A collection of interviews and insights focusing on diversity, young professionals, international business and entrepreneurship. 

Improving International Students Employment Outcomes: Shane Dillon (Cturtle)

Data shows that 95% of international students will return to their home country within 3 years of graduating. However, these students will struggle to find well-paying jobs due to the lack of professional networks, compared to their peers that stayed. Shane founded Cturtle, an edtech data company and employment network to help these international graduates.

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Helping Startup Founders Succeed in Asia: Elisa Chiu (Anchor Taiwan)

Although Taiwan is more famous for its bubble tea, there is a small but thriving startup ecosystem not too dissimilar to Australia’s. Elisa Chiu established Anchor Taiwan, an Entrepreneurial Residency, Tech Community & Investor Network designed to tackle your soft landing in Asia through Taiwan.

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Building Bridges Between Australia & ASEAN: Thomas Da Jose (Masy Consultants & AASYP)

Thomas Da Jose is an aspiring humanitarian engineer who is on the journey to make a world that isn’t good for a small few, but one that’s good for everyone. He co-founded Masy Consultants, a grassroots organisation that aims to be a leading source of expertise to help disadvantaged communities successfully implement education, sanitation and clean energy projects.

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Cultural Diversity & Asia: David Thomas (China Expert & Speaker)

Over the last 30 years, David has inspired, motivated and educated global business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to pay attention to the massive growth potential offered by modern China and other emerging countries and taken them on a journey to identify and build long-term business and cross-cultural relationships.

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Proptech, RealTech & Asia: Jonathan Hannam (Taronga Group)

After building a 20 year career across major global markets, including Australia, Sweden, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and China, Jonathan co-founded the Taronga Group of Companies to bring together institutional real estate investment, with technology and innovation.

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PropTech VCs in the Asia Pacific

Is PropTech the next FinTech? Or is the real estate industry not ready to embrace change? I have no idea but here are some Asia Pacific focused PropTech Venture Capitalist Firms (VCs) & accelerators that you might want to check out.

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