Tag: Japan

Jayden Soh, Lead Video Consultant of Motionsauce

Curiosity led Jayden to enrol in video production courses and eventually start his own business creating well-executed corporate videos. What's your story?I started my career in the media industry...

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...

Miyabi Holm, Founder of Bahini

Miyabi Holm set up a business with a mission to help young sex-trafficking survivors. What's your story?Five years ago I worked as a volunteer in Nepal to help young...

Umed Saidov, Founder & CEO of Oqulent

Recognizing the need for quality investment research in digital asset markets, Umed founded research and consulting firm, exclusively focused on providing high-quality investment insights on digital assets. What's...

The Paradox of Japan’s Startup Ecosystem

The new year has come and 365 days gone by since my first visit to Japan. Japan is a showcase of disparity and paradox. Every city visited, it was clear that Japan...

Eating Like the Rich (Crazy) Asian Entrepreneurs

One has to admire how entrepreneurs create businesses and generate new jobs wherever they go. Not every person can build a product or a service and make it an empire, as it...

Dorothy Yiu, Co-Founder of EngageRocket

Dorothy Yiu is a co-founder of Singapore-based startup EngageRocket, an employee feedback and analytics software creating greater workplaces. What's your story? I come from a business family, both my...

Lowee Khoo, Creative Director of Keira Floral

After an Instagram feed that looked pretty, Lowee Khoo coincidentally started a floral business. What's your story?I started my own floral business, Keira Floral, after graduating from university. It...

Grace Chong, Founder of Active Grace

Grace Chong is the founder of Active Grace skincare. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her daughter. What's your story?I am Grace Chong, founder of...

Localising a Global Campaign in Japan: Divestment

On the surface, Japan seems to have all the ingredients for successful organising and digital campaigning. It is a longtime democracy with high levels of broadband penetration and newspaper readership. Japan also retains global economic...