'I was lacking a space for myself'
4 August 2014 Last updated at 01:56 BST
What makes a good entrepreneur? Well one person who might have an idea is Singapore-based Grace Clapham.
She has been hand picked by Virgin's Richard Branson and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, for a regional entrepreneurship award.
Her not for profit business helps others become successful entrepreneurs, including a network she calls Secret Women's Business which holds workshops and leadership sessions for women.
She told the BBC's Rico Hizon what motivated her to start her business.