Fireside Chat: Impacts of SG Budget 2018 on SMEs and Startups
Time & Location
About The Event
The Singapore Budget 2018 was announced on Monday, 19 Feb by Finance Minister, Mr. Heng Swee Keat in Parliament. Video Link: https://youtu.be/gjaCxsyhkmQ
More than half of businesses polled in Singapore believe that investing in technology; driving greater business innovation; and creating new products and services should be the top key business strategies over the next three years. In fact, according to KPMG's annual pre-Budget 2018 report, 65 percent hope for more Government support to continuously innovate, internationalise and transform their business models.
In this fireside chat, we will invite 3 guests to discuss how SG Budget 2018 will impact SMEs and Startups in our journey to innovate and deliver value to our customers. It is also a great opportunity to get connected with like-minded entrepreneurs and learn from one another.
Light refreshment will be provided.
This event will be moderated by Steven Ong.
Steven is currently the Managing Director for CoWerkz and CoInvestz, responsible for their business growth and expansion in ASEAN. Besides being a mentor to a number of startups and personally invested in a few businesses, Steven had been regularly invited to judge many pitching events, including EDGE Hack 2017 and Republic Polytechnic Pitch Day 2017. He is also currently a Startup Mentor under Tri5 Ventures Next50 initiative, which is a movement for and by the entrepreneur community, launched with the aim to provide complimentary one-on-one mentoring sessions for early-stage start-ups. Recently, he was appointed by Temasek Polytechnic and Republic Polytechnic to be one of their Startup Mentors.