Tag Archives: Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Meet the Student-preneur Who Has Localised Churros

A sophomore at SMU Lee Kong Chian Business School, Crystal Cheng is rushing for the first class of the day, having spent the night before at the Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar where she has a stall selling her very own version of the popular Spanish snack, churros. Juggling coursework with an F&B biz is far from the proverbial walk in the park. But for the student-preneur, being able to earn some dough from delicious dough twists is reason enough for making some sacrifices.

3 Reasons That Got Me Started on My SMU MBA Journey

Anshuman Chaturvedi MBA Graduate
For SMU MBA graduate Anshuman Chaturvedi, it seems just like yesterday that he was in a state of dilemma on which MBA school to pursue. Today Anushman looks back fondly at the reasons that have taken him from India to Singapore for an unforgettable SMU MBA journey.
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New Investment Platform Fundnel is Brainchild of SMU Alumnus

Benjamin Twoon Fundnel
SMU business graduate Benjamin Twoon is helping investors source and invest in multi-million dollar deals. Find out why Fundnel’s founding team of finance sleuths, data analysts and creative folk left their jobs in banking and consulting to put all of their efforts into this start-up.
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What Really is Digital Disruption?

What Really is Digital Disruption?
Opportunities for digital disruption are not exclusive to start-ups. Some of the biggest opportunities are, in fact, in FinTech and Internet of Things Analytics.

A New Way of Assessing Performance?

US tech companies are leading the field with new ways to evaluate staff and this trend is gaining traction in Asia. But how well can it be adopted in the region? Fermin Diez, adjunct professor at SMU's Lee Kong Chian School of Business and human capital expert, shares his views.
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Taking Entrepreneurship to the Arts

SMU undergraduate trio Kritika Lohumi, Karl Gan and Syed Mahera Masuda to launch The stART Series exhibitions this April
What does entrepreneurship have to do with the arts? In a candid conversation with SMU undergraduate, Karl Gan, he shares how his team of three are looking to make art more accessible and viable in Singapore, starting with their new art exhibition venture, The stART! Series.
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ASMU Blog: 13,525 kilometres away from home

Jökulsálón Glacier Lagoon in Iceland. Image credits: Jacob Ma
What's it like to go on an overseas exchange programme to a country where you don't speak the local language? Find out about Sharlene's exchange programme experience, and how it equipped her with new perspectives while bringing her out of her comfort zone.
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Team DingGo’s journey to Asia Venture Challenge 2015

From relative strangers to a winning team: the DingGo team from SMU’s Master of Science in Innovation (MI) shares the details of a journey that began last November, when their mobile app idea was chosen to represent SMU in the annual Asia Venture Challenge business plan competition.
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