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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How did 99.co (Singapore) manage to raise $560k without an active monetization model?

I just read this thread from JFDI discussion group and found it helpful for entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia and Asia. So I asked Darius (Founder/CEO 99.co) and Mohan (e27) for their permission to publish the answers. Please find the original answers quoted below. Thanks Darius and Mohan for the insightful answers. Also thanks to Elaine (who wrote the very first […]

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12Go.Asia – brings the buses, ferries, trains & low-cost airlines online for people travelling around Thailand and Southeast Asia

Bus or Ferry ? 12GO will serve all

Few years ago I was searching for a bus ticket from Singapore to Malaysia. Few months ago again I was searching for a bus ticket from Jakarta to Bogor, and a few weeks ago I was looking for a bus from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima. Finally I ended up the same way by going to […]

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