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Claire Martin, Founder of Zipline Design

Feeling unmotivated in her career, Claire Martin took a 3 month intensive web development course and now provides software solutions for individuals from different industries. What’s your story?Originally born and raised in Greater London, I moved to Asia for work 4 years ago. My journey was spearheaded by my motivation …

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Karen Nathanson and Tara Bennett, Life Coaches of The Wild Heart Project

As Life Coaches and mothers of teens and tweens, Karen and Tara offer interactive workshops to strengthen students wellbeing and resilience but also train and support parents dealing with the challenges of teenage life. What’s your story?According to the World Health Organisation, mental health conditions account for 16% of the …

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Neelam Harjani, Founder of Inspire Yoga

A passion to provide individual restorative solutions for stress management, chronic pain, fatigue, back pain, low immunity, joint stiffness and poor sleep quality, Neelam founded Inspire Yoga. What’s your story?Previously an investment banker I had normalized being stressed all the time, years of internalized pressure left me suffering from anxiety, …

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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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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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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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