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CEO of a startup on raising children with an entrepreneurial mindset

CEO of a startup on raising children with an entrepreneurial mindset

Ever since she was young, Cheryl Sew Hoy always knew she wanted to run her own business. “When the teachers asked what your ambition was…and a lot of kids wanted to be doctors or lawyers. My ambition was [to be] a businesswoman,” she told CNBC Make It. That childhood dream is now a reality for …

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Social Bella, the millennial beauty startup, has raised over $225 million

Social Bella, the millennial beauty startup, has raised over $225 million

When the Covid pandemic raged in 2020, much of the world was locked down and more turned to online shopping. But Chrisanti Indiana did the unexpected: it grew its e-commerce business – offline. Her beauty and personal care e-commerce startup, Sociolla, had just two physical stores in Indonesia in 2019. By the end of 2021, …

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The Fed could lay the groundwork for a year-end rally in the coming week

The Fed could lay the groundwork for a year-end rally in the coming week

Stocks are expected to emerge from October with a tailwind, but will immediately face a Federal Reserve meeting in the early days of November that could help decide the course of trade for the rest of the year. The Fed is widely expected to raise its target federal funds rate by three-quarters of a point …

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Decline in advertising activity on YouTube is a worrying sign for the online advertising market

Decline in advertising activity on YouTube is a worrying sign for the online advertising market

A YouTube logo seen at YouTube Space LA in Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, California, United States, October 21, 2015. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The online advertising market continues to suffer, the heavyweights Alphabet and Microsoft reported disappointing sales in their last quarters. YouTube ad revenue fell 2% year-over-year to $7.07 billion during parent Google’s …

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Stocks May Continue to Rise as Apple and Big Tech Earnings Report Week Ahead

Stocks May Continue to Rise as Apple and Big Tech Earnings Report Week Ahead

Stocks are expected to take inspiration from the bond market over the coming week as investors assess earnings from leaders Apple, Microsoft and Alphabet. Strategists continue to watch market trading patterns for signs that a bottom is forming after the Oct. 13 washout, when the market first fell and then surged following a report on …

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The CEO of Singaporean start-up Homage shares his top tips for success

The CEO of Singaporean start-up Homage shares his top tips for success

After spending 15 years abroad, the Singaporean entrepreneur Gillian Tee decided to return home in 2016 to be closer to her family. It was what she called “the perfect storm.” Three of his close relatives lived with chronic illnesses and Tee quickly discovered the “pain points” of caring for people who needed specialist care. “Let’s …

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