Conversations with Simon Gwozdz

Simon is the founder and CEO of Equatorial Space Industries, a Singapore-based space launch company that develops rockets and sends satellites into orbit. He graduated from the National University of Singapore and has never looked back on turning his childhood passion into his career. Here, he shares with us with his journey in pioneering and operating a start-up from scratch, and his hopes and aspirations for the space industry in Singapore…

Conversations with Adrian Ang

Adrian Ang is the cofounder and CEO of AEvice Health. Driven by a passion to create something that can help others, Adrian founded AEvice in 2016 and worked on wearable devices alongside Professor Ser Wee from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Together, they came up with AireSone Junior, a non-intrusive wearable device that helps children better manage respiratory diseases. Tell me more about yourself & AEvice Health. AEvice Health started in 2016 to solve an unmet need in the market. Very often, children and elderly who developed an asthma attack in the middle of the night are able to get it under control with the use of reliever inhaler (also commonly known as Ventolin)…

Conversations with Sherie Tan

Sherie Tan is a doctor at Geylang Polyclinic. She obtained her medical training overseas, and shares with us on her transition into the local healthcare scene and her experiences thus far. As a medical officer, how would you describe what you do on a typical workday? I work in a polyclinic, so it’s a primary care setting. I work from 8am – 5pm on Mondays till Fridays, and I work half-days on Saturdays (8am – 12.30pm or 1pm). So we basically go in and run individual clinics, and see the patients that come…

Conversations with Richard Gavriel

Richard wears many hats – he founded a Speaker Management company and Releve Singapore, and is also an Associate Director in AXA Insurance. Having been in business since 1994, he continues to be passionate about innovation. Here, he shares with us his journey as an entrepreneur and some advice he’d give to students today. What is your role in the entrepreneurial industry and what does the nature of your work entail? I had been in business since 1994 and am currently running 3 businesses: Founder of Richard Gavriel Speaker Management Pte Ltd (RGSM), Founder of Releve Singapore Pte Ltd and Associate Director in DynamiX Group representing AXA Insurance Pte Ltd…