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My SME Story Ep 2: Big Tiny

Adrian Chia, Big Tiny co-founder

Stitching together new initiatives to expand the family business

TUCKED away at the quieter end of Cecil Street, Joe's Tailoring has been a mainstay in Singapore's elite circles, counting ministers, banking CEOs and even two of the nation's top 10 richest men...

A passion for real estate

HERMAN Chang, founder and managing director of property development and hospitality group Macly, decided in his teenage years that he wanted to make money out of real estate.

ICT Fund finds the real deal in Sixscape's authentication tech

VENTURE capital firm ICT Fund has been backing cryptography startup Sixscape since a pre-series A round in 2016. In December 2018, it made a second injection of funds, raising its total investment...

Turning to niche field for growth

Starting with a single desk in borrowed office space and just one telephone line, Aik Soon Hardware has grown from being a general hardware dealer to become a specialist distributor of marine and...

Reeling in fresh ideas from a family tradition

IN 1976, Ang Junting's father set up the family business, Hai Sia Seafood, in a wet market at Mei Ling Street. Every day, the family's stall would sell bucket loads of fresh seafood such as red...

My SME Story Ep 1: Limited Edt

Mandeep Chopra, Limited Edt founder

Japan Foods engineers myriad tastes of home

FOR engineer-turned-entrepreneur Takahashi Kenichi, ramen noodles in a piping-hot bowl of rich, creamy bone broth has always evoked memories of home.

Too many cooks: The heat is on in the catering business

Caterers saw total income dip by 2.8 per cent between 2016 and 2017, to S$939 million, according to data provided by SingStat to BT this month. Over the same period, operating surplus slipped by 4...

Adopt, adapt and improve

Low Cheong Kee, Managing Director, Homefix

Going with the flow of business

STARTING with a single desk in borrowed office space and just one telephone line, Aik Soon Hardware has grown from a general hardware dealer to a specialist distributor of marine and industrial...