At 28 years of age, Benjamin Ling, founder of Livingcare, is possibly Singapore’s youngest entrepreneur bringing the taste of fresh and clean water to local homes today. He tells Home & Decor about his vision and debunks some common myths about water purifiers.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN THE INDUSTRY?
I started off in this industry 10 years ago, as a 17 years old student with a part-time job. In 2019, I was inspired to venture out on my own with the vision of providing more value to my clients and establish a company based on my own core values such as integrity and service excellence.
THERE ARE A LOT OF WATER PURIFIERS ON THE MARKET, WHAT MAKES THE LIVING CARE JEWEL STAND OUT?
We know that maximising your kitchen space is a priority. Livingcare’s Jewel Series dispenser comes in a sleek and compact size, with a width of only 13cm and a weight of only 5.9kg. Livingcare’s Jewel is also the first and only motorless tankless alkaline water dispenser in Singapore - it saves the most electricity.
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IDEAS AND INSPIRATION FROM THOSE IN THE KNOW
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It was the end of 2019, welcoming the year 2020 when I told myself that it would be a great year
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SINGAPORE IS NOT A MODEL FOR AMERICA.
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