Propel Academy Podcast/Aspiring Entrepreneurs/Learn how to start your first business from inspiring entrepreneurs.
About This Show
Propel Academy is an online school designed to help our students and listeners start their dream business through a practical step by step approach taught by successful entrepreneurs. This podcast is focused on transforming aspiring entrepreneurs into actual entrepreneurs. Every episode will take you on a journey of a successful entrepreneur talking about starting a business and how it created the lifestyle they always wanted. We end each show with an inspiration quote that helps push you through your day as a new entrepreneur.
Most Recent Episode
Episode #15: Why Malaysia Is A Great Place to Start Your New Business.
Dec 29 14
Born in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Rosemary Tan has built a successful property development company in Malaysia. Her company, Palam Mesra, builds environmentally-friendly, elderly-friendly, handicapped-friendly buildings and homes. As a young child, she experienced firsthand some of the challenges to living in traditional homes through her own mother, who was confined to a wheelchair throughout Rosemary’s life.
Inspired by her mother’s dream—to live in a home with 2 floors that she could easily access—Rosemary began a successful career as an entrepreneur after studying business and interior design in college. As a college student, Rosemary visited model homes on weekends to see inside the new homes and to marvel at their interior design. Her curiosity and interest in interior design, combined with her passion to create sustainable, handicap-friendly family homes, led her to begin Palam Mesra, which is now a successful boutique property development company in Malaysia. Rosemary was also the global chairman for Entrepreneurs' Organization from 2011-2014, where she's been a member since 1997.
In this episode we discuss Rosemary's journey as an entrepreneur. We focus a lot about building a business in entrepreneur friendly Malaysia. She believes this is a great time for young entrepreneurs to come to Malaysia and build their dream company because of the great tax breaks that foreign ent