April 19, 2012 by Terence LEE
At 24, the entrepreneur is three years behind his schoolwork, and he is in no urgency to complete his studies. Yet, he was the invited guest speaker at his university’s graduation ceremony.
Truth is, Albert did not graduate because he has decided to focus on his startup, SpellDial.
Actually, starting this business is part of his graduation requirements at the Center of International Education. But since students can choose how long they will take to complete the course, Albert decided to spend more time to bring SpellDial forward.
While he could have submited his report earlier, he notes that students who end up with successful businesses can win Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
“Some students take five years before they graduate, but when they do they build solid businesses,” he says, “if I want to graduate, I want to graduate with an award. There’s no rush really… I can keep doing this, until I want to work for something else, which I don’t want to.” Read more