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It’s Not Just Entrepreneurs Who Are Innovators

Future Ready Forum speaker Prof Anne-Valerie
A significant number of innovations are born within corporate structures. Yet companies fail to capitalise on them to the extent that entrepreneurs do, sometimes to the point that failing to see the innovation paves the way to corporate demise. How can innovators convince the non-believers? Professor Anne-Valerie Ohlsson-Corboz shared more on this and her 'eight point mantra for innovation' at the Future Ready Forum 2016. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

Playing the Medici Trick to Innovate

There are many innovation challenges which cannot be solved by one scientific discipline alone, such as questions relating to health, energy, and climate change. Find out more about how the Medici Board Game can introduce people to the mind-set and logic of innovation potential. read more

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. read more

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