Weisan’s love for singing inspired her to open her own music school in Hong Kong. What’s your story? I was a singer-songwriter and vocal teacher based in London for about 9 years before myself and my husband decided to opt for a change and adventure. With family roots in Hong Kong, we decided to move […]
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The countries comprising the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives) commonly known as South Asia face serious healthcare affordability and accessibility challenges. According to World Bank national estimates, South Asian countries houses more than 390 million poor people and a very significant […]
Annkur Agarwal began work as an online retailer in India selling mobile phones, laptops and other electronics on Baazee.com, India’s leading online market place, in 2002. This got Annkur connected to a lot of early adopters who shopped online in India in the early days of ecommerce. As things progressed, Baazee got acquired by eBay, […]
After a career in law and in business development and change management, award winning public speaker Kaumudi Goda’s commitment to diversity and inclusion led to her founding several companies promoting those aims. What’s your story? I am the Chief Operating Officer for MetaMind Training; Co-Chair for KeyNote; and Co Founder of the Inclusive Leaders Institute. […]
Jessica May started Enabled Employment providing job opportunities for people affected by discrimination. There unique model doesn’t accept government funding. What’s your story? Unfortunately I experienced discrimination in the workplace after disclosing my disability which led me to research what is available to assist people facing disadvantages to get employment without government support. I thought […]
The word startup seems to be used too loosely in this day and age. Some people think something built in a weekend or over the course of time on the side is a full fledged startup, when it is often just a side project. Building things is great, more people should do it and do […]
Uber first launched it’s service in San Francisco in 2011. I was there when they went international later that same year, launching at the Le Web conference in Paris. Less than six years later they are live in 84 countries. For startup founders it’s getting easier and easier and easier to expand globally. The world […]