All posts tagged Southeast Asia

Software outsourcing is promising for Vietnam, says Minh-Tuan VU from VietGest

The Vietgest team in Hanoi, Vietnam

Helping Vietnam to become a world-class startup destination is a dream that Minh-Tuan VU, co-founder of VietGest, is pursuing. Starting a software company in Hanoi has been a fulfilling experience for him. Read more…

JeeShen Lee’s journey: Starting an Internet business in Malaysia

JeeShen Lee from Bizvise, a Malaysian software entrepreneur in Malacca.

Interviewing serial entrepreneur JeeShen Lee in Malacca Malaysia (or Melaka) has shown me one thing: starting a tech company in a small industrial town requires lots of courage and determination. JeeShen has started a software solutions company called BizVise, Read more…

Meng Weng Wong’s story: Singapore will benefit from my Silicon Valley experience

Meng Weng Wong at JFDI in Block 71, Singapore

At JFDI, in block 71, Meng Weng Wong is bringing his Silicon Valley startup experience into Singapore. Building a high-tech business vs. a brick-and-mortar one takes a different perspective. Read more…

Scaling a mobile payment business is possible in Southeast Asia, Zi Yong CHUA, Stream Media

Zi Yong Chua from Movend (Stream Media) and I in front of Block 71 in SingaporeSingapore-born Zi Yong CHUA is an inspiration for those who want to start up a scalable company in Southeast Asia. He has overcome many challenges founding Stream Media, a company building the Movend payment platform for mobile gaming Read more…

Singapore’s entrepreneurship and innovation quest

Singapore is the business hub of South-East Asia and is becoming a global magnet for talent.  I attended several events and met interesting people. For example, yesterday’s founders drink event at Amazon Web Services was great. Read more…

First impressions of Singapore’s entrepreneurship environment

I have been to Singapore for the last 2 weeks and I have to say that the city is impressive. Public transportation is at its best, the city is vibrant and the expat community is here to stay. Read more…