14 Feb '13, 4am

Entrepreneurship in #Singapore is still thriving, increase in #China and #Japan company registrations too

Entrepreneurship in #Singapore is still thriving, increase in #China and #Japan company registrations too

Singapore sees local entrepreneurship thriving despite an economic downturn in 2012, with a 22 percent increase in business formations in the ‘Computer Programming and Consultancy Services’ industry. According to the Singapore Business Formation Statistics Report 2012 just released by Janus Corporate Solutions, confidence in starting new businesses in Singapore continued to remain strong with a reported 2.5 percent increase of locally owned enterprises in 2012 when compared to 2011. The report noted that policy makers have introduced a number of initiatives recently to build a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem locally. Some of these noteworthy developments include proposed amendments to the Companies Act, such as making more funding, mentorship, and networking opportunities available for budding entrepreneurs, and new programmes to help children and teenage be more entrepre...

Full article: http://e27.co/2013/02/14/local-entrepreneurship-in-singap...

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Singapore Media Outlet e27 Gets $615K To Expand Into Southeast Asia

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techcrunch.com 14 Feb '13, 4am

Singaporean media outfit, e27 , has raised about US$615,000 (S$760,000) through a funding round with investors in the regi...