7 Great lessons I have learned in my Entrepreneurship Journey

1. Who makes the biggest difference in your journey? Invite a mentor, hire a coach or form a mastermind group? A Coach is responsible for your Performance. He is looking for results. A Mentor is interested in YOU as a person. He is looking for relationship. A mastermind group is interested in Raising Your Game. […]

My first time meeting Dave Rogers

Let me tell you about my first time The first time I ever attended an event with Dave Rogers (Asia’s leading entrepreneur coach) and Mike Handcock (best selling author, award winning speaker and entrepreneur) I was captured by their generosity, heart and truly wanting to share information with the audience. I want you to take […]

Andrew Mason has “X” Factor!

Do you know who Andrew Mason is? You have probably never heard of this guy right? Well here is his claim to fame: He graduated Northwestern University in 2003 with a music degree He had a delivery service called Bagel Express He was a failed webdesigner who returned to being an engineer in a recording […]

IDEAMART : A Portal built for Exchange of Ideas about the Marketplace

Finally after more than a year, I have created the portal I envisioned. A place where a community of social media savvy people can come together for exchange, testing and brainstorming of ideas for the marketplace. IDEAMART, which is the portal named after my company for Brand Communication purpose, has the following features: Core: a. […]

Spirit of Enterprise Award 2008 Interview – Part 4

http://www.soe.org.sg/files/interview2008.php?i=256&a=&c=&year=2008 16. When was the moment you realised the business would work and support you? I think every businessman will set out to think the business will be self-sufficient and supporting. I never allow myself to have any safety net.   17. What are some of your proudest business achievements to date? And why are […]

Spirit of Enterprise 2008 interview (Part 2) – Andrew Chow

http://www.soe.org.sg/files/interview2008.php?i=256&a=&c=&year=2008  6. What are some interesting stories you have about your first few customers/first few years in business? When Ideamart first started, although I am one of the founders, I actually look upon my partner, Mr Andy Lai as my mentor, and I always seen myself “working for him”. I was still green then, and […]

Spirit of Enterprise 2008 interview (Part 1) – Andrew Chow

This series of posts are repost from my long interview for Spirit of Enterprise Award in 2008 http://www.soe.org.sg/files/interview2008.php?i=256&a=&c=&year=2008 Andrew’s extensive experience in the MICE industry enabled him to have huge networks from people of all industries which helped him when he entered the dating and matchmaking industry. In 2005, he was appointed the role of […]

1001 Questions Answered ……. for Entrepreneurship and Social Media by Andrew Chow

Tomorrow I will be invited by Ms Serene Pan, Vice-Director (BizAsia), to be one of the six entrepreneurs to the “1001 Questions Answered” event organised by NUS Entrepreneurship Society (NES)   This ‘1001 Questions Answered’ event aims to: Provide a platform which allows the participants to meet and network with a wide variety of entrepreneurs […]

In Business, No News is Bad News

Many small and medium enterprises do not really understand how to work with the media to generate buzz and publicity. They often have a misconception that the media publicity is exclusive to big companies having huge budget for public relation specialists providing strategic counsel. Media relation is both an art and a science. Knowing your […]