The Opportunities in Cambodia: Ratana Phurik-Callebaut (Cambodian Private Sector & Investment Specialist)

Born in Cambodia, Ratana lost her parents in the civil war and left for France at the age of 2 to stay with her extended family. After a successful banking career in Europe (France & Switzerland), she decided to move back to Cambodia and has remained there for the last 18 years. Listen to this episode to get an insight into why Ratana left her comfortable life to move back to Cambodia and why others should consider moving there too.

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Entrepreneurship & Podcasting in the Philippines: Ron Baetiong (Podcast Network Asia & Hustleshare Podcast)

Ron Baetiong (founder of Podcast Network Asia & host of the Hustleshare Podcast) shares his story as a serial entrepreneur in the Philippines, why podcasting is becoming a serious business in Southeast Asia and what excites him about the Philippine startup ecosystem.

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The Philippines Opportunity: Franco Varona (Managing Partner at Foxmont Capital Partners)

Born in Canada, Franco is one of many overseas Filipinos building successful careers and creating meaningful change back in their home country. As the Managing Partner of Foxmont Capital Partners (the first independent Venture Capital firm in the Philippines), he is a passionate advocate of the Philippine startup ecosystem. Find out more in this podcast episode.

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Indonesia VC Perspectives: Jason Pard (Aksara Ventures)

In this podcast episode, I chat to Jason Pard, Partner at Aksara Ventures, an Indonesian Venture Capital firm looking to back the bold ideas and resolute operators at the edge of breaking out. Listen to this post episode to hear more about Jason.

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Are Australian VCs Investing in Asia?

Are Australian VCs investing in Asia? VC’s often talk about the need for their portfolio companies to go global, but are Australian VCs themselves global? I compile a list of Aussie VCs that have a presence in Asia or have invested in Asian startups.

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