Me & My Career: Bringing to biotech his business edge

In this series, individuals share their career journeys and provide an inside look into their jobs and industries. This week, we speak with a biomedical sciences entrepreneur.

Mr Jeffrey Lu says any entrepreneurial journey is challenging because one is trying to do something differently and better. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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SINGAPORE - Start-up co-founder Jeffrey Lu knows all too well the looks he gets at meetings with potential investors or partners and comments like, "Oh, you're so young to be a CEO".

Mr Lu, 37, says the age gap is especially stark in the biomedical sciences industry, where developing a drug can take many years and there is a general sense that younger or less experienced people may not appreciate the difficulties of the problem or in generating a solution.

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