Meet Teerapat Praisan, Building His Canal Tour in Thailand after an Epiphany in India

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Ditching the corporate job as a Real Estate Agent in the USA was never easy for Tom Praisan, but it was through a breakthrough realization during his travel to India that paved the way to build his own tour business. "During the recession in 2008-2010, it was a tough time," he recalled.  Nevertheless, he still … Continue reading Meet Teerapat Praisan, Building His Canal Tour in Thailand after an Epiphany in India

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

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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

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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 Kimsophat KONG, Making It Easy for Cambodia’s Foreign Friends Literally

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When you first read a company name, can you immediately tell what it does and what services it provides? Well, this company from Cambodia sure made it direct, and thanks to its founder, Kimsophat KONG, many expats in Cambodia has been living their lives more easily. Making It Easy Cambodia (CBN-KH000000066) claimed itself to be the … Continue reading Meet Kimsophat KONG, Making It Easy for Cambodia’s Foreign Friends Literally

Meet Ear Uy, Manning the Game Company that Lifts Cambodia’s Spirit

Ear Uy, Sabay Osja, game development company, Southeast Asia's business, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, Cambodia

Back in 2011, there's certainly not many people are familiar or even interested in the world of augmented reality and animation, for that matter. But, Ear Uy came in with fresh perspective and really just a pure love of gaming world, decided to build Sabay Osja Co. (CBN-KH000000055), which now has become a home for 17 … Continue reading Meet Ear Uy, Manning the Game Company that Lifts Cambodia’s Spirit

Meet Sitvexo Sorn, Fighting Age Discrimination by Empowering Young Entrepreneurs

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Sitvexo Sorn is certainly not an easy name to forget, but so is his story. Jumping on from one company to another and always on top position making him wildly successful as an employee. But, somehow it didn't bring him any satisfaction. "I was wondering why couldn't I have my own business making money from … Continue reading Meet Sitvexo Sorn, Fighting Age Discrimination by Empowering Young Entrepreneurs

Meet Bjoern Kempe, Turning Disappointment into SMEs’ Hero

Bjoern Kempe, Expos Asia, Southeast Asia Business, SMEs, Thailand

Although making Bangkok, Thailand his home, Bjoern Kempe spent much of his time traveling from country to country, exposing his company; Expos Asia (CBN-SG000000099), to wider world. It is easy to be cynical and to let disappointment towards the system dictates you, but in Bjoern's case, it helped turning him into a business and investment … Continue reading Meet Bjoern Kempe, Turning Disappointment into SMEs’ Hero

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

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

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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