Biography of the Author Jonathan Chang

Jonathan Chang

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  1. FILE PHOTO: Employees of Traveloka are seen working at the company's headquarters in Jakarta

    Commentary: The future is Asian but can Singaporeans lead it?

    Exposure to ASEAN, China and India will give Singaporeans an edge in a world of disruption and the comparative advantage in those markets with a ...
  2. ithermo detects temperatures of people as they walk by 3 (1)

    Commentary: Disruptive tech is coming for COVID-19 threat, but needs more funding

    Artificial intelligence has shown a potential to be a game-changer this coronavirus outbreak. We must double-down on such investments, says ...
  3. Grab offers a host of services, including food delivery and bill payments

    Commentary: Isn’t Grab’s cash advance scheme a loan programme?

    Grab’s new cash advance programme raises many questions - with good reason, says Jonathan Chang.
  4. A private-hire driver.

    Commentary: Road safety and the case for regulating private-hire car operators

    The recently passed Point-to-Point Passenger Transport Industry Act was long overdue. Authorities should look at private-hire car operators’ ...
  5. Shopback held a Facebook live stream in November 2018.

    Commentary: Beyond loans and grants, Singapore entrepreneurs should seek out equity investments to grow their companies

    The venture capital world pays close attention to which start-ups get investments from the who's who of the investment world, says NUS ...
  6. Bukit Panjang NTUC hawker

    Commentary: Can the real social enterprise hawker centre please stand up?

    Social enterprise hawker centres must not forget that hawkers are their key beneficiaries, says Jonathan Chang.
  7. New Content Item

    Commentary: Grab, the new ruler in town, and the paradox of scaling a business

    Grab's experiences show that scaling a business should be guided by a spirit of entrepreneurship that seeks to add value, says one observer from SMU.
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    Commentary: Airbnb can’t be Robin Hood, it must obey Singapore’s ‘house rules’

    Airbnb’s business model runs up against Singapore property laws, and yet the company has partnered with social organisations. SMU Lien Centre for ...
  9. Budget 2018 file - people paying items 1

    Commentary: Make social impact a qualifying condition for Govt grants

    Where innovation to transform society is needed, businesses, especially those receiving government grants and assistance, should be key partners, ...
  10. Bloomback's repurposing flower initiative (1)

    Commentary: The understated importance of shared social responsibility for businesses

    Corporations must step up, serve a social purpose and make a positive contribution to society, says the executive director of the Lien Centre for ...