07 Jan '12, 12am

Temasek Polytechnic is using manga in the hopes of inspiring young people to become entrepreneurs

Temasek Polytechnic is using manga in the hopes of inspiring young people to become entrepreneurs

Mr Silver Chia (far left) with four of his six-strong team (clockwise from top) Jonathan Hwang, 22, Andy Choo, 26, Low Kiah Hwee, 31, and Lim Yanshuang, 23. His firm, Ink Fusion, started work on the comic book series in October, interviewing the entrepreneurs and drawing up storyboards showing how they became business whizzes. -- ST PHOTO: RAJ NADARAJAN By Eisen Teo Manga is all the rage among the youth of today, which is why Temasek Polytechnic (TP) is using the genre in the hopes of inspiring young people to become entrepreneurs. The school's Entrepreneurship Centre (EC) commissioned a local art production and enrichment company, Ink Fusion, to produce a manga series dramatising the lives of nine local entrepreneurs. Each 16-page comic book tells the story of how these home-grown talents came to be business whizzes who turned winning ideas into commercial successes and o...

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