Young Upstarts

All about entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, ideas, innovation, and small business.

About

Here at Young Upstarts (@youngupstarts) we like to write about things that change the world in little ways.

That’s why we focus on small business stories, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, social causes as well as new ideas that help make our world a better place. We especially love to highlight young people and their small businesses, and celebrate their vision and role in changing the world with their ideas, products and services.

Young Upstarts is part of Singapore-based Upstart Publishing.

The Team

Daniel Goh, Chief Editor

Daniel GohFounder and chief editor of Young Upstarts, Daniel Goh is interested in entrepreneurship, marketing and public relations issues. He is constantly amazed by human resilience shown by small entrepreneurs in the face of incredible odds, and aim to tell their stories. In his un-spare time, he works as a public relations professional in a leading video games company.

He can be contacted at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com or follow him on Twitter at @danielgoh.

 

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Speaking Engagements

13 November 2010 – Speaker, The Next Big Bang [my slides here]

12 November 2010 – Speaker, NTU New Media & Entrepreneurship Seminar [my slides here]

30 October 2009 – Presenter, IDA Social Media Immersion Programme

25 June 2009 – Panelist, Ogilvy Open Room [Topic: Journalism's from Mars, Social Media's from Venus]

12 June 2009 – Presenter, Starcom Social Media Forum

6 March 2009 – Panel Speaker, BlogOut! 09 [Topic: Social Media in Business (Case Studies)"] (My post here)

4 October, 2008 – Panel Speaker, Social Media Breakfast 4 [Topic: Corporate Adoption of Social Media] (My post here)

Others

Judge, Rotary Youth Social Entrepreneurship Challenge (RYSEC) 2010 finals

Preliminary Judge, ideas.inc business challenge 2010

Jeffrey Paine, Startup Advisor

Jeffrey Paine is the founder and executive director of Battle Ventures and Founder Institute Singapore. Jeffrey has a background in venture capital, technology, film and is always interested in issues in entrepreneurship, ideas that dominates, cool films and dramas and has co-founded 2 technology startups that will be spinning out of Battle Ventures. He can be reached on Twitter at @jpaine. His most common phrase is “There must be a freakin’ better way to do this…”

Ho Sim Yee, Contributing Writer

With a business and social sciences background, Sim Yee is constantly intrigued and inspired by entrepreneurs and their enterprises, as well as the social environment in which they thrive. She loves checking out new places, products/services, and meeting the people behind these. She is particularly interested in social entrepreneurship, writing, self-help, F&B and the arts. She can be contacted at simyee.ho.2007 [at] gmail [dot] com or on Twitter at @syleaf7.

* The views expressed here on this site are entirely the writers’ own, and do not represent the views of the company/s they work for.

Site Credentials

Media Partnerships

16-17 June 2011 – echelon 2011

2011 – ideas.inc Business Challenge 2011

17-18 November 2010 – Cloud Computing World Forum Asia

22-23 September 2010 – Social Networking Forum Asia

18 September 2010 – Tertiary Tech Conference

1-2 June 2010 – echelon 2010

27 May 2010 – Unwired 2010

Spring 2010 – Founder Institute Singapore

24 October 2009 – Invent Singapore 2009 Conference

22-23 September 2009 – Social Networking Forum Asia

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