This 26-Year-Old Started A Dating Service In Singapore

Like many Singaporean millennials, Lee Jing Lin once thought online dating would be the solution to finding love in this digital age.  

Want To Be Your Own Boss? Here Are 8 Booming Business Ideas In S’pore To Execute In 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has badly impacted the job market in Singapore, with pay cuts, retrenchments, as well as salary and hiring freezes.  

Singapore start-ups find solutions to give waste a new lease of life

Road construction material, beer and energy – these are some things that start-ups in Singapore are looking to produce as they reuse or recycle waste.          

WASTE 20/20 winner Magorium shares how it intends to save SEA with its plastic recycling solution

Soon after being announced as the winner of Singapore’s waste-tech startup competition WASTE 20/20, organised by StartupX in partnership with Enterprise Singapore and The Incubation Network, e27 decided to interview Magorium co-founder Chu Xian to find out more about its vision.    

This Singapore start-up hopes to make roads with plastic waste

Magorium, founded in mid-2019, breaks down shopping bags, bottles and other plastic trash into a material that can partially replace the tar-like, oil-based bitumen in the mixture used to build regular roads.  

Health-tech start-up SenzeHub uses wearables to monitor patients’ condition

Health-tech start-up SenzeHub develops wearables that monitor patients’ vital signs such as heart rate and temperature. These devices help flag any deterioration in the user’s condition and provide an early alert for emergencies.  

More than S$55 million set aside to help agriculture and aquaculture firms innovate

Created by Augmentus, an industrial automation company, this machine pollinates flowers and harvests strawberries.

Reebelo, a Singapore-based site for refurbished electronics, raises $1.25 million seed round

The new funding will be used for hiring, especially marketing and operations positions for customer service as the company scales. Reebelo currently operates in Singapore, but plans to expand across the Asia-Pacific region over the next two to three years.

StaffAny launches app to help SMEs manage reopening measures

As companies resume limited operations in Singapore’s phased lifting of the circuit breaker, careful tracking of their staff’s attendance, temperatures and health declarations will be a top priority for employers, to ensure they will be allowed to stay open.

狮城有约 | 疫情专题:国人守望相助 重燃甘榜情

冠病疫情肆虐,却重燃国人的甘榜情怀。不少民众在这期间积极做义工,参与邻里互助计划。他们不但义务为年长者、残障人士和其他有需要人士买菜买食物,还会陪对方聊天,成为他们心灵上的伙伴。

Forget Swiping, This S’pore Startup Revives Old School Dating With Conversations Over Coffee

For 26-year-old Lee Jing Lin, her answer to this dating app fatigue is a new service called Kopi Date, which aims to strip away the walls of technology and take us back to good-old getting to know each other over coffee.

How I became a creative entrepreneur

Growing up, creative entrepreneurship was not something that was taught.

Lessons from a tattoo artist: What startups can do to be more creative

In 2017, when I was 19 and completing my studies at Temasek Polytechnic, I founded Out & Ink, a company that specialises in temporary jagua ink tattoos, drawn on the spot by our team of artists.

Creativity meets entrepreneurship

Creativity meets entrepreneurship: Why it is the next big thing Singapore needs to thrive

Innovation has always been seen as a key part of entrepreneurship. Learning from the past to make the future better. But we also often forget that innovation is, after all, derived from the spirit of creativity.

Lioness Literature: The Beginning of a Journey

Lioness Literature aims to bring writers and readers together in the online, not just offline space. We are an online platform where local writers can be paid to publish their work, and where readers can leave feedback on the pieces they read.