Grit, an Entrepreneur’s Currency

By Regina Hoo

November 2021 FEATURE
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“I THINK THE essential quality hasn’t changed, but at this point, it’s probably grit on steroids,” muses Tony Yeoh, CEO of Digital Penang (DP). We are discussing if, given the current global climate, the definition of grit has been injected with new meaning. Not so incidentally, “grit” also features in DP’s debut publication, Founders’ Grit: Inspiring Life Stories of Engineering and Technology Entrepreneurs in Penang.The volume, likely to be the first of a series, chronicles for posterity 29 entrepreneurial journeys...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.