16 Nov '11, 9pm

Never too young to start up: Although it can be challenging to run a business while completing a rigorous full-t...

SINGAPORE - Instead of participating in internships during the school semester or waiting until after graduation to start a business, a group of five students from Temasek Polytechnic decided to invest their collective energy in a project that would give them a head start in business. Like most youths of today, the students, all from the Diploma in Business Information Technology programme, have an affinity for online social networking. However, these guys wanted to create a mobile application that could bring people together. In fact, the idea for the app grew out of their interest in organising get-togethers with their friends. This in turn grew into LifeAtEvent, an IT start-up. "We wanted to do something different and develop products that could bring our friends together," said Mr Ron Teo, founder and chief executive officer of LifeAtEvent. Established by Mr Ron Teo, M...

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