Tag: ​Startups

How Tim Wekezer turned a pain point into an opportunity with Waitrr

We’ve all been there, waiting for what felt like an infinitely long time at a restaurant, first to order, and then to pay, just because of understaffing. These kinds of experiences may take the pleasure away from our enjoyment of delicious meals. But for...

Grab pushes back on Singapore consumer watchdog

The CCCS said Grab partnerships meant competition would have to spend a lot of money to compete A few weeks after the Singapore Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) found the Uber-Grab merger to have reduced competition, Grab pushed back against the finding, calling it...

Which MBA in Singapore Offers the Best Return on Investment?

MBAs with the Highest Return on Investment Pursuing a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) can be an expensive and time consuming endeavor. However, earning an MBA can allow individuals to build marketable skills and greatly increase their salary. This cost-benefit trade-off can be difficult to...

Are Singaporean Hospitals Overcrowded?

While the Singaporean healthcare system has been ranked as one of the most efficient worldwide, Singaporeans appear to think differently. In fact, 72% of Singaporeans have been feeling like their healthcare system is failing them. This can be attributed to a number of reasons,...

Should You Use a Credit Card to Pay University Tuition?

  If you are a university student or parent of a student, you may have considered using your credit card to pay for tuition. This may seem convenient or even savvy given the potential rewards offered by some credit card companies. However, is using a...

World’s largest dating app for gays sets up shop in Taiwan

Grindr cited an open, tolerant, society that is full of tech talents who are relatively affordable   Grindr, the world’s largest dating app for the LGBT community, has set up shop in Taiwan, lured by the economic potential of the island’s tolerant attitudes to homosexuality that...

The confessions of a compulsive serial mistake-monger

What keeps me motivated all the time? “The freedom to make repeated mistakes”   “Embargo”, cries out my smartphone every morning at around 8 ‘o’ clock. I set this reminder on the phone very recently. I wanted to make sure I don’t publish another embargoed press release,...

On Grab’s phantom bookings: A call to focus on passengers and drivers

In this kind of high stakes environment, many companies are often willing to do whatever it takes to succeed, and the public just as often turns a blind eye toward their actions When Uber’s head of business Emil Michael suggested that the company could go...

Want to Lose Weight? Here Are 3 Costs You Shouldn’t Avoid When Getting in Shape

  Plenty of people want to be in shape and look good. But, diets are also very easy to fail. Sometimes, people get too ambitious and eager in the beginning, and eventually give up in disappointment or burnout. Other times, some actually reach their diet...

4 Hidden Costs of Condo Ownership in Singapore

  Property in Singapore is expensive, whether you are looking to rent, buy your first HDB or upgrade to a private property. Recently, the government has introduced measures to cool the property market, which are expected to benefit HDB properties and could make private properties...