Vijay Eswaran’s Business, Philanthropy, and Writing Endeavors

Vijay Eswaran has been flying high in the business world for the last two decades. Outside of business, the executive chairman and founder of QI Group of companies have also perfected the art of giving, making him one of the most philanthropic businessmen in Malaysia and Asia at large. That’s not all; Vijay is also a celebrated author and a prominent motivational speaker.

The QI Group

Vijay Eswaran and several other entrepreneurs joined hands to establish QI Group as a Malaysian direct selling and training firm. 19 years down the line, the company has grown into a humongous multinational business conglomerate with a presence in six different industries among them education, logistics, hospitality, and property development.

Vijay’s main strengths in the business world are his ability to strategize fast and not shying away from investing. For this reason, he has helped the QI Group to evolve at a Panasonic speed, conquering every industry it ventures. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran:

Since the group ventured into hospitality, it has invested in either boutique hotels, spa resorts, or both in different countries, such as Thailand, Sri Lanka, Turkey, and South Africa.

Vijay Eswaran is a product of some of the most prestigious universities in the UK and the US. In a quest to raise the higher education standards in his home country, Vijay led the QI Group in establishing the Quest International University Perak (QIUP), in Ipoh, Malaysia in 2011. According to him, he wanted the Malaysian students to have the same study experience he had in the western countries’ universities.


Vijay and QI Group are involved in philanthropy locally and around the globe. The group has a philanthropic initiative dubbed the RHYTHM Foundation. Through that initiative, QI Group has supported many charitable courses all over the world.

Locally, Vijay involves himself in philanthropy through the Vijayaratnam Foundation, an initiative he established in honor of his dad. The foundation supports women, children, and youth empowerment programs in Malaysia.

Vijay’s As an Author

Vijay Eswaran has also exhibited his writing skills through his literature works. Eswaran is the man behind some of the best-selling publications such as In the Making Zone, On the Wings of Thought and 18 Stepping Stones. His books have been translated into many languages.

Samuel Strauch: The Investment Wiz in Real Estate

Today more than ever, if you want to invest in real estate you must have a good macro and micro understanding of the fundamentals on the market. Samuel Strauch is one the few experts with this keen sense of understanding value when it comes to investing. He has a long, successful career which makes him one of the most sought after experts.

Samuel Strauch started his career in banking after graduating from college. His educational achievements and banking experience contributed significantly in his real estate career. He then joined his family real estate company in South Florida.

In 2002, he started his own real estate company called Metrik Real Estate, and his company has continually and tremendously grown into a platform consisting of acquisitions, management, development, equity sourcing, acquisitions, and real estate brokerage in Latin America and South Florida. Another reasons he is the most sought after real estate professional is because he has finished a plethora of transactions in Aventura, Hollywood, Miami, Miami Beach, Margate, and Sunny Isles Beach. As a matter of fact, HomeLight has ranked Strauch as one of the top 16% agents who sell homes fast and one of the top 12% agents within Miami in selling many homes. He is also an active investor involved in several other restaurant and Internet endeavors.

Strauch’s company also expanded operations eventually in many Latin American countries that are made in a management division, previously known as Level Five Service. He also began developing projects that evolve into what is now called Metrix. With all of these successes within 15 years of business, this company is one of the fastest growing, real estate companies in Miami.

His Educational Achievements

Strauch earned his undergraduate degree from the Hofstra University in New York in business. He also completed his studies from Harvard University and Erasmus University in Rotterdam.