Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made? | Perspectives | Channel NewsAsia

Is the entrepreneurial spirit innate or nurtured? Can we teach people to become entrepreneurs?

We speak to WONG POH KAM, Director of the NUS Entrepreneurship Centre at the National University of Singapore; SHIRLEY WONG, Chairman of the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation and Managing Partner of TNF Ventures: ROGER EGAN, Co-founder & CEO of RedMart, and DURREEN SHAHNAZ, Founder and Chairwoman of Impact Investment Exchange Asia and non-profit sister-firm Shujog, both rooted in the belief that capital markets can create social good.

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Channel NewsAsia’s flagship discussion programme ‘Perspectives’, now into its fourth season – presents a panel of distinguished experts and leading thinkers from Singapore, Asia and beyond who will gather every week to dissect current events with in-depth analyses, engaging views and insightful comments. Our featured guests come from a multitude of backgrounds and they will connect the dots surrounding headlines and controversies, discussing the ‘how’s, the ‘why’s and the ‘what if’s on global events that will shape our future.

Wednesday, 8pm, Channel NewsAsia.

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