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Dixon Chan of Burpple on entrepreneurship, food and food apps

"In our early years, the founders took home a few hundred dollars each month and there was another year we were fully off-salary. This is especially hard when you're fresh out of college with...

With EatPlayLive's app, luxe life packages go digital

A pioneer of the entertainment packages concept, EatPlayLive managing director Julie Renyard is keeping with the times by moving her business from the paper form (vouchers) to the digital (app...

Sisters step up to the plate as second-gen leaders at Creative Eateries

Sisters Bernadette and Bonnie Wong behind Creative Eateries Group may look glam, but they have no qualms about getting their hands dirty as the second-generation leadership in the F&B business...

Small builder teams up with major developer to use novel material

In this productivity-focused era, large companies can benefit from working with some smaller, home-grown firms to develop new, high-tech methods of production. City Developments, a major Asian...

Wander aims to put 'social' back in social media

Remember the good old days of Internet Relay Chat (IRC) where people chatted in discussion forums, known as channels, about everything under the sun?

Local engineering firm works with MNC to automate making of baby wipes

While small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may often view multinationals as unrelenting heavyweight competitors, collaborations between the two may well benefit both companies. Consumer goods...

Joshua Lung of homegrown spa chain Healing Touch has his eyes on Asean expansion

Success did not come easy for the entrepreneur, who now owns and manages 7 branches and is entertaining the idea of an overseas franchise.

Founder of One.99 Shop back with fizz after the fizzle

Nanz Chong-Komo's eyes widen in mock shock before she lets out a suppressed giggle.

Making eco-friendly jewellery trendy

Ms Elaine Tan has been making jewellery since she was a teenager and finally took the plunge to start her own business a few years ago. The 30-year-old, who is behind the brand Amado Gudek, talks...

PBA Group wants to help other SMEs join Industry 4.0 revolution

FROM distributing mechanical and automation products to now manufacturing its own products using advanced manufacturing, PBA Group has grown by leaps and bounds in its 30 years of history. Now, it...