Leadership

Grace Sai

Grace Sai

Founder & CEO

As the Founder and CEO of Ravel Innovation (formerly Found8 Innovation), Grace and her team pioneer ways to build innovation ecosystems from the ground up, growing entrepreneurs through the curation of communities, spaces, funds, mentorship and access to corporates.

Grace is a Kauffman Fellow and Managing Partner of Found. Ventures, a seed fund investing in early stage tech companies. She is widely regarded as a node of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Asia and speaks extensively on her experience in ecosystem building and policy development for startups and governments. Grace has been nominated as Gen T by Singapore Tatler (2018), Great Women of our Times by Women's Weekly (2017), 40 Under 40 by Prestige Singapore (2014), and is a UN Women Entrepreneurship Day Ambassador.

She holds two Masters degrees from Oxford and INSEAD, and has published a thesis on Startup-Driven Corporate Innovation.

Rebecca Sharpe

Rebecca Sharpe

Head of Innovation and Accelerator Programmes

Rebecca is the Head of Innovation and Accelerator Programmes at Ravel Innovation. Having pioneered innovation initiatives within large organisations, educational institutions and small businesses, Rebecca is passionate about driving meaningful change through the power of building innovation-centric communities.

Originally from the UK, Rebecca’s experience includes running an award-winning incubator, growing Europe’s largest education technology community and leading the charge within the UK’s longest running membership organisation to create opportunities for young and first-time founders. Rebecca was a regular participant in government initiatives to help enable women founders, social enterprises, and mental wellbeing in business.

Team

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Grace Lim

Corporate Innovation Analyst

Grace plays a key role in helping corporates innovate through Ravel’s bespoke consultancy services. Through her work as an analyst, Grace is responsible for conducting research with stakeholders, synthesising opportunity areas for innovation, and providing reports of recommendations. Grace also takes the lead on large ecosystem mapping projects for corporate and government clients, and manages Ravel Innovation’s marketing, branding and content initiatives.

Jamie Heng

Jamie Heng

Corporate Innovation & Accelerator Manager

Jamie is passionate about helping early-stage founders and startups, which makes her the perfect person to recruit and support the participants in Ravel's accelerator programmes. Whilst ensuring each project is delivered well, Jamie works directly with the teams and their corporate partners to ensure they are poised for success in creating new innovations together. Jamie also takes an active role in the portfolio management of Found. Ventures, an early-stage VC fund.

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Katrin Miller

Corporate Innovation Program Manager

A highly organised and excellent project manager, Katrin oversees the design, execution and stakeholder management of Ravel’s client-facing programmes. Since its inception, Katrin has been successfully managing the Singapore Tourism Accelerator for Ravel Innovation, actively growing the ecosystem within, and ensuring the success of each corporate-startup pilot project by facilitating great connections and engaging the best mentors and experts along the way.

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Sharon Quo

Corporate Innovation & Partnerships Lead

Zealous for authentic relationships, Sharon focuses on building Ravel’s innovation ecosystem through valuable partnerships. She engages current and prospective corporate partners to synthesise their needs and create bespoke programmes to support the success of their innovation agendas. She also works to create a strong community amongst our programme members, ensuring that each team has a positive and meaningful experience with Ravel.

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Su Anne Lau

Executive Assistant to CEO & Operations Manager

Su Anne is the beating heart of Team Ravel. Her responsibilities encompassing operations and facilities management ensures that members, clients, and wider community may enjoy a seamless experience at our Innovation Campus. In addition to assisting the CEO, Su Anne takes care of the office management, and is a great support to the team in making sure everything runs as smoothly as possible.

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