Setting up a business in Singapore is easy in comparison to many South-East Asia countries.
What is productivity?
Entrepreneurs are possibly one of the most productive people in Singapore because when you’re an entrepreneur, time = money.
No one is going to pay you overtime hours, and the faster and more effective you get routine tasks done, the more time you can spend on your next business venture or developing a new business idea.
Having been involved in tech recruitment, I know how challenging it is to find software people in Singapore.
For every one of them, they probably have a dozens opportunities lined up for them.
So I really paid attention when I learned about Elisa.
There isn’t many ladies in development work, less so for one who is an expert in data science.
Vaisagh Viswanathan is the co-founder and CTO at impress.ai.
With impress.ai they aim to make hiring fairer by using the right data points to deliver a ten fold increase in productivity and efficiency while ensuring that candidates have a better application experience in the process.
Before becoming a full time entrepreneur, he worked as a researcher in the field of complex systems after doing a PhD in computer science at Nanyang Technological University.
Steve is CEO and Co-Founder of InsurTech start up, Inzsure, based from Singapore.
Inzsure uses a digital platform to put corporate customers back in command of the insurance purchase decision.
Blockchain-based technology based on smart contracts rooted in ethereum allow secure, supercharged, procurement and claim settlement transactions with minimal friction, zero delay and at no cost to the corporate insured.
Gary is an experienced entrepreneur and marketer, involved in the startup of several successful companies across a broad spectrum of industries.
He co-founded Gaming How, a retail and events company that grew to 20+ employees, leading it to 100% year on year revenue growth, and which received the Spirit of Enterprise Award 2013.
Nigel is the Co-Founder and CEO of Astronaut, a team that’s helping democratise opportunity for job seekers, and speed up the recruitment process for hiring teams.
Astronaut is a B2B platform that is used both standalone or via integration with ATS and jobs boards.
Before recruitment and technology, Nigel was managing real estate project teams in Australia and the UK for Lend Lease, and others.
The “next step” is every entrepreneur’s dream. It means you’ve survived the initial teething issues and have a real business that has the potential to generate real income and business growth.
You’ve got your website, set up your social media accounts, got your finances sorted out (hopefully!), and you’re now exploring steps to go to the next level in terms of your business’ growth.
Terence is an opportunistic and motivated individual.
During the last 3 years, he dabbled into multiple businesses and managed to profit from every single one of them.
Terence is a avid reader and learner. He believes everyone should push themselves for self-improvement.
Terence also has his fair share working with big corporation.