ASIA

Robin Lim, Co-Founder of Made Real

Fresh out of Junior College and inspired by personal struggles with body-image, Robin started an awareness campaign which developed into a profitable start-up. What’s your story?In 2014, I co-founded Made Real at the age of 19. Inspired by personal struggles with body-image, Roslyn and I founded what was then known …

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Yann Hamon, Managing Director of why innovation!

Organisations are facing increasingly complex and frequent innovation challenges. Yann Hamon founded why innovation! to help tackle these challenges. What’s your story?My career started in the 1990s when I completed my PhD in Computer Sciences. My paper on was “AI application to software engineering” – one could say it was …

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Pei Ying Loh, Storyteller of Kontinentalist

A historian, Pei Ying has a passion for history, culture and heritage. What’s your story?I’m a historian who somehow got into the business of combining data, maps, and storytelling. What excites you most about your industry?It’s very competitive, with endless possibilities! It’s always very challenging trying to find new and …

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Andrea Clark, Trichologist at Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

With over 30 years in the beauty industry, Andrea Clark specializes in Trichology, the science of hair and scalp, helping those who suffer from hair loss. What’s your story?I have been in the hair and beauty industry for over 30 years. Originally from Melbourne Australia, I am a stylist, educator, …

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Alwin Ng, Technology & Operations Consultant of SmartB Solutions

Alwin Ng has a background in finance and technology. In 2017, he started a techology comapany, SmartB, and is now offering his services in an all-in-one (ERP) software for SMEs in Asia. What’s your story? My first business was a mini “grocer” in my bedroom during A-levels (boarding school). I …

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Linh Podetti, Founder of Outsourcing Angel

Linh Podetti, founded Outsourcing Angel to help businesses outsource work to full-time and part-time Virtual Assistants. They reinvest their profits to provide food supplies and job opportunities for people in developing countries. What’s your story?I became a single mum at the age of 20 and went through family and life …

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Jesus Garbayo, Co-founders of Josudo

Josudo, which translates to “the art of the skilful”, offers personalized one on one esports coaching to help gamers get better. What’s your story?After finishing business school I went into banking (the robot-track) and then the financial crisis hit. That’s when I got my first taste of a startup in …

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Vivien Er, Sales Marketing Manager of ER INTERIOR SERVICES

Vivien Er works for her family business, which has been specialising in carpentry and renovation works for more than 15 years. To unwind she like to travel or hang out with friends. What’s your story? My name is Vivian and I represent my family business – ER INTERIOR SERVICES. We …

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Stefen Choo, Director of Smoking Cabin SG

Stefen Choo introduced smoking cabins in Singapore to create a socially responsible smoking space. The aim is to bridge both non-smokers and smokers together with this innovative solution where it prevents passive smoking and protects the environments at the same time. What’s your story? Every time I would watch TV …

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