Entrepreneurship

Jack Ma: “If You Are Poor At Age 35, You Deserve It!”

You are poor because you have no ambition. Jack Ma: Before I founded Alibaba, I invited 24 friends to my house to discuss the business opportunity. After discussing for a full two hours, they were...

Crying Bars, A New Trend In China

On first read, the the concept of a  crying bars seem so strange On second read the crying bars are really not that different from life in America. As I understand it, crying bars are...

Elsa Jean de Dieu, Co-Founder of Effect by e&e

There are enormous parallels between the artists journey and the entrepreneurs journey.  In both cases you are creating something from nothing, the ultimate in alchemy.  Successful artists, like successful leaders have also discovered that...

Fred Mouawad, Founder of Taskworld

Fred Mouawad is the founder of Taskworld. A task management application that improves the performance of teams.  Fred is also a global citizen, serial and portfolio entrepreneur, and founder of Synergia One Group of...

12 Tips For Solo Entrepreneurs

For the neophyte, going solo in business sounds heavenly. You can work in your pajamas. You can set your own hours. You can be your own boss. Easier said than done. Sure, a solo...

SESAMi Receives Investment Funding

Singapore‐based e‐procurement platform SESAMi this week welcomed an equity investment by non‐bank capital provider ApexPeak. The deal will give local Singapore businesses additional access to cash to solve short‐term shortfalls in liquidity. SESAMi, South‐East Asia’s...

Dinny Jusuf, CEO and Founder of Toraja Melo

An inspiring story of social entrepreneurship.  Whilst many of the leaders we feature focus on the increasing urban issues, it is worth remembering that in ASEAN alone there are more than a quarter of...

Entrepreneurship Lessons from an Olympic Swimmer

This is the second in series of articles on lessons for success learnt from a lifetime in sport by Olympic Swimmer Rehan Poncha.In my last blog, I wrote about two character traits in my...

Stanley Kang, Chairman of the JFCCT

Thailand is a remarkable country and having lived in Bangkok for 9 years I still keep a close eye on what is happening there.  All of the Chambers of Commerce play a huge role...

Chris Reed, CEO and Founder of Black Marketing

Whilst most people stick a Linkedin profile up and forget about it until it’s time to look for a new job, Chris Reed makes it his business to turn your Linkedin Profile and company...