ENTREPRENEURS

New centre in Bangkok to help S'pore start-ups

A new centre was launched in Bangkok yesterday to help Singapore start-ups spread their wings in Thailand.

5 named category winners of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award

SINGAPORE - Five entrepreneurs were named category winners in the 18th annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards on Tuesday (Sept 3).

They make their mark in male-dominated businesses

Two women entrepreneurs who blazed a trail in men-dominated industries have received the top awards given annually by Her World magazine to outstanding women.

It Changed My Life: Wagyumafia co-founder serves up beef a cut above the rest

Hisato Hamada is seated in front of the Guangzhou Mian Shi Wanton Noodle stall in Tanglin Halt, happily digging into what he pronounces to be the best wanton noodles he has ever tasted.

It Changed My Life: How a former bodyguard to ministers turned serial entrepreneur

His father fled the country to escape gambling debts, his mother was a bankrupt and his brother joined a gang. Despite his complicated background, today Patrick Chee is an entrepreneur.

It Changed My Life: School dropout cleans up his act - and becomes CEO

Getting to where he is has been a soap opera of a journey for Mr Vernon Kwek, the chief executive of Primech Services & Engineering.

Don't be blinded by pursuit of money: MMA media tycoon

"All of us are put on this earth to do more than make money," said Mr Chatri Sityodtong, founder of One Championship, Asia's largest sports media company.

UBS launches Future of Finance Challenge contest for the region in Singapore

SINGAPORE - UBS has launched its Future of Finance Challenge competition for the Asia-Pacific region in Singapore, one of six cities around the world to invite innovators and fintechs to take part...

Singapore is 3rd in Asia-Pac for nurturing women entrepreneurs, but growth outpaced by other cities

SINGAPORE - Singapore ranked third in the Asia-Pacific in fostering growth for women entrepreneurs, though its progress between 2017 and 2019 was outpaced by several other cities around the world...

Honouring women leaders in society

TWELVE women entrepreneurs were honoured at the Women Entrepreneur Awards (WEA) on July 9. The highest honour - the Supernova Award - went to Chew Gek Khim, executive chairman of both Tecity Group...