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SG initiative was introduced on 1st May 2017, targeting first time entrepreneurs and start-ups. Part of this initiative is the Start-up SG Founders scheme which first time entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas can pursue. Previously known as ACE for start-ups, it supports innovative ideas that is either new or has potential to disrupt the existing market.
Greenology Pte Ltd
Greenology Pte Ltd was incorporated in 2008 by founder Mr Veera. The company provides sustainable greenery solutions services in Singapore. The company had reached out to SME Centre@SICCI and Mr Max Sim had met them to discuss their HR capabilities, growth plans which included expanding into international markets.
As the company grows and expand overseas, the company decided to look into upgrading their HR capabilities to match their world class technical standard. After working with SME Centre on a business SMART analysis and a HR diagnosis by Enterprise Singapore, the company had identified the areas for improvement. Armed with the new knowledge, the company engaged a HR consultant to improve their HR capabilities.
Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte. Ltd
Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte. Ltd (SVEX) is a trading firm established in Singapore in 1994, aiming to connect manufacturers and wholesalers. They have business relations in several international markets. As a growth-oriented company, the company has been in touch with SME Centre@SICCI, over the past few years to discuss its plans and to locate available assistance for capability building and internationalisation.
Enterprise Singapore’s role and resources were discussed with Mr Manickam and introductions to partners were made for preparatory understanding of market regulations. This allowed the company to be aware of the demands of the selected market and to embark their journey. They were walked through the Market Readiness Assistance and the company was able to offset supportable costs.
Springleaf Prata Place Pte Ltd
An Indian restaurant specialising in South Indian and Indian Muslim food was facing insufficient manpower and weak time management.
SME Centre’s Ms Karpagam Jyahraman conducted a business diagnostic and quickly understood the company’s strength and weakness. Advisors from the Centre were able to realize Springleaf Prata Place’s challenges and understood the support that they required to roll out apt solutions.
Kovan Learning Centre
A Tuition centre for primary and secondary school students, set up in 1997, teaching students through analogical thinking
Mr Thayalan, founder of the company met with SME Centre staff Ms Kameshwari Jayapragas regarding the need to purchase equipment to enhance their teaching methods. This was to move away from traditional teaching methods such as giving out worksheets. Ms Kamesh was able to realize the needs of the company and to advise the steps to pursue further.
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