Singapore Management University

After making her fortune, Anna Haotanto wants to teach others more about investing
SINGAPORE (May 15): Anna Vanessa Haotanto became a selfmade millionaire at 29, an age when many people are still climbing the corporate ladder. She achieved this mainly by making smart investments and saving prudently. Born and raised in Singapore, Haotanto, now 32, is the founder of thenewsavvy.com, an online platform that focuses on financial and career issues facing women in Asia. She is ...
Ascott partners SMU to launch living lab to field-test lyf
SINGAPORE (Feb 23): The Ascott Limited, CapitaLand’s serviced residence business unit, is partnering Singapore Management University to launch a lab to field-test co-living concepts of its newest brand, lyf. Named [email protected], Ascott will simulate a lyf product at SMU to test out various co-living concepts, enabling its students to be the first in the world to experience and shape upcoming lyf ...
Singapore institutions rank among the world’s best business schools for 2017
SINGAPORE (Jan 13): QS Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the global higher education and career information provider, has released its Global 250 Business Schools Report for 2017. The analysis classifies and ranks 250 business schools across the world according to four quadrants, recognising the top institutions for both employability and academic standards across all major world regions. In a ...
Are your employees unwilling to help each other? It’s because of the economic downturn
SINGAPORE (Aug 30): A research from Singapore Management University (SMU) and INSEAD has shown that employees who extend help to their colleagues at work would be less likely to continue when there are signs that the economy is slowing down. The idea behind that behaviour lies in the belief that if one person is more successful within the company, then it would be less likely for everyone else ...
Digitising the ‘karang guni’ business
SINGAPORE (July 4): Twenty-seven year-old Daniel Wong is building a business to make it easier for people to recycle, while providing jobs for ex-convicts and the elderly and potentially making a lot of money. Long before he became the founder of online rag-and-bone service Karang-guni.com, Wong had an early head start in “entrepreneurship”. A bookie at the age of 13, he had taken bets ...