Teo Ser Luck, Minister of State for Trade and Industry (left), with Beh Weng Wei, grand prize winner of the YEA.
Malaysian Beh Weng Wei, founder of Frambie, an online premium picture frame store, has won the 2nd Young Entrepreneur Awards (YEA), a competition jointly organized by Canon Singapore and MediaCorp.
The ceremony, held on 24th February, saw him walk away with S$10,000 (US$8,000) worth of Canon business products and S$7,000 in cash prizes, sponsored by Canon, MediaCorp, Spring Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University.
Frambie allows users to upload their images and photos to the site, and pick personalized frames for them. The final product will then be printed, produced, and delivered to the customer. Read more
Six teams have made the grand finals of Idea.Inc Business Challenge 2011 (see past coverage here), an annual competition organized by Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University that selects teams with the most innovative ideas and molds them into commercially viable businesses. The top six must bring their ideas towards early commercialization and entry into the market in the next two months. Read more
The ideas.inc. Business Challenge 2011 has released its top 15 teams. These semi-finalists will be awarded SGD 15K (USD 12K) each to take their business idea to the next level at which they will again present their projects before 6 finalists will be chosen. Read more