Posts Categorized: Entrepreneurship & Enterprise

These two entrepreneurs are taking Indonesia’s TV shows global

MIVO is a five-year-old Indonesian startup that lets users to watch Indonesian TV channels online. This is especially useful for Indonesians...

  • January 13, 2014
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Entrepreneurs and investors pour grievances during Dr Tony Tan Q&A

Their main gripes: Poor implementation of government funding in startups, and not enough foreign talent in Singapore.

  • August 4, 2011
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Realistic Forecasting

Of course, it is a good learning experience for me to see why some business plans fail. In fact, here is a known secret from investors. Ther...

  • November 1, 2007
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The Legal Paradox of too much Marketing Success

While startups struggle to gain some big of recognition, big companies get into trouble because of too much recognition sometimes. Resident ...

  • April 25, 2007
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Entrepreneur Reads for the Day: 20 March 2007

Here are some recommended entrepreneur reads for the day: Why Valley VCs Are Like the Mob by Business 2.0 beta, gives you another perspectiv...

  • March 20, 2007
  • at 1:57 pm
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News Stop: Government Agencies need to change

Yesterday, an article “Govt agencies need to change” (Gracia Chang, 10 Feb 2007, Today Online) talks about the fall in the start...

  • February 11, 2007
  • at 4:59 pm
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Partnerships 101

While working on a business, an entrepreneur may have to create partnerships with other people or companies for different purposes. Our resi...

  • January 30, 2007
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Niche Markets for Singapore Entrepreneurs – a new frontier?

As usual, I was invited to listen to postgraduates presenting their business plans yesterday. This time round, a few interesting surprises c...

  • November 15, 2006
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The value of matching your office environment to company growth?

Once you have stablized the first phase of your startup, you will need to look for a proper office. Our resident contributor, Der Shing draw...

  • October 13, 2006
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How Singapore firms can scale for success — and other vids from Dr Tony Tan Q&A

On August 3, SGE organized a Chillin’ With session with presidential candidate Dr Tony Tan where entrepreneurs and investors got to as...

  • August 17, 2011
  • at 11:45 am
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Starting Up Start-Ups @ Neoteny Conference

For those who have missed the Neoteny Conference earlier this month, you should check out this interesting panel entitled “Starting Up...

  • December 31, 2009
  • at 3:38 am
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Entrepreneurs should focus on Core Competency, then Expand

Last Friday, I was invited to be a judge for the finals of the NTU Business Plan Competition: Creative Lab. The competition was very well-or...

  • October 22, 2007
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Significance of Singapore SMEs to the Economy

Did you know that Singapore has approximately 130,000 SMEs? Resident contributor, whysgentrepreneurssuck looks at the significance of the sm...

  • April 17, 2007
  • at 4:31 pm
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Entrepreneur Reads for the Day: 10 March 2007

Here are some recommended entrepreneur reads for the day: “Founders at Work” by Guy Kawasaki: the article discusses about the ne...

  • March 10, 2007
  • at 12:17 am
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Startup Ideas that don’t make the mark

Recently, we have been receiving a lot of applications for the funding commissioned by MDA. There are good and bad ideas. Of course, some of...

  • February 1, 2007
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Intrapreneurship in an Asian context. Possibility or Myth?

Intrapreneurship refers to the creation of an innovative enterprise within an organization. Is it really possible in Asia, given the cultura...

  • December 28, 2006
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Can Singapore produce our own YouTube?

We hear the success stories of YouTube and HardwareZone recently in the mainstream media. It also raises the debate on whether Singaporeans ...

  • October 23, 2006
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Two Tales

Of course, we heard about the acquisition of Hardwarezone by SPH. To those who are involved in the internet industry, it is believed that th...

  • October 9, 2006
  • at 5:26 pm
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