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Event: Entrepreneurs Meet Social Entrepreneurs

If you're a Singapore-based social entrepreneur or interested in social entrepreneurship, you may want to check out this upcoming ACE BlueSky "Entrepreneurs meet Social Entrepreneurs" event on 19 May 2010.

James Sun Reveals The Secrets of Success

Finalist James Sun of Donald Trump's The Apprentice in 2007 will be in Singapore on 6 May 2010 to share his 'Secrets of Success'.

The Chupitos Bar Wins An Ultimate Start-up Space

The Chupitos Bar, an idea for a concept bar, has beaten over 200 other entries and nine other finalists to win Martell VSOP's The Ultimate “The Ultimate Start-up Space” challenge.

It’s World Entrepreneurship Day on April 16

22 countries around the world are participating in World Entrepreneurship Day (WED) on 16th April 2010, a 24-hour, worldwide celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Global Mobile Internet Conference 2010 – Innovation Show

The Global Mobile Internet Conference – Innovation Show is inviting mobile internet-based startups from around the world to feature their products or services at the show.

echelon 2010 – Bigger, Better, Badder

If you haven't heard, echelon 2010 - previously known as UnConference Singapore - is back.

Ultimate Ideas For A Startup Space

With a chance to win free six-month rental of a premium space in Clarke Quay, S$20,000 in funding and training in an INSEAD Executive Education programme, what ideas have Martell VSOP's "The Ultimate Start-up Space" attracted? Let's find out.

What Can You Do With 24 Hours?

You can come up with a business plan. At least that's what over 110 people did when they participated in Startup@Singapore's first-ever 24-hour Business Plan Challenge last week.

2010 Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Award Program

The 2010 Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Award Program aims to grant a total of US$30,000 to 15 female teen business owners who demonstrate exceptional entrepreneurship and community service.

Startup@Singapore 2010 Is Here

Startup@Singapore 2010 is now on and calling for entries for a chance at a share of SG$50,000 in cash prizes and an exclusive opportunity to be incubated in Silicon Valley, USA.

Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition 2010

The biennial Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition returns this year and is inviting youths from all around the world to submit their business ideas.

Martell VSOP’s The Ultimate Start-up Space

Martell VSOP, along with partners INSEAD and Standard Chartered Bank, are inviting enterprising individuals to submit their most innovative business ideas for its latest initiative, "The Ultimate Start-up Space".

New York Entrepreneur Week

If you're in New York during the week of 16-20 November 2009, catch New York Entrepreneur Week (NYEW) - five days worth of intense entrepreneur-focused events.

Entrepreneurs Unplugged

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2009, Singapore business plan competition Startup@Singapore will be organizing Entrepreneurs Unplugged - an event that will feature three prominent entrepreneurs discussing their entrepreneurial journeys.

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2009 Singapore

Be one of 10 readers of Young Upstarts to get a complimentary pass to catch the Global Entrepreneurship Week's opening ceremony in Singapore.

TEDx MIT Club Singapore: “The Craftsman”

Last month I attended a TEDx event organized by MIT Club Singapore. Entitled "The Craftsman", the event featured speakers from different walks of life to share their experience and passion for their individual crafts.

Asia-Pacific Enterprise Challenge

The inaugural Asia-Pacific Enterprise Challenge (APEE) is inviting young people all over the Asia-Pacific region to suggest innovative and practical solutions to overcome real business case studies posed by local enterprises.

Innovation & Enterprise Week 2009

Exploit Technologies is organizing the first-ever Innovation & Enterprise Week (IEW) in Singapore, a week-long extravaganza that aims to promote innovation and technology adoption amongst Singapore enterprises and encourage entrepreneurship.

Invent Singapore ’09

The Fellowship of Inventors (FOI), together with Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (IIE) and Wee Kim Wee Centre of Singapore Management University, will be organizing Invent Singapore '09 (ISG '09), a conference bringing together the invention and innovation community in Singapore.

Social Networking World Forum Asia

ad:tech Singapore may be over, but if you're interested to learn more about the latest in social networking and marketing trends in the Asia Pacific region there's the upcoming Social Networking World Forum Asia.

Singapore Startups At CommunicAsia 2009

CommunicAsia isn't exactly the place to find Singapore startups, so it was a surprise when I ran into a few familiar faces there.

Youth Social Entrepreneurship Challenge 2009

The Rotary Youth Social Entrepreneurship Challenge 2009 (RYSEC) is looking for new youth-driven ideas on socially responsible businesses! Winners will join in an all-expense paid internship at an international non-profit organization and a cash prize.

The Startups That Rocked UnConference 2009

Take a look at some of the awesome startups that were present at UnConference 2009, Singapore's biggest consumer web and technology event organized by e27.

MDA Misses The Mark At UnConference 2009

Unconference Singapore, organized by e27, saw over 31 startups from 10 countries participating in what is Singapore's biggest and most highly-anticipated annual event for the local tech and web startup community.

Event: Seven Keys To Being A Successful Serial Entrepreneur

Dan Lejerskar is a serial entrepreneur, starting several successful companies including PFAB, a real estate development company, Prosolvia AB, a publicly-traded simulation compay, e-commerce...

Global Entrepreneurship Week, 17 to 23 November 2008

17-23 November this year marks the Global Entrepreneurship Week (also known as The Week, for short), in which 75 countries all around the world...

Weigend Says Companies Are Losing Control

I was at the Singapore Management University this evening for the Shaw Foundation Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series to hear ex-Amazon chief scientist Andreas Weigend...

DMFest 2008: A Spirited Pre-Event Discussion On User-Generated Content

I was invited to a pre-event session for the Singapore Digital Media Festival 2008 by the kind folks of PR outfit Text100, where I...

In The Year 2035

Posing for a photo with Vinton Cerf, father of the Internet (I'm the bald guy on the left.) Some weeks ago, Google evangelist Vinton Cerf...

Photos from e27 Unconference Singapore 2008

The auditorium in the Matrix, Biopolis where Unconference Singapore 2008 was held (before the crowds streamed in). Bernard Leong moderating the "What's So Difficult About...