Special STIMY Singapore subseries featuring Loh Lik Peng (Unlisted Collection), Woon Tai Ho (CNA), Lucas Lu (Zoom Asia), Arthur Kiong (Far East), Khoo Swee Chiong, Kenny Chan (Kinokuniya) and Fong (Tong Heng).
A list of all the episodes you will find in the So This Is My Why podcast that features people related to or are involved in the technology sector.
Ep 133: If It’s Easy, It Must Be A Scam + Hunting for 100 Cockroaches?! | Adlin Yusman (Managing Director, Endeavor Malaysia)
Adlin Yusman, Managing Director of Endeavor Malaysia, shares his life story e.g. launching 2 failed startups and now, building the Malaysian startup ecosystem.
Ep 132: The Inside Scoop on Asia’s $30 Million Media Empire | Terence Lee, Editor-In-Chief at Tech in Asia
Terence Lee is the editor-in-chief of Tech in Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading tech business media, events, and jobs platform. Our goal is to build and serve Asia’s tech and startup community.
As a journalist, I seek to hold up a mirror to society and digest emerging trends. As a tech enthusiast, I enjoy harnessing it in my work, while also making sense of it from various angles. And as a leader, I combine talent, strategy, and tools to build a cutting edge organization.
I lead an editorial team that delivers investigative journalism, data, analysis, and timely reporting to thousands of paying subscribers and hundreds of thousands of readers each month.
I’ve been involved in all aspects editorial operations: from high-level strategic planning to shoe leather reporting to tinkering with no-code tools and APIs. I track a wide range of industries, from ecommerce to crypto to AI.
Ep 111: Building the hottest Southeast Asian Tech Startup Newsletter | Amanda Cua (Founder, Backscoop)
Amanda Cua is the Founder and CEO of BackScoop, a media startup focused on Southeast Asian startups and tech. It started with their first product, a free daily newsletter that makes it fun and easy to stay informed with everything Southeast Asian business and startups in minutes.
Launched in late 2021, BackScoop is read by thousands of SEA’s top founders, execs, VCs and startup operators. Born and raised in the Philippines, Amanda is 20 years old and was previously the first employee at Y Combinator-backed edtech Avion School.
Ep 110: How do you measure your life? | Ian Lee (Co-Founder, Syndicate & Former Head of Crypto & Blockchain, Citi)
Ian Lee is the Co-Founder of Syndicate. Co-Founder of IDEO CoLab Ventures. He invests in blockchain, crypto, and Bitcoin startups.
Francine Ballard is the Houston-based founder of Metagolden, a modern brand for a modern consumer who values physical and digital status equally. A web3 emporium showcasing the finest phygital (physical and digital assets sold together) collectibles by way of collaborations between luxury labels, artists and digital influencers/creators.
Ballard worked in fashion publishing for many years at Time Inc (InStyle), Conde Nast (Lucky magazine) and most recently as style editor at PaperCity magazine working with fashion and jewelry brands Hermès, Gucci, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, Cartier among others before transitioning to the technology space.
An avid crypto investor, in 2021 she entered the blockchain space with a line of fine, 18k gold jewelry tied to NFTs. Since then, the company has expanded via partnerships with THEORY, Kwiat Diamonds, Decentraland, Moda Operandi and Fred Segal, successful NFT projects with artists Ashley Longshore, Jonathan Seliger and editorial features in ELLE and Architectural Digest.
Her next collection- HW3 (House of Web3) will be a community-owned, operated and financed fashion house with the best and brightest from both worlds (Web3 and IRL) rooted in forward thinking operatives of ideation, collaboration and innovation. As one of the first female-led blockchain brands and a founding member of the BFF, along with Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, Paris Hilton and founders Brit Morin and Jaime Schmidt, Ballard has become a web3 thought leader and expert, paving the way for women and female-led projects in the space.
Aaron Tang is a popular Malaysian blogger (Mr Stingy) & Country Manager of Luno – Malaysia’s 1st cryptocurrency exchange platform.
Ep 95: From Launching Angry Birds into Space with NASA to Throwing Parties in Decentraland | Marja Konttinen (Marketing Director, Decentraland)
Marja Konttinen is the Marketing Director at Decentraland Foundation & former Marketing Director at Rovio Entertainment (Angry Birds Space).
Ep 93: Raising North Korean Entrepreneurs to DAOs for the Underprivileged | Geoffrey See (Co-Founder, Choson Exchange & Poko DAO)
Geoffrey See is the co-founder & Chairman of Choson Exchange, CEO & co-founder of Y-Combinator backed Poko DAO, World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders etc.
A special STIMY Podcast edition featuring highlights from 10 out of the past 80 STIMY guests to give you an idea of where to start your STIMY journey.