Conrad Alvin Lim: Understanding failure and offering wisdom

Anyone who knows Conrad Alvin Lim would very likely tell you that his story is an inspiring one.

To those unaware of his story, that may sound like a frivolous statement. But once you gain an understanding of what Conrad had gone through, you’d see that he’s the real deal.

Having succumbed to bankruptcy in the year 2000, Conrad got discharged from bankruptcy seven years later, and today he holds a number of accomplishments to his name–including being a full-time online trader and investor, a trading and investment mentor, a successful entrepreneur, as well as a best-selling author.

Top Ways to Finance Your Startups

Startup ventures are always exciting because they often bring together young, energetic minds and fresh ideas.

However, there are numerous challenges to establishing a new business that would appear daunting even when you have a great business idea. Often the biggest among them is financing your startup.

Funding a new business venture is not easy in any country due to the number of uncertainties involved.

Chatbot Recruitment via Facebook Messenger

Interview with Ashwin Tiwari, Founder of Steve.Sg, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup has launched a “hyper-personalized” jobs marketplace to solve global job woes, starting with Singapore.

The marketplace connects people to jobs through a personalised and inspiring way by leveraging machine learning and financial market dynamics.

The marketplace is designed as a jobs coach for job seekers and jobs assistant for businesses, tapping into today’s appetite for instantaneous personalised feedback.

18 Productivity Tools For Entrepreneurs That You Need To Know

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.

Retain talent with a great feedback culture

Interview with Elisa Ang, Founder of

Having been involved in tech recruitment, I know how challenging it is to find software people in Singapore.

Elisa Ang cover shot

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.

Making Hiring Fairer, Faster And More Efficient through an AI Screening Process

Interview with Vaisagh Viswanathan, Co-founder and Head of Product & Tech at

Vaisagh Viswanathan is the co-founder and CTO at

With 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.

The Future Of Commercial Insurance

Interview with Steve Tunstall, Co-Founder & CEO at Inzsure

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.

Advancing Careers With Their Proprietary Matching Algorithm

Interview with Gary Gan, Co-Founder at JobKred

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.

Providing a world-class video-selfie Q&A interview platform

Interview with Nigel Hembrow, Co-Founder & CEO at HR Tech Astronaut

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.