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Outstanding entrepreneurship

Advanced Holdings founder Dr Kar Wong is EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Engineering Services and Process Equipment.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 05:50
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"The EY Awards recognise the achievements and impacts of entrepreneurs, without discrimination. They also show that anyone from any walk of life can be a successful entrepreneur." - Dr Kar Wong
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Advanced Holdings' main rivals are mostly global companies but it has managed to carve a niche and compete effectively with these giants in the oil and gas, petrochemicals and chemicals, and clean energy industries.

NANYANG Tech-nological University's Innovation Centre has seen yet another startup bloom into a Singapore-based multinational company.

Dr Kar Wong founded Advanced Holdings in 1993 and started with a small office at the Innovation Centre. It has since grown into a global organisation with