Mea Culpa, lessons learned in startups
Want to work at a startup? Vet the co-founders as good as they vet you

Want to work at a startup? Vet the co-founders as good as they vet you

November 24, 2020

In this episode: Greg Miaskiewicz, CEO/Co-founder of Capbase. Before that, he was CEO/Co-founder of Swarm, a bot detection startup, which was bought by Integral Ad Science in 2016.

Let us know who you want to hear sharing on this podcast. Thanks to Mizuho Hong Kong for being the venue sponsor for this episode and thanks to Kohpy Ventures for making this series possible.

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Get your co-founder agreement in place! - Paul Orlando

Get your co-founder agreement in place! - Paul Orlando

November 10, 2020

In this episode: Paul Orlando, Professor at USC and the Incubator Director for their internal incubator/accelerator program. Before that, he ran several accelerators and boot camps. To date has guided hundreds of companies. Recently he wrote his 2nd book: Growth Units, on Customer Acquisition Cost and Lifetime Value. He writes regularly about the unintended consequences of new tech, policy, and business growth.

Please find the discount link here:

Growth Units book on Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/l/AKtmRM/meaculpa
Startup Sacrilege book on Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/l/WvsVFw/meaculpa
Unintended Consequences: https://unintendedconsequenc.es/
Growth Units book on Amazon (paperback and Kindle): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08GJVV8RJ/
 

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If you want to do something, execute, don’t wait - Jaimie Au

If you want to do something, execute, don’t wait - Jaimie Au

October 30, 2020

In this episode: Jaimie Au, Founder of Oh My Tat, an online ecommerce platform for custom temporary tattoos. Before she started TOOD / Oh My Tat, she was an account mananger at Alibaba.

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“Oh I made the same mistake three times” - Stephen Forte

“Oh I made the same mistake three times” - Stephen Forte

October 13, 2020

In this episode: Stephen Forte, Managing Partner at Fresco Capital, an early stage VC investor. He was also a board member of the Scrum Alliance, Chief Strategy Officer at Telerik and CTO at Zagat Survey and many other ventures. He started his career as a developer.

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The co-founder issue took 7 months to resolve - Xania Wong

The co-founder issue took 7 months to resolve - Xania Wong

September 29, 2020

In this episode: Xania Wong, a serial entrepreneur passionate about innovation while creating financial and social impact. She's the founder of JOBDOH an HR and Fintech solution offering services from job search to payroll stretching for employers and employees

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Startups also need ‘Oxygen’ - Gene Soo

Startups also need ‘Oxygen’ - Gene Soo

September 15, 2020

In this episode: Gene Soo, A problem solver who's also into: tech and gadget, fashion, food, tennis, startup, location-based apps, green biz, snowboarding, squash, and way more...

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Want to build a startup? Prepare for the game of emotional energy! - Kosta Kolev

Want to build a startup? Prepare for the game of emotional energy! - Kosta Kolev

September 1, 2020

In this episode: Kosta Kolev, An engineer by training and an entrepreneur by nature; he calls himself an operator that loves building new products and teams from the ground up.He has built and launched new businesses and products across London, Hong Kong and Berlin.

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Game development, how hard can it be? - Patrick Lee

Game development, how hard can it be? - Patrick Lee

August 18, 2020

In this special episode: Patrick Lee, Patrick is co-founder of Rotten Tomatoes, Alive Not Dead, Hobo Labs and more. He will talk about how hard it is, even for an experienced founder, to start a gaming company.

He's being interviewed by Casey Lau for the Startup Lessons Learned Postmortem Conference

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I didn’t tell my parents at first - Leo Wong

I didn’t tell my parents at first - Leo Wong

August 10, 2020

In this episode: Leo Wong, a Hong Kong University of Science and Technology that straight out of school started SensBeat, an omv app and Yue Dong app that raised US$1million while still in college.

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If my mum can use it, this company can use it! - Thomas Pun

If my mum can use it, this company can use it! - Thomas Pun

July 23, 2020

In this episode: Thomas Pun, an entrepreneurial technical product manager with a strong sense of UX design and business. Started at Apple as a video codec engineer and had way too many tech advisor roles at known and lesser known startups to mention. He’s a Stanford and Y-combinator alumni.

 

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