Pursuit of Excellence
The Path Less Travelled
Stories About You
Pursuit of Excellence
Confessions of a Healthy-Eating Crusader
Having triumphed over adversity and turned the lessons learned into a business model, Ms Roslyn Teng (Yale-NUS ’19) is certainly not nuts — she just wants to sell you some.
Honest to Goodness
Co-founders of honestbee, Mr Isaac Timothy Tay (Engineering ’06) and Mr Jonathan Low (Engineering ’13), share their entrepreneurial journey and future plans, and tell us why
change is the only constant in today’s economy.
Mind Your Language
Education entrepreneur Ms Rilla Melati (Arts and Social Sciences ’96) is reimagining the way Malay is learnt.
Snapping into Place
You’ve read about IP analytics platform PatSnap’s elevation to unicorn status after raising US$300 million in its recent Series E round. Now read about its humble beginnings — and the pivotal role played by the University in its rise — through the words of its founder Mr Jeffrey Tiong (Engineering ’07).
Keeping Doors Open
Entrepreneur Mr Darius Cheung (Engineering ’04) has always wanted to make a difference — whether in the tech space or when it comes to fighting discrimination in the housing market. And he has done just that.
Putting Purpose Above Profit
Ms Charmain Tan (Science ’12) founded her first company while in Sweden on an NUS Overseas College stint. Today, she is a young entrepreneur who believes in making a positive social impact while also sticking to her principles.
The Maker Makes His Mark
Mr Veerappan Swaminathan (Engineering + USP ’11) made a pivotal decision in his first year at NUS that led to his career creating a maker culture in Singapore and bringing innovation to sustainability.
Mr Woon Tien Yuan (Business ’12) is the Director of Killiney Kopitiam, a family business that is one of Singapore’s most-recognisable brands. He talks to The
NUS about taking a traditional enterprise into the future.
The Journey Of A Lifestyle Maverick
Ms Cynthia Chua (Arts and Social Sciences ’93) began with one spa in 1996. Today, the Spa Esprit Group is a $100 million-dollar global beauty and F&B lifestyle business.
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