Adventure, Profit & Purpose - Founding a New Paradigm for Business

How our SocEnt (Social Enterprise) found an important gap in the market to start a company no-one had ever tried before.

HUB Community Event - Doers and Dreamers

Get inspired by the challenges and success stories of startups and social entrepreneurs from our fellow Hub Impact entrepreneurs, rising local startup talent top and international founders.
The Gone Adventurin’ founding team is made up of a Banker, Filmmaker & Business woman who all have one thing in common – a deep passion for harnessing the power of businesses to meet the needs of communities and natural environments, to create lasting social impact throughout the world.

When Ashwin, Jacqui and Laura (all under the age of 30) starting working together, they had no idea of the kinds of challenges they would face. 3 people from 3 completely diverse and opposite fields - they found that their biggest differences would soon become their greatest strength.

Adventure, Profit & Purpose

(Founding a New Paradigm for Business)

In this talk, Ashwin will talk through their founding process, and how they are creating and defining a new industry at the cross section of Companies, Communities and Consumers to tackle important social and environmental challenges.
5 key take aways for attendees:
- Learn how to overcome your fear to start something new i.e. “Blue Ocean strategy”
- Learn how to manage stress & keep focused on what you love. i.e. GTD
- Learn how to (non)manage diverse & creative teams using simple tech.
- Learn how to find success through collaboration & innovation.
- Learn about the importance of online networking & developing authentic relationships.
Speaker biography: Ashwin Subramaniam

Before Ashwin Subramaniam quit his 9-5 job in the banking sector in Singapore, he was a risk analyst who tinkered with social enterprise models. But an adventure inspired him to take the leap of faith. Now, the co-founder of Gone Adventurin’, Ashwin is a social entrepreneur leading the way to the future of sustainable business.

“I’m a firm believer that businesses and brands have a huge opportunity in tackling some of the pressing social and environmental challenges facing the world today… my social enterprise is just the proof of that!"

Outside of the world of social business, he is developing a keen interest in cycling, the art of mindfulness, earth sciences and understanding the relationship between humans and the natural world.

Date: 17th March 2015

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Venue: The Hub Singapore, Ground Floor

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Tue Mar 17, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM SGT
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For Hubbers
For Public $10.00
Venue Address
The Hub Singapore National Youth Council Academy 113 Somerset Road Singapore, Singapore 238165 Singapore
The Hub Singapore