Entrepreneur Spotlights

 

In order to share experiences and visions, the Startups & Entrepreneurs committee launched the ‘Entrepreneur Spotlights’: a series of interviews with successful French Entrepreneurs in Singapore.

 


 

Interview with Delphine Leon & Guillaume Multrier, DNDB

 

Delphine acquired her Master’s in Interior Architecture and product design from the well-known design school Ecole Camondo in Paris. She learned to design furniture as well as space planning. During her Master’s she had the opportunity to do an internship with an architect in France where she was in charge of drawing urban furniture, taking into consideration the design, changes in lifestyles and economic aspects.

Guillaume Multrier joined DNDB in 2007 as a co-director. His background as a Civil engineer, from ITC BTP Montpellier France, brought with him expertise in construction, understanding of local regulations and project costs. His "savoir faire" brings him recognition from both clients & contractors...

 

 
 

Interview with Jean-Christophe Bouglé, Co-Founder, fewStones

 

Prior to starting my own business five years ago, I was for many years in banking, financing large projects in the energy and renewables. I actually started in Indonesia, then moved to Malaysia, and travelled for work to most Asian countries. In parallel I had always been interested in video and technology...

 

 
 

Interview with Eric Saint-André, Managing Director, ASA Advisory & Amplification Lab

 

I started my career as the co-founder of a startup in the Fintech space in 1999 (a Wealth Management Portal). The adventure ended when the bubble burst and the world entered into a deep crisis in 2001, at which time I joined PwC as an external auditor...

 

 
 

Interview with Guillaume Gallet, Director, Lomig & The French Grocer

 

I have been in the tourism industry for the past 30 years - specifically food and hospitality management. I initiated and managed the Procurement & Logistics office in Singapore for Club Med, overseeing 15 resorts in the Asia Pacific-Indian Ocean region...

 

 
 

Interview with Florine Eppe Beauloye, Founder & Director of mOOnshot digital

 

mOOnshot digital is a boutique creative agency providing bespoke digital marketing and consulting services to premium and luxury brands. Our expert advisory board includes former senior executives of Google, Facebook and YouTube. We empower forward-thinking businesses and discerning brands, enabling them to realise their full potential through digital innovation.

Guided by a deep understanding of the vast opportunities that digital can offer, luxury savoir-faire and an intimate knowledge of our clients' businesses, we create tailored digital solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs with clarity, ingenuity and integrity. We call it Digital Craftsmanship...

 

 
 

Interview with Patrick Veron, Founder and Director, East West Innovative Solutions (EWIS)

 

The decades of experience has deepened my understanding on what it takes to do business successfully in different continents and how to do it. This led me to strike on my own and establish ‘East West Innovative Solutions (EWIS)’ Private Limited, a management consultancy firm. Based in Singapore, we provide business development ecosystem to companies that wish to grow in Asia...

 

 
 
 

Interview with Gregory Imbert, co-Founder, UniQgift

 

I co-founded uniQgift in 2009 with Christian Hauville, at that time we were both working in the experience gifting industry. The European market was saturated; hence we decided to bring the concept of experience gift boxes to Singapore...

 

 
 

Interview with Guillaume Chabrieres, Founder, Chab

 

In July 2013, I founded Chab Pte Ltd, an event company that supports SMEs and multinational companies in developing their brand locally...

 

 
 

Interview with Gontran Cherrier, Tiong Bahru Bakery

 

I had always dreamt of opening bakeries around the world, and before I opened my first shop in Montmartre, Paris, in 2010, I was hosting a French cooking programme, published several cookbooks, and worked in Russia and Romania as a consultant baker, training apprentices and setting up production centers there...

 

 
 

Interview with David Chambat, Managing Director, Villa-Finder.com

 

www.Villa-Finder.com is a Villa rental website whose goal is to facilitate the search for villas in Asia. We launched our first destination, Bali, available at www.villa-bali.com, 6 months ago… The site includes great features such as detailed maps, consumer reviews, large photos of the Villas – and most importantly a growing portfolio of more than 300 handpicked villas all around Bali...

 

 
 

Interview with Laurent Junique, CEO, Teledirect

 

We started Teledirect in 1995 in Singapore with a really tiny set-up and we now have 5 offices in Asia employing 1,500 personnel. Our growth has been driven by demand in outsourcing of call-center services in Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia...

 

 
 

Interview with Christophe Ferreira Co-Founder, Survival Chic (SC), the Lifestyle Membership

 

Survival Chic (SC), the Lifestyle Membership, was created in 2009 to help busy expats & executives get the best of the city in their precious leisure time. SC Members enjoy two main benefits: 30% off at 50 top Restaurants, including alcohol & guests, and Complimentary & VIP invites, every day, to the city’s most sought-after private events...

 

 
 

Interview with Jean-François Cousin, Managing Director, 1-2-Win Executive Coaching

 

As a global executive coach, I have been serving over 350 executives - from 25 nationalities and 50 multinational companies - across Asia and The Middle East for the past 6 years...

 

 
 

Interview with Françoise Carbonnel, Partner, Harmony & Mobility Consulting

 

Harmony & Mobility Consulting is a Human Resources Agency created in Beijing, and then settled in Singapore and in Casablanca, specialized in helping and driving expatriates and spouses, in their own Mobility and Integration...