Family offices see potential in Asian fashion
April 30 - May 04. 2018
Fashion defines the street in Asia. You cannot escape the stalls as you wander through Asian markets, top quality wear at prices that people can expect only in post-Christmas sales. Two people have caught the Asian fashion bug in a big way. Ankita Bose and Dhruv Kapoor decided that Asian fashion needs an online platform to reach the global consumer. Enter, Zilingo, which was born in Singapore and has since made in-roads in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
What Babson Now Offers Up for The Next Gen Family Office or Family Business
April 23 – 27. 2018
Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, is one of the top ranking colleges for entrepreneurship education and the college has announced the launch of the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship. It is meant to be a hub for research, resources, and innovative programming dedicated to entrepreneurial students, business families and their family offices.
Investing Through Borders
April 23 - 27. 2018
Last week, business circles in Mumbai were abuzz with the news that the real estate billionaire Surendra Hiranandani had obtained a Cyprus citizenship and relinquished his Indian one. Before anyone could say ‘live tax-free’ he was quick to clarify that the reason he was leaving the shores was the ease of travel a European passport afforded, providing quick entry to most countries in the world.
Being mindful of the self-care app
April 16 - 20. 2018
Recently Shine, a pioneering app for self-care, got a Series-A funding of $5 million. The funding comes on the back of the news that the app has reached over 2 million subscribers worldwide in over 180 countries. Not bad for an app that has audio talks on living stress-free and relaxed.