At Toffs, a desire to carve its own niche

PART postman, part security officer. That is how Toffs Technologies' co-founder and director of operations Philip Chua describes his firm's business model.

Planting the seeds for the future of farming

NELSON Lim, who co-founded an agritech startup in Singapore, likes to joke that his crops are incredibly pampered.

Ex-classmates team up to build company powered by smart technology

SOME entrepreneurs take months, or even years, to come up with a viable business proposition. For SkyLab co-founder and group chief executive Gary Kwang, all it took was a meeting over dinner.

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running. The teenager was a food runner at his father Fong Chi Chung's restaurant,...

Developing a trade portal to source for financing options

THE coronavirus pandemic may have brought about headwinds for Singapore E-Business (SGeBiz), which operates a procurement-to-payment platform for retail and food and beverage businesses, but it...

Driving the world via data analytics, AI

HAVING a system predict whether a first-year student will, at the end of his time in school, graduate at the top of his class or in the lower percentile may seem eerily prescient, but that is...'s systems can predict if you have Covid-19

IF ALGORITHMS can be used to predict the types of shows that someone enjoys, or the gadgets consumers buy, could it also alert people before they get sick and even how much their hospital bills...

Using AI to solve problems before they happen

AS the world patiently awaits the roll-out and mass adoption of 5G technology in the coming years, so too, does Bhargab Mitra.

Don't miss Forrest for the trees

THE consumer Internet world is on a roller coaster ride with the Covid-19 pandemic. But Forrest Li, founder, chairman and chief executive of homegrown Sea, is embracing the uncertainty. After all...

Pandemic challenges help accelerate growth

"DYNAMIC and efficient" are two words rarely used to describe employee transport. Fixed routes and pick-up times are the norm, and unexpected changes in passenger volumes can result in...