Cutting Edge

More reach, more punch

A COMPANY with a heavy focus on profit will never evolve into a big business. In fact, global giants Amazon and Tesla are still not making money, said Chatri Sityodtong, the CEO, founder and...

ONE Championship founder to share entrepreneur tips, journey at forum

GROWING up, Chatri Sityodtong had always been deeply passionate about martial arts and entrepreneurship.

Photo Gallery: On the Cutting Edge with venture capitalist Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee, managing partner of GGV Capital, shared her thoughts on how she spots winners of the future. This is the second in a series of four quarterly events sponsored by GuocoLand in partnership...

GGV Capital's Jenny Lee to speak at forum of Cutting Edge thought leaders

ALIBABA. Didi Chuxing. Xiaomi. These are some of China's most successful tech firms, and also the companies that renowned venture investor Jenny Lee took bets on in their early days.

Photo Gallery: Cutting Edge with Howard Yu

PROF Howard Yu was in town on Oct 5 to share his insights on the biggest challenges facing today's companies. This is the first in a series of four quarterly events sponsored by GuocoLand in...

Using creativity to foil copycats

IP protection is overrated. And to avoid being replaced by machines, we should block out two to three hours each day for deep, creative work. These were some of the insights discussed by Howard Yu...

Reinvent rules of the game to beat copycats: Howard Yu

IN a world full of copycats, what can companies do to edge out the competition, and continue to stay at the top?

Tap the past to innovate for the future, firms urged

FIRST-MOVER companies that are experts in their fields stand a good chance of warding off the threat of newcomers, but they must innovate and stay on top of future trends.

ST and BT launch forum to showcase global thought leaders

The Straits Times and The Business Times will launch a public interactive forum next month to showcase prominent thought leaders from around the world in various fields.

New interactive forum to showcase global thought leaders

THE Straits Times and The Business Times will launch a new public interactive forum next month to showcase prominent thought leaders from around the world in various fields.

Take it away

Two Japan-inspired family businesses - sashimi box seller Katto and confectionery shop Kele - have launched kiosks as part of their expansion plans.