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Bianca Diana Turneanu: A Cog that Welds her Space Machine
Europe, People

Bianca Diana Turneanu: A Cog that Welds her Space Machine

The world was talking about space ventures and preparing for Sir. Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos to hit the edge of space. During the time, I felt that only a handful of people would be lucky if the billionaires reserved space. My curiosity propelled me to discover some grassroots space mission working in anonymity somewhere on earth. I landed the Copenhagen Suborbitals. Excited, I tried out reaching out to them via Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) but was of no help. Linkedin? Yes. And there I connected with Bianca Diana Turneanu, a cog that welds the space machines at Copenhagen Suborbitals. Romania-born Bianca Diana Turneanu in Denmark welds spacecraft at a volunteer-run space organization aiming to un-billionaire-ize space! I waited no longer to run a set of questions by her reflecting on Copenh...
Dr. Azim’s Radical Move with Glocal Healthcare Systems
India, People, Tech for Good

Dr. Azim’s Radical Move with Glocal Healthcare Systems

Almost 28 percent of India's poor lack access to medical treatment; they do not have doctors within 100 km; if there are hospitals, they lack modern infrastructure and doctors who take any interest in global medical advancements. The challenge with healthcare is telling. When one child grows up to be a doctor by the brush of determination and hard luck, they migrate to the cities—taking a dig at this complex situation: Dr. Sabahat S. Azim, a doctor and ex-Indian Administrative Service officer of the year 2000 batch, is now an entrepreneur—the Founder & Managing Director of Glocal Healthcare Systems. Dr. Sabahat S. Azim hails from a middle-class family in a small town in India where every parent aspires their children to become doctors and engineers. It wasn't any exception with Dr. ...
Koo Founder Aprameya Radhakrishna Rebrands India a Product Economy
India, People

Koo Founder Aprameya Radhakrishna Rebrands India a Product Economy

In recent years, the Indian startup ecosystem has exploded in popularity due to large funding, consolidation efforts, developing technology, and a rising local market. From over 3,000 startups in 2014 to a projected more than 11,000 by 2020, the data show that this is not a modern phenomenon. Here we have Aprameya Radhakrishna, a successful entrepreneur who has seen it all. He is right from working for someone else to developing three startups and being his boss - unfolding Aprameya Radhakrishna's story. Radhakrishna graduated from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Karnataka with a Bachelors's degree in Engineering in Electronics and Communication. He holds an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management(IIM), Ahmedabad, in General Management. Co-Founder and Chief Exec...
Are we Counting on these Indian Women in Real Estate?
India, People

Are we Counting on these Indian Women in Real Estate?

The real estate industry in India has been largely a playfield for the male. It is hard to come across a woman broker, and the experience is telling if you are in Mumbai searching for rental properties. The various Facebook groups dealing in real estate are a notorious gathering of shady middlemen with no level of professionalism. Big real estate giants in India prefer recruiting male candidates for the fieldwork because the notion is women can't get through the sweat and grind construction site or the intelligence of investment decisions. So, is the Indian real estate scene so bleak for women? Gather up, here we are with a brief profile of six Indian women in real estate, marking a big dent with their professional ingenuity. Ready? Manju Yagnik Manju Yagnik is the Vice-Chairperson o...
Sugarbook CEO Darren Chan on Economic Relief and Expansion Plan
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Sugarbook CEO Darren Chan on Economic Relief and Expansion Plan

The Basics of Sugar Farming: Sugar Daddies, Sugar Mamas, & Sugar Babies What is a Sugar Daddy? The prerequisites to becoming a successful sugar daddy have a solid bank balance and a heart to pamper his sugar baby. Other addon characteristics include chivalry, respect, and care.  What is a Sugar Baby? A real sugar baby is a young man or woman with a flair for enjoying the finer things in life. They can be students, single moms or dad, or early-career men/woman, but goal-oriented & yet submissive, making it drama-free & yet enjoyable. What is a Sugar Relationship? A sugar relationship is an arrangement between the sugar daddy and the sugar baby, mostly consenting adults, who mutually thrive on each other not limited to companionship, mentorship, financial and emot...
Nykia Wardlaw Draws on Black Entrepreneurship, Caregiving, & Racism
People, United States

Nykia Wardlaw Draws on Black Entrepreneurship, Caregiving, & Racism

In the 1700s, South Carolina became a slave society, with slavery central to its economy. African slaves were made to cultivate labor-intensive rice. Here's a proud descendant of black ancestry from that past of pain and hurt, Coach Nykia Wardlaw, who frees small business owners to leverage digital technology and reap profit! In this feature, the Editor-in-Chief of StartuptoEnterprise, Linda Ashok, talks to the Founder of Chosen One Agency LLC, Nykia Wardlaw, walking us through slavery in South Carolina; to helping her first client pay off $14000 in debt and more! Read this interaction between two women entrepreneurs in the world that still hesitates to fund women-led enterprises. LA: What is your take on the small business industry in the digital marketing sector? What do you th...
Women-in-AI (WAI), Taiwan Ambassador, Linien Yen on Life & Career
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Women-in-AI (WAI), Taiwan Ambassador, Linien Yen on Life & Career

In this feature, the Editor-in-Chief of StartuptoEnterprise, Linda Ashok, talks to Women-in-AI Taiwan Ambassador Linien Yen on career, cancer, and the sweetest bribe she would accept anytime. Share with us your experiences as a career woman, the organization you worked for, your responsibilities, clients you served! I worked as an English secretary in Ogilvy, one of the biggest advertising companies, when I returned from Australia, where I studied for my master's degree. After one year of working in Ogilvy, I found out that being an account executive was much more fun. So, I requested my boss, who was also the company's managing director, to change to the accounting department. As an account, I needed to take the brief from the client and brainstorm with the creative team to come...
CTO Swathi Young on Leadership, Biases, & the Bribe She won’t Refuse
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CTO Swathi Young on Leadership, Biases, & the Bribe She won’t Refuse

In this feature, the Editor-in-Chief of StartuptoEnterprise, Linda Ashok, talks to Indian-American Chief Technology Officer at Integrity Management Services, Swathi Young, on workplace biases, the bribe she would never refuse, and industry leadership through professional and community commitment. Swathi Young on her Leadership Role at Integrity Management Services, Inc. About Integrity Management Services, Inc.: (IntegrityM) brings more than fifteen years of proven corporate experience providing healthcare solutions for the US federal government. Our services include audits, data analytics, investigations, medical record reviews, and outreach & education activities to help the Department of Health & Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid detect fraud, wast...
Dr. Deepika Vuppalanchi on Emotions in Medical Science & Leadership
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Dr. Deepika Vuppalanchi on Emotions in Medical Science & Leadership

In this feature, the Editor-in-Chief of StartuptoEnterprise, Linda Ashok (LA), talks to Indian-American Senior Medical Director at Precision Value & Health, Dr. Deepika Vuppalanchi (DV), on emotions in medical science and the visibility of women in scientific leadership. Dr. Vuppalanchi to talk on telehealth's role in reducing care gaps, emphasizing the impact of COVI19 in the healthcare sector at the Digital Innovation Virtual Conference scheduled for Nov 5, 2020. LA: As the Senior Director at Precision Value & Health, Deepika Vuppalanchi's everyday operational and leadership responsibilities? DV: At Precision Value & Health, I partner with brand marketing leads from major pharmaceutical companies and identify strategies for successfully launching their drugs and mai...
Data Scientist & Olympic Weightlifter Kulsoom Abdullah on Representation
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Data Scientist & Olympic Weightlifter Kulsoom Abdullah on Representation

In this feature, the Editor-in-Chief of StartuptoEnterprise, Linda Ashok (LA), talks to Pakistani-American Data Scientist and Olympic Weightlifter Kulsoom Abdullah (KA) to present her talk on machine learning in the healthcare sector at the Digital Innovation Virtual Conference scheduled for Nov 5, 2020. LA: It is a minority to be i) a Pakistani in America, ii) a woman in data science, and iii) an Olympic weightlifter. How do you bring all these identities together to overtake the majority? KA: Being a minority doesn't affect me personally but professionally when I don't see many minorities equally represented in a group of people flock at conferences, or say, at the daily workplace. LA: Kulsoom, I hear you. Would it be okay for you to share any experience you had as a Pakistani-Amer...
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