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Makanpreneur: Secrets to Keeping your Food Start-up Alive

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20 Pasir Panjang Road, Mapletree Business City (East Wing), #03-22/24

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Makanpreneur Events is a series of monthly affairs open to the public that runs from January to March 2018. It is as part of the Makanpreneur accelerator program, Southeast Asia’s first food sustainability programme organised by UNFRAMED that aims to build a cross-sector ecosystem around food sustainability and innovation.

Everyone knows that running a start-up in Singapore is not easy, with 30% of businesses failing within the first 2 years. It is important for entrepreneurs to know what it takes to survive and retain a competitive edge especially as they face ever-increasing challenges a cut-throat business environment.

Take advantage of this opportunity to engage in a panel discussion with local entrepreneurs, and learn from their mistakes and best practices in managing a food related start-up in Singapore.

Look forward to mingle with like-minded participants from our Makanpreneur Programme, who are working on their own food-related initatives, and perhaps even trigger potential collaborations to make a bigger food sustainability impact.

Who should join?
  • Aspiring or current entrepreneurs working with food-related initiatives
  • Anyone or even professionals with an interest in making a social impact through food-related ideas

What you will gain:
  • Knowledge and experience sharing from entrepreneurs on the challenges and mistakes they made
  • Tips and business best practices in sustaining and scaling a food business
  • Insights about managing the triple bottom line
  • Learnings about ongoing food sustainability initiatives such as Makanpreneur and the start-ups involved
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities with like-minded individuals

Agenda:
  • Arrival & Light Dinner
  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Sharing by Panelists on their personal learning journeys
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A
  • Showcase by Makanpreneur Start-ups and Networking



About the Panel:


WALTER OH, Co-founder, boxgreen

Walter Oh is a Co-founder at boxgreen. Founded in 2014, boxgreen creates and delivers tasty, natural snacks to home or office. boxgreen has since expanded to Malaysia, and gained b-corp certification. For every box sold, boxgreen donates a meal to the less privileged in the cities they operate in.





KOH SENG CHOON, Executive Director, boxgreen
Koh Seng Choon is the Executive Director of Dignity Kitchen, Singapore’s first social enterprise food court and hawker training centre for disabled and disadvantaged people. Project Dignity averages 60 to 80 beneficiaries per year and has helped over 500 people gain employment since its inception in 2010. Seng Choon has since developed Dignity Mama Stall, a second-hand bookstore, and Dignity Art Gallery to tackle challenges faced by parents of disadvantaged children.
Project Dignity won the President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Award in 2015.


More Panelists to be announced soon!




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