Starting A Business In Singapore On A Budget As A Millennial

I bet you can’t even guess how many “entrepreneurs” are out there right now.

I’m sure you’ve seen countless annoying, scammy, and make-you-want-to-skip ads all over social media on how to become an entrepreneur and make bank.

Luckily for most of us, are astute enough to think twice before buying into their one-time offer for an online course.

How To Launch An E-commerce Platform On a Budget?

E-commerce is on the rise in Asia and elsewhere in the world, with significant profits available for those that get it right.

This makes it very tempting to get involved, but the costs of starting up a business can put a lot off people of.

Hosting, developments, marketing and communication require a budget and that can be an obstacle for some of you who would like to start a new business.

Interview with Vinay Johar, CEO at Rchilli

Vinay is a Serial Entrepreneur and currently running his third venture – RChilli.

RChilli is known for providing parsing, matching and enrichment to every recruitment management system, making sure that resume data is captured, managed and analyzed in the most proficient manner.

Before this, he was running a consultancy company called e-Connoisseur Infotech Pvt.

Fetcher Raises $5.4MM From Slow Ventures and Accomplice

Hires Top Industry Execs To Scale Their Outbound Recruiting Platform

March 21, 2019 — New York, NY — Fetcher, an outbound recruiting platform that combines AI with human expertise to recruit top talent for high-growth companies, is excited to announce its latest round of funding as well as several key executive hires.

In late 2018, Fetcher raised $5.4MM in an oversubscribed seed round led by Accomplice and Slow Ventures, with full participation by existing investors, Picus and Revel Partners, as well as angel investors which include Paul English (founder of Kayak), Amol Sarva (founder of Knotel) and James Joaquin (co-founder of Obvious Ventures).

Leading Women in Singapore’s HR Tech Scene

Meet the Captain Marvel & Wonder Women

Recently, we have seen HR tech evolving very quickly and with nimble startups innovating, they have pushed larger enterprises to adopt innovative HR technologies.

Companies have been leveraging on and even acquiring HR tech vendors that are driving positive change in the world of work.

We’ve had the honour of speaking with three leading women in Singapore’s HR tech scene to access their insights and experiences.

Interview with Jay Huang, Founder & CEO at Pulsifi

One of the reasons why HR continues to be viewed as admin jockeys is the lack of meaningful data.

And an anecdote I came across captures this best.

In a board meeting, the Head of Sales come in with the sales projection numbers. Finance would bring in the P&L, BS and Marketing would come in with their latest conversion metrics.

Interview with Chris Teo, CEO at Mednefits

Administration of medical benefits is akin to generating payslips for employees in SMEs.

It is important, compliance requires it but many administrators just find it laborious and lapses just keep recurring over and over again.

And it isn’t restricted to the HR administrator. The employee needs to capture the receipt, probably fill up a form and go back to primary school art-and-craft to glue the receipts onto an A4 sheet for submission.

Interview with Co-Founder & Director at AGHRM

I have known Steve for more than 10 years.

We were both BNI members of Gateway chapter and I clearly recall that was before my 10 year old son.

He surprised me at first when I learned he is a sales person given his quiet demeanour.

But once you know him better, his blend of technical knowledge and sharpened solutioning skills make him the kind of consultative sales people you enjoy speaking with and learn from.