SUCCESS STORIES

Success looks easy—until you discover the ups and downs behind it. Our Success Stories segment brings the drive, vision, as well as the hardships of young and successful entrepreneurs who have worked tirelessly to build their businesses to the forefront. Learn from the personal experiences of those who have been there, done that, and are still doing it, and get inspired to start a journey of your own.

Wong Zhen Ken, Founder of a’Roma dinings.
Plan properly before you start. Because it’s not as easy as you think.

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 Nizar, Founder of Cowboys Food Truck.
I started this business, I wanted to see it through and to achieve what I originally set out to build.
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Joseph Lim, Founder of Art et Domain.
If I have money today, I’ll eat rice. If I have less money tomorrow, I’ll eat porridge. And if I don’t have any money at all, I’ll eat grass. Despite all this, I will still love what I do.

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Cecilia & Xin Yu, Co-founders of Bash Clothing.
Be passionate in what you do, money will get you started but it will not keep you happy forever. It’s the inherent satisfaction you get from building your own brand, your own community that supports each other.

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Justin & Keith, Co-founders of The Private Group
Be mentally and physically prepared to face all the challenges that come your way. People assume starting a business is just about planning and but in actual fact, you have a lot of other aspects of the business to take care of.

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Sara Soong, Founder of Anther & Stigma Cafe
Sometimes we as entrepreneurs need to take up the challenge and take some risks because I think that’s what entrepreneurs are all about. I want people to know that you need to have the passion when you want to start a business and work hard at it.

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Julian Koh, Founder of J&D Espresso
Even though everyone knows about cafés and is willing to try one as soon as a new café opens, you really have to be top-notch. You have to impress immediately, in terms of your food, environment, service, everything. You have to go in totally ready. If you let them down, they will take their money elsewhere because there are so many competitors.

J&D Espresso Cafe, Bandar Utama