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Kaveri Marathe

ELSA

Vu Van doesn’t sleep much these days. As the Founder and CEO of ELSA, a speech training app, she manages teams in California, Portugal and Vietnam, meaning her primary sleeping hours are between 3–5 pm Pacific Time. “That’s my beautifully quiet time when I sometimes...

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NB Products

For patients suffering from gastrointestinal disease and requiring an ostomy—a surgically-created opening in the body for the discharge of body wastes—returning to life as it was before can be incredibly difficult. Add to that unpleasantness from the ostomy pouch...

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Midwest Scrapbook

After adjusting from a jet-set senior-level corporate role to a full-time caregiver for her newborn daughter, Rebecca Germain, founder of Midwest Scrapbook, found she was ready for a new challenge. Her husband suggested she make a business out of what Germain...

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The FRESHGLOW Co.

“My story is the story of a startup that went global completely by accident,” said Kavita Shukla, founder and CEO of the FRESHGLOW Co. Shukla is the innovator behind FreshPaper, a spice-infused paper insert that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh for up to four times...

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Skin Inc

“Lazy girl skincare” is how Singapore’s Skin Inc founder and CEO, Sabrina Tan, jokingly describes her brand. Not that Tan would know much about being lazy—at the age of 34, with two kids, and ten years of experience under her belt working in the IT industry for...

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