Enterprise

Asia’s Sassoon family of coffee bean fame shifts to venture debt

With venture debt, the dilutions are much smaller and it gives start-ups good discipline says Benjamin, Genesis’ co-founder
SINGAPORE • Singapore’s ...

AIG Malaysia partners Junior Achievement Malaysia to drive entrepreneurship among school children

AIG Malaysia Insurance Bhd has partnered Junior Achievement Malaysia (JA Malaysia) for the Young Enterprise Programme (YE Programme) to teach school ...

Silicon Valley’s Plaid heads to the UK, undeterred by Brexit

New York • Fintech (financial technology) start-up Plaid Inc is expanding its footprint into the UK, a region it believes could eventually match the US in ...

Ex-Deutsche bankers win Goldman as investor in their start-up

FRANKFURT • A financial technology (fintech) firm based in a backyard of Berlin’s trendy Prenzlauer Berg district has found a new prominent investor in ...

Delivering game-changing initiatives for national education

In March, PADU bagged an award for spearheading a student-centred learning process. What lies behind the 21st-century learning initiative?
by HABHAJAN ...

Selangor Synergies 7 — bouncing ideas on how to revitalise Klang River

What Marseille and Gothenburg did with their old and abandoned docks at shipyards many years ago is an example to what can be done at Port Klang, says ...

Winning in a world of ecosystems

Traditional companies are facing an unprecedented threat to the way they do business. Many are losing ground because they don’t have the digital ...

ICPT to balance efficient, sufficient energy for a sustainable future

Pic By BERNAMA
The downward movement of international coal and gas prices in recent months has ignited some discussion on electricity tariffs. Some ...

Affin Bank set to ramp up SME and commercial business

This year, the bank hopes to be ‘on par or better’ than most competitor banks in terms of speed of approving loans
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By ISMAIL ...

Selangor International Business Summit aims bigger October comeback

Organised by Invest Selangor, the event is designed to act as a gateway to Asean, as well as a global trading hub
By HABHAJAN SINGH The Selangor ...

South Africa’s Bidvest revamps business bank 
as more customers shift online

JOHANNESBURG • Bidvest Group Ltd is revamping operations at its South African business-banking unit to offer more online services as customers increasingly ...

Alibaba.com pairs with Office Depot in 1st major US tie-up

LOS ANGELES • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s business-to-business (B2B) trading platform has forged its first US partnership with a large company as it teams ...