Mandy Chan- BOW for Bold, Innovative sports gear for travel
At the age of 19, Mandy ventured into prototyping her first product for BOW. With enough courage and a leap of faith, Mandy took a gap year from university to pursue her own business. BOW aims to spark similar moments of boldness through their innovative and versatile products – including the Quivver all in one bag and the Ancor shirt. Mandy’s youth and spontaneous attitude have definitely been key to driving the business forward. In this episode, her energy and drive will be sure to compel you to find out what BOW for Bold offers. Follow their journey and check out their latest Kickstarter campaign here – Bow for Bold Kickstarter
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“Thanks again for having me on the podcast, it was a great experience and has been great for profile building. It was a really well produced, professional experience and I think any founder will find it valuable.”
– Daniel West, CEO Panalyt
(former HR Head for Apple & Uber)
Panalyt appeared on Pitchdeck Asia to raise awareness of their pre-Series A raise and pitch to potential employees who want to join the team.
Gerald Ang & Stephen Tracy – Milieu
It’s with much excitement I can introduce my next guests Asia because they’ve been on their own startup journey – Steven Tracy and Gerald And from Milieu. Since we last met in the studio, over 12 months ago, Milieu has grown from 12 to 39 people and successfully raised a series A round. Their journey continues to evolve as they are launching new market research products to help both government agencies and brands understand the underlying sentiments of consumers during the Covid19 period.
Ian Stewart is the cofounder of Security Risk, a SAAS Platform for Security Operations. Ian has over 20 years experience in both military, police and security operations across the world. He understands the frustrations and pain points faced by both security personnel on the ground and security managers. Globally, only 5% of security personnel use “Smart Solutions”. 60% use Pen and Paper or Excel Sheets. For companies that understand the problem and have a strong go-to-market, growth potential is significant. Ian Stewart on Linkedin
Hans Chang – FAB9
Our next guest on Pitchdeck Asia is here to share the journey of corporate engineer to startup entrepreneur. He took a step out of his comfort zone to build The Dream Factory in Melbourne. The Factory by Fab9 is a large makerspace providing a home for Product Entrepreneurs, makers, engineers and creatives alike.
Hans also discusses mistakes made and the next steps on his journey involving online education and the skills needed to empower a community of Product Entrepreneurs, makers and creatives globally.
Joshua Chuah – Anzene, The future of energy with Battery packs
Joshua Chuah from Anzene shares his vision for better and cleaner energy management in smarter cities. Anzene manufacturers battery packs for smart emobility scooters. Currently in production and preparing initial trials in China. This podcast was brought to you by our sponsor K Startup Grand Challenge. Joshuah Chuah on Linkedin.
Kim Yoong Wong – Red Dino – Ecommerce Integration in Southeast Asia
Red Dino helps traditional merchants navigate and interface with Southeast Asia’s rapidly emerging ecommerce marketplace. Kim shares the story of how he got his start, Gary V style, taking his father’s traditional shoe retail business online. From this early experience, he was able to solve similar problems for traditional merchants in Malaysia helping them get on board with Shopee and Lazada. Kim also shares some insights on what works on these platforms and what’s key to working with their algorithms. This podcast was brought to you by our sponsor K Startup Grand Challenge. Kim Yong on Linkedin.