June 14, 2019

Application Security a Growing Concern for Businesses

ASG Technologies Vice President APAC Kaushik Bagchi shares his thoughts on why data and application security are high priorities for businesses due to the growing risks posed by theft and increasing government mandates to maintain and secure private information.
June 14, 2019

Temasek Foundation Invests in Alternative Protein for Urban Areas

Temasek Foundation awards the grand prize to Sophie’s Kitchen, a California-based company at The Liveability Challenge (TLC) 2019 with its compact solution to produce a new alternative protein in urban environments.
June 12, 2019

Skill India Program Gets Strategic Overhaul

The newly appointed Skill Development Minister of India has a task at hand. Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey in a recent interview says the Prime Minister’s flagship Skill India Program is an enormous task that needs a strategic approach to execute it successfully.
June 11, 2019

Philanthroteens and the Renaissance of Philanthropy

Dubbed Philanthroteens, some of whom are still in their teens or at the onset of their careers, are contributing to philanthropic causes via social media consistently more through volunteering or fundraising than any other generation past.
June 4, 2019

Toshiba YouMe Gets Cool with Tosh Zhang

Toshiba’s Brand Ambassador Singaporean Actor Tosh Zhang launches the Toshiba YouMe Campaign; Toshiba’s latest offering in the airconditioning market in June 2019.
June 3, 2019

Blended Cyberattacks the Latest in Cyber Crime

Sophos launches its Intercept X for Server with endpoint detection and response (EDR) to help businesses battle the rise of blended cyberattacks.

RUBE GOLDBERG


June 14, 2019

Application Security a Growing Concern for Businesses

ASG Technologies Vice President APAC Kaushik Bagchi shares his thoughts on why data and application security are high priorities for businesses due to the growing risks posed by theft and increasing government mandates to maintain and secure private information.

June 14, 2019

Temasek Foundation Invests in Alternative Protein for Urban Areas

Temasek Foundation awards the grand prize to Sophie’s Kitchen, a California-based company at The Liveability Challenge (TLC) 2019 with its compact solution to produce a new alternative protein in urban environments.

June 12, 2019

Skill India Program Gets Strategic Overhaul

The newly appointed Skill Development Minister of India has a task at hand. Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey in a recent interview says the Prime Minister’s flagship Skill India Program is an enormous task that needs a strategic approach to execute it successfully.

June 4, 2019

Toshiba YouMe Gets Cool with Tosh Zhang

Toshiba’s Brand Ambassador Singaporean Actor Tosh Zhang launches the Toshiba YouMe Campaign; Toshiba’s latest offering in the airconditioning market in June 2019.

June 3, 2019

Blended Cyberattacks the Latest in Cyber Crime

Sophos launches its Intercept X for Server with endpoint detection and response (EDR) to help businesses battle the rise of blended cyberattacks.

June 3, 2019

V-Commerce Transforms the Food and Beverage Industry

V-commerce tools such as VR headsets are being used by retailers to provide an immersive experience and boosting sales conversions online. We take a look a who’s using Virtual Reality in food and beverage retail around the globe…

May 27, 2019

Semiconductor Industry Needs Automation for Growth

The Semiconductor industry is exploring wide-ranging applications of artificial intelligence and greater cross-industry collaboration to kick-start a sector that has suffered a downturn in recent years.

May 16, 2019

Electric Vehicles and the Charging Stations Problematic

As countries incentivize widespread adoption of electric vehicles and advancements in range and competitive battery prices means electric vehicles are more affordable than ever, charging stations remain a challenge to overall market uptake.

May 15, 2019

Live Streaming Ushers in New Era of Retail

According to the ‘Video Live Streaming Solutions Market Global Industry Forecast 2018 – 2026 Report’, the Live streaming market in China is currently the largest in the world, racking up USD4.4 billion of sales in 2018. Taiwan-based M17 Group Founder & CEO Joseph Phua shares his latest venture into this space with HandsUP, which promises to move plenty of stock for live-streaming sellers.

May 13, 2019

Kargo Trucking Startup to Overhaul Logistics in SE Asia

Myanmar-based startup Kargo aims to streamline logistics in South East Asia with its latest USD 800k pre-series A financing round led by Cocoon Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm in Singapore.

May 9, 2019

Agricultural Distress Dampens Indian Consumption

Agricultural distress has reduced discretionary spending of rural India. The Government says its working hard to counter the impacts of demonetisation and the introduction of the GST.

May 8, 2019

Small Business Week – How to Access Growth Capital

To celebrate Small Business Week in the United States, Star Mountain Capital CEO Brett Hickey shares his smarts on what SMBs need to look for when choosing an alternative lending partner to help their businesses thrive in a post GFC world.

May 7, 2019

India to Double its Airports Infrastructure by 2040

India is set to double its airports infrastructure by 2040 as its civil aviation sector is projected to become the third largest market in the world by 2024 in terms of passenger traffic.

May 3, 2019

Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund Goes Green in India

Norway is leading the charge in reducing global carbon emissions thanks to its healthy Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund, with India being one of its greatest benefactors in new green energy investments.

April 17, 2019

Property Market Review – Where to Buy in 2019

The outlook for the property market remains buoyant in Europe and Asia while the United States welcomes a return to a buyer’s market. We share which cities are in demand for commercial and residential investments around the globe.




TRIBES


May 21, 2019

Mark Barrenechea on the Information Advantage

We caught up with a candid and clever global leader in Enterprise Information Management, OpenText CEO and CTO Mark Barrenechea on his recent visit to Singapore to discuss the latest trends on security, governance, privacy and how data can be used for good.

May 1, 2019

Bob Chua – Saving High Street Fashion

One of Asia’s most successful Entrepreneurs Bob Chua shares his latest offering with BlinQ – a superapp for mid-market luxury fashion that promises fashionistas a hyper-personalised user-experience and brick-n-mortar retailers a renewed channel to increase footfall in the age of on-line retail.

April 5, 2019

Sidharth Malik – Let’s Get Digital, Digital!

We sat down with India’s first SaaS unicorn Freshworks Chief Revenue Officer Sidharth Malik to discuss what true customer engagement looks like, the challenges of driving cross-regional sales growth and why Singapore is O! So hot for tech startups in ASEAN.

April 3, 2019

Rohith Murthy on Females Finance and Fintech

Founder of SingSaver Rohith Murthy discusses the rise of fintech in Singapore, his insights into consumer spending by gender and why getting finance savvy should be at everyone’s fingertips.

March 21, 2019

Nuha Ghouse Delivers a Digital Native Tutopiya

Tutopiya, a Singapore-based education startup funded by incubator Spaze Ventures, launched its live streaming tutor app this month, which promises to give consumers access to “rigorously vetted and trained to teach online” tutors. We ask Founder and CEO of Tutopiya Nuha Ghouse to explain why Tutopiya is the future for tutors.

December 21, 2018

Robert Benz – The Abolitionist

With the recent passing of H.R.2200 Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2018 in the US Senate on December 17, we were fortunate to chat with the Co-Founder and Executive VP of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives Robert Benz about how this will help impact kids’ lives in the US education system should it pass into law in 2019.

CULTURE CHOCK


June 11, 2019

Philanthroteens and the Renaissance of Philanthropy

Dubbed Philanthroteens, some of whom are still in their teens or at the onset of their careers, are contributing to philanthropic causes via social media consistently more through volunteering or fundraising than any other generation past.

June 2, 2019

Digital Ethics Top of the Boardroom Agenda for 2020

According to Avanade’s latest Trendlines Report, businesses are ignoring their digital ethics responsibilities which may adversely impact consumer and employee trust, lead to lost revenue and result in a competitive disadvantage. We take a look at who’s leading the conversation…

May 27, 2019

Floating Utopias Meets High Expectations

ArtScience Museum invites us to drift into Floating Utopias, a new exhibition exploring the history and function of inflatables through the works of local and international talent from 25 May to 29 September 2019.

May 23, 2019

Data Workers Workload Complexity Increases Worldwide

A global study commissioned by data science and analytics company Alteryx, Inc. and IDC claims approximately 54 million data workers around the world face common challenges associated with understanding the complexity, diversity and scale of their organizations’ data.

May 17, 2019

Global Threat Intelligence Report Says Web Attacks Rising

Tech giant Dimension Data releases its findings on the cybersecurity maturity ranking of organisations world-wide this month. Its Executive Guide to NTT Security’s 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report outlines which attacks are on the rise.

May 13, 2019

Most Attractive Employers Consistently Invest in Talent

The most attractive employers consistently invest in professional development and provide employees feedback channels to improve their standing. We asked popular Singapore fashion brand Love, Bonito Head of People and Culture Brandon Lee to share his thoughts on how organizations can work towards improving employee engagement, performance and retention.

April 2, 2019

Junior Females Mentor Male Executives at Caterpillar Inc

At its First Women’s Initiative Network Summit in Singapore last week, Caterpillar Inc unveils its unorthodox methods to tackle gender bias.

March 1, 2019

Text Neck Makes Tech a Strain

With the ubiquitous use of tech, ergonomic chairs and cushioned mouse pads no longer meet the demands of anytime, anywhere, mobile-first devices. We share the findings of a recent study from San Francisco State University which outlines the possible negative effects tech mobility is having on our health.

February 14, 2019

Digitization Brings Order to Philanthropy

Digitization in Philanthropy does away with silos among NGOs as technology bridges the gap between donors, beneficiaries and competitors. While the benefits are substantial, the challenges tech adoption brings to protecting donors’ data security remains to be seen.

February 5, 2019

In Management Theory Better the Pride You Know

We unpack some of the latest research from management theory that explores the positive (authentic) and negative (hubristic) symptoms of pride in workplace performance and culture and how understanding the difference can make for healthy and happier workplace relations.

January 14, 2019

Fitness in your Lunch Hour Improves Work Performance

With the rise in lifestyle diseases due to sedentary work and play, global organisations are giving serious attention to the increasing indirect costs of health care services and increased absenteeism.

December 3, 2018

Circular Economy 100 Inspires Corporates to Confront Plastic Conundrum

A major sustainability initiative dubbed the Circular Economy 100 launched in 2018 by UK-based Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is mobilising corporates world-wide to re-think, re-design and re-build a future without single-use plastics.