A business idea came into law student Vera Sun’s mind after she attended Korean pop celebrity Taeyang’s White Night concert in 2017.
The number of start-ups has mushroomed over the past few years, but experts and company founders say they still face many challenges and that more needs to be done to support young enterprises.
Whenever Elisa Goh returns home with kilograms of pre-loved clothing for her online thrift store The Kint Story, her father jokingly laments that his daughter has become a karang guni.
Dalton Prescott, who attended a previous iteration of the programme while he was a student at the School of Science and Technology, has plans to have an app he developed launched on the App Store. The 17-year-old’s app, called Master, combines psychology and machine learning to make learning more effective for students.
Singaporean students Dalton Ng (middle) and Qin Guan (left) used Swift to create Master, their upcoming iOS app which aims to revolutionise how people study.
Yesterday, 110 startups descended on WeWork and fought gallantly to be crowned TOP100 champions of the Singapore leg.
“We recreate familiar surroundings for patients using pictures and information that their family provides. We have already brought this platform to nursing homes and we bring the residents to places like Great Wall of China and Taj Mahal, all from the comfort of the nursing homes.”
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Business schools need to foster a spirit of innovation in graduates who face a world of disruption but many programmes remain outdated, says Oon Tian Sern. SINGAPORE: The latest Global Innovation Index ranked Singapore as the fifth most innovative country in the world. We come up top in many areas including high-tech manufacturing and high-tech […]
Marcus Tan credits his mother for giving him the courage to take the leap with Carousell. After working for a year as a business development consultant at tech company Oracle, Tan, along with two other self-proclaimed computer geeks, decided to create an e-commerce platform for buying and selling of new and secondhand goods. “She was […]