Ivan started up his first Thai Express in 2002. The business quickly expanded to more than 100 stores with a few restaurant concepts, such as Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe, New York New York, to name a few.
To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to have passion in what you do, because when you enjoy doing what you believe so strongly in, you will enjoy the fruits of your labour one day.
Sometimes, it is not about overcoming problems, but powering them through. “The fruit of labour is only sweet to those who overcome the challenges that come before.”
Featured in this new series is Yeo Hart Pong, Managing Director of Song Fa Bak Kut Teh, also eldest son of Yeo Eng Song, Founder of Song Fa Bak Kut Teh back in 1969.
As a young entrepreneur, having the humility to learn and to heed people’s opinions are important ingredients to success. You have got to learn how to put down your ego in order for you to be teachable.
With great POWER comes great RESPONSIBILITY.Established Entrepreneur, Mr Sok Hang Chaw, founded Kingsland Development 40 years ago coincidentally, and it was also his humility and passion in...
With the end of our Star Entrepreneur Series, we are now kick-starting a brand new series featuring outstanding Established Entrepreneurs in Singapore. As our first featured established local entrepreneur...
Local artistes like Pornsak, Vincent Ng and Lee Teng share their pitfalls in their entrepreneurial journey. Gain insights on how they overcome initial failures to attain success in their business today!
Li Zhen Ling, a former Miss Universe-turned Mediacorp artiste, had left entertainment business to join a bank. After she gave birth to a daughter, she became a stay-home Mum to take care of her child. 6 months ago, even though she does not have much experience, she decided to start a bridal shop business. Her dream is to rent out expensive designer gowns to girls who are getting hitched.
Many people are familiar with his wacky image, hence it might come as a surprise when Lee Teng mentioned about his struggle with fame when he first started out in showbiz industry.
Martial arts world champion Vincent Ng became an actor after winning at the Mediacorp's Star Search Awards. He soon rose to fame as an accomplished artiste, winning the hearts of audiences.
After a few successful series of variety hosting, local TV host Pornsak decided to start his business of a Thai food chain – Porn's Sexy Thai Food, 4 years ago.
Since young, Mediacorp artiste Ben Yeo had always had the “entrepreneurial spirit” in him. Soon after he completed his studies, he started exploring business opportunities and hoped to become a boss eventually.
To leverage transparency for a better customer experience, Christopher Tan started DIY Insurance, a platform where allowing individuals to self-plan on their insurance package in 2014.
Aaron Tan, who graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, spotted a business opportunity in the discomfort that buying or selling a used car creates in most of us.
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