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Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync secures seed-funding from lead investors

Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync has secured seed-funding from lead investors Wong Fong Industries Ltd., SEEDS Capital, Angelhub and...

Singapore

COVID-19: Singapore SMEs in crisis, SICCI’s taskforce to the rescue

Chandra Mohan Retnam, Partner, Rajah and Tann and head of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry COVID Task Force, in...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Five Indian-origin techies among UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 list

Five Indian-origin engineers were named among the United Kingdom's Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020 list.

UK

Over 500 SMEs accessed new overseas markets with IMDA's Grow Digital initiative

The Grow Digital initiative has helped more than 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore gain access to new overseas...

Singapore

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak appoints Indian-origin Nikhil Rathi as CEO of financial oversight agency

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the appointment of Indian-origin chief of the London Stock Exchange Nikhil Rathi as the...

UK

From Jab We Met to Surging Ahead

This Indian-origin entrepreneur couple definitely created magic 'Jab they met' and the Medsurge they started a little more than a decade...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

CII report finds that Indian companies generate 125,000 jobs in US

A report, 'Indian Roots, American Soil 2020' issued by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) found that as many as 155 Indian...

USA

Indian-origin Prabhakar Raghavan appointed head of Google Search

American tech giant Google has appointed Indian-origin tech executive Prabhakar Raghavan as the new head of its Search and Assistant...

Corporate

3 Indian-origin business leaders named in Emerging Stronger Taskforce

Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS; Sunny Verghese, co-founder and CEO of Olam; and Caesar Sengupta, VP, Payments and Next Billion Users, Google, are...

Covid-19

From Jamtara and Dirty Money to the real world of Financial Crime

@ Work with Bharath Vellore, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Accuity, in a conversation with Connected to India about financial crime...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces Board of Directors for 2020-2022

Eight new members were appointed to the board while nine members from the previous board will continue their term consecutively for the...

Corporate

MAS launches SGD6 million grant to help FinTech companies amid COVID-19 pandemic

Called the MAS-SFA-AMTD FinTech Solidarity Grant, the initiative is a joint effort by MAS, Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), AMTD Group...

Covid-19

Google and UOB revise SME Leadership Academy programme to help businesses with COVID-19 challenges

Google and UOB are customising the curriculum for the SME Leadership Academy training programme to help business leaders respond to the...

Covid-19

Mukesh Ambani moves ahead of Jack Ma as Asia’s richest person after Facebook deal: Bloomberg

In a massive deal, Facebook Inc. will be investing USD 5.7 billion in Ambani’s Jio Platform - the social networking leader’s biggest...

Corporate

Facebook invests SGD 8.15 billion in India's Jio Platforms

The tech giant said the investment aims to enable new opportunities for businesses of all sizes in India, in particular, the more than 60...

Corporate

Indian-American Sonia Syngal appointed CEO of clothing retailer Gap

United States’ clothing retailer Gap Inc named Indian-American Sonia Syngal as the new chief executive officer (CEO) in a bid to reverse...

Corporate

NRIs can acquire 100% stake in Air India under new government norms

Indian Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar announced on Wednesday that Non-resident Indians (NRIs)...

Corporate

LuLu Group chairman MA Yusuff Ali becomes first Indian to receive Saudi Arabia Green Card

The Indian businessman was ranked the richest expat in the UAE by Forbes magazine last year.

UAE

Livspace targets Singapore’s USD 5 billion interiors market

In this @Work interview with Connected to India, Ravindran Shanmugam, Country Head of Livspace, Singapore, gives a peek into his personal...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

SBI Cards raises SGD 544 mn from investors like Singapore government, MAS ahead of IPO

State Bank of India (SBI) Cards and Payment Services has raised SGD 544 million (INR 2,769 crore) from investors, including the Singapore...

Corporate

Ajay Banga set to go from Mastercard CEO to chairman from 2021

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga will leave his position next year and take over as executive chairman, the company announced.

Corporate

Singapore announces support measures for tourism sector impacted by COVID-19

Singapore Tourism Board (SBT) will be providing tourism companies with more support to upgrade the capabilities of their workers.

Singapore

India world’s fifth largest economy in 2019, overtaking the UK and France: Report

According to an independent United States-based think tank report, India emerged as the world's fifth largest economy, overtaking the United...

Global

DBS reports record SGD 6.39 billion profits for 2019

DBS fourth-quarter earnings increased 14 per cent to SGD 1.51 billion.

Singapore

Companies in UK owned by Indian diaspora paid GBP 1 bn in taxes: Report

The report, produced by Grant Thornton UK jointly with the Indian High Commission in London and the Federation of Indian Chambers of...

Corporate