Start up early in tech

Undergraduates who have created start-ups say the greater support and bigger appetite for tech solutions make it conducive for them to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams

While most of their undergraduate peers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) were still thinking about completing their university education, Mr Aravind Kandiah and Mr Charles Wong were already laying the groundwork for their artificial intelligence (AI) start-up Bifrost.

A month after their graduation in September, the duo's simulation engine had drawn its first customer: rail operator SMRT.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 18, 2019, with the headline 'Start up early in tech'. Subscribe