297: Geir Windsvoll – Live Streaming in Thailand

Podcast highlights: Geir shares his experience when in late 90s he tried taking the existing online services and combing with the community features and his various other experiments with internet. Geir tells us the challenges he face in scaling live videos and how important it is for tech team to be ready for what is…

289: David Jou – Pomelo Fashion

Podcast highlights: What is Pomelo Fashion? Where did it come from and what does it do differently in fashion and e-commerce? Does Pomelo sell their own brand and goods or are there concessions wherein they have designer brands in there? What is their inventory like? Pomelo’s retail store also serves as a showroom for the…

275: Bob Gallagher — Appsynth

Podcast highlights: 04:18 Earlier this year, you picked up an award in Singapore. Tell us a little bit about that. — We picked up two awards from Campaign Asia-Pacific. Campaign Asia-Pacific is basically the de facto agency world magazine in the region. It was really good recognition for us. Now it’s onward and upwards! Do…

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…

247: Blake Larson, Expanding LaLaMove Across Asia

Podcast highlights: How did Blake arrive at the day-to-day approach – his interpretation of strategy – as the right way to do it? Also, spending his first eight weeks for Rocket Internet in Hong Kong standing outside petrol stations handing out flyers to taxi drivers As a well-educated, successful and MBA-holding person who went well…

221: Prem Doowa – Sales is the Lifeblood of Every Startup

Podcast highlights: Importance of sales experience for entrepreneurs and why every Founder should enjoy making sales calls. Overview of the Insurance market in Southeast Asia. How most insurance companies compete and what Frank does differently to win customers long term. The importance of surrounding yourself with the right people that share the same quality. How…