Malini Saba is the chairperson of Saba Company. The company retains various investment interests all over the world. It has interests in oil and gas in China, technology in the United States and real estate in India and Australia. The former United States Clinton inaugurated the Stree to offer healthcare and legal empowerment to women in India, Africa, Eastern Europe and Central America.
The organization is a non-profit one, and its primary objective is to change the lifestyles of low-income women and children all over the world. In 2005, Malini made a tour to Tsunami raved places in Sri Lanka and India and made a pledge of $10 million to the victims. Her investment began as a Silicon Venture capitalist back in the 1990s.
The origin of Saba’s idea
She had an idea of starting a company and investing it. Therefore, Malini founded Saba. The company retains investment interest in various parts of the world in sectors such as oil and gas, technology and real estate.
A typical day for Malini
Malini wakes up at 5 am then handles conference calls with Asia because her commodity venture is based there. After that, she takes her daughter to school by 7 am. Malini says that they walk to school with her daughter so that they get enough time to talk.
She then goes back to the office to deal with issues in Europe and USA offices. She then picks her daughter from school at 3 pm. Typically, her days entail meetings. She believes that meetings must not last longer than 45 minutes.
Bringing ideas to life
Malini says that she analyzes market trends then she does the opposite, basing it on where the world will be in the next five years. She explains that the commodity market excites her since it yields significant returns. Her habit of taking the bull by its horn has made her a productive entrepreneur. Steve Jobs has influenced her thinking.
About Malini Saba
Saba originates from Perth where she studied Psychology. The quest for overseas work enticed her to migrate to the United States. She first lived in San Francisco after setting up her home in the 1990s. She has been running her business for the past 20 years and counting.
During her 25 years in business, Saba invested in more than 22 ventures and traveled all over the world. Saba describes herself as a venture capitalist. She has been appointed as CEO, and the new role holds a new challenge.