Building a B2B SaaS startup in Indonesia with Irzan Raditya (Kata.ai)
In this episode, Irzan Raditya talks about how he’s built Kata.ai into a leading B2B SaaS Startup in Indonesia. He talks about the importance of being laser focused on your vision, why he favors collaboration over competition in a market that relies on personal relationship, and why he thinks distribution trumps product market fit.
Growth strategies in Asia with David Fallarme (HubSpot)
In this episode, David Fallarme talks about how he’s built HubSpot’s marketing strategy for a fragmented market such as Asia. He also talks about why it is important to put customer first, his view on personal branding, and the strategies and tools he uses for his personal growth.
Finding growth using adjacency strategy with Junwen Lee (CardUp)
In this episode, Junwen talks about how to use adjacency strategy as a way to find new growth opportunities. He also talks about the importance of using context to position your products, coupling early adopter engagement with referral strategy, and leveraging corporate partners to open up new channels.
Transitioning from a startup to a scale up with Zenos Schmickrath (SEA Founders)
In this episode, Zenos talks about why it is important for founders to pick up new skills as their startups start to scale. Having scaled multiple startups including Hmlet, Zenos shares his experience transitioning from a 0 to 1 business to a skyrocketing business and the things founders should look out for.
How StashAway got to $1B AUM in 3.5 years with Michele Ferrario (StashAway)
In this episode, Michele Ferrario talks about the early days of StashAway and how they got to $1B AUM within a span of 3.5 years. A big part of that strategy is building customer trust early and ensuring that you are extremely focused on the product experience and customer experience.
Building a company that generates good karma with Foti Panagio (GrowthMentor)
In this episode, Foti Panagio of GrowthMentor.com talks about why it is important to build a minimum lovable product to start with, why he’s chosen to focus on generating good karma with his company, and some strategies on how he’s hacked his personal growth in the early days.
Early stage growth hacks with Hsu Ken Ooi (Iterative)
In this episode, Hsu Ken Ooi of Iterative VC talks about the early growth strategies of his first two startups Weave and Decide.com. Hsu Ken also talks about why it is important to invest in one’s self, how to look at psychology for growth hack inspirations, and why you need to fall in love with the problem instead of the solution.
How a hyperscheduling app got their first 1.5 million downloads with Leo Tumwattana (Sorted)
In this episode, Leo Tumwattana (Sorted) talks about the concept of hyperscheduling and his journey to his first 1.5 million app downloads. Leo also talks about seeing his users as influencers, building an app that people love, and using a fair pricing model to retain users.
The importance of team alignment in building an early stage startup with Charles Allard Jr. (Delvify)
In this episode, Charles Allard (Delvify) talks about building a team that is aligned with your startup’s vision and mission. Charles also speaks about optimising your startup for an exit, building a network of mentors to help your personal growth, and using content with deep insights to build your credibility.
Growing Kaliber into a $800k ARR business within 10 months with Robert Lai (Kaliber Performance Marketing)
In this episode, Robert Lai (Kaliber) talks about using content to attract new customers and embodying radical transparency to retain them. Robert also talks about building a culture of open communication and trust with his clients, and focusing on being great in ONE thing rather than being a jack-of-all-trades.