LATER this year, OCBC will launch venture debt, a form of debt financing structured for young companies which have earlier raised capital from venture capitalists or angel investors.

OCBC has taken significant market share in a micro-loan scheme where the government covers most of the risk involved in the loans, a senior banker told The Business Times.

ASK any SME business owner what's top on their to-do list, and setting up a seamless electronic payment system isn't likely to be one of them....

FOR years, companies have spent their research money on efforts to analyse consumers - the products they like, the reasons behind those preferences, and their ideas for product improvements.

SINGAPORE'S economy has truly transformed itself over the last 15 years. The importance of services has grown, as illustrated by the increasing roles of the financial and business sectors....

A YEAR ago, Titus Yong, vice-president of business sales at Singtel, championed - in this newspaper - the importance of infocomm technology (ICT) for SMEs.

WITH brightly coloured food signs clamouring for patrons' attention from every direction, there is little wonder that Singaporeans are often indecisive foodies....

GROWING an award-winning enterprise was not exactly at the top of Kenneth Lee's agenda when he founded Green Koncepts in 2009....

A SMALL and medium-sized enterprise (SME) receives an inquiry from a large multinational company with the opportunity to secure a new project that will contribute to a 50 per cent increase in...