Let us have a look on the endeavors of top 10 successful female entrepreneurs in Asia.
Krystal Choo, Founder & CEO, Wander
Krystal Choo is a two-time TEDx speaker and the CEO and Founder of Wander, which brings like-minded people together by allowing them to join the best communities in a city right from their devices. As a tech entrepreneur, her vision has created a global platform built on the foundation connectedness, authenticity and putting humanity at the heart of digital interaction.
Honor and Awards: Singapore’s “Most Awe-Inspiring Women” (Cosmopolitan), “the Gritty Entrepreneur Singapore Needs” (E27), “A Triple Threat” (High Net Worth), awarded as one of Asia’s 50 Women Leaders, chosen to front SK-II’S global “Change Destiny” campaign with over a million views online, and named LinkedIn Power Profile 2015 and 2016, in the CEO category.
Pocket Sun, Founder and Managing Partner, SoGal Ventures
The world’s first female-led millennial venture capital firm investing in startups in the US and Asia. Shortly after receiving her Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, she became one of the youngest people to ever be on the cover of Forbes Magazine at the age of 24.
Invited to organizations such as PwC, BoA Merrill Lynch Accenture, Ogilvy & Mather, London Business Scholl, National University of Singapore, and at the world’s best tech and business conferences, including Microsoft CEO Summit, Fortune’s Most Powerful Wommen Summit, and TEDx.
Ayesha Khanna, CEO and Co-Founder, ADDO
Ayesha is CEO and Co-Founder of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence advisory firm and incubator that helps companies to innovate, optimise and grow. She advises companies and governments on smart cities, future skills, fintech, and other emerging industries.
Ayesha has been published and quoted on technology, innovation and smart cities in The New York Times, BusinessWeek, TIME, Newsweek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Strategy+Business, and Foreign Policy.
Kanika Agarwal, Founder & CEO, Passion Peers
Passion Peers is Asia’s fastest growing Digital Transformation strategy, execution services company. Kanika is passionate towards a new wave of digital transformation coupled with her versatility in wearing different (digital) hats according to the organizations she works with makes her a sought-after business leader of today. As a futuristic leader, she has been featured in many publications, forums and also serves as a mentor to the next generation of marketers and entrepreneurs.
Pat Law, Founder, GOODSTUPH
Pat Law is an integrated digital strategist and founder of social influence agency, GOODSTUPH. Pat has about a decade of experience in both traditional and digital advertising. Creative, results-oriented, cost-minded and versatile team player with a verifiable track record of managing large-scale client initiatives.
The brands she used to market and manage include adidas, Cadburu Schweppes, Cesar, Chrysler, Dodge, Fancy Feast, Finnair, Friskies, Garnier Haircolor, Garnier Neril, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett-Packard, Hush Puppies, Hyundai, Jeep, Johnnie Walker, L’Oréal Singapore, m&m’s™, Palm, Inc., Royal Salute, Singapore Airlines, Tiger beer and Whiskas.
Nanz Chong-Komo, CEO, Nanz Inc Group Pte Ltd
Nanz Chong-Komo began her career as a fashion model in Singapore 1987. Nanz Founded ONE.99 Shop, a one-price store which became the multi-dollar business within three years. When SARS epidemic came, the shop was about to setback. Not giving up her entrepreneurial spirit, she wrote the best-selling business books based on her experience namely, “One Business 99 Lessons”, “Bringing Out The Entrepreneur In You” & “Overcome”
Nanz has become the motivational and corporate speaker and spoke in major institutions and organisations like Monetary Authority of Singapore, Unilever, etc.
Michelle Sun, Co-Founder & CEO, First Code Academy
Michelle empowers students with digital literacy to become creators, thinkers and innovators in the technology space. Her passion towards technology and her power of coding made her obtain work at high growth technology startups in Silicon Valley. She has featured in Forbes 30 Under 30 in Asia and BBC 30 Under 30. Michelle specialties are K12 STEM/ coding education, growth strategy and entrepreneurship.
Prerna Pant, Co-Founder & COO, Circus Social
Rachelle (Ria) Lao, CEO & Founder, Precision Bit
Ria Lao is the CEO & Founder of Precision Bit which is a visual intelligence solution that helps enterprises to make data-driven marketing decisions. A role model for the marketing person and persons desiring to become tech founders. An inspiring leader with the proven records of developing new business and growing them into success. Ria Lao’s proves success in developing and scaling early-stage B2C and B2B technology ventures in both North America and Asia-Pacific markets.