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Singapore Meetup: How Memebox Bootstrapped to $1 Million Annual Revenue


Tech in Asia Meetup number five, and we are back in Singapore! We are more than happy to bring this event back to the Lion City and I’m sure startups here will benefit from this meetup in one way or another.

We have invited Hyungseok Dino Ha, founder of Memebox. The subscription e-commerce service is now the leader in terms of market share in this sector in Korea. Dino will be sharing his startup story at this event, and how he bootstrapped to $1 million annual revenue for Memebox. Participants can expect to learn some tips from Dino on how to bootstrap and grow a business with limited capital.

You are welcome to join us on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. Tech in Asia Meetup tickets are free but grab them fast while stocks last!


  • Registration: 6.30 – 7.00pm
  • [Interview] How Memebox Bootstrapped to $1 Million Annual Revenue: 7.00 – 7.40pm
  • Q&A from floor: 7.40 – 8.00pm
  • Networking & Dinner: 8.00 – 9.00pm


Plug-In @ Block 71

Block 71, Ayer Rajah Crescent, #02-18 Singapore (139951)

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Screen Shot 2013-04-10 at 3.38.37 AMAbout our speaker: Hyungseok Dino Ha

Hyungseok Dino Ha is the founder of Memebox. He launched the first subscription e-commerce service in Korea with seed money of $35,000 and is now number one in terms of market share in the country in this sector. Memebox expanded to beauty products e-commerce in August 2012, working with more than 250 beauty brands from around the world.

The startup recently raised funds from SparkLabs Ventures and Chester Roh, the CEO of Ablar.

Dino Ha worked at Ticket Monster as a sales/new business development manager (2010-2011), Tom Ford International (New York HQ) as a PR assistant covering the US market (2007-2009). He then worked on launching Korean fashion brands including Bean Pole (Samsung), General Idea, Lee Sang Bong, and Steve J & Yoni P (2009-2010). He studied environmental science at Kyunghee University and graduated from Parsons The New School for Design in fashion marketing.

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