FROM THE EDITOR
The Financial Insight column also revealed that Singapore is struggling against its Asian peers in the IPO front as cross-border listings ballooned 300%. Given the highly competitive landscape of IPO activities in the Asia-pacific, can Singapore’s equity market stay competitive?
Meanwhile, Singapore’s retailers are literally adding games to their menu as they try to capture millennial shoppers. From in-store arcades, games, to make-up apps, retailers further embrace these novel approaches in their physical stores.
In Singapore’s heated property scene, the boom in co-working spaces will continue with around 110-120 operating flexible workspace centres islandwide, and leasing demand hitting 550,000 square feet in 2018. Property giants are banking on the trend, and are launching their own co-working spaces.
This issue also bears the coverage of the most recent awards that we’ve held, the Singapore Business Review Business Case Studies Awards. Flip the pages to find out the best business solutions providers in the city.
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This issue deep dives into the world of ICOS as Singapore solidifies its status as the third best ICO hub in the world. Channel checks revealed that eleven of the 100 largest ICOS in the world, ranked by funds raised, are held by firms in Singapore.