Tag: mobile app

Like most Malaysians, Gwi Terk Chern started his professional life in the corporate world. For 3 years, he toiled as a management associate for Astro before quickly climbing into a senior executive in the strategic finance department. Despite, establishing himself comfortably in the corporate world, Terk Chern felt a...
Startup marketing is challenging. If you’ve come from larger or more established company background as many of you will, you may be used to relatively stable working environments. Startup marketing doesn’t operate in this, comfortable, fixed, luxurious environment. This is not only with respect to burn rates and cash...
2016 has seen remarkable changes in how people view online shopping as a whole. In 2015, physical stores were full of people swarming to grab the lowest Black Friday deals, but in 2016, we’ve seen tides change as people now turn to online shopping because of its hassle-free benefits. Even...
In October 1999, Goldman Sachs invested $3.3 million in an unknown Chinese Internet startup operating out of its founder’s apartment. Shortly after came the dotcom bust in 2000, but the startup survived and by early 2004 Goldman cashed out for $22 million — nearly seven times ROI. Good deal for Goldman, right? Except for...
The world of ride-sharing startups is ripe with investment failures, technical failures and even some outright fraud, but one thing is certain: Uber is still the king of them all, controlling a vast majority of the ride-sharing market out there, with 8 million users, hundreds of thousands of drivers and...
(Women on Top in Tech is a series about Women Founders, CEOs, and Leaders in technology. It aims to amplify and bring to the fore diversity in leadership in technology.) Here is my interview with investor and entrepreneur Sarah Kunst, CEO and founder of Proday, creator of a mobile app which lets you choose...
Sunny Tan set up mathsHeuristics™ after being stumped by the maths syllabus in schools. mathsHeuristics™ embraces technology thus staying relevant to today’s students. What's your story? I was a mathematics teacher in Singapore since 1997 but realised that the mathematics syllabus taught in schools often left the average student stumped. I...
Daniel Lim started his entrepreneurship journey as an undergraduate at the Singapore Management University (SMU), together with Reebonz’s other co-founder, Benjamin Han. Daniel has always been interested in business and in particular, e-commerce. Recognising the potential in the Asia Pacific consumer market, Daniel along with Benjamin came up with...
Due to innovations in financial technology and changes in the enabling environment, the number of financially excluded adults across Asia and the Pacific has dropped to about 1 billion. Increased access to affordable financial services can be a lever for Asians to smoothen consumption, manage risk and improve their lives...
Alexandra de Scheel is widely known by her artist name Delyric Oracle. She has spent ir majority of her younger life getting ahead in school, traveling between continents, where she ended up staying in Switzerland for high school longer than anywhere else, followed by undergraduate school in London where Alexandra...