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The Peak Power List 2017: Rosemary Tan, Veredus Laboratories

Rosemary Tan is not one to keep still. Many were gripped by fear when Zika hit Singapore in May last year, but Tan – who has a PhD in molecular immunology – and her team at Veredus Laboratories...

The Peak Power List 2017: Henry Chan, Shopback

There are seven SIM cards taped to the back of Henry Chan’s mobile phone. They hail from the countries the co-founder and CEO of the online cashback portal Shopback is frequenting for business –...

The Peak Power List 2017: Dinesh Bhatia, Tradehero

Artificial intelligence may be all the rage in the tech world but entrepreneur Dinesh Bhatia prefers to bank on what he calls...

The Peak Power List 2017: Goh Yiping, Element Inc

At Element Inc, an AI company providing mobile software solutions for the health-care, banking and telecommunication sectors, Goh Yiping is looking into how AI can be applied to solve problems,...

The Peak Power List 2017: Alex Lau, Anacle Systems

An innocuous-looking 92mm cube – so inconspicuous that you probably won’t even notice it in your apartment. Yet it can change the way the world uses energy. This is Tesseract, the latest product...

The Peak Power List 2017: Lai Chang Wen, Ninja Van

The screen lights up periodically, and you catch his eyes darting to his phone to read its display. Every now and then, Lai Chang Wen caves in to temptation, reaches out for the gadget and starts...

The Peak Power List 2017: Frank Phuan, Sunseap Group

In 2001, Frank Phuan joined his father’s solar panel manufacturing business, Sunseap Enterprises, as a fresh graduate with a...

How Oliver Tan aims to transform retail with Visenze's AI visual recognition tech

In a scene from Minority Report , AI-powered billboards greet Tom Cruise’s character and pitch products to him as he walks past them. As he enters a clothing store, a bot recalls his...

How Jeffrey Tiong grew Patsnap from patent search tool into a provider of global IP intelligence

A Xiaomi smartphone. A tablet of Berocca. A Chevrolet. Though far removed from one another, they are connected by one thing: an intellectual property navigation system that guides the innovation...

"I'm selling spades in a gold rush": Wong Joo Seng of Spark Systems

Imagine walking into a supermarket. You don’t buy anything and yet are expected to pay 40 per cent of the price for everything you thought of buying, simply for being there. It’s a ludicrous...