Taxiwise Hong Kong Startup Beginnings to Buyout with Truong Lam

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Case Studies, Podcast4 Comments

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Thanks everyone for tuning in – last week I mentioned I’m having a baby, and this week I’m now a father! Miles Michelini was born Sunday morning here in Shenzhen, China and its been one of the most amazing times of my life.

So for today’s episode – we are up to – its an informal part 2 of a 2 part series – last week we had Paul Orlando, who really did an amazing job helping build up the Hong Kong startup ecosystem – and today we have one of our favorite cases – Truong from Taxiwise – a taxi booking mobile app startup that was recently acquired. I was able to get him on the show to share – so let’s listen up!

Topics Covered in this Episode

  • Intro Truong Lam from Taxiwise
  • Just interviewed Paul Orlando, he had great things to say about you guys thanks for being on the show.
  • When I first met you guys, You guys came over from cali with a different product, can you share your story?
  • Then you added a third partner, Lawrence, who was more local can you share
  • How did you get started with taxi wise
  • Experiences Finding Talent in Hong Kong
  • How about the juicy details of being acquired?
  • How was your experience developing in Hong Kong from California?
  • Tips for other entrepreneurs thinking to come to Hong Kong to startup
  • ways people can reach out to you

People / Companies / Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Episode Length: 22:07

Thanks again for that T – I know you are a bit hesitant to get these things recorded and I believe this will help a lot of our listeners get some better insights on how to get started in Hong Kong tech and startup world.

That is a wrap, next week we will have an episode about running a successful Kickstarter with a cross border team and a cross border company – so looking forward to having you guys tune in again!

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4 Comments on “Taxiwise Hong Kong Startup Beginnings to Buyout with Truong Lam”

  1. Chi

    Good show, a funny story is i had the chance to join T and JM at the very story of start. Haha

      1. Chi

        Don’t get me wrong. It’s nothing amazing, the 3 of them already had the basic concept at that stage, they were just looking for someone to join their team, tbh i don’t think i would have made much of a difference. Haha

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