Progate is a knowledge platform to help people learn programming from the beginning. Educated in both Australia and Japan, founder Masa Kato shares his story on building a product that is popular with Japanese consumers and taking that product into Asia with a base in Singapore. Linkedin: Masa Kato
“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.
Founders Describe Their Pitchdeck Experience
Amrish Nair CEO Founder Biorithm
“It was fun… Normal pitch competitions are stressful. This way, however, it was stress-free and relaxed. We got to say everything we wanted.”
Created by award-winning educators, EssayJack is an interactive web platform that pre-structures student essays with text boxes, interactive tips and prompts, split screen composing, and a live word count. It reduces writing anxiety, procrastination, and plagiarism, helping students to write better essays and get the essay help they need. The entire patented EssayJack platform can be customized and allows for rubric-based feedback. Linkedin: Lindy Ledohowski
Smarter Me – Lim Ee Ling
Our Purpose, Why We Exist: To inspire kids to discover, grow and live their passion Our Vision is to: Be a global school that equips children with the skillset, mindset and heartset to define and achieve their own success and happiness in the future world Launched in April 2017, we were a curated platform that enables parents to search for and book quality enrichment classes for their kids. We ran Discover Me multi-activity holiday camps and put smiles and laughter on kids’ faces, as they got to explore different learning activities. We were the Official Activity Platform Partner for Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon. We were the Official Activity and Fitness Partner for Make A Wish’s Santa Run for Wishes. This year, we are focusing on efforts on equipping kids with the skillset, mindset and heartset for their own future. We believe in Inspiring and Aiding Discovery, not Teaching.
Tigerhall is a knowledge platform to help people achieve their life goals. Aimed at professionals in corporate careers, Tigerhall gives people access to podcasts, power reads, mentoring and events. CEO Nellie Wartoft shares the story behind the growth of the company in year 1. Linkedin: Nellie Wartoft
Tutoroo – Nicolas Vanhove
TUTOROO is a marketplace connecting students with qualified tutors nearby, thus effectively simplifying the process for both the students and tutors. It allows tutors to choose their hours and receive payments from students directly while letting students to search for tutors based on their location preferences.
TUTOROO has students and teachers across locations like Hong Kong, Singapore, Brisbane, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, Wellington, Christchurch, Darwin, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Linkedin: Nicolas Vanhove
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.
VokaBee is a digital teaching assistant that increases the efficiency and engagement of learning a new language. Our web-app uses AI to create language exercises for school teachers out of any type document.
We help teacher save 50% time as:
● VokaBee creates exercises using words in context.
● VokaBee marks exercises automatically.
● VokaBee tracks student progress. Linkedin: Camil Torabully
LifeVitae – Priya Sengupta
Priya Sengupta, Founder for LifeVitae joins Graham Brown in the ATP studio to share her life story and take us through the journey of her startup LifeVitae which looks to disrupt a space carrying a process with 500+ years of legacy.
Over the 40 mins conversation, Priya, who has vast experience in the Education, Research and Consulting fields, talks about how her interaction with students during her teaching stint cemented her belief in starting LifeVitae. She illuminates the multiple ways her solution will help students, startup founders, corporates, SMEs, university programs, etc. connect with their correct target audience or even a particular individual.