Rachel Lim from the founder of Love, Bonito was the guest of honour who very kindly agreed to come down to SIMYEN’s Penny Talk to give a talk amidst her packed schedule. Love, Bonito is one of the pioneers of the blogshop scene in Singapore. Rachel first started selling second-hand clothing with 2 other friends on a live journal platform. It was well-received and soon, it got very hard to juggle between school and the online business. When Rachel left NIE to start the business, she had to start from ground 0. She had to borrow some money from...Read More
Author: Jamie Koh
“Singapore is the perfect place for start-ups” -Looi Qin En, Co-Founder of Glints Just last week, SIM Young Entrepreneur Network (YEN) invited passionate entrepreneurs and founders from three start-ups; Inderr, an app that matches angel investors with startup founders, Glints, a company that connects youths to the right internships and job opportunities, and Novelsys, the company that created Ampere, a wireless charging phone sleeve. The three shared their startup experiences and this is what we have gathered and learnt from this inspirational session. Q: Why create your own start-up and not have a conventional job? Jayren: I’ve first stumbled...Read More
Hi all! First of all, kudos to those who came down for our info-session on Wednesday! It was great to see so many people at the event! For those who missed the info-session, fret not! Below are the things that were covered during the info-session! We talked about our past year events so that new members who just signed up during the recent recruitment drive have a rough idea of what we do. We also announced the upcoming events such as our camp and Penny Talks which you can sign up for! Also, this is the first time our...Read More
*Disclaimer: This is written in my point of view and thus do take it with a pinch of salt* On a sunny Saturday morning, 13th December 2014 at 10am, YEN had the privilege of conducting a full day workshop held by none other than the Great Mr Peter Tan Shou Yi. If you don’t know who Mr Peter Tan is, and you inspire to become a multi-millionaire, I suggest you rethink about your life. Okay, just kidding. But seriously, you should know who this great man of many achievements is. Just type his name into our “trusty” google engine...Read More
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