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Jumpstarting Asia’s next-generation leadership in impact and sustainability   By KENNETH KWOK and RELENA SEI   Representing the beginning of the ‘Decade of Action’ and marking the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN), 2020 is a significant year on many counts. However, due to...

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Product Review: Happyer.io

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This new hiring platform has a lot to offer, but needs more time to grow.   By Nikki Yuen   Hiring is a core facet of any company’s operations, but with so many recruitment platforms, job fairs, and headhunters to choose from, it can be...

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Product Review: VAGO

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By Jerry Cheuk   VAGO is a great product for anyone who travels frequently but wants to use a small suitcase. This light and portable air compressor can save you luggage space or space anywhere in your home.   I personally think that air compressors...

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Podcast Review: The Hottest Take

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Hilarious, bite-sized commentary By Jasmine Chan   Bill Simmons is a regular fixture in the American entertainment scene. He’s a sportswriter, author, talk show host, and the founder and CEO of the sports and pop culture website, The Ringer. Produced by The Ringer, The Hottest...

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Product Review: Goli Apple Cider Gummies

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By Tiffany Crosbie-Walsh   Goli Nutrition has created one of the first apple cider vinegar (ACV) gummies on the market. These delicious superfood chews provide an easier, tastier way of taking in your daily ACV, so that you “taste the apple, and not the vinegar.” ...

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Podcast Review: Moonface

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A subtly provocative use of the podcast medium   By Kelly Cho   Moonface is a six-episode, independent audio drama created by James Kim, an established podcast producer based in Los Angeles. Kim’s life inspires the semi-autobiographical story: Paul is a Korean-American in his 20s...

By Nayantara Bhat   If there’s any genre that the startup community collectively loves, it’s a self-help book, whether it be about negotiation or growth hacking. I am more of a fiction lover, so if I were to read any self-help book, Mohsin Hamid’s How...

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Product Review: VIZZ Jewelry

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The intersection of art and fashion   By Kelly Cho   VIZZ Jewelry, an independent jewelry brand for modern women, was inspired by the idea of integrating contemporary art and high fashion with avant-garde jewelry. From statement pieces to dainty staples, the brand offers a...

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Product Review: Vita Coco

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Coconuts for natural hydration     By Kelly Cho   Vita Coco is a leading brand for coconut water and related products. Founded in 2004 by Mike Kirban and Ira Liran, the company touts celebrities like Madonna, Rihanna, and Matthew McConaughey as fans of its products....

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Building a Strong Company Culture: Alley

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By Anagha Nair   Alley’s virtual panel on ‘Building a Strong Company Culture’ provided CEOs and leaders of startups and companies with insight on creating, enhancing, and maintaining their unique company culture.    Alley is a community of entrepreneurs and corporate partners who use novel...

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TechCity Connect: Big Data & Ethics

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By Nayantara Bhat   Dublin-based marketing agency and event organizer, ditto, boasts a full calendar of online events and webinars, and TechCity Connect was its most ambitious undertaking yet. With 12 tracks, including regulation, remote working, digital transformation, and smart cities, the event...

By Min Chen   A leader’s competency is often only revealed during times of crisis–a test that political and business leaders around the world have been grappling with since the Covid-19 outbreak. Making difficult decisions with limited information is but one challenge for those in...

These compact, student-friendly startup gadgets are a great way to kickstart the back-to-school season   By Sharon Lewis   After intensive and extended quarantines and isolation periods, students in several countries in the Asia Pacific region will be back in classrooms after countries like...

Eatology’s new meal plan offers delights and disappointments in equal measure   By Relena Sei and James Kwan   Eatology is a Hong Kong-based meal plan and food delivery startups that caters to a range of diet choices including Paleo, Low-Carb Gluten Free, and Keto....

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7 Online Conferences To Look Out For

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If you can’t go to the conference, the conference will come to you.   By Sharon Lewis   The novel coronavirus outbreak has given a new, implied meaning to the term ‘virtual world’. It is a world where people are connected via Zoom calls and...

Key takeaways from Innovate Finance’s webinar ‘How to Fundraise in Uncertain Times’   By Monika Ghosh   Fundraising is challenging for any startup even under normal economic conditions. This is even more true now, with a global pandemic situation that has led to lockdowns and...