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CEO of ARA Asset Management steadfast about growth

JOHN Lim, group CEO and co-founder of ARA Asset Management, has left nothing to chance in his entrepreneurial journey, going by the calibrated moves he has made in the past 16 years.

4 questions with Eunice Olsen, founder of Eunice Olsen Media

YOU COULD CALL Eunice Olsen a Jill of all trades - if Jill was a piano-playing Miss Universe Singapore pageant winner who is also the youngest person ever to serve as a Nominated Member of...

Weaving in a winning philosophy

AN IMPECCABLE suit for a special occasion? Check (thanks to Benjamin Barker menswear). A cosy hangout for the weekend? Check. Homegrown lifestyle brand, Benjamin Barker, has over the last nine...

Precursor to progress and digital solutions

PROFESSIONAL services firm Precursor started out offering conventional audit, accounting and tax services. Now it also serves clients in areas such as human resources (HR) - and even aims to help...

They found Urge to join ride-hailing market

Singapore-based Urge aims to differentiate itself from the companies that have entered the market following Uber's exit by offering not only private-hire cars, but also food delivery, logistics...

The challenging journey to self-driving

TRANSPORT software startup Swat's chief executive officer Jarrold Ong is used to being on the move.

MoneySmart plans 2020 IPO, acquisition also on the cards

ENTREPRENEUR Vinod Nair has a bold vision: to disrupt the financial advisory industry with MoneySmart, the personal finance portal he founded in 2009 to help consumers compare loans, credit cards...

Couple brings local flavours to potato chips

EVEN though the potato chip market may seem already saturated, husband and wife team Lee Yue Jer and Kee Vern Cheng, both 32, saw a gap in it.

Sora Media finds a real market for VR

FOR Sora Media, producing virtual reality (VR) films is a very real business today.

New angles on the film industry

WITH the rapid development of technology, once-complicated techniques are no longer flights of fancy for smaller filmmakers.