Tag: entrepreneurship

Indonesia, Malaysia banking on technological revolution

Indonesia and Malaysia are putting a lot of faith in the technological era to break into the sluggish job creation market and offer better job options to those who are struggling to get a job or starting their business, through better internet connections. In Indonesia,...

In Singapore—low fertility rates, but booming baby businesses

Singapore’s birth rates are at an all-time low, with only 39,615 recorded births last year. This figure is the lowest its been in the last seven years, and the country’s fertility rate, currently at 1.16 is lower than the necessary percentage of 2.1 in...

22-year-old entrepreneur raises S$12,000 in Singapore’s first live crowdfunding

Mandy Chan, who co-founded the start-up Bow, designed a multi-purpose bag called Quiver X. On Friday, November 23, Chan held a live crowdfunding event at Singapore Management University’s Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium, where she was able to raise S$12,000 in two and a half...

Singapore's innovation trap

By Thusitha de Silva When Morgan Stanley’s head of emerging market equities, Ruchir Sharma, recently excluded Singapore from his list of breakout emerging countries in the next decade, not many would have been surprised. His remarks were related to growth prospects of countries he singled...

New tycoons in Singapore – what do they bring to the table?

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Poor Eduardo Saverin. The Facebook co-founder, Singapore’s eighth richest man in 2012, according to Forbes, was dissed by an Independent reader. The reader wrote: “PM Lee said, ‘Billionaires bring business, they will bring opportunities, they will open new doors, they will create new jobs’....

An entrepreneur is born… not in Singapore

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By Janice Seah Teo Perth Not in a million years when I lived in Singapore did I ever think my husband and I would ‘go into business’. Risk adverse and short on liquid cash, we just lived as the majority of Singaporeans with good, secure jobs did...