Away co-founder Jen Rubio was born in the Philippines, but immigrated to New Jersey, the US, with her family when she was seven years old. Photo: Masha Maltsava

Start-up that’s making the case for exciting luggage and on a journey to becoming the Nike of travel

Filipino-American Jen Rubio and Steph Korey knew nothing about luggage when they had the idea for Away. In two years they’ve sold 500,000 bags and raised US$80 million in funding. Now they want to be a global travel brand

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Away co-founder Jen Rubio was born in the Philippines, but immigrated to New Jersey, the US, with her family when she was seven years old. Photo: Masha Maltsava
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