Teens come up with digital pocket money app

Five students - (from left) Chai Jia Cheng, Rafael Soh, Ng Mun Hin, Heng Teng Yi and Robert Xiu - have co-founded a start-up to create a mobile payment and financial platform for teenagers.
Five students - (from left) Chai Jia Cheng, Rafael Soh, Ng Mun Hin, Heng Teng Yi and Robert Xiu - have co-founded a start-up to create a mobile payment and financial platform for teenagers.ST PHOTO: SAHIBA CHAWDHARY

His peers spend their time playing, studying and hanging out with friends, but 15-year-old Raffles Institution student Rafael Soh is busy building his own company.

His start-up Bridge was one of 10 budding enterprises that were chosen to be part of the first cohort of a pre-accelerator by organisation StartupX in partnership with Temasek.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 01, 2019, with the headline 'Teens come up with digital pocket money app'. Subscribe