Kiren Tanna – CEO Zenrooms, Co-Founder FoodPanda, Rocket Internet

When Kiren Tanna started Zenrooms, he and his co-founder lived out of hotels for weeks, pitching hotel owners on the go. It’s this form of startup hustle that you need to make your business successful. Kiren was former CEO and co-founder of FoodPanda, CEO of APACIG (Rocket Internet’s Asia Pacific Internet Group). He understands both…

Vishal Doshi – AUM Biosciences, AI and the Cure for Cancer

In a world infatuated by the latest shiny technology it’s easy to lose sight of the key challenges facing our time – like finding a cure for cancer. The drug discovery process is both expensive and by nature highly wasteful. Less than 5% of drugs under development ever reach the mass market. But that doesn’t…

Daniel West – CEO & Founder of Panalyt, People Analytics That Works

Daniel J West, Founder and CEO of Panalyt shares how they are solving the one problem faced by both HR individuals and business leaders of using multiple tools and spaces to store their various HR data. With over 20 years of international HR experience at Morgan Stanley, Apple and Uber, Daniel has seen this long…

JW Ngeow – CEO of MegaX Singapore, $25 million exits

Jiawen “JW” Ngeow describes herself as a “deviant”. In her own words, she excelled at underperforming at school. That’s not easy in a society like Singapore that prides itself on academic achievement. Yet, JW has proven many of her doubters wrong. From building the MegaFash retailer to investing in numerous startups in Singapore, JW’s career…

329: Damien Cummings – Peoplewave, Building the Google of Recruitment

Damien Cummings, CEO of Peoplewave, has experienced 20+ years at the highest levels of corporate. His marketing career resume includes some of the world’s most prominent blue chip names: Standard Chartered Bank, Philips, Samsung, Dell, Ogilvy & Mather, Citibank Australia, Coca-Cola and McKinsey. Damien knows better than anybody how the market for talent is evolving…

328: Luka Fajs – Biosensorix, Medical Devices and Stroke Prevention

Highlights: Luka Fajs tells us more about strokes. 70% of the stroke survivors get another stroke within a year. In US alone there 7 million stroke survivors who are the early adopters to this device. There is a very high correlation between diabetes, heart failure and stroke. Luka shares with us how he challenged himself…

327: Robin Tan – Cloudzen, The Netflix of games

Highlights: Cloudzen is a streaming platform for games. In three words, it is Netflix for games. Robin shares that most mobile games annoy people to pay. He argues that games should be entertaining and people should pay because they enjoy it, not forced. Robin is raising 6 million USD. He is interested in smart money…

322: Harith Bakri – Building Malaysian Event Startup Galaspace

Harith Bakri, Co-Founder of Galaspace, joins us all the way from Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. 19 year old Harith founded this event marketplace while still at college. In this interview, we discuss Harith’s funding plans, how he recruited his team through Habbo Hotel and his strategy to build a community of event planners and consumers.

321: Daphne Ng – Smart Consentable Data Exchange with Jupiter Chain

PitchDeck Asia presented by Asia Tech Podcast is a regular podcast showcasing some of Asia’s most exciting startups. Each episode, we collate a batch of startup founders who join the show to share their story, the problems they’re solving and their funding requirements. Founders are welcome to submit their startup to The Pitch here. Our…