Running a business selling sneakers out of a Hougang flat may seem like a ridiculous idea, but this is what Benjamin Lim did with SneakersClinic.
For any youth, mustering up the courage to ask their mother for a five-figure sum can be quite daunting.
Even then, the only response you might get is the classic Singlish phrase, siao ah! Your mother might even ask if you borrowed money from a loan shark – perhaps with her finger incessantly pointing to the temple on your head.
But Benjamin Lim, 26, did exactly that six years ago. Thankfully, his mother kept an open mind and trusted him enough. The result? SneakersClinic, a successful business selling and restoring sneakers.
As featured by Youth SG / Youthopia
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