Live update fr Echelon D1: Why Thailand is the best place to build your local or regional startup in SEA?

Update from Echelon 2013

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Speaker: Paul Srivorakul – Co-founder & Executive Chairman,  Ardent Capital

He is probably the most successful regional entrepreneur in Southeast Asia. His serial startups are:

  • Ensogo Group (Acquired by LivingSocial in June 2011): leading group buying sites in Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines
  • Admax Network (Acquired by Komli Media in Feb 2012)
  • Newmedia Edge (Acquired by STW Group in December 2011)

If you are a startup in Southeast Asia, why is Thailand the best place for you to build and launch your startup? Paul  will share about:

  • Local opportunities in Thailand that can help shape your business
  • How Thai tech startups are fast-tracking their way towards a regional play and how? (Regional vs local clients, product built)
  • The money: Who is funding and acquiring what in Thailand?
  • Talent and hiring
  • The potholes: Dangers of premature scaling

Thailand - Echelon 2013 - Paul Srivorakul - Thai Economy

Thai economy is sophisticated

6 Thailand - Echelon 2013 - Paul Srivorakul - Why Thailand 6

Why Thailand?

2 Thailand - Echelon 2013 - Paul Srivorakul - Ease of doing business 2

Ease of doing business in Thailand

2A Thailand - Echelon 2013 - Paul Srivorakul -Bloom berg most promising emerging countries for investors

Bloomberg’s Most Promising Emerging Markets for Investors

3 Thailand - Echelon 2013 - Paul Srivorakul - Reason for setting up business in Thailand 3

Reasons for setting up business in Thailand

4 Thailand - Echelon 2013 - Paul Srivorakul -Ecommercer in SEA has still so much room to grow 4

E-commerce in SEA still has room to grow

5 Thailand - Echelon 2013 - Paul Srivorakul - Why we start here 5

Why Thailand, not Sing/Indo?

7 Thailand - Echelon 2013 - Paul Srivorakul - ASEAN community and what does it mean 7

ASEAN community and what does it mean?

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Minz Buii is a digital marketer/market advisor from both startups and corporates in online ecommerce and offline retail chain in Southeast Asia. He's also an avid Asia explorer and love enjoying local foods and learning different cultures in Asia. Currently Minz is based in the melting pot of Bangkok!

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