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January 15, 2019

Why smaller companies make the most valuable partners

08 Jan 2019 Tarek Sultan Al Essa Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of the Board, Agility Smaller businesses need their own ecosystems. They require products, services, partners and collaborators that speed their digital journey; help them enter new markets; allow them to deploy their data; and give them access to scale-building technology that sharpens their Read more…

November 15, 2018

Business sans Borders

A collaborative AI-driven global solutions hub to foster SME digitalisation Singapore, 12 November 2018 The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) are partnering with six private sector partners to create a Proof of Concept (“POC”) hybrid business data and digital solutions hub.  The initiative will leverage on Artificial Intelligence (AI) Read more…

October 18, 2017

Chinese official development assistance (ODA)boosts economic growth in recipient countries study finds.

Authors: Dreher, Axel and Fuchs, Andreas and Parks, Bradley and Strange, Austin M. and Tierney, Michael J., October 2017. The new study finds that Chinese official development assistance (ODA) boosts economic growth in recipient countries. But find no robust evidence that World Bank aid promotes growth. The authors use a new dataset of official financing Read more…