieces of valuable of advice that the trailblazers Lai Chang Wen of logistics company Ninja Van and Rachel Lim of women's fashion brand Love, Bonito, shared with attendees at sgsme's first networking and fireside...

Commitment, capability and collaboration for the long haul

"INNOVATION is what sparks many success stories among sustainable family enterprises," said Singapore Management University's (SMU) Professor Annie Koh.

AI-powered maths practice platform makes learning fun

PRACTICLE, a new online practice platform for primary school mathematics, aims to gamify the everyday task of revising the subject. Armed with an artificial intelligence named RAE, which stands for "Reflective Adaptive Engine", the platform is able to adapt to children's varying learning styles...

Making Singapore a better place for all

NATIONAL Day is that time of the year where people and companies come together to do good for the nation.

MyRent: Own experiences instead of things

IMAGINE being able to earn some cash on the side from that camera you have not used in months.

Convincing the older generation that the startup model works

AS SUPPORTIVE as the parents of Glife co-founder and chief executive officer Justin Chou were when he expressed a desire to make Glife into the "Grab of food", they took some time to warm up to the idea.

Learn how to flourish in the new digital economy

TRANSFORMING a business to thrive in today's digital economy is not as easy as it might seem. That being said, an upcoming networking event is set to shed some light on how to do so successfully.

The Sky's the limit for homegrown vertical farm

SKY Greens, a local vertical farm, has sky-high ambitions. It has tested out the feasibility of establishing vertical farms on the rooftops of Housing Development Board (HDB) buildings, schools and even multi-storey carparks - and it is not stopping there.

SGSME BUSINESS EMPOWERMENT SEMINAR

Customise, mentor, engage to capture millennials' interest

PARTICIPANTS at a seminar which set out to put a finger on millennial customers and colleagues concluded that this demographic is a diverse group that defies pigeon-holing.

Startup search engine has ambitious plans

BOOGLE, a recently launched homegrown search engine, is looking to appeal to users who are big on data privacy and want unfiltered access to information.

Learning how to engage millennials

MILLENNIALS will soon surpass baby boomers to become the most powerful consumers on the planet. But what does it take to get through to them?

AstraZeneca launches 'Cancer Can Give' drive

ASTRAZENECA, the global biopharmaceutical company, launched the "Cancer Can Give" movement at the Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) Cancer Rehabilitation Centre on Thursday, June 27.

COMPANY OF GOOD

Stanchart flies sustainable-investing flag

SUSTAINABLE investing has become more of a buzzword lately and Standard Chartered, a pioneer in the field, believes it is positioned to enact greater positive change.

Transition to circular economy key to a sustainable future

THE transition to a circular economy is something which is not only environmentally sustainable, but is also imperative to the survival of certain businesses, said a group of panellists at a dialogue during the Ecosperity Conference on Thursday.

Singapore leaps three places to rank second in global cities outlook list

SINGAPORE has vaulted past cities like San Francisco and Paris to come in second place on the Global Cities Outlook list for 2019.