All posts tagged singapore

Meng Weng Wong’s story: Singapore will benefit from my Silicon Valley experience

Meng Weng Wong at JFDI in Block 71, Singapore

At JFDI, in block 71, Meng Weng Wong is bringing his Silicon Valley startup experience into Singapore. Building a high-tech business vs. a brick-and-mortar one takes a different perspective. Read more…

Scaling a mobile payment business is possible in Southeast Asia, Zi Yong CHUA, Stream Media

Zi Yong Chua from Movend (Stream Media) and I in front of Block 71 in SingaporeSingapore-born Zi Yong CHUA is an inspiration for those who want to start up a scalable company in Southeast Asia. He has overcome many challenges founding Stream Media, a company building the Movend payment platform for mobile gaming Read more…

Visas for Entrepreneurs are needed for Silicon Valley to keep the lead

Visas for entrepreneurs in select countries, Source: www.economist.com

According to the Economist, it is easier for entrepreneurs to immigrate to Australia, Canada, the New Zealand and Chile than in the United States. The article also hints that obtaining an immigration visa is more flexible in the UK, Singapore and Ireland.  Read more…

Block 71: Singapore’s innovation secret

Famous Block 71 in SingaporeThis post is for all of those who haven’t embraced Singapore‘s entrepreneurial ambition. Block 71, across the street from INSEAD, has a charm that is difficult to parallel in Singapore. Read more…

Singapore’s entrepreneurship and innovation quest

Singapore is the business hub of South-East Asia and is becoming a global magnet for talent.  I attended several events and met interesting people. For example, yesterday’s founders drink event at Amazon Web Services was great. Read more…

First impressions of Singapore’s entrepreneurship environment

I have been to Singapore for the last 2 weeks and I have to say that the city is impressive. Public transportation is at its best, the city is vibrant and the expat community is here to stay. Read more…