Emerging Stronger Together

Enabling the growth of SMEs through a business ecosystem


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The Emerging Stronger Together programme has closed as of May 2024.

Thank you for your keen interest.

Objective: To provide a one-stop solution for SMEs to address their various needs.

As of August 2023, the SME Centre @ SMCCI has launched the Emerging Stronger Together (EST) programme as a Group Based Upgrading (GBU) Project. GBU initiatives adopt a group-based solutions approach in tackling common business challenges and issues faced by businesses in the same locality or trade.

This programme aims to empower the growth of SMEs by providing support under 4 pillars:

  • Marketing & Branding
  • Human Resource
  • ISO
  • Corporate Services & Accounting

The team has curated service providers/vendors with the resources to serve your business needs. Select the category of service providers / vendors you would like to view by clicking the buttons below.

Marketing & Branding

Stand out from the crowd by differentiating your brand and creating engaging content.

Flame Communications

At Flame Communications, we live and breathe excellence, with a strong focus on fostering the growth of businesses like yours. Since 2005, we’ve executed thousands of successful campaigns as a marketing communications, branding and PR agency. Our track record speaks for itself, and we take great pride in being at the forefront of innovation and creativity, empowering businesses to enhance their brand value and expand their market share. 

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Raw is War

War Studios stands as a beacon of unparalleled production and digital marketing prowess. Trusted by powerhouses like PropNex, Sterra, Prism, and Pure Fitness Group, we’ve turned stories into stunning visual assets, fostering stronger brand impressions. Our legacy, built on 15 years of production and performance marketing excellence, champions bespoke web designs, and a brand strategy roadmap tailored to resonate with your audience. With our efficient project management and rapid turn-around times, we make branding journeys seamless and memorable. Dive into the War Studio experience: Where your vision meets our craftsmanship

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Identity Counsel

Identity Counsel is a boutique brand consultancy headquartered in Singapore, dedicated to propelling businesses forward through the power of branding. We specialise in providing comprehensive brand strategy, communication, and design services, aiming to empower our clients in creating, expanding, and revitalising their brand influence for sustainable growth. Since 2002, we have successfully collaborated with local SMEs and global brands, seamlessly merging insightful thinking and innovative creativity to cultivate impactful brand concepts. In an ever-evolving digital landscape, we understand the significance of each brand’s unique journey. By meticulously exploring brands from diverse perspectives, we forge distinctive brand positioning, personalities, architectures, identities, and develop compelling communication strategies.

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Hamilton & Sherwind

Our agency is a specialist in branding and social media, excelling across diverse industries. With our extensive experience, we have consistently helped numerous SMEs grow and generate substantial profits over the years. As an award-winning agency with regional exposure, we have proven our ability to deliver exceptional results. Our approach is results-driven, ensuring that our clients achieve their desired outcomes. With our track record of success and expertise, Hamilton & Sherwind is your go-to agency for obtaining outstanding outcomes and a trusted partnership. 

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Table of Plenty

Plenty is a branding and business strategy consultancy, founded to help small companies decipher their brand stories and tell these stories to the world. We specialise in the South East Asian region, and we help you to shift the needle where it matters. We talk to governments, media, consumers, business partners in the aim of achieving the outcome you need. A lot has been said about the dog eat dog world of business. At Plenty, we believe that there is a kinder and more collaborative way that we can all work together. We believe in a world of abundance, where there is more than enough to go round. We welcome you to join us at this table of Plenty. 

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Human Resource

Leverage on Human Resource management systems to efficiently manage your company.

Yuvo Pte Ltd

Yuvo is an all-in-one platform that integrates HRIS, Business Productivity & Employee Engagement in one single app. On the HRMS front, we offer digital employee onboarding, HR Templates with e-signatures, employee pulse surveys, and internal communications in addition to Payroll, Leave Management, Claims, Time & Attendance, and Performance Appraisal.

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361 Degree

Team 361 is an unbiased software integrator that supports SMEs with value-for-money digital solutions, with the aim to boost their productivity and profitability. Team 361 specialises in the integration of different cloud software solutions, such as Xero (accounting) + HReasily (HR & Payroll)+ Unleashed (inventory), to create a seamless automatic data flow, without the need for any manual entries.

SMEs can also get access to various government funding programmes through Team 361, and further reduce operating costs. Team 361 also offers a wide range of hardware, such as Self-Service Kiosks and Cash Recycling Machines.  Businesses can count on Team 361 to customise and supercharge their unique workflows!

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Match Resources Pte Ltd

Match Resources is a professional Human Resources services firm that specializes in HR and Payroll outsourcing, recruitment, and consulting solutions to businesses across various industries. Our company is committed to matching the right people with the right opportunities to help businesses achieve their goals.

With over 15 years of experience, Match Resources has built a reputation for delivering high-quality services that meet the unique needs of each client. We takes a personalized approach to each engagement, working closely with clients to understand their specific needs and requirements. We have a team of experienced professionals who have a deep understanding of the industries we serve, which allows us to provide expert guidance and advice to clients.

Our company is also committed to building long-term relationships with clients, which is reflects our focus on customer service and our willingness to go above and beyond to ensure client satisfaction. Our commitment to quality and personalized service has earned us a loyal client base and a reputation as one of the leading professional services firms in the industry.

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Keep abreast of core industry standards.

BSI Group

British Standards Institution (BSI), a trusted Royal Charter brand that helps organizations worldwide to make excellence a habit through standards creation, system certification, supplier verification and training activities.

As the world’s most experienced Standards Body and founding member of ISO, BSI leads the way in originating many of the world’s most recognized standards, including ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO 14001 Environmental Management, ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management, ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security.

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HR Act

Making HR better by implementing Sustainable Human Resources is our driving force. We have aligned the United Nations Development Goals (UN SDGs) with the ISO Standards for HR and our HR ACT Operations System to a unique accelerator to generate impact in the organization and society. This will help to create a culture of sustainability that promotes responsible business practices and contributes to a better world. 

We are passionate about Sustainable Human Resources and making HR better. We have a proven track record of implementing effective workforce compliance strategies, implementing HR Standards, streamlining HR operations, and improving the overall employee experience. 

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Nestor Consulting

Nestor Consulting Pte Ltd is founded by a team of experienced Cybersecurity Professionals who have over 50 years of industry experience. The founder previously worked in the Cybersecurity practice of two Big4 Consulting Firms in Singapore. The team has collectively served over 200+ customers in Singapore and wider Asia Pacific in their professional career spanning SMEs, Startups, FinTech, Banking, Insurance, Payment, Healthcare, Public Sector/Government, Education and Telecom sectors. 

Current services include Implementation and Internal Audit of ISO standards such as ISO27001, ISO27701, ISO22301, ISO20000-1, SG Cyber Trust Mark, Data Protection Trust Mark, SS584, PCI-DSS, and SOC2. It also includes Vulnerability and Penetration Testing, Cloud Security reviews, training/awareness, business continuity plan development and testing. We also support clients in the application process for applying for various government grants. 

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Corporate Services & Accounting

Automate your book-keeping and outsource your Corporate Secretary needs.

YTK Management Consultants

YTK Management Consultants Pte Ltd (“YTK”) has been operated since 2010 by group of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Secretaries. YTK is your one-stop solution provider for Company Incorporation, Accounting, Tax, Business Valuation & Corporate Secretarial Services in Singapore. We are highly recognized in the industry and by our clients for our business and compliance. We always strive to understand client’s needs and provide the cost-effective solutions with finest deliverables. YTK is recognized in the industry and by the clients, for business and compliance advisory.

From fulfilling basic compliance needs such as submission of financial statements, annual returns and income tax returns to government agencies, to advising clients to upgrade themselves by capitalizing on their strength through tapping on various government grants. Our services are divided into two main categories, compliance, and consulting services and into various entities.

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General Commercial Service

With over 50 years of accumulated expertise, we take great pride in our ability to cater to the varying needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of different sizes. Since our establishment in 1968, we have consistently delivered excellent professional services, specialising in accounting, taxation, and corporate secretarial services. Our services, driven by institutional technical expertise and comprehensive industry knowledge, are scalable and customisable to meet our clients’ unique needs. Our dedicated and reliable support of our clients’ backend operations gives our clients the strong foundation from which they can confidently direct their focus towards accelerating their business growth.  

Our clients have our commitment to provide them business support services of the highest quality, enabling them to make well-informed financial and business decisions. We serve our clients with sincerity and diligence, dedicating ourselves to each client that joins our ranks so that we become a pivotal platform for their business endeavours. Ultimately, our clients’ successes and achievements drive our purpose. 

Bestar Services

Bestar Services is an accounting firm in Singapore that provides a comprehensive range of accounting, bookkeeping, audit, tax, financial advisory, consulting, and related services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.  

We are committed to delivering exceptional client service and providing our clients with the highest quality of professional advice and assistance. We have a team of experienced and qualified professionals who are dedicated to providing our clients with the best possible service. 

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Perfecten Corporate Services

We are business owners just like you so we understand your needs as a business owner. And we’ve helped many clients just like you who rely on professional accounting services. But we’re tired of seeing the same fall-out: businesses being left to fend for themselves, while   their accountants provide only the basic bookkeeping services and no guidance. 

We’re committed to a totally different approach, using the proven Profit First Framework to put you in control of your business growth. It’s time to scale your business by putting YOU first by putting PROFIT first and making you the driver for business growth.

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Forbis Accounting

Founded in 2014, ForBis provides a plethora of professional services without all the fuss and hassle. As a social enterprise, an advocate of #EqualOpportunities and NS (Gold) Mark employer, engaging ForBis accelerates our ambitions of national building and reaching out to even more at-risk youths, non-profits and charities. ForBis prides itself in providing high levels of services while leveraging technology to provide competitive fees.  

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On Point Consulting

Onpoint Consulting offers a range of services including accounting, compliance, tax, and advisory services. With our expertise and personalized approach, we are dedicated to meeting our clients’ specific needs and helping them achieve their business goals. 

At Onpoint, we understand the challenges faced by businesses in managing their financial operations effectively while staying compliant with ever-changing regulations. Our team of experienced professionals is equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide reliable accounting services tailored to each client’s requirements. 

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Afitty Pte Ltd

Afitty Group specializes in providing affordable CFO, corporate secretary, accounting, and tax services adhering to Big 4 standards. They focus on assisting startups and growing businesses, offering expert financial management and strategic planning through their CFO services. As a recognized ESG/EDG certified consultant, Afitty Group’s CFO level services are eligible for up to 50% ESG/EDG support, covering areas such as business and finance strategy, valuation, tax and budget frameworks.

They also extend their services to Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Mainland China, demonstrating their ability to navigate diverse financial landscapes. With a strong commitment to professionalism, Afitty Group ensures accurate accounting records, smooth corporate governance, and tax compliance. Their comprehensive financial support makes them a valuable and cost-effective partner for businesses seeking top-tier financial services. 

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For any further enquiries, email our team at: est@smecentre-smcci.sg