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  • SGInnovate Shortlisted for the PR Awards 2020

    SGInnovate Shortlisted for the PR Awards 2020

    Tight deadlines, quick turnaround times and crisis management are the daily basis for every PR professional. It can be incredibly stressful and is one of the hardest fields to work in. That's why it's no small feat for those who made it to the shortlist of this year's PR Awards, the region's platform for recognising outstanding work in the PR and communications industry across Southeast Asia, South Asia and ANZ regions.

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  • What Singapore Can Teach About an Effective Coronavirus Response

    What Singapore Can Teach About an Effective Coronavirus Response

    Singapore was one of the first countries hit by the coronavirus, COVID-19. The city state’s early response, which included cash incentives to work from home, chatbots and a national Whatsapp channel to educate and inform citizens, has earned praise from the World Health Organization and in scientific research.

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  • Singapore Budget 2020 and What It Means for the Tech Ecosystem

    Singapore Budget 2020 and What It Means for the Tech Ecosystem

    On 18 February 2020, the Singapore government announced the budget allocation for the year. One of the highlights of the budget was the S$300 million (US$215 million) additional funds set aside to support startups in the Deep Tech sector. The government noted the larger investment and longer gestation period required by Deep Tech investments as the reason why the sector was given special attention in this budget.

    Topics: A.I., Others, Startups

  • SGInnovate’s Founding CEO Steve Leonard to Step Down in May 2020

    SGInnovate’s Founding CEO Steve Leonard to Step Down in May 2020

    Following the media statement disseminated, Deal Street Asia published an article on Founding CEO Steve Leonard’s impending departure from SGInnovate in May.

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  • Singapore Can Learn Much From German Education System: President Halimah

    Singapore Can Learn Much From German Education System: President Halimah

    Speaking to media in Frankfurt at the end of her five-day state visit to Germany which focused on education and the workforce, Madam Halimah noted how the deep involvement of German companies is critical for the success of the country's dual education system.

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  • Experian Brings World-Class Technology Conference to Singapore with Inaugural VISION2020 Asia Pacific

    Experian Brings World-Class Technology Conference to Singapore with Inaugural VISION2020 Asia Pacific

    Yahoo! Finance published a press release from Experian which announced that the inaugural Asia Pacific edition of its Vision Conference would be coming to Singapore in 2020. Experian’s Vision conference in North America has helped to connect business leaders to innovative ideas and solutions which help them target new markets, grow customer bases and reduce fraud. Vision 2020 APAC will shine a spotlight on major shifts which are reshaping the region and the significant growth opportunity that lies with the application of data assets today, to enable the provision of better services. The speaker line-up features some 50 industry experts and leaders including Steve Leonard, founding CEO of SGInnovate.

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