Meet Lazarus Toto, Fighting Unfair Prices of Meat in West Timor to Give a Better Life for Farmers

Ranch, West Timor, Toto Ranch, Indonesia SMEs, ASEAN SMEs, Small Medium Enterprises

It was a meant-to-be realization for Lazarus Toto, owner of Toto Ranch (CBN-ID000000281). On one of his visits to the capital city Jakarta, Indonesia, he realized during a steak lunch at local steakhouse how outrageous the price of 180 gram of steak. 4 hours later, back at his hometown, same steak dinner with bigger portion costs … Continue reading Meet Lazarus Toto, Fighting Unfair Prices of Meat in West Timor to Give a Better Life for Farmers

Meet Nitesh Gianchandani, Helping Turning People’s Passion into Real Profession

Nitesh Gianchandani, PLATO Indonesia, Indonesian Business, Indonesian SMEs, ASEAN SMEs, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs Indonesia

Admitting to being a driven person from a young age, Nitesh Gianchandani had always swum against the stream. Based on his own experience to have a profession that is led by his passion, he created PLATO Indonesia (CBN-ID000000189), a platform that helps its members to decide what field of work they felt most energized with, and … Continue reading Meet Nitesh Gianchandani, Helping Turning People’s Passion into Real Profession

Meet Jody Taylor, Connecting Aspiring Musicians to Their Future in Showbiz

WriteRhythm, music platform, online music platform, Bali Business, Indonesia, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs Indonesia, Indonesia SMEs

It is certainly nothing new and within Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, we see time and time again people who have made difference by doing what they love to do. This time, we are lucky enough to have a talk with Jody Taylor, a Bali-based music producer who started WriteRhythm (CBN-ID000000178), an online platform that connects music … Continue reading Meet Jody Taylor, Connecting Aspiring Musicians to Their Future in Showbiz

Meet Lun Borey, Earning a Place in the Business of Developing Cambodian People’s Value

3G Agent Co., HR Management, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs Cambodia, Cambodia Business, Small Medium Enterprises

The journey Lun Borey took to get to where his company, 3G Agent Co., stands now is nothing short of difficulties. Since childhood, Lun Borey had dreamed of having his own business, because he saw no other way to improve Cambodians living standard other than having his own business. This drive made him pursued his … Continue reading Meet Lun Borey, Earning a Place in the Business of Developing Cambodian People’s Value

Meet Sittiphone, Helping Laotian Students Getting Ready with Their Career

Karuna Sole, Laos Business. Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, ASEAN SMEs, Laos

Not many people are lucky enough to know what direction they want to go once they graduate from school, and Sittiphone Thapesupanh sure knew about it. A graduate of a US and Australian scholarship himself, Sittphone sure has his heart set on furthering young people's career, and he saw the need to address the issue … Continue reading Meet Sittiphone, Helping Laotian Students Getting Ready with Their Career

Meet Bright Kho, Turning Failures to a Unique, Profitable Startup

Mush Better

When he has all the reasons to give up, Bright Kho, Chief Executive Officer of Mush Better, is determined enough to turn his interest in mushroom farming into a profitable business. Two years ago, he started to have an interest with mushrooms because of his former girlfriend. “Dati wala pa akong idea and hindi ko … Continue reading Meet Bright Kho, Turning Failures to a Unique, Profitable Startup

Meet Alva Horgan, Revealing Southeast Asia’s Hidden Gems through Resort Listing Asia

"New listing services revolutionizes the way luxury resorts are advertised", cited Alva Horgan, who currently strives to make sure some of Asia’s beautiful and hidden resorts find the online exposure they need. Alva, along with her partner Krittika Maturostrakul wants to help them generate more bookings as a result. How exactly will they do it? Resort Listing … Continue reading Meet Alva Horgan, Revealing Southeast Asia’s Hidden Gems through Resort Listing Asia

Unsung Hero in Philippines’ Thriving Shoe Industry

Shoemaker in Marikina

At the age of 50, you can’t see any sign of slowing down from her part. Her sharpness and vigor are still pretty evident as she continues to craft fashionable and dancing shoes in her contribution to bring back the glory of the Shoe industry in Marikina, Philippines – the Shoe Capital of the country. … Continue reading Unsung Hero in Philippines’ Thriving Shoe Industry

Meet Daniel Surya, Building Indonesia’s Future Generation with Augmented Reality

AR&Co, Augmented Reality, Daniel Surya, WIR Group, Indonesia, ASEAN SMEs, Indonesia's SMEs, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs

Six years ago, Daniel Surya built AR&Co that belongs to WIR Group alongside his other exciting projects and brainchild, and looking back now, the company has grown to be Asia's largest Augmented Reality technology company with projects all over the world including those with the best brands from the entertainment industry. It has been listed as … Continue reading Meet Daniel Surya, Building Indonesia’s Future Generation with Augmented Reality

Meet Fauzan Gani, Revolutionizing Sports in Indonesia with a Single App

We spoke on a Skype call on one hot afternoon in the middle of a busy week. As young and energetic as he sounds, Fauzan Gani is the force behind a breakthrough health and sports app DOOgether, aiming to overcome the hassle sports enthusiasts must face just to enroll in a class or to book … Continue reading Meet Fauzan Gani, Revolutionizing Sports in Indonesia with a Single App