Entrepreneurship a lonely journey, says Ash Singh

But loneliness is a powerful experience, too, because it helps you to connect to your authentic self, says Singapore-based entrepreneur when featured in CNA interview

Ash Singh on CNA’s Millionaire Mind – Asia Samchar photo grab from CNA video

Startups and entrepreneurship is a ‘lonely journey’ and budding entrepreneurs must learn early what it means to fail.

“Its loneliness all the way through. But loneliness is a powerful experience, too, because it helps you to connect to your authentic self. And I go to understand who I was,” serial entrepreneur Ash Singh told Channel News Asia (CNA) when featured on Millionaire Minds programme.

Canadian born and now settled in Singapore, Ash made his first million at 22 from a startup he built during his college days.

“But he’s no stranger to the struggles involved in the startup life. A serial entrepreneur and investor, Ash created now spends the majority of his time teaching, hoping that with his knowledge and experience, he can ‘pay-it- forward’,” read the introduction by the programme.


Ash, a visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Singapore-based INSEAD Business School, is also a managing partner of Nest Singapore.

In 2016, he had facilitated a three-day Entrepreneur Startup Bootcamp organised by the Coalition of Malaysian Sikh Organisations (CMSO) in Kuala Lumpur. He has also been running such camps in Australia organised by the Sikh Youth Australia (SYA).

Ash was also the man behind The Angel’s Gate, badged as Asia’s first 360 TV platform for entrepreneurs aired prime-time on Singapore’s MediaCorp’s Channel NewsAsia and YouTube.

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently – Toonistbains


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