For many home-grown brands, longevity is a tricky hurdle to cross.
SINGAPORE - Five entrepreneurs were named category winners in the 18th annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards on Tuesday (Sept 3).
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.
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.
Getting to where he is has been a soap opera of a journey for Mr Vernon Kwek, the chief executive of Primech Services & Engineering.
"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.
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 - 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...