Newly minted S'pore entrepreneurs: Economy at standstill? Perfect time to launch platform for group buys

Mr Victor Qin launched the Togather.sg platform for merchants to sell through group buys.
Mr Victor Qin launched the Togather.sg platform for merchants to sell through group buys.ST PHOTO: YONG LI XUAN

SINGAPORE - Starting a business at a point last year when the economy was virtually at a standstill seemed like madness, but entrepreneur Victor Qin felt it was the perfect time to set up shop.

He had seen how the craze for community bulk buying had developed in China and was confident that it would also pick up in Singapore.

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