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Kaidi Ruusalepp, Founder & CEO of Funderbeam

Kaidi Ruusalepp worked in the trading, clearing, and settlement industry for 11 years. After all those years serving the exchange, she worked up the courage to become an entrepreneur. What’s your story?I was 20 years old when the Estonian Government Office hired me as the country’s first IT lawyer. 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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Sabarudin Hashim, Chief Growth Officer of RenoTalk

RenoTalk is a renovation and interior design review site for property owners in Singapore to talk and engage on renovation matters. What’s your story? I started out as a digital marketing adviser for SMEs (small-to-medium enterprise) and startups. One of the clients that I advised was in the home renovation …

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Anna Ratala, Founder of Slush Singapore

Tired of working for others, Anna Ratala founded Slush Singapore, to bring together the leading actors in the global tech ecosystem to accelerate the growth of startups. What’s your story? A Finnish girl living in Singapore, an entrepreneur with my heart and soul. My journey in Singapore started in corporate …

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Thomas Beattie, Co-Founder & CEO of Ovvy

Thomas Beattie, a former professional football player turned serial entrepreneur is currently the co-founder of two startups in Singapore. What’s your story? I was a professional footballer until I sustained a head injury during a game. Whilst recovering and having multiple surgeries I began pondering on some business ideas I …

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Amra Naidoo, Co-Founder of Accelerating Asia

Amra Naido has worked at various levels to create and execute high-impact marketing and communications strategies within the commercial and social sectors. She is the co-founder of Accelerating Asia, a regional startup acceleration program and corporate innovation consultancy. What’s your story? I always knew that I wanted to combine social …

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Ng Yi Ying, Founder of AllSome

After facing some challenges with cross-border logistics, Ng Yi Ying founded Allsome to help solve parcel tracking issues. What’s your story? I was working as an SAP Consultant in Malaysia and left to pursue my Masters in Tsinghua University, China after receiving a scholarship. During that time e-commerce in Malaysia …

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