The Cutting Edge

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Aug 4, 2020 05:50 AM
SPOTLIGHT

VIDEO: The Cutting Edge with Forrest Li

Sea's Forrest Li shared his entrepreneurial journey and what is in store for the company during the fourth Cutting...

In pursuit of success and meaning: Sea founder shares his journey

THE founder of one of South-east Asia's most well-known tech companies had an unconventional way of pumping up his confidence level.

Sea's Forrest Li to speak at Cutting Edge thought leadership forum

BEFORE consumer Internet firm Sea became one of South-east Asia's most well-known tech names, the company was a scrappy startup working out of a small shophouse office on Maxwell Road in Singapore.

VIDEO: The Cutting Edge with Chatri Sityodtong

Chatri Sityodtong shared his entrepreneurial journey at the third Cutting Edge forum held on July 25.

More reach, more punch

A COMPANY with a heavy focus on profit will never evolve into a big business. In fact, global giants Amazon and Tesla are still not making money, said Chatri Sityodtong, the CEO, founder and chairman of Singapore-based mixed-martial arts organisation One Championship.

ONE Championship founder to share entrepreneur tips, journey at forum

GROWING up, Chatri Sityodtong had always been deeply passionate about martial arts and entrepreneurship.

VIDEO: The Cutting Edge with Jenny Lee

GGV Capital's Jenny Lee was the guest speaker for the second Cutting Edge forum held on March 25.

Photo Gallery: On the Cutting Edge with venture capitalist Jenny Lee

Jenny Lee, managing partner of GGV Capital, shared her thoughts on how she spots winners of the future. This is the second in a series of four quarterly events sponsored by GuocoLand in partnership with The Business Times and The Straits Times.

China startups riding on new tech wave

THE JETSONS, a 1960s cartoon series, fantasised that humans would whizz around in flying cars in the year 2062. This bit of fiction could become a reality sooner than we think, reckons GGV Capital managing partner Jenny Lee.

Venture capital maven found success in unusual path to China

THE tech scene in China is awash with capital-hungry startups. But even in the world's most populous country, Jenny Lee, managing partner of GGV Capital, has an uncanny knack for spotting the next big disruptor.

Disruption of traditional work does not spell doom

THE brave new economy, powered by gig work and automation, has stoked fears about the displacement of blue-collar workers.

GGV Capital's Jenny Lee to speak at forum of Cutting Edge thought leaders

ALIBABA. Didi Chuxing. Xiaomi. These are some of China's most successful tech firms, and also the companies that renowned venture investor Jenny Lee took bets on in their early days.

VIDEO: The Cutting Edge with Howard Yu

Renowned expert on innovation and corporate disruption, Professor Howard Yu, shares his insights on the biggest challenges facing today’s companies in the inaugural Cutting Edge forum held on Oct 5.

Photo Gallery: Cutting Edge with Howard Yu

PROF Howard Yu was in town on Oct 5 to share his insights on the biggest challenges facing today's companies. This is the first in a series of four quarterly events sponsored by GuocoLand in partnership with The Business Times and The Straits Times.

Using creativity to foil copycats

IP protection is overrated. And to avoid being replaced by machines, we should block out two to three hours each day for deep, creative work. These were some of the insights discussed by Howard Yu, professor of management and innovation at the IMD business school in Switzerland, in the first of a four-part public interactive forum titled Cutting Edge.

Reinvent rules of the game to beat copycats: Howard Yu

IN a world full of copycats, what can companies do to edge out the competition, and continue to stay at the top?

Tap the past to innovate for the future, firms urged

FIRST-MOVER companies that are experts in their fields stand a good chance of warding off the threat of newcomers, but they must innovate and stay on top of future trends.

ST and BT launch forum to showcase global thought leaders

THE Straits Times and The Business Times will launch a public interactive forum next month to showcase prominent thought leaders from around the world in various fields.

New interactive forum to showcase global thought leaders

THE Straits Times and The Business Times will launch a new public interactive forum next month to showcase prominent thought leaders from around the world in various fields.