Yeoh Chen Chow, is one of the top entrepreneurial mind hailing from Malaysia. In this podcast, he shares:
His humble beginnings in Penang,
The journey to study overseas in Cornell University
And the series of serendipitous events that led to him meeting his future co-founder for Fave.
How Fave has been innovating to stay on top of the game
Catharine shares her story of her family's battle with cancer when she was young and how that shaped her outlook and her career pathway later in life. She is an incredibly inspirational and determined researcher who aspires to find a solution for patients who suffer Lymphedema, like her mom. The amazing part of her story is that her journey began when she was 14, and now at 22, she has accumulated a lifetime's worth of accolades. She currently sits on the board of the Alberta Lymphedema Association and among her accomplishments are:
Lifestyles Magazine's 2020 Health List
Forbes 30 Under 30 (Healthcare)
Avenue Magazines 40 Under 40
Think for Actions Top 20 Under 25
UCalgary President's Award
Connect with Catharine on Twitter/Instagram & LinkedIn https://www.instagram.com/catharinebowman/?hl=en https://www.linkedin.com/in/catharinebowman/?originalSubdomain=ca
You can also find some of her research and her TedTalk via the links below: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11764-020-00919-2 How young leaders actualize their big ideas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYb4Kh-AQW8
Michael Batko, CEO of Startmate is head one of the biggest and most successful accelerator programmes in Australia.
In this episode, we kicked off by talking about:
Michael's journey from his education to him moving from Europe to work in Australia with startups like Expert360 & MadPaws, to currently serve as the CEO of Startmate
Michael also shares some of his guiding principles in the form Operating Systems which he has developed over the years which he applies into solving problems
We went a little deeper on and discussed principles that you could use to reverse engineer luck and increase one's 'Surface Area'
And ended with some of the Covid-19 impacts on the startup scene