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20 May

  Melanie Perkins is the CEO and co-founder of Canva, an online design and collaboration tool valued at $40 billion in 2021. Canva is now one of the world’s most valuable tech startup, one of only a handful unicorns that is actually profitable. Only one in four startups is founded by a female, Melanie is […]

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06 May

  The cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner is the flagship product of Dyson, but did you know that it is born after 5 years of R&D and 5,126 failed prototypes? The inventor of the vacuum cleaner is none other than James Dyson, who founded Dyson Ltd. and he is a billionaire entrepreneur today. James Dyson was […]

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24 September

  They can take our IPs, but they will never take our freedom. Pavel Durov This is the cause championed by Pavel Durov, the founder of Telegram, when the Russian authorities attempted to block Telegram in 2018. Before starting Telegram, Pavel had cloned Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook in Russia while he was still in the university. […]

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10 September

  Formerly known as Adobe Systems Incorporated, Adobe Inc is a computer software company founded by Charles “Chuck” Geschke and John Warnock in 1982. Chuck started his career at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) in 1972. In 1980, Chuck and John invented a solution of sending documents between a computer and a printer. However, […]

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30 July

The growth of Airbnb is remarkable, the online travel platform has become the largest provider of accommodations in the world in less than a decade. Airbnb has disrupted the $570 billion hotel industry, its $100 billion valuation is now more than Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt combined. It all started from a wacky idea of co-founders […]

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25 June

BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a South Korean boy band that began formation in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment. ‘Hitman’ Bang Si-hyuk, the founder of Big Hit Entertainment (now rebranded to Big Hit Music under Hybe Corp), is the man behind the success of BTS. The seven-member group […]

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11 June

  Genshin Impact has been a global blockbuster since its release, having generated $1 billion in just its first six months from the App Store and Google Play. It is the fastest game title to hit the $1 billion milestone in player spending, surpassing titles like Pokemon GO. If we add up the revenue generated […]

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04 June

With a net worth of $7.1B, China-born Forrest Li is the seventh richest man (update: ranked the richest as of September 2021) in Singapore, he is the Chairman & CEO of Sea Limited. Co-founded by Forrest Li, Gang Ye and David Chen, Sea Limited is the holding company for Shopee, SeaMoney and Garena. Originated from […]

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28 May

Leo Burnett founded the famous advertising agency that carried his name, as well as “Chicago school of advertising”. In contrast to the style of Madison Avenue, meaningful images were emphasized over clever copy or catchy slogans. People even talked of the “Burnettization” of American advertising. Leo Burnett was born in St. Johns, Michigan in 1891, […]

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21 May

Albert Lasker was the man who invented advertising, he is regarded as the father of modern advertising. In fact, a few men have done more to change the buying habits of American consumers. Sunkist, Palmolive, Goodyear, Kotex, Kleenex, Pepsodent, and Lucky Strike are some of the famous names launched and propelled by Albert. Albert was […]

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