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Insights from the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018

Session Start-Ups: Driving Innovation at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018. Image: World Economic Forum / Sikarin Thanachaiary Last September we attended the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018, with Eddie speaking on a session named “Startups: Driving Innovation”. Panel speakers included: Simon Milner, Vice-President, Public Policy, Asia-Pacific, Facebook Reynazran Royono, Founder an...

Women Who Lead: Female Founders

From left: Debbie Mullin (Copper Cow Coffee), Vu Van (ELSA), Mimi Chan (Littlefund) In anticipation of Vietnam Women’s Day on October 20, we want to feature the stories of women who lead: our port...

Startup Playbook by Sam Altman – Part 4

Startup Playbook. Written by Sam Altman · Illustrated by Gregory Koberger · Spanish translation Part IV: Great execution Although it’s necessary to build a great product, you’re not done after th...

Startup Playbook by Sam Altman – Part 3

Startup Playbook. Written by Sam Altman · Illustrated by Gregory Koberger · Spanish translation Part III: A great product Here is the secret to success: have a great product. This is the only thi...

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Insights from the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018

Session Start-Ups: Driving Innovation at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018. Image: World Economic Forum / Sikarin Thanachaiary Last September we attended the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018, with Eddie speaking on a session named “Startup...
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Women Who Lead: Female Founders

From left: Debbie Mullin (Copper Cow Coffee), Vu Van (ELSA), Mimi Chan (Littlefund) In anticipation of Vietnam Women’s Day on October 20, we want to feature the stories of women who lead: our portfolio companies’ female founders. Since the incept...
July 16, 2018
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Startup Playbook by Sam Altman – Part 4

Startup Playbook. Written by Sam Altman · Illustrated by Gregory Koberger · Spanish translation Part IV: Great execution Although it’s necessary to build a great product, you’re not done after that. You still have to turn it into a great company...
June 11, 2018
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Startup Playbook by Sam Altman – Part 3

Startup Playbook. Written by Sam Altman · Illustrated by Gregory Koberger · Spanish translation Part III: A great product Here is the secret to success: have a great product. This is the only thing all great companies have in common. If you do ...
May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

Startup Playbook by Sam Altman – Part 2

Written by Sam Altman · Illustrated by Gregory Koberger · Spanish translation Part II: A great team Mediocre teams do not build great companies. One of the things we look at the most is the strength of the founders. When I used to do later-stage...
April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018

Startup Playbook by Sam Altman – Part 1

Startup Playbook. Written by Sam Altman · Illustrated by Gregory Koberger · Spanish translation We spend a lot of time advising startups. Though one-on-one advice will always be crucial, we thought it might help us scale Y Combinator if we could ...
January 15, 2018
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How did Jeff Bezos Scale Amazon Without Destroying Its Entrepreneurial Culture

By Boris Wertz, May 17, 2016. Running a start-up is profoundly different than running a big company. When you’re small, founders are close to the action and can make sure all the important things happen. But as a start-up scales, founders can’t h...
January 01, 2018
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Khailee Ng and 500 Startups Have a Plan to Stop Founders from Committing Suicide

Two founders from 500 Startups’ portfolio of 1,800 companies have committed suicide. 120 out of the 600 firms backed by their first and second fund are now out of business. Of the 150 startups the VC has invested in Southeast Asia, three founders ...