by DTDev

A lifestyle innovation platform merging the worlds of design, technology and business, the azalvo Project powered by Jumpstart is defining the future of lifestyle tech, through its new-age value chain and collaborative co-creation community.

At its heart, azalvo is a collaborative environment for creators. It is driven by a purpose to support and grow promising brands, bringing together azalvo’s years of experience within retail and fashiontech, and its vision for new-age lifestyle.

The project will work with cutting-edge companies to combine lifestyle design, business know-how, and innovation-guided approaches to turn creative ideas into successful businesses.

“We conceived azalvo as a co-creation community, where our clients are our partners, and together we work to create something innovative and sustainable.”
Founder of azalvo, Joanne Chow
“Being a new founder is like being lost on top of the Himalayas; you either find a way to be resourceful quickly or you will perish from frostbite. At azalvo Project, we help design, retail, and lifestyle tech founders learn how our network can help them become the best they could be when it comes to growing their business.”
CEO of Jumpstart, Relena Sei

Why azalvo Project powered by Jumpstart?

The azalvo team has been in the industry for decades and has helped hundreds of startups and brands succeed. azalvo knows brand DNA inside out, and has a centralized platform and supply chain well-equipped to address the needs of organizations that are applying themselves to business and tech opportunities in lifestyle and retailtech. From exclusive industry research, networks and support, to cutting-edge technology and in-house financial advice, azalvo’s vertical value-chain places its partner companies an edge above the rest.

This program is made all the more powerful with Jumpstart’s network and extensive experience in building corporate innovation and acceleration programs, as well as its regional reach, which will be used to source mentors for the program, nurturing an innovative community that’s capable of launching impactful and commercially driven partnerships.

Ultimately, the azalvo Project powered by Jumpstart was created to incubate the right talent looking for growth, and to also co-create in the process of transforming ideas into successful businesses.

As azalvo Founder Joanne Chow puts it, “Whether you’re just starting out with an idea or trying to take your brand in a new direction, talk to us. We’re listening. Let us co-create with you.”

ABOUT JUMPSTART

Make Innovation Matter

Jumpstart is a startup ecosystem builder that supports and connects the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the APAC region. From providing resources, support, and education to startup founders, industry leaders, and creative game-changers, to bringing together budding startups and corporates to facilitate collaboration and networking, Jumpstart supports and nurtures every aspect of the startup space.
Visit Jumpstart's website for more at https://jumpstartmag.com/.

ABOUT AZALVO

Co-create. Innovate. Elevate

azalvo is an innovative co-creative platform — a professional lifestyle accelerator. Fueled by the spirit of collaboration, azalvo knits fashion together with technology to transform creative ideas into successful businesses. At azalvo, we help entrepreneurs and established businesses expand their reach and take their ideas to the global stage,
see more at http://www.azalvo.com/.

OUR TEAM

Co-Organizer / Program Director

Joanne Chow

Founder of azalvo, Joanne is a mover and shaker who is adept at catalyzing businesses’ growth and strategic transformation. Her entrepreneurial successes span across manufacturing, design, lifestyle retail and financial governance, providing insights and support to both emerging designers and full-fledged brands. In 2019, Joanne was named one of Forbes Power Businesswomen.

Co-Organizer / Program Advisor

Jackson Chow

As CEO of Aussco, the internationally recognized trade and manufacturer renown for its innovative and solution-driven approach, Jackson oversees factories in China and Southeast Asia that service Global fashion labels including Maje, Sandro, adidas, Reiss, and Ted Baker. Jackson is also the co-founder of azalvo.

Co-Organizer / Program Director

James Kwan

James Kwan is the Executive Chairman at Jumpstart, a leading startup ecosystem builder in Asia. A passionate serial entrepreneur who strives to help founders connect with investors and global ecosystem builders, James advises, creates, and manages accelerators and other innovation focused programs.

Co-Organizer / Program Director

Relena Sei

Relena graduated from New York University and Harvard Law School. She served as interim COO at a New York startup prior to working at Latham and Watkins, one of the world’s leading law firms. She is also experienced in real estate development and is currently the CEO of Jumpstart.