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Two Promising Social Enterprises In Asia

Two Promising Social Enterprises In AsiaSiam Organic from Thailand and OurCityLove from Taiwan took the top two Prizes at the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2016. Read on to find out about the innovative social enterprises who are changing Asia for the better.

Two Socially Innovative Ideas To Watch For In Asia (2017)

Two Socially Innovative Ideas To Watch For In Asia (2017)EvowareWorld aims to address the problem of plastic waste through developing edible, biodegradable and eco-friendly bioplastics, made from sustainably-produced seaweed.

Lost and Founded Series – Cynthia Siantar

Lost and Founded Series – Cynthia SiantarCynthia Siantar, Co-Founder of Call Levels, a real-time financial monitoring and notification service, believes in working and playing hard.

Lost and Founded Series – Eason Chan

Lost and Founded Series – Eason ChanEason Chan, Founder of ALADY, a female-centric promotion & coupon marketplace, preaches finding a good co-founder who can complement you.

Lost and Founded Series – Jacky Yap

Lost and Founded Series – Jacky YapJacky Yap, Managing Director of Vulcan Post, is a believer of trial and error. His favourite quote? “Everything is going to be okay.”

Lost and Founded Series – Jeffrey Liu

Lost and Founded Series – Jeffrey LiuJeffrey Liu, Co-Founder & CEO of fitness startup GuavaPass, punches bags, does headstands & spins while working – truly walking the talk!

Lost and Founded Series – Ze Yan

Lost and Founded Series – Ze YanOnce a rebel, now a reformed entrepreneur - Ze Yan, Founder of Oddle, believes running a business’s not all about the money.

Lost and Founded Series – Cameron Priest

Lost and Founded Series – Cameron PriestCameron Priest, CEO of TradeGecko, loves working with startups of all sizes and shapes and wants to put a dent in the universe.

Lost and Founded Series – Oliver Tan

Lost and Founded Series – Oliver TanOliver Tan, Co-Founder and CEO of ViSenze, believes that it doesn’t matter if you’re a predator or the prey, you just got to keep running.

Lost and Founded Series – Douglas Gan

Lost and Founded Series – Douglas GanDouglas Gan, Co-Founder and CEO of VanityTrove and Vanitee, loves challenging the status quo. That explains why he’s a five-time serial entrepreneur, and he’s only 32.

Lost and Founded Series – Joseph Phua

Lost and Founded Series – Joseph PhuaJoseph Phua, Co-Founder and CEO of Paktor, wants to kill someone every hour, for a perfectly good reason.

Lost and Founded Series – Danny Tan

Lost and Founded Series – Danny TanMeet Danny Tan, serial entrepreneur who’s turned his darkest moments with the failure of his first start-up into strength with HipVan.

Lost and Founded Series – Fong Wai Hong

Lost and Founded Series – Fong Wai HongFong Wai Hong, Co-Founder of StoreHub, calls himself an “Accidental Entrepreneur”. Find out his back story.

Lost and Founded Series – Varun Chandran

Lost and Founded Series – Varun ChandranVarun Chandran, CEO and Founder of Corporate 360, believes real heroes can be found amongst the common people, and not just the poster boys celebrated for their success.

Lost and Founded Series – Dennis Tay

Lost and Founded Series – Dennis TayDennis Tay, Founder of Naiise, is intent on putting Singapore on the map of creativity.

Lost and Founded Series - Henry Chan and Joel Leong

Lost and Founded Series - Henry Chan and Joel LeongHenry Chan and Joel Leong, Co-founders of ShopBack, aim to change the global shopping discovery and loyalty landscape.

Lost and Founded Series - Siu Rui

Lost and Founded Series - Siu RuiWinning a hackathon reversed Siu Rui's, Co-founder of Carousell, fate of getting a real job.

Lost and Founded Series - Abhinav Krishna

Lost and Founded Series - Abhinav KrishnaAbhinav Krishna, Co-founder of OurHealthMate, doesn’t believe in starting a start-up with the singular aim of a successful exit.

Lost and Founded Series – John Kim

Lost and Founded Series – John KimJohn Kim, Founder & Fund Advisor of AmAsia Fund ILP, secretly fasts from food & work each year for the success of his firm.

Lost and Founded Series – Martin Pasquier

Lost and Founded Series – Martin PasquierMartin Pasquier, Lead Explorer of Innovation is Everywhere, lives up to his title as he travels to learn about innovation, everywhere across the globe.

SG50 SME Hero – Damien Koh

SG50 SME Hero – Damien KohDamien Koh, Co-founder of Joe & Dough, shares with us why he is The Power Grower.

SG50 SME Hero – Hoon Thing Leong

SG50 SME Hero – Hoon Thing LeongHoon Thing Leong, Owner of Kim San Leng Coffee shops, shares with us why he is The Incredible Cost Cutter.

SG50 SME Hero – Samuel Goh

SG50 SME Hero – Samuel GohSamuel Goh, Founder of Baby’s Hyperstore, shares with us why he is The Ultimate Protector.

SG50 SME Hero – Jamie Lim

SG50 SME Hero – Jamie LimJamie Lim, 2nd Generation owner of ScanTeak, shares with us why she is The Marvel Vision.

SG50 SME Hero – Viola Tan

SG50 SME Hero – Viola TanViola Tan, Co-founder of Love, Bonito, shares with us why she is The Super Savvy.

Lost and Founded Series – Tomas Laboutka

Lost and Founded Series – Tomas LaboutkaTomas Laboutka, the CEO of HotelQuickly, is secretly a thrill seeker.

Lost and Founded Series – Jonathan O’Byrne

Lost and Founded Series – Jonathan O’ByrneWould you rather be the market leader or be the biggest firm? Jonathan O'Byrne, CEO of Collective Works, shares.

Lost and Founded Series - Ashwin Subramaniam

Lost and Founded Series - Ashwin SubramaniamAshwin Subramaniam, Co-founder of Gone Adventurin', believes in creating collaborations for a more compassionate world.

Lost and Founded Series - Jacqui Hocking

Lost and Founded Series - Jacqui HockingJacqui Hocking, Creative Director of Gone Adventurin’ believes that if the job you want doesn't exist, create it.

Lost and Founded Series – Hian Goh

Lost and Founded Series – Hian GohHian Goh, Venture Capitalist and Partner at NSI Ventures, doesn’t do it for the money. He does it to prove it can be done.

Lost and Founded Series - Arrif Ziaudeen

Lost and Founded Series - Arrif ZiaudeenArrif Ziaudeen says he’s just some lucky guy that gets to hang out at Chope and discover new restaurants every day. We’re inclined towards believing him.

Lost and Founded - Jonathan Fong

Lost and Founded - Jonathan FongJonathan Fong, co-founder of Journey Fitness, believes that the path of an athlete is very similar to that of a founder.

Lost and Founded Series – Audrey Yeo

Lost and Founded Series – Audrey YeoAudrey Yeo, Owner and Director of Yeo Workshop, hopes to grow a community of people in Singapore who live and breathe the arts.

Lost and Founded Series - Prasoon Kumar

Lost and Founded Series - Prasoon KumarSocial architect, dreamer, and passionate problem solver. Prasoon Kumar envisions a world where no one will be homeless.

Lost and Founded Series - Dennis Goh

Lost and Founded Series - Dennis GohDennis Goh, Founder of HungryGoWhere, feels he could have made it as a C-grade stand-up comedian had HungryGoWhere gone nowhere.

Lost and Founded Series - CRIB Special

Lost and Founded Series - CRIB SpecialWe interview the founding members of CRIB, a social enterprise empowering women entrepreneurs in this 4-part special

Lost and Founded Series - Turochas Fuad

Lost and Founded Series - Turochas FuadTurochas Fuad, CEO of travelmob, doesn’t know what he wants to be when he grows up – and plans to keep it that way.

Lost and Founded Series - George Mathew

Lost and Founded Series - George MathewEntrepreneur George Mathew, Co-founder of accounting firm Futurebooks, is motivated by a goal larger than profit. Find out what that is.

Lost and Founded Series - Renyung Ho

Lost and Founded Series - Renyung HoFind out what serial entrepreneur and modern-day adventurer-nomad Renyung Ho thinks will help make the world a better place.

In A Class Of His Own

In A Class Of His OwnWe look at the life of Singapore’s late visionary leader and highlight five leadership traits which placed Mr Lee in a class of his own.

Founding Singapore Inc

Founding Singapore IncFind out how you can learn from the bold actions of the late visionary leader - Mr Lee Kuan Yew and apply them to your business.

Lost and Founded Series - Grace Sai

Lost and Founded Series - Grace SaiAllow Grace Sai, CEO and Co-Founder of The Hub Singapore, to tell you why she thinks starting a business is way harder than marriage.

Lost and Founded Series - Talenia Phua Gajardo

Lost and Founded Series - Talenia Phua GajardoSerial entrepreneur, art lover and perpetual collaborator –like a work of art, Talenia Phua Gajardo is many things to many people.

Lost and Founded Series - Firas Alsuwaigh

Lost and Founded Series - Firas AlsuwaighMeet Firas Alsuwaigh, co-founder of Marcella - a custom apparel retailer that has taken Singapore by storm and is going global.

Lost and Founded Series - Lester Kang

Lost and Founded Series - Lester KangPandaBed's Lester Kang wants to enable more people to turn their lives into an adventure - just like he did.

Lost and Founded Series - Grace Clapham

Lost and Founded Series - Grace ClaphamGrace Clapham, Co-Founder of The Change School might not have coined the term “Changepreneur,” but she certainly epitomizes it.

A Series of Fortunate Events

A Series of Fortunate EventsWe speak to Rosaline Koo, resident DBS BusinessClass Advisor on CXA's recent US$8 million Series A funding round.

Lost and Founded Series - John Tan

Lost and Founded Series - John TanAt one point in time, John had investments in 17 tech startups. What was the biggest problem? Well, the missus had no idea about it! We talk to this serial entrepreneur to learn a thing or two about startups and keeping a secret!

Lost and Founded Series - Emi Takemura

Lost and Founded Series - Emi TakemuraUnique events define who we are. So says Emi Takemura, co-founder of Peatix, who wants to help shift the next generation from an object based economy to an experience based one.

Lost and Founded Series - Lee Jun Kiat

Lost and Founded Series - Lee Jun KiatSometimes being eccentric could be the very reason why your startup gets acquired, so says Lee Jun Kiat the Co-Founder of Ticktok.

Lost and Founded Series - Meri Rosich

Lost and Founded Series - Meri RosichMeri Rosich lives her life to the fullest, and boy does she have her hands full. We speak to power-mum and founder of not one but two companies, App Strategy Labs and Quality Time on how she does so much each day.

Lost and Founded Series - Gina Romero

Lost and Founded Series - Gina RomeroShe believes the most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. We talk to Gina Romero, Head of The Athena Network.

Lost and Founded Series - Walter Oh

Lost and Founded Series - Walter OhA firm believer in the anecdote “Just Do It”, Walter Oh, the co-founder of BoxGreen tell us why he left his job at DBS Bank to bring his startup idea to life, and to our stomachs.

Lost and Founded Series - Johnbosco Ng and Jonathan Lee

Lost and Founded Series - Johnbosco Ng and Jonathan LeeNothing's going to stop them - that's what the dynamic co-founders of Packnada would have you know.

Lost and Founded Series - Joe Lee

Lost and Founded Series - Joe Lee"There are so many things to do in a day, how can I not jump up from bed?" - Joe Lee from Echelon Minds tells us what drives him to empower others.

Lost and Founded Series - Roshni Mahtani

Lost and Founded Series - Roshni MahtaniHow does Roshni Mahtani, Founder of Tickled Media, afford the time to juggle all her endeavours? As it turns out, she doesn't quite like sleeping.

Lost and Founded Series - Moonshi Mohsenruddin

Lost and Founded Series - Moonshi MohsenruddinDropping out of school at 14, find out how Moonshi Mohsenruddin, Founder of CommGate has defied the odds and emerged stronger.

Lost and Founded Series - Darius Cheung

Lost and Founded Series - Darius CheungLearn how Darius Cheung, founder of 99.co retired at the age of 25 due to the 'stone soup' story!

Lost and Founded Series - Rosaline Koo

Lost and Founded Series - Rosaline KooFind out how Rosaline Koo, CEO and Founder of CXA weathered her startup storms and pick up a life hack or two from the corporate mogul.

Lost and Founded Series - Dawn Soo and Eugene Soo

Lost and Founded Series - Dawn Soo and Eugene Soo[Siblings Special] We speak to Dawn Soo, COO of DocDoc and Eugene Soo, Founder of Epigami about their startup journey.