Passion to Profit Talks - Vol I.


“Passion to Profit” is a quarterly storytelling event and platform to bring the entrepreneurs’ community together to learn, share and hear about the real-life struggles and success of entrepreneurs behind recognised business brands.

If you’re a current SME owner, start-upper, or aspiring entrepreneur – this talk is for you!

In March’s instalment of Passion to Profit, we’ll be having Violet Lim, the founder and CEO of Lunch Actually, and Fu Yong Hong, co-founder and CEO of GreenDot with us to share their entrepreneurial adventure.

Join us to hear and learn from our guest speakers - about what it takes to get started, and critical insights you will need to take your business to the next level!

Join us for an evening of learning as they share more about their entrepreneurship journey:

  1. How they started and why?

  2. The ups and downs of their respective journeys,

  3. What keeps them going?

  4. Critical lessons they learned alongside this critical adventure

Register today to learn more about entrepreneurial journey of prominent brands/businesses and the motivation of the people behind them.


  • 7:00 – 7:30 pm Check-in & Networking

  • 7:30 – 8:15 pm Sharing by Yong Hong and Violet

  • 8:15 – 9:00 pm Q&A Session

Fu Yong Hong, Co-Founder & CEO of GreenDot

Yong Hong is the CEO and co-founder of GreenDot, a fast-casual dining chain that serves healthy and contemporary Asian meatless meals. He is in charge of the daily grind at GreenDot and aims to continually develop his team into the next generation of leaders. He believes that a clear vision and strong family culture is the key to happiness in the workplace.


Violet Lim, Founder & CEO of Lunch Actually

Violet set up Lunch Actually in 2004 with her then fiancé, now husband Mr Jamie Lee, after observing her family, friends and colleagues complained about having little time for love due to their busy schedules.

Violet has been contributing to the match-making industry and the community. She had held key positions in several institutions since 2004 including Entrepreneur Organization, Matchmaking Institute of South East Asia and Rotary Club.


**Due to the space constraints, seating capacity is extremely limited. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.**

Wed Mar 28, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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01, 128 Prinsep Street, 01 Singapore
Business Development Society of Singapore