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The Perfect Brew: 1degreeC’s e-invoicing journey

The Perfect Brew: 1degreeC’s e-invoicing journey

By Job Eloja

Whether you prefer old-school kopi or creamy frappés, coffee forms an irreplaceable part of most people’s morning (and even afternoon!) routines. In fact, about 62 percent of Singaporeans drink coffee on a regular basis. As employees continue to work from home, many are now turning to specialty coffee producers to have their daily dose of caffeine delivered.

With this surge in demand, it’s important for operations to run as smooth as a good cup of joe. When it comes to invoicing, however, coffee shops and other businesses often...


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Baby Boomer Entreprenuers

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THERE ARE NO dreams of unicorns or Series A funding, but a group of 50- and 60-something entrepreneurs are showing that age is not a factor when it comes to starting their own business ventures.

Former lawyer Chen Deah-Chien says she is past Singapore's official retirement age of 62 but has a schedule dominated by networking events and sourcing distributors and licensees for her healthy dessert - avocado green tea ice cream.

Richard Koh, 56, was displaced from his IT job a few years ago, but now runs a totally unrelated business selling cold brew coffee.

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Middle-aged former IT manager changes career path to selling cold brew coffee

Middle-aged former IT manager changes career path to selling cold brew coffee

The former IT industry manager only changed the track at the age of 54 to make cold brew coffee (cold brew coffee), turning the "middle-age crisis" into a life turning point.

Three years ago, Gu Fangcai's (57-year-old) company was reorganized and he was also "persuaded to leave." Gu Fangcai said frankly that in his 50s, looking for a job and facing many hardships prompted him to think of starting a business. Since the whole family are coffee lovers, he and his wife Wang Meiyan (62 years old) ordered to sell healthier cold brew coffee without added preservatives and sugar.

The couple put...


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