BRAVE: Indonesia eCommerce Wars (ByteDance & Tokopedia), Foxmont VC Origin Story, Classifieds Business Models, and Blue-Collar Time Theft

January Newsletter

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We’re happy to share that BRAVE has now reached 50,000+ followers! We’re also excited to welcome Wing Vasiksiri, General Partner of WV, as a co-host covering Thailand’s tech landscape on a quarterly basis. Let us know your feedback to our beta Bahasa Indonesia language version of the podcast.

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Popular Interviews

Community News

Joel Leong, co-founder of Aspire, was featured by Fintech News for the company's new Singapore HQ launch and its ambitious plan to double its local fintech workforce by 2025. Hear about his learnings as a serial founder and relational mindfulness.

Michael Lints was in Technode Global for Golden Gate Ventures’ report underscoring the significant growth of the climate tech market in India and Southeast Asia which is predicted to reach $350 billion by 2030. Check out his insights on VCs’ position of trust in guiding and shaping the future of innovative Southeast Asia startups.

Best Read

Erik Torenberg's "How Communities Die" examines his personal learnings from communities that lack shared purpose, values, and accountability and trade-off between inclusivity and exclusivity. I’m still thinking through the future of the BRAVE podcast and community, and this was a provocative read. Let me know your thoughts what you’d like to see more of!


“Now let us believe in a long year that is given to us, new, untouched, full of things that have never been, full of work that has never been done, full of tasks, claims, and demands; and let us see that we learn to take it without letting fall too much of what it has to bestow upon those who demand of it necessary, serious, and great things.”

― Rainer Maria Rilke

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Stay Brave!

Jeremy Au