Tag Archives: Start Up

5 MONTHS PREGNANT WOMAN WRONGFULLY TERMINATED BY SG START-UP

This morning, my 5-month-pregnant best friend got wrongfully terminated by a startup in Singapore who essentially viewed her as a liability because she is carrying a child. They have refused to pay for her maternity, and and she has sought help from the Ministry of Manpower this morning. Here's where I hope my network of friends, acquaintances and colleagues can help — my friend is seeking immediate part-time remote employment until she delivers her baby.

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LOCAL NUS PHILOSOPHY GRADUATE BECAME MILLIONAIRE AT AGE 28

On the middle finger of her left hand, Lim Qing Ru sports a ring with “April 10 2014” engraved on it. That was the day news broke that Zopim, the tech company she joined as a co-founder in 2008, had been acquired by an American software company for a reported US$29.8 million (roughly S$37 million). The payout was split between herself and four other co-founders, making her a multimillionaire overnight. She was then two weeks shy of her 29th birthday.

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