Here's your briefing on Southeast Asia tech’s future and rising stars. Real talk that’s short, sweet, and to the point.
Most Popular Episodes
Jonathan Ng on “Doctor to Founder, Car Accident That Changed Everything & True Founder Community”: I first met Jonathan in 2018 back when we were the only two founders from Singapore in Boston. He shares about his transition from doctor to founder due to a sudden car accident and what he’s learned on the path to raising his latest $150M Series B for his health AI startup.
Michi Ferreol on “Philippines EdTech Trailblazer, Harvard MBA & Finding A Mountain To Die On”: Michi talks about her hesitation toward a US education and how it transformed her life trajectory professionally. We discuss what catalyzed her passion to revamp the whole classroom experience and bring it all online in the Philippines.
Benjamin Loh on “Public Speaking Disaster, Fear of Judgement & Never Say No”: Benjamin talks about his life’s worst presentation where he chose to speak in “passable” Mandarin to a large audience and heard the negative feedback afterwards. We discuss what he learned from the experience and how he took action to improve on this day by day.
Farand Anugerah on “Scaling Grab Indonesia, Market Launchers & Navigating Culture at Segari”: Farand shares about joining Grab in the early days to launch markets across the region including the Philippines. He also shares what he’s learned about building culture as a founder and the importance of building support systems to handle stress.
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