June 5, 2020

Property Market to Move from Landlord to Utility-Centred

Flat Monthly CEO Michael Hogg argues that within the next five years, a significant consumer shift will change the way rental property will be transacted, secured and valued.
June 4, 2020

How to Meet the Need for Transformation Speed

GitLab Regional Director APAC Anthony McMahon touches on why every industry is facing change at an accelerated pace, and how digital transformation can deliver quick value to customers.
June 4, 2020

Distance Remains, But Relationships Must Get Closer

ASG Technologies Vice President Information Management APAC Kaushik Bagchi says organizations are realizing that it can be very cost-effective running certain engagements remotely and digitally, provided client relationships do not suffer.
June 3, 2020

SMU Launches Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Competition

The Singapore Management University launches the Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition Lite Edition to inspire creative solutions for what’s being dubbed the ‘New Normal’. The winning team will develop its idea within the SMU IIE’s Incubation Program as well as a grand prize of SGD 45,000.
June 3, 2020

DoctorxDentist Combats Cyberchondria and Fake News

DoctorxDentist CEO Tristan Hahner shares some insights on Cyberchondria and how to recognise untrusted sources of fake medical news on the internet.
June 3, 2020

E-commerce Bounces Back as In App Sessions Rise

The latest Mobile App Trends Report by Adjust suggests that marketers are beginning to reverse a freeze in ad-spending on user acquisition as shoppers return to pre-COVID consumption patterns. This follows an overall recovery in digital ad spending in general, as the economy prepares for more activity.

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June 3, 2020

SMU Launches Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Competition

The Singapore Management University launches the Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition Lite Edition to inspire creative solutions for what’s being dubbed the ‘New Normal’. The winning team will develop its idea within the SMU IIE’s Incubation Program as well as a grand prize of SGD 45,000.

June 3, 2020

Data.org Makes USD10M Growth, Recovery Challenge

Launched in partnership with Mastercard and The Rockefeller Foundation, the Data.org USD 10 Million Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge seeks to foster and promote innovative, scalable solutions from people and organizations all over the world.

June 2, 2020

Project Financing Challenges for Non & Sovereign Lending

Finastra Senior Managers Arvind Vairavan and Chandra Mohan MJ outline how to remain compliant when structuring credit agreements in an ever-changing regulatory environment.

June 1, 2020

Enhance SD-WAN Efficiency with DNS-based App Routing

EfficientIP Senior Technical Consultant Vernon Co offers bite-sized learnings on why SD-WAN alone is not enough to keep networks running. Co elaborates on the benefits of DNS-based application routing as a smart approach to control app traffic routing for early failure detection and simple automatic failover; Co also calls to attention the importance of having a GSLB functionality especially in the cases of WAN failure.

May 22, 2020

GEO Energy Resources Launches Tender for its Bonds

Geo Energy Resources launches a consent solicitation and tender offer for its bonds. GEO Energy Resources Chief Executive Officer Tung Kum Hon says the weakening global outlook and demand for coal has increased its need for additional flexibility in light of current market conditions.

May 22, 2020

Shinhan Bank Invests in Blockchain Ride Hailing Co TADA

Ride-Hailing Operator TADA, announces strategic investment from South Korea’s Shinhan Bank in Series A Extension Round.

May 15, 2020

SGX Hosts Free Commodities UnPlugged Seminars

SGX will host Commodities Unplugged from 18 May – 12 June 2020, a month-long webinar series for international participants to share insights into a post-pandemic view of commodity markets, and the macro opportunities offered from an increasingly financialised market.

May 15, 2020

Zoho’s Vertical Relief Plan to Aid Industry Recovery

Zoho ramps up its global assistance efforts with a new Vertical Relief Plan; targeted programs that will be introduced to aid organizations across Education, NFPs, Government and Retail sectors.

May 15, 2020

The Essential IT Management Manual for SMBs

ManageEngine Product Consultant Monisha Ravi discusses how SMBs with tighter budgets and smaller teams, can keep up with the challenging and ever-changing IT landscape.

May 11, 2020

Alteryx Launches ADAPT, a Free Global Upskilling Program

Alteryx CEO Dean Stoecker says COVID-19 underscores the importance of something he has believed in for a long time – data analytics technology complements and enhances human capabilities, whereby anyone can be a data worker.

May 11, 2020

RWDC Raises USD 133M to Cease Single-Use Plastic

Singapore-based biotech startup RWDC Industries Limited announces the closing of a USD 133 million two-stage Series B funding round this month. Using nature to battle the world’s single-use plastics problem, RWDC says the funds will accelerate plans to meet increasing demand by industries for alternate packaging plastics.

May 8, 2020

Work.com Salesforce Hub Helps Return-to-Work Readiness

Salesforce launches Work.com Command Center – a single hub for leaders to get a 360-degree view of return-to-work readiness across places, peoples and projects.

May 8, 2020

Contactless Payments the Future of Everything

According to Alipay, with the movement of people restricted across the globe, and with the fight against COVID-19 expected to be prolonged into the foreseeable future, we take a look at contactless payments usage across SE Asia lockdowns.

May 6, 2020

Aviation Industry Optimistic Towards Brave New Horizon

There were plenty of bold predictions and optimism from aviation leaders at an industry-first virtual broadcast event hosted by Inmarsat Aviation and APEX at Flightplan, Singapore.

May 5, 2020

Helicap Raises USD 10M in Round Led By Saison Capital

Helicap, a FinTech-driven firm specializing in alternative lending in APAC raises USD 10 million in its Series A equity round and redeemable preference share funding.

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June 5, 2020

Property Market to Move from Landlord to Utility-Centred

Flat Monthly CEO Michael Hogg argues that within the next five years, a significant consumer shift will change the way rental property will be transacted, secured and valued.

June 4, 2020

How to Meet the Need for Transformation Speed

GitLab Regional Director APAC Anthony McMahon touches on why every industry is facing change at an accelerated pace, and how digital transformation can deliver quick value to customers.

June 2, 2020

Fundamental, Market Complex Truths Drive Stock Markets

PsyQuation CEO and Behavioural Economist Dr Michael Berman disseminates why stock markets are driven by two truths; a fundamental truth and a market complex truth – and why there can never be a formulaic approach.

June 1, 2020

Value for Investors, as Singapore Retail REITs are on Sale

Morningstar Equity Analyst Ken Foong discusses the pandemic’s impact on Singapore REITs and shares his smarts on where value is emerging for investors who have their sights set firmly on a blue horizon.

June 1, 2020

Horizontal Food Supply Chains Must Go Sovereign, Vertical

SATS CEO Alex Hungate chats with CNBC Managing Asia Christine Tan on utilising SATS aviation kitchens to feed migrant workers in Singapore and how disruptions to supply chains during the pandemic underlines the need for a reconfiguration away from broad horizontal supply chains to more vertical, sovereign supply chains.

May 22, 2020

Digital Afterlife Services Rides Insurtech and Pandemic

NextlifeBook Head of Marketing Yan Aik Teck deep dives into InsurTech market trends and how the digital afterlife services industry can leverage these post pandemic.

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June 4, 2020

Distance Remains, But Relationships Must Get Closer

ASG Technologies Vice President Information Management APAC Kaushik Bagchi says organizations are realizing that it can be very cost-effective running certain engagements remotely and digitally, provided client relationships do not suffer.

June 3, 2020

DoctorxDentist Combats Cyberchondria and Fake News

DoctorxDentist CEO Tristan Hahner shares some insights on Cyberchondria and how to recognise untrusted sources of fake medical news on the internet.

June 3, 2020

E-commerce Bounces Back as In App Sessions Rise

The latest Mobile App Trends Report by Adjust suggests that marketers are beginning to reverse a freeze in ad-spending on user acquisition as shoppers return to pre-COVID consumption patterns. This follows an overall recovery in digital ad spending in general, as the economy prepares for more activity.

May 21, 2020

Asian Global Business Districts Ranks in Top Ten

According to the 2020 Attractiveness of Global Business Districts Report, while Western cities still command the highest rankings, Asian business districts have become increasingly competitive with Tokyo ranking third, Beijing seventh, Seoul eighth and Singapore ninth…

May 21, 2020

Kodaly Academy Launches Virtual Music Pedagogy

Kodaly Academy of Music Singapore launches its first Virtual Educational Series to demonstrate the continuation of music pedagogy for music educators.

May 21, 2020

Businesses with Best Risk, Resilience will Recover Faster

The latest 2020 FM Global Resilience Index suggests that high-ranking countries are well positioned for a post-pandemic business recovery. FM Global APAC Senior VP Alex Tadmoury argues those who invest in thorough risk and resilience analysis and timely loss prevention measures will be the most successful.

May 20, 2020

Technologists Urgently Need Non-Technical Upskilling

SolarWinds study claims converged roles and contracting budgets increase the need for qualified technologists across hybrid IT environments.

May 19, 2020

How to Create a Mainstream Work Remote Culture

GitLab Head of Remote Darren Murph maps out the future of a new normal; as more people engage in remote work, companies face the challenge of creating a cohesive company culture within a dispersed paradigm.

May 18, 2020

APAC Leads in Digital Banking Adoption

TIBCO Software SVP EMEA and APJ Erich Gerber says customer expectations are quickly reshaping the banking industry. Gerber argues that client centricity via digital banking is a must if traditional banks want to remain competitive.

May 15, 2020

Qlik says People Trump Facts in Major Decisions

According to the latest consumer study by YouGov and Qlik more than half of Singapore’s consumers still don’t trust technology to make big life decisions.

May 6, 2020

Work From Home Has Heavy Consensus to Remain

EngageRocket, IHRP, and SHRI are keeping tabs on the Singapore workforce during the Circuit Breaker by leveraging on the largest dataset on the state of workplace sentiment since the start of the pandemic. The latest findings indicate more than 80% of employees want to work from home post-Circuit Breaker.

May 4, 2020

UNHCR Refugee Zakat Fund Aids 1M Displaced Persons

UNHCR Gulf Cooperation Council Senior Advisor Khaled Khalifa urges Muslims to support refugees struggling to cope with the repercussions of the global COVID-19 outbreak through its Refugee Zakat Fund.