Just came back from the 1st Evernote Singapore User Group meetup and I like to do a shout out to the organizers Tiang and Yining. “A event well executed, great sharing and great food too!!!” Tiang actually invited me to share how I use Evernote for my startup, but in the end I think I learn much … Continue reading The 1st Evernote Singapore User Group Meetup
Jeremy Lin is on Fire!!!, he is also now the World's Fastest Growing Athlete Brand according to Forbe. So why did he became so popular, besides his stunning performance on the court. Because we can all see a little bit of ourselves in this man's struggles and now successes. He has an average height (according to NBA standard), he did not do well in his previous team. He was unnoticed. But most importantly he did not give up. He sized the opportunity given to him in Knicks, of course he also paid it off with hard work on the court. He's like a hero and people wish that the same thing to him. I adored him too. His story can be easily related to the experience of running a startup. You come up with an idea and a vison that the idea could change the world. You quit your job and venture straight into your idea only to realized that many things were not as easy as you expected to be. (the startups reported on techcrunch that raised loads of money seem to be so far away) You run out of your saving, your bills start piling up. At this point, do you give up? Maybe, maybe not. Obviously Jeremy Lin did not! He struggled but he hanged on. So what's the next step for you/me? I would love to hear your stories on who motivates you in the comments, lets take the discussion there 😀 Continue to dream...
When i first saw this quote, I immediate think of my CTO. "i do [sleep] but weird hours. from years and years of startup life, high stress, etc. it all depends on when sleep is needed, and that is when it happens."— ME, on the strange hours of startup life, via email #startuplife ko in … Continue reading What time does your CTO leaves the office?
Together with my partner Darrell, we ran a startup Intraix that is currently incubating at Blk71 aka Plug-In@Blk71. Picture on the left highlights the #1 reason you should too incubate at Blk71. So what is Blk71 all about? Blk71 is building up an eco-system where startups meet, match and connect. With reference to Brenden Mulligan's article on techcruch, Blk71 is in fact building an Startup Hub and … Continue reading The hottest place for Startups in Singapore – Get Plug-in@Blk71