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This article was originally published here: Joelle Pang – General Manager at FastJobs Asia A commitment to equal opportunities has driven Joelle Pang to develop an employment platform primarily aimed at helping blue collar workers find jobs. What’s your story? My personal mission is to enable creation for contribution to communities. I believe there is […]
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Bradly’s DIY Platform Provides Interactive Marketing Solutions What’s your story?Starting at a young age, I always wanted to set up a business where I could interact with people.  I was fortunate to study and live in The Netherlands and Canada for over 15 years which gave me the opportunity to explore and understand the European […]
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Edric Lin heads up the team at Wanted.Jobs – Asia’s first recruiting platform powered by social referrals. What’s your story? Having been a market launcher at three other startups within big data and MarTech – I specialize in bringing disruptive technologies into new markets. I also spent 2 years at LinkedIn – helping companies in […]
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With such a robust startup ecosystem in Singapore, Jeffrey decided to launch GuavaPass, a fitness-based app focusing on high-quality, boutique studios and group fitness. What’s your story? I started my career on Wall Street before moving to the West Coast to join a women’s fashion e-commerce startup. The lifestyle in Santa Monica was infectious and […]
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From pharmaceuticals to petrochemical processes: Newcomer companies and investors and investors alike are setting their sights on science. How the start-up scene moves beyond the mobile apps bubble… For the last two years Silicon Valley analysts and venture capitalists are anticipating the burst of yet another bubble. This time, under the risk are the mobile […]

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Global problems threaten human kind: climate change, increasing inequality and erosion of social cohesion are uprooting societies. A boost of global cooperation is needed, but UN Secretary-General António Guterres rightly criticises the chaos of the world order and the notion of nationalism. In this crisis situation, technological change and digitalisation are accelerating, but nobody is paying real attention […]
In2016, Microsoft introduced to Twitter an artificially intelligent chatbot named Tay. By interacting with users, Tay learned new vocabulary. Unfortunately, the bot was quickly targeted by trolls, who taught it to spout racist and sexist commentary. After 16 hours, Microsoft withdrew the chabot. Tay was not an isolated incident, says Raji Srinivasan, professor of marketing at Texas McCombs. […]

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A few days ago, thanks to my algorithmic recommendations — not from the sources I usually read, but selected on the basis of subject matter of interest to me — I came across an article about a 57-year-old American who after being released following a 37-year jail term, was asked about his impressions of something as commonplace as a smartphone, or the […]
Access over ownership. After decades of excessive consumerism, this prospect sounded revolutionary. At first. Now that the sharing economy has become mainstream, more critical voices are appearing. So, what will it be? Empowerment or exploitation? A revolution or business as usual? Before getting to the heart of the matter, I’d like to set something straight: […]

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I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]

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