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.

286: Jenny Pan – CarePod (PitchDeck Asia)

Podcast highlights: Let’s talk about traveling with pets. Many people don’t understand how difficult it is, correct? — It’s true, many people don’t understand unless they’ve had to travel with their own pets. In a way it’s like the divide between having kids and not having kids. Until you have kids, you don’t know what…

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…

239: Fredrik Haren (Ashley Talks ASH9)

Podcast highlights: “Humanity to the power of ideas” – Fredrik’s inner theme which means believing in the potential of humanity and the power of ideas. If every human being reached their maximum potential and learn to share it, the world will be a better place What was the thing Fredrik learned that was really eye-opening…

225: Asia’s $36 Trillion A2A Market (Asia Matters)

Podcast highlights: The A2A Metatrend – Asia to Asia trade. Asia now does more trade with itself than the rest of the world. The Asian Middle classes will be worth $36 trillion by 2030 Why Asian brands have a massive advantage over Western competition. This is bad news for Amazon, especially in high growth markets…

219: Nitin Sawhney – Reboot Life, Discover Asia

Podcast highlights: Remote workers are more productive and efficient, and less likely to change jobs than office workers – companies can save costs employing remote workers according to studies The “I’ll get around to traveling the world someday” thinking – challenging the dominant mode of thinking and take a leap of faith regarding the digital…