COMPANIES need to engage consumers effectively in order to innovate strategically, said speakers at an inaugural SME Clinic last Friday.
Their online marketplace is valued at US$550 million, but Carousell's co-founders tell ST executive editor Sumiko Tan that what they do is not just a business but also a mission.
Ms Angie Chew gave up her $20,000 monthly salary and took a 60 per cent pay cut to grow a charity promoting happy and healthy living.
It is an SME game now with startups raising US$10.5 billion in venture capital deals in 2018. How have SMEs and start-ups done this?
Rajesh Ganesan, Vice President, ManageEngine
From being an agrarian society and an island blanketed in farms in the 1960s, Singapore is now exploring modern options to farm efficiently.
Haben Girma, the first deaf-blind graduate from Harvard Law School, says disability is an opportunity for innovation.