Risk-taking pays off for OUE boss

IN 2012, Stephen Riady stunned and awed the corporate world when his company OUE, then known as Overseas Union Enterprise, led a group to launch a S$13.1 billion takeover bid for industry...

Staying ahead of the curve

Winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 awards share their thoughts on innovating to manage disruption.

Strong family support and values sew up win

WHEN Mark Lee was tipped to succeed his father as Sing Lun Holdings' chief executive officer, he sought a meeting with his uncles and aunts who hold shares in the family-owned company for an...

Girl mends Broken Hearts with a game

Heartache from a failed relationship inspired 23-year-old Joey Teh to create a strategy-based relationship card game.

Spearheading transformation in the semiconductor industry

THE journey of Feinmetall Singapore began when general manager Sam Chee Wah set sights on Singapore's strong institutional support for SMEs.

Grab charges ahead even as it gears up for Go-Jek entry

Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab may be synonymous with transport services, but the five-year-old business is steering its way towards bigger things, starting with food.

AI and machine learning spell radical changes for traders, asset management

ARTIFICIAL intelligence and machine learning are set to shake up traders' jobs by enabling them to generate their own alpha, boosting fund managers' returns in today's asset management industry,...

Singapore Medical Group in the pink of health

THESE days Singapore Medical Group (SMG) barely resembles the once ailing entity that it was.

TransferWise aims to be next Skype of money transfers

The company, which now has four million customers, services 1,300 currency routes, connecting 49 currencies, including the Singdollar.