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Why Krystal Tan left law to set up luxe travel boutique Blue Sky Escapes

How her vacation breaks as a lawyer has helped her create unique experiences for her travel boutique Blue Sky Escapes

How does Italian fashion brand Kiton sell its $50,000 suits?

Keeping things fresh for customers who already have everything is key, says CEO Antonio de Matteis

Family-run for 200 years: champagne house Billecart-Salmon’s success story

Keeping it in the family has been a strength, says Antoine Roland-Billecart

Modern twist on old trades: what 5 business owners are doing to shake things up

In an age where most people live in a throwaway society, and anything bright, new and shiny is preferred, it is hard to believe anyone would want to spend money on second-hand goods. But step into...

Nanotech’s Shi Xu took 60% pay cut for 2 years to keep company afloat

Now executive chairman of the multinational firm, the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year talks about the embattled journey and lessons learned.

Meet the Wall Street software engineer turned AI luminary

Founder of artificial intelligence consultancy firm Addo AI Ayesha Khanna wants to push for more women in tech.

A family business takes the road less travelled

FAMILY businesses have a reputation - deserved or not - for being slow to change. And Singapore's entire tyre industry is, in a sense, a "family business".

Staying grounded as a young business owner

Entrepreneur Jerry Chen's first brush with investing came about when he spotted a bunk-mate reading Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad, Poor Dad during his national service days.

Wedding planner overcame trauma of abuse and loss

When Ms Rubina Tiyu was five years old, one of her cousins - who was 10 years older - did something to her which messed her up for a long time.

Startup aims to take the blues out of retail logistics

YOU might expect a start-up that rides on the e-commerce wave to be run by tech-savvy, code-fluent computer wizards with obscure engineering backgrounds.

From businesswoman to founder of NGO

Elizabeth Tan has always been one step ahead of her peers. As an undergraduate, she started an events business so that she could fund her own university education.

 

Emerging Enterprise award

Closes June 1, 2018