- About the Author
Balls Inc. by Val Yap, CEO of PolicyPal (and Forbes “30 Under 30 Asia” in 2017), aims to dismantle the unconscious social bias against women in the tech industry. Written for women who are considering getting into tech, or those already in a tech job who want to take their career to the next level, this book combines practical career advice and Val’s own inspiring personal story to show you:
- How to start your own company
- The art of fundraising
- How to disrupt and think out of the box
- The secrets of mentorship
- And much more!
At a time when only one in four technology professionals in Singapore is female, with only a tiny fraction launching new tech companies, Balls Inc. will give you an insight and roadmap into insurtech and startup - and invites anyone with the grit (and balls) to join this digital revolution that’s changing the way we live, work and transact!
Val Yap is the CEO and Founder of PolicyPal Group, Asia’s leading insurtech that aims to bring protection to millions of lives through data and technology. PolicyPal Group (a member of AMTD Group) is supported by 500 Startups, Global Brain, PayPal, and Koh Boon Hwee. Val is passionate about making financial planning affordable and accessible to everyone. Val who was named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list for Finance and Venture Capital, Fortune “40 under 40” list for Finance is a frequent speaker at universities and conferences. Val has appeared in the Forbes Magazine, Fortune Magazine, Nikkei News, Singapore Straits Times, Business Times Newspaper, Bloomberg, KPMG, Women’s Weekly, Singapore Radio Station MoneyFM and many others. When not at work, Val is an avid globe-trotter and a sports enthusiast who has completed six Spartan races in a year.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 110
Year Published: 2019
Size: 210mm x 148mm