Education Budget 2019: Experts comment on national research foundation to major start-up tax benefits

Union Budget 2019: The Education Budget 2019 looks very impressive with special focus on research and skill development along with plans to set up a Higher Education Commission. Here are the pros and cons noted by education experts. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden budget speech on Friday where […]

Start-up Failure Rates Vary — Choosing the Right Industry Matters

I’m following up my posting of a few weeks ago on new business failure rates where I said that there are considerable differences across industry sectors in business failure rates. Below is Figure 7.1 (p.113) from my book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers […]

Singapore Start-up Rewrites Tours And Launches One On Lee Kuan Yew

Jason Loe takes tour participants to Guan Hoe Soon restaurant to sample Lee’s favourite Peranakan refreshments Jason Loe takes tour participants to Guan Hoe Soon restaurant to sample Lee’s favourite Peranakan refreshments With tourists increasingly wanting deeper insights into the places they visit, Jason Loe, co-founder of Tribe, a Singapore […]