Early morning wake-up discussion on going plastic free with the Alterpacks containers and our journey. From organic waste to coffee cup covers!
AlterPacks raised US$1 million
For its innovative packaging made of food waste - Asia Food & Beverages
Finlab's Greentech Accelerator nurturing local start-ups
Radio Interview on CNA938, 22 Nov, on Singapore Today. A conversation with Melanie Oliverio and Cheryl Goh. The focus was on how local start-ups are being nurtured by UOB The FinLab's Greentech Accelerator, and Alterpacks as one of the twelve that had been selected.
Raising capital is no small feat 😮💨 Here are 3 useful tips from BIG startups that have gone through the fundraising process which you can learn from!
A Cuppa With Karen Cheah | Season 2, Episode 5
From incubation at the SMU Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, to winning awards globally, starting one’s own venture hasn’t been the easiest but it has been most fulfilling to Karen. Tune in to find out the challenges she faced, how these were overcome, and the advice this tour de force alumna has for budding entrepreneurs.
Founder and CEO of Global Green Connect and GGEF
Purpose-driven social enterprise found a champion in Christina Lee, Founder & CEO of Global Green Connect. She joins AlterPacks Conversations 3-2-1 and discusses how to mobilise youth to take up the climate change drive. Christina is an advisor of Tsinghua University X-Lab and a mentor of University of Geneva Open Seventeen Programme.
Karen Interviewed In 'SMU-MSc In Innovation Programme – Where Innovation Meets Pedagogy'
"Innovation is not just about tech, but about people and providing value..."
Design Thinking Strategist
Conversations 3-2-1 continues with Marcus Lui, design thinking strategist who shared his insights - to expand the notion of "human-centered" design to "life-centered" and help prevent unintended negative impact on the environment. Marcus advises governments and corporations on design thinking in action as Principal of Quo Vadis Innovation & Design Consulting, based in Hong Kong. Our conversation touched on single use plastics in the airline industry to sustainable fashion.
President, Green Inclusive
When China set its goal of being carbon neutral by 2060, one of the propellers in achieving that ambition is how technology is an enabler and partner in the process. Conversations 3-2-1 with Nanqing Jiang, President of Green Inclusive, a green mobility platform started by China Beijing Environment Exchange shows how transportation is a key area to target. With her extensive experience in the area of global environment policy at the UN Environment Programme, Nanqing shares how the Green Inclusive platform to reduce carbon emissions is just the first step to long term change.
Fabienne A. Serfaty
Social Impact Investor
Fabienne A. Serfaty is an impact investor who has sat on the boards of Ashoka and Climate Earth Environmental Lawyers. She is passionate about helping companies get to nett zero, and is CEO and Founder of Impactwave, a consulting solutions company. Our conversation touched on government commitments in climate initiatives, ESG and her forecast for 2021.
Investment Associate, Closed Loop Partners
Capturing value in a circular economy and why these investments become the game changers for innovation. AlterPacks Conversations 3-2-1 with Hannah Friedman, Investment Associate from New York based Closed Loop Partners continues. Hannah provides her insights on why significant change can take place with a well-designed circular economy system.
EPPIC: Into The Deep With Our 2021 Finalists
Welcoming Karen Cheah and Herbin Chia from @alterpacks