Expansion not on the cards for Tong Heng

CONTRARY to what most successful businesses might do, Tong Heng is reluctant to expand, be it within Singapore or beyond local shores.

Humility, managing skills key to his role, says Mothercare's Pang Fu Wei

AS successor to the Pang Kim Hin Group, known for bringing British baby goods brand Mothercare to Singapore, Pang Fu Wei says humility and the art of managing people are the skills he's had to...

Brothers gave up corporate careers to be their own bosses in F&B

WANTING to be their own boss, three brothers gave up their careers in the corporate world and dived full-time into an F&B (food and beverage) business.

SBA to mark 35 years with new award for young business leaders

INNOVATION, entrepreneurship and drive. These are but a few of the qualities that an outstanding business leader has, and have always been celebrated at the Singapore Business Awards (SBA), the...

Thomas Beattie

WHEN THOMAS BEATTIE faced a devastating injury while playing for SAF Warriors FC in 2015, he cried for two weeks because he thought he would never play soccer again.

Have you got the EMO for success?

AMERICAN inventor-entrepreneur Thomas Edison tried 1,000 times before he succeeded in designing a light bulb that worked. Henry Ford reportedly went broke five times before he became known as the...

Firms 'can do more to support entrepreneurial spirit to retain talent'

WITH more Asean youth looking to entrepreneurship as a career, corporations need to create a conducive environment for "intrapreneurship", said panellists at the RISE Corporate Innovation Summit, a...

OCBC takes new credit approach with serial entrepreneurs

OCBC Bank has launched a new business dedicated to serial entrepreneurs, with services such as offering loans for a new startup even before it is incorporated.

Engaging people and technology to transform businesses

THE theme of this year's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) Singapore awards - "Embracing transformation, driving innovation" - aptly reflects the business imperatives that are determining growth and...

Entrepreneurship is the heart of all economies, says OSIM founder

THE question raised at a forum on entrepreneurship on Tuesday night is this: Are we over-romanticising entrepreneurship?

NUS commits up to S$2.5m to 50 startups

THE National University of Singapore (NUS) has pledged to commit up to S$2.5 million to launch 50 startups.