Teen rebels, former hawkers and 'Ah Bengs' who care

The term Ah Beng is pejorative, used to describe loud and uncouth young Chinese men with questionable sartorial and cultural tastes.

Local start-up wins global award for making milk without the need for cows or humans

Can milk be made in a laboratory instead of from cows or humans - and can it taste just as good?

Hackathons not just about business, but can help solve societal challenges: Heng Swee Keat

SINGAPORE - Start-ups and hackathons are often associated with business ventures but can also be used to solve societal challenges, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Sunday (Sept 27...

Back in S'pore and busy brewing business ideas

For the first 12 years after starting her company, Ms Reene Ho-Phang did not take leave.

Bigger $50,000 grant for first-time entrepreneurs among more help for local start-ups

A three-month venture building programme has also been introduced to help start-ups get their innovative ideas off the ground.

New local start-up Tempest banging on mechanical keyboards

Necessity is the mother of invention, goes the old saying.

Activities to try in Singapore: Tech tours around one-north

SINGAPORE - Home to tech companies, research organisations and a buzzing start-up scene, research and business park one-north in western Singapore is an unlikely tourist attraction.

It Changed My Life: How Jackson Aw built a multimillion-dollar toy empire with $20,000 loan

Mr Jackson Aw looks at his cargo pants and says ruefully: "I guess I have grown up."

Working individuals to have shot at entrepreneurship through Antler-NUS tie-up

SINGAPORE - Individuals bitten by the entrepreneurship bug can soon pursue their ventures while keeping their current jobs, through a part-time start-up programme launched by talent incubator...

It Changed My Life: Playing her way into the big league of gaming

Six years ago, Ms Elicia Lee and her colleagues were retrenched from the marketing department of Electronic Arts (EA), one of the world's biggest gaming companies.

Singapore female entrepreneurs step up to form new generation of shoe designers

SINGAPORE - Shoemaking may sound almost like an ancient tradition in this age of fast and mass-market fashion, but the craft is enjoying a small revival here.