SINGAPORE (June 3): Gabriel Lim, CEO and co-founder of tech start-up Saleswhale, is a bundle of good humour and energy, barely sitting still during a 45-minute interview at the company’s brand new office in Suntec City. They have only just moved in, he says, in reference to the packing boxes and detritus strewn all over the place. Over by the wall of windows overlooking Marina Bay, a group of Saleswhale employees are tucking into boxes of pizza. All of a sudden, a gong sounds, causing them to cheer. “Everytime we close a sale, we ring the gong,” Lim explains, grinning.

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