Singapore startup matches lower-income borrowers to licensed moneylenders

THEY are the face of hard work - the bus driver, the nurse, the factory worker. But behind these stalwarts in Singapore's workforce are their invisible credit access problems that one startup now...

Two’s Company With Proof & Company: Former lawyers quick to seize business opportunities in F&B

Ask any cocktail aficionado in Singapore what his favourite bar is and he is more than likely to point you to gritty Hongkong Street where, amid travel agencies and slightly dodgy beauty spas,...

Dixon Chan of Burpple on entrepreneurship, food and food apps

"In our early years, the founders took home a few hundred dollars each month and there was another year we were fully off-salary. This is especially hard when you're fresh out of college with...

Sisters step up to the plate as second-gen leaders at Creative Eateries

Sisters Bernadette and Bonnie Wong behind Creative Eateries Group may look glam, but they have no qualms about getting their hands dirty as the second-generation leadership in the F&B business...

With EatPlayLive's app, luxe life packages go digital

A pioneer of the entertainment packages concept, EatPlayLive managing director Julie Renyard is keeping with the times by moving her business from the paper form (vouchers) to the digital (app...

Small builder teams up with major developer to use novel material

In this productivity-focused era, large companies can benefit from working with some smaller, home-grown firms to develop new, high-tech methods of production. City Developments, a major Asian...

Local engineering firm works with MNC to automate making of baby wipes

While small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may often view multinationals as unrelenting heavyweight competitors, collaborations between the two may well benefit both companies. Consumer goods...

Wander aims to put 'social' back in social media

Remember the good old days of Internet Relay Chat (IRC) where people chatted in discussion forums, known as channels, about everything under the sun?

Joshua Lung of homegrown spa chain Healing Touch has his eyes on Asean expansion

Success did not come easy for the entrepreneur, who now owns and manages 7 branches and is entertaining the idea of an overseas franchise.

Founder of One.99 Shop back with fizz after the fizzle

Nanz Chong-Komo's eyes widen in mock shock before she lets out a suppressed giggle.


22 Nov 2019 -
08:00 to 14:30