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Nathan Ng

Awesome, Kelsey! will you be coming down to Singapore? (:

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Helping women in tech through a Hackathon
Great list. If you're genuinely interested in people and their stories, you will not go wrong at a networking event. (:

Commented 1 month ago on

10 easy tips to take networking to the next level
Hey Layak! What inspired you to found your own startup? Any words of wisdom for aspiring entrepreneurs out there? (: Thank you!

Commented 1 month ago on

I’m Layak Singh, CEO at real time online dating app COGXIO. AMA!
Hey Paul and Kian! How have your consulting experiences help in building a global startup like Lamudi? Thank you! (:

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We’re Paul and Kian, co-founders of Lamudi. Ask us anything!
i doubt it will distract them. besides having a bigger fund to invest in late stage startups, how about Asia? it will be great to see them investing in Asian startups.

Commented 1 month ago on

Y Combinator moves into late-stage investing?
Facebook's intention is clear with the launch of Instant Articles. They want a pie of the media industry.

Commented 1 month ago on

Are we slave to Facebook’s algorithm?
Hi Stefan, thanks for doing this AMA. (: What advice would you give to startups expanding into SEA emerging markets?

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Hi TIA! My name is Stefan and I’m the co-founder of Carmudi. AMA!
Hi Jamie! Thanks for doing this. You've mentioned before that "Taiwan probably has one of the world's most investor-friendly IPO markets". - https://www.techinasia.com/panel-discussion-challenges-taiwanese-startups-today/ How would you compare the IPO market in Taiwan to the more popular and startup friendly IPO markets in Australia and Japan?

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Hi TIA, I’m Jamie from AppWorks, early-stage VC + Asia’s largest startup accelerator. AMA!
Hi Ciprian, thanks for having an AMA here! How is Lamudi hyper-localising to win in Africa and SEA?

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I’m Ciprian and I am global product manager at Lamudi. AMA!
MobileAds who pitched at TiA's Arena in 2013 - https://www.techinasia.com/malaysias-mobileads-nabs-strategic-investment-eyes-market/

Commented 2 months ago on

Penang is on its way to becoming the Silicon Valley of the East, and IoT is how
Thanks for sharing! (:

Commented 2 months ago on

AMA about e-commerce marketing aka “moneyball” marketing
thanks for your reply! if you could, please elaborate on involving your teammates in the recruitment process? With so much emphasis placed on culture these days, what do you like most about aCommerce's culture?

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AMA about e-commerce marketing aka “moneyball” marketing
Hi Sheji, so far in your replies, you mentioned several times about hiring the best people. How's the recruitment process like in aCommerce? What are some of the questions that you would ask during an interview? Thanks for doing this AMA!

Commented 2 months ago on

AMA about e-commerce marketing aka “moneyball” marketing
nicely put - 'For me there are personally three distinct traits that make a person stay in a company; love of company, team and job.' thanks for sharing!

Commented 2 months ago on

Hey there, my name is Saemin and I run Rakuten Ventures. AMA
Hi Saemin, thanks for doing this on TiA! (: I'm curious about the story behind your switch from Google to Rakuten Ventures. What/who managed to convince you to make that huge career switch?

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Hey there, my name is Saemin and I run Rakuten Ventures. AMA
And VNG. Here's an article on VNG and Garena - https://www.techinasia.com/a-deeper-look-at-southeast-asias-only-two-unicorns-vng-and-garena/ Edit: Not forgetting Lazada (http://graphics.wsj.com/billion-dollar-club/?co=Lazada%20Group)

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GrabTaxi’s journey to a billion-dollar startup (INFOGRAPHIC)
Thanks for answering! As the team gets bigger, what processes do you set in place / what do you do to ensure that the values/culture do not get eroded?

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I’m William Tanuwijaya from Tokopedia, AMA!
Hi Vinnie, surely you have seen the good and the bad of entrepreneurs. If you could only name one, what is the most desirable trait of an entrepreneur?

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I’m Vinnie Lauria, a not so evil Venture Capitalist, AMA!
Hi William! Thanks for doing this! (: How would you describe Tokopedia's culture? What are some of the values you/the company hold dear to?

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I’m William Tanuwijaya from Tokopedia, AMA!
Hans Zimmer's music is great! I love Audiomachine as well - https://open.spotify.com/artist/5F4ObszoeVebqtc0B3XqJa

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What music do you listen to when you need to get stuff done?