Me & My Money

Getting lessons in investing from his dad

Mr Steven Seow, who started Singapore Consultancy in 2016, with his dog Banana. He adopted the dog two years ago and considers it his best “investment” as he gets so much joy from it, something that money can never buy.
Mr Steven Seow, who started Singapore Consultancy in 2016, with his dog Banana. He adopted the dog two years ago and considers it his best “investment” as he gets so much joy from it, something that money can never buy.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Entrepreneur Steven Seow saw his father build a stock portfolio, then strike out as a tutor

After 14 years in the banking and consultancy sector, finance executive Steven Seow felt it was time to chart his own course and set up shop on his own.

With a start-up capital of $100,000, he opened Singapore Consultancy in 2016. The firm advocates the "portfolio career" concept by converting former senior bankers into management consultants and deploying them in banking projects across Asia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 22, 2018, with the headline 'Getting lessons in investing from his dad'. Print Edition | Subscribe