Silver Lining In The Cloud
SME Magazine Singapore|Issue 40, 2021
Although RAS Security Pte Ltd’s business was adversely affected by the pandemic, there’s a silver lining in the cloud. The occurrence has necessitated the company to innovate its business model to remain viable and led to the discovery of new areas of security service provision. Managing director Tejdeep Singh shares his journey.

WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE FOUNDING RAS SECURITY?

I started off working in the security industry as a part time security guard (now known as security officer) back in 2005 during my school holidays. In 2009 after having completed my National Service in the SCDF, I got an opportunity to start my own security agency. That’s where my journey of entrepreneurship started from.

WHAT INSPIRED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RAS SECURITY?

In 2013, the original owners of RAS Security whom I had known for a while, spoke to me if I would be interested in purchasing the company as their own plans had changed. It was an interesting idea for me to have another security agency as I already had one. For me, the idea of having RAS Security under the umbrella would enable me to create specialisation for each of the company to be able to deliver better outcomes to the clients.

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