Samir Wildemman – GM The Prestige Okura Bangkok Hotel: If your service is outstanding, you will succeed!

Reviews for Okura Bangkok on TripAdvisor

Hotel industry is a very interesting industry, it’s not only because personally I love travel and tourism, but also because it is a special industry in which the brand positioning and market segment are very clear, much better than most of other industries. Another reason that hospitality is most famous for customer services. I thought […]

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Jungle Ventures’ Operating Partner Alexander Jarvis – an ex-Lazada guy on a $4M deal: We want to see that every pixel matters!

Alex: "There needs to be a real pain that a lot of people have and are not having solved adequately"

Alex had experienced an interesting childhood in Southeast Asia. A British boy relocated to live in Indonesia when his father moved to the land of archipelago (sounds like Obama’s story, huh?) to work in the oil field. He lived there for more than 10 years then moved to work across Asia Pacific and Europe. He […]

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WearYouWant Thailand story – Part 2: How to spend one million dollars

Part 1: WearYouWant Thailand fundraising story Part 1: How to get one million dollars? In part 1, i’ve had an interview with Martin Toft – WearYouWant CEO about how did they manage to raise $1.5M. Let’s continue with part 2 to see how can they spend this money and what is the most challenging thing […]

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WearYouWant fund-raising story part 1: How to get one million dollars?

Martin: "I think any entrepreneur who hasn't been a little scared during the process would be lying"

  You might read my previous post about WearYouWant: Thailand is probably the country with the most interest for fashion products in Southeast Asia.  WearYouWant is a leading B2B2C fashion platform based in Thailand. Recently they closed their series A funding round with $1.5M. The round was lead by Digital Media Partners (DMP), a venture firm that specializes […]

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Lenddo – a Manila-based social startup is going to give loan to the world through social credit

I have read about Grameen bank concept few years ago, and I felt interested in the model because of it’s unique breakthrough as a social business model and also because of it’s powerful ability to help the poor people get a loan much easier to improve their life. According to Wikipedia: “Grameen Bank makes small loans (known as microcredit or “grameencredit”) […]

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