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kingsley peh

Kingsley Peh has been an entrepreneur for 6 years, beginning his journey when he was still a student in Temasek Polytechnic. Along his entrepreneurship journey, he co-founded Samplestore.com(Singapore’s 1st and leading tryvertising platform) and Appsbomb.com(a social media agency). Both businesses were acquired by a Singapore’s public listed company, Singapore Post Limited(SingPost) in Oct 2013 for SGD$1.2million. SingPost is Singapore’s designated public postal licensee and a regional leader in e-Commerce logistics. Apart from that, Kingsley enjoys gracing entrepreneurship events as a guest speaker, panelist and moderator and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs.
Here’s a short story on how he started his business.

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Worked with a co-founder – In 2006, Kingsley and his co-founder were enrolled into Temasek Polytechnic. In that period, Singapore follows the fashion trend from Taiwan which was sought after by many teenagers and young working adults. This leads to a great demand in fashion from Taiwan. The co-founders capitalised on the opportunity and started a group-shipping agency earn some pocket money for ourselves. They would take orders online and consolidate all the orders under one shipment to be shipped into Singapore. The customers were charged a nominal fee for the help to save on shipping fees.

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