From sleepless in Singapore to US$70m for cut-rate hotels

[SINGAPORE] Amit Saberwal went through many a sleepless night when he first began pitching the idea that became Southeast Asia's top online budget-hotels service, RedDoorz.

They make their mark in male-dominated businesses

Two women entrepreneurs who blazed a trail in men-dominated industries have received the top awards given annually by Her World magazine to outstanding women.

Fewer births no worry for MindChamps

MindChamps founder David Chiem thinks that there is still plenty of room to grow in Singapore and overseas for preschools like MindChamps.

Putting the 'green' in built environment

IN 2016, after Super Typhoon Meranti devastated southern China with wind speeds of 170 kilometres per hour, Elmich's Green Wall at JI Hotel Xiamen remained completely unscathed - concrete evidence...

Yip Yuen Hong, Architect, Principal, ipli Architects

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL IN Yip Yuen Hong’s ideal architectural world – one where a building makes an impression through intimate scale, expert craftsmanship and careful attention to detail rather than...

GoJek, on tackling the Singapore market

"Honestly, to me, it's still a miracle that we have an office here with that view. From that two-storey house in Jakarta, I never thought we'd get here," says Raditya Wibowo.

Seeking creative ways to titillate diners' taste buds

FEW things in life are as frustrating for restaurant owners as the subjectivity of taste: a plate of food can be salty to one man and bland to another. Creative Eateries Pte Ltd, therefore,...

Wee Wei Ling

SHE MAY NOT have written the playbook on enlightened employment, but Wee Wei Ling certainly walks the talk when it comes to inclusive hiring and encouraging employees to work for as long as they...

Convincing the older generation that the startup model works

AS SUPPORTIVE as the parents of Glife co-founder and chief executive officer Justin Chou were when he expressed a desire to make Glife into the "Grab of food", they took some time to warm up to...

Dave Lim, founder of TEDx Singapore

ALMOST EVERY ADULT living in a city has watched a TED Talk. But back in the late 2000s, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter were each a few years old. And Dave Lim was one of a few Singaporeans avidly...


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