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Entrepreneurship

Students told by NTU to cease beer brewing activity

Three Nanyang Technological University (NTU) students, who were brewing beer at their residence hall, were told by the university to stop the activity after it found out about the matter. The university said that while it acknowledged the students' enterprising spirit but said it was misplaced. According to Campus newspaper The Nanyang Chronicle on Monday (9 April), Mr Rahul Immandira, Mr Heetesh …

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Startup SG Founder: S$20m budget to support first-time entrepreneurs

To support first-time entrepreneurs who are just starting out, the Startup SG Founder scheme has prepared a budget of about $20 million. This was announced by Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon on Wednesday (22 Mar) at at the LaunchPad @ One-North Phase 2 Housewarming Party, an event marking the opening of the three new blocks. …

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How St. Patrick’s Day can help you drive sales to your business

By Dean Burgess Whether or not you have Irish heritage, St. Patrick’s Day can be very beneficial to your business if you play your cards right. Celebrating this holiday on March 17 is somewhat new to Singapore, but it has become a festive occasion during which businesses can see lucrative profits. With the right planning, marketing, and presentations of sales …

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The true cost of running a hawker stall in Singapore

By SingSaver.com.sg The young Singaporeans cooking up char siew at Roast Paradise reveal the financial and opportunity cost of running a hawker stall in Singapore. This article was first published at Dollars and Sense. Nestled right smack at the famous Old Airport Road hawker center, young Singaporeans Randall and Kai are not whom you would expect to see as hawkers serving up delicious …

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Our Tampines Hub Hawker Center, “Not-for-profit” basis scheme

By Rocky Recently, I called to enquire about the tendering of hawker stall of Our Tampines Hub that will be opened on November under the ‘new’ scheme. I am extremely disappointed to find out that it will be managed by Kopitiam ’non-profit’ basis. I was told that the stall will be mostly managed directly by Kopitiam and is not for tender. …

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Make extra money from the valuable items lying around at home

By SingSaver.com.sg It’s a long shot, but you can make extra money in Singapore if you manage to unearth these valuable items from your house. Many of us have heard the story about the family stumbling upon an original copy of Superman #1. Who doesn’t want to just bump into a million dollars lying at the bottom of a box? While …

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Why following your passion (usually) doesn’t make you rich

By SingSaver.com.sg They say follow your passion and the money will come. But this is dangerous advice for young Singaporeans to follow. Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. A familiar saying, and a dangerous one. The majority of people who follow this advice will end up disillusioned. Free markets are cruel, and consumers or …

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