Me & My Money

Treating life as a game, with money as the score

Eddie Lee sold his one-man tech firm for a few million and now runs a few businesses

Mr Eddie Lee, with his wife Kenix Loh and four-year-old son Edison, took up martial arts to defend himself and later represented Singapore at the 1997 SEA Games. Taking up the sport was the turning point in his life, he says, as it gave him confidenc
Mr Eddie Lee, with his wife Kenix Loh and four-year-old son Edison, took up martial arts to defend himself and later represented Singapore at the 1997 SEA Games. Taking up the sport was the turning point in his life, he says, as it gave him confidence and discipline.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

After working six years as a freelance Web developer upon graduation, Mr Eddie Lee decided to set up a technology development firm in 2004. He has not looked back since.

Edifice, set up with no funding and a second-hand laptop, grew from a one-man outfit into an enterprise with 18 staff - and all without capital backing.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 06, 2019, with the headline 'Treating life as a game, with money as the score'. Print Edition | Subscribe