331: Creating Memories with Her Velvet Vase (FIA9)

Podcast highlights: At a time where Instagram was not established Clare Chan, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Her Velvet Vase, shares how she made her first dollar through blogs and built her customer base Clare shares her initial struggles as a CEO and explains what are the characteristics needed for a CEO to run a…

312: Vincent Djen’s journey as Director of his family business and Co-Founder of FashionEx Shanghai (Founders in Asia FIA8)

Podcast highlights: Vincent Djen, Co-founder of FashionEx Shanghai, shares more about his company, further explaining how it helps startups in the fashion industry grow by giving them insights and methodologies to avoid mistakes which helps them build solid business plan Vincent shares how important research is before entering the Chinese market in terms fashion, further…

261: Edward Tse (Founders in Asia FIA5)

Podcast highlights: Was it from BGC that Edward moved to start Gao Feng Advisory Company? Also, what was the motivating factor for Edward to decide to start his own consulting firm? At the core of it, what is the difference between the traditional way of thinking and the “China way” of thinking? What sort of…

243: Julian Kwan – Investacrowd (Founders in Asia FIA3)

Podcast highlights: How did Julian Kwan get started in Singapore? It’s the best place to start a property tech business. Thinking where the investment comes from is critical The huge sense of belief and 150% conviction that you need to have in starting a business. The dilemma startups face with an idea that’s too early…

237: Anna Haotanto (Founders in Asia FIA2)

Podcast highlights: We listen to how Anna Haotanto validated the idea for The New Savvy – a passion project to move women along the spectrum of financial management, to contribute to society How did Anna scale The New Savvy from a financial perspective? Investors from Singapore and Australia who were on board with the mission…