315: Jes Kaliebe Petersen – Overview of The Myanmar startup ecosystem (Asia Matters)

Podcast highlights: Phandeeyar – the Myanmar Innovation Lab – is interested in using technology to accelerate impact in Myanmar. The Accelerator programme has been running since 2016. Every year, a new cohort of 7 to 10 startups is onboarded. Workshops are held on tech and startups, alongside a co-working space and social impact programmes for…

280: What must you avoid to fall in the pit of failure? In the Making w/ William Bao Bean and Sebastien Gaudin (NSH2)

Podcast highlights: Let’s put this very interesting podcast conversation in the context: William runs an accelerator. Sebastien runs a startup which was part of the accelerator program and now in scale up phase, and me as the podcast host, as well as, accelerator mentor…. 10:07 What’s the difference between being a founder and entrepreneur? William…

260: Michael Bloomberg On-board for the Asian Century? (Asia Matters)

Podcast highlights: Michael Bloomberg’s vision for an Asian Davos Asia Tech Podcast gets a new studio in Singapore Podcasting and the future of branding Asia Tech Podcast’s new internship opportunity Podcast notes: Note: This podcast contains explicit language ATP650 – Asia Matters with Graham Brown Michael R. Bloomberg, American businessman and philanthropist, wants to create…

249: Kineret Karin, Growing a Social Impact Accelerator

Podcast highlights: Kineret Karin’s thoughts on the growth of accelerator companies and the startup accelerator model in Singapore The challenge of identifying the right startups and Kineret’s strategy to overcome this The double bottom line – measuring the economics of na ImpacTech startup involves measuring the social impact created and the associated financial model associated…

243: Julian Kwan – Investacrowd (Founders in Asia FIA3)

Podcast highlights: How did Julian Kwan get started in Singapore? It’s the best place to start a property tech business. Thinking where the investment comes from is critical The huge sense of belief and 150% conviction that you need to have in starting a business. The dilemma startups face with an idea that’s too early…

218: Simon Kim – FASTx and The Startup Ecosystem in Tokyo

Podcast highlights: The population fundamentals of Japan and how demographic changes shape the startup ecosystem Start up founders in Tokyo tend to get bank loans by default instead of seeking angel investors – does this present a challenge to Japan? The city of Fukuoka and its top down approach to building an ecosystem. Is it…