brainSTORM: Is Singapore Ready? A Wrap-Up

Singapore, in its short history, has already endured many trials and tribulations and yet has found ways to prosper and build a city that is the envy of many...

MacRitchie Moments — Quek Leng Chuang

As a young boy there was always dew in the morning, glistening on the cool grass. It would collect in globs on the top of my grandfather's car. And...
JOBS20XX - Work In Progress

People And Jobs — JOBS20XX

THERE was lots to learn from the slate of 20 panellists at the inaugural JOBS20XX - Work In Progress. The event featured 4 keynote discussions, 5 panel discussions and two...

If I Had A Million Dollars To Invest

  SO, YOU have a million dollars to invest. Where would you invest your cash? Dr Clemen Chiang, founder of Spiking, talks about his strategy as an investor of 15 years. He...

Old Drugs… New Cures

THE PHARMACEUTICAL industry has to look for new avenues if it is to remain viable in times of uncertainty. Dr Nadina Jose who has been involved in the testing of...

Innovation Labs Don’t Work

SMALL egos, please, leaders. And don't fall in love with your product. The panellists at the recent Keep It Going: the Nth revolutioN on Machine Learning & Design were quick...

Whale Spotting In Singapore

Spiking is an app that tracks how the big whales are investing in Singapore. For those lacking in confidence, it’s a good way to go fishing with the big...
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Why Do Start-ups Burn Money?

WHY do investors put money into a start-up when so many of them just burn the cash, especially on non-vital things? Many new ventures are unable to control the outcomes of their efforts,...
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They Dared To Be Different

WHAT motivates someone to buck the trend and strike out on their own path? While many join the predictable industries that used to guarantee fortune and stability — at least...
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Jack Sim Pushes Hard For A Global Movement

IT IS the room most people want to shut the door on, but Jack Sim found international fame and recognition by opening the eyes of the world to what’s...