Benny Ong

Benny Ong

FOUNDER & STARTUP STRATEGIST

Benny Ong is an entreprenuer, photographer, keynote speaker, business trainer, and startup strategist specializing in monetization and asset utilization.

To date, he has launched over 15 successful profitable businesses, helped kickstart and strategized a public company, assisted 259 startups, and trained thousands of entrepreneurs. His business growth strategies has caught media attention, with his story and advice being featured on platforms such as Focus Asean, Singapore radio stations 91.3FM and 88.3FM, The Straits Times, Lian He Zao Bao, Mypaper and China, Guangzhou Radio station GRT 103.6FM.

With a vision in mind fuelled by unwavering passion, Benny Ong started his entrepreneurial journey as a freelance wedding photographer, which allowed him to build a diverse network with individuals from all walks of life. This opportunity provided him with valuable insights and blueprints on various paths towards success, which eventually laid the foundation for him to become the successful entrepreneur and a Startup Strategist he is today.

Having struggled in the initial stage during his entrepreneurial career, Benny realized that the biggest reason for the high failure rate in Startups is due to the lack of guidance and knowledge gap in this new field that is not present in the current formal educational syllabus. Combining knowledge and expertise in these areas, Benny co-founded Startup Academy which provides turnkey solutions for entrepreneurs to kick start their businesses internationally, on stages across South-east Asia. He has successfully helped to launch and mentor over 200 businesses to date. With extensive experience in the field, Benny has also been invited to speak in Singapore universities and tertiaries on numerous occasions, as a panelist and judge during their boot camps,

With a vision in mind fuelled by unwavering passion, Benny Ong started his entrepreneurial journey as a freelance wedding photographer, which allowed him to build a diverse network with individuals from all walks of life. This opportunity provided him with valuable insights and blueprints on various paths towards success, which eventually laid the foundation for him to become the successful entrepreneur and a Startup Strategist he is today. Having struggled in the initial stage during his entrepreneurial career, Benny realized that the biggest reason for the high failure rate in Startups is due to the lack of guidance and knowledge gap in this new field that is not present in the current formal educational syllabus. Combining knowledge and expertise in these areas, Benny co-founded Startup Academy which provides turnkey solutions for entrepreneurs to kick start their businesses internationally, on stages across South-east Asia. He has successfully helped to launch and mentor over 200 businesses to date. With extensive experience in the field, Benny has also been invited to speak in Singapore universities and tertiaries on numerous occasions, as a panelist and judge during their boot camps,

Having struggled in the initial stage during his entrepreneurial career, Benny realized that the biggest reason for the high failure rate in Startups is due to the lack of guidance and knowledge gap in this new field that is not present in the current formal educational syllabus. Combining knowledge and expertise in these areas, Benny co-founded Startup Academy which provides turnkey solutions for entrepreneurs to kick start their businesses internationally, on stages across South-east Asia. He has successfully helped to launch and mentor over 200 businesses to date. With extensive experience in the field, Benny has also been invited to speak in Singapore universities and tertiaries on numerous occasions, as a panelist and judge during their boot camps, hackatons and pitching competition. Being a strong advocate for entrepreneurship, Benny believes strongly in paving his own path to lead to desired goals, and is constantly on the look out for more business opportunities in different sectors. What began as a young boy’s dream now encompasses the dreams of many. Benny hopes to inspire more people out there to embark on the journey he has chosen to embark on years ago.