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Why Singapore Is the Worst Place to Start a Startup - People Disagree

Posted by Keith Tan on Oct 21, 2017 1:56:10 PM

My original piece: /article-1-singapore-is-the-worst-place-to-start-a-tech-startup

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Glints of Issues Singapore Startups Face When Building Software Teams in Indonesia

Posted by Keith Tan on Oct 16, 2017 2:09:40 PM

 

This series of Blog Articles is aimed at educating our readers about the issues and challenges they may face when setting up a software team in Indonesia. We peel back the veil on the glints of issues you will face as a Singaporean. (Ps: Glints are sparks that come and fade, and these issues are very much solvable)

Fact: Indonesia is fast becoming a red-hot destination to hire top tier software developers, but Singapore companies face glints of issues.

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Nongsa Digital Park: Tips & Tricks to start your offshore office!

Posted by Keith Tan on Oct 7, 2017 3:07:18 PM

 

You've come to the right place if you have decided to start an office at Nongsa Digital Park in Batam! Even as Indonesia is fast becoming a red-hot destination for building an offshore office for software development, there are some challenges that Singapore companies  face when starting up in Indonesia. 

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Nongsa Digital Park: How to hire developers

Posted by Keith Tan on Oct 7, 2017 2:59:01 PM
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Nongsa Digital Park: Why Singapore Startups should consider setting up here

Posted by Keith Tan on Oct 7, 2017 2:52:55 PM

1. Onshore Labour is expensive

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Topics: Insider, Business

Finding Our Mission - The Career Rocket Sessions

Posted by Keith Tan on Sep 14, 2017 7:29:44 PM

14th September 2017 - It's been a week since we launched the Career Rocket Sessions. They have been productive in learning more about each and every single Wondernaut. The question I am pondering over is - how do we get this to be done on a large scale - for 600, or 6000 people. I am truly inspired by the potential of these sessions. Perhaps even the Wondernauts who are participating in it may not realise the potential this programme will have. But I have great hope and anticipation for it. The proof shall be in the pudding. If we look back 3 years from today, and for each and every single Wondernaut to feel that they have grown immensely, through their own efforts and will, then we have made a positive impact in this world. And let us make that our mission - to build people.

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Singapore Hiring Tech Talent in Indonesia - Good Idea?

Posted by Keith Tan on Sep 13, 2017 1:04:25 PM

Are you a Singapore company? You might be thinking of hiring tech talent in Indonesia and wondering if it is a good idea. I am here to tell you - YES. Especially so if you are a Singapore company - then hiring tech talent will create immense value for you. Here is why:

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Topics: Insider, Human Resource Management, Technology

Part 3: Why the "Enactus Experience" was so crucial to my entrepreneurship journey

Posted by Keith Tan on Aug 27, 2017 3:57:25 PM

Whenever I am asked what is the one experience that a young leader should have, I always say - the Enactus experience. And I'm not one for exaggeration.

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Part 1: Why the "Enactus Experience" was so crucial to my entrepreneurship journey

Posted by Keith Tan on Aug 27, 2017 3:05:42 PM

I was first introduced to Enactus in 2008. I was 19, a student in Singapore Polytechnic's (SP) School of Business. In my years in school, extra-curricular activities like joining the clubs and societies did not interest me. I was terribly busy with running an apparel printing and corporate gifts business, while juggling my studies.

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Part 2: Why the "Enactus Experience" was so crucial to my entrepreneurship journey

Posted by Keith Tan on Aug 27, 2017 2:59:20 PM

In Part 1, I focused on the Enactus experience itself. And it was through the experience that

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