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Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2015 Mandeep Singh Co-Founder - StreetHub Mandeep Singh is the Co-founder of StreetHub, the mobile hyper-local marketplace for bricks and mortar stores. With $1.2 million funding from a group of leading VCs and Angels, including Index Ventures, Octopus Ventures, Playfair Capital & Avonmore Developments, StreetHub allows users to discover the best products available locally so that they can either collect them immediately or get them delivered the same day - referred to as a click and collect marketplace. Mandeep who has an MA in Natural Sciences & Management Studies from the University of Cambridge, started his career as an Associate at OC&C, a leading European strategy consultancy, working primarily in retail. He then became a Private Equity Associate at BC Partners, one of Europe’s largest Private Equity firms before co-founding StreetHub in 2013 with Alex Loizou, Maxim Berglund. Mandeep is also in Angel Investor at Aday, a transformative lifestyle brand offering wear-anywhere apparel. Narry Singh - Managing Director, Digital Business Strategy - Accenture Narry Singh is a successful entrepreneur, advisor and investor with over 18 years of experience in mobile, digital media, software, and electronic commerce industries. He has been based in Silicon Valley for over 20 years and relocated to London in2014 to join Accenture as Managing Director - Digital Business for Europe, Africa and Latin America. As an entrepreneur, he helped build Outfit7 (creator of Talking Tom and other mobile apps) into a global media company with over 840 million user installs in 104 countries. Prior to Outfit7, he was on the executive team of two companies; one, which was acquired, and another went public with a peak market capitalization of $23 billion (Commerce One, where he was Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Professional Services). He has led global teams and built multiple businesses that have generated over $750 million in sales, raised over $230 million in funding, employed over 6,000 people and set up operations in 38 countries. Narry he started his career as a strategy consultant at The Mac Group (later Gemini Consulting); was the youngest equity partner at The Regis McKenna Group; and ran his own consulting firm for five years. He received a B.S. with Honors in Civil Engineering from Punjab University in India, a graduate degree in Civil Engineering and Management from Stanford University, and conducted graduate research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Raj Singh CEO - Sooqini Raj Singh is CEO at Sooqini, an online and mobile task delegator that allows businesses to outsource tasks to trusted local people. It was co-founded by Raj Singh and Tiago Mateus in August 2011 with $1 million from two rounds of funding. Following a BSc in Computer Science from Imperial College, London and an MBA from Insead, Raj spent 9 years working for IBM as a Systems Engineer and Consultant before joining Booz & Company in 1995 as a member of the Information Technology Group specialising in IT strategy development in financial services, telecoms and media. In 2001, he joined Investcorp, an alternative assets investment