Yes, I finally attended my very first Startup Weekend in Singapore. And they live up to their reputation of being one of the most organized startup events and I dig their heavy emphasis on execution.
Throughout 54 hours of working on startup ideas and observing how others approach the problem, there’s a lot of lessons that I’ve learned throughout the whole process. I know why Startup Weekend is awesome: within three days, you’ll be able to see the real social dynamics and the drama that unfolds as the teams manage themselves: both good and bad. It’s like getting a very condensed experience of what startup life is like.
Going through my tweets and my mental recollections, here are the lessons that I’ve learned and/or observed during the event, in ...Continue Reading (2345 words, 10 minute read)
Recently I’m totally into Webcamp KL, an active community and unconference event with people who are passionate about anything web/Internet.
Yesterday’s monthly event is a total blast with successful entrepreneur and angel/scout Chris Hong and two founders of a young startup called Wootfood, TJ Tee and Clayton, sharing their lessons and experience in building products and successfully launching their startups.
I have the whole session recorded using my iPod Touch and quality is surprisingly good as a guerrilla recording device. If you are interested in startups, download and listen to the full, 2-hour audio recording.