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A podcast that digs into the unexpected things that derail startups

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Cyber incident example

Published 15 Dec 2020

We chat with all three co-founders of Osdoro, an online marketplace for arranging office space in Asia about a recent cyber attack they experienced. They explain in detail what happened, how they reacted, and the key learnings they want all other small business and startup owners to hear.

Talent risks for startups

Published 2 Dec 2020

We chat with Dan Cohen from TechBridge Market all about talent risks for startups; whats at stake if you dont hire the right talent or retain your talent. He provides some practical tips that all startups should be implementing to win the war on talent.

Startup lawsuit example

Published 16 Nov 2020

We speak with a startup founder about his lawsuit experience with a past venture, and the key learnings learnings from him.

Cyber risks in times of Covid-19

Published 27 Oct 2020

We discuss the latest trends in cyber risks, and what it means for startups that cyber criminals also work from home and 'ransomware as a service' is on the rise. Gene Yu, the Co-founder and CEO of Blackpanda, an incident response company shares his insights and advice with us.

Working from home

Published 13 Oct 2020

We discuss risks that employers face with a remote workforce. Joining us is CEO of Esevel, Yuying Deng. Esevel is a virtual facilities management platform that enables companies to care for their remote employees in the same way they care for their on-site staff.

International expansion for startups

Published 29 Sep 2020

We discuss with Charles Ferguson from Globalization Partners about when the right time is to push for expansion and wrong ways to scale your startup internationally.

A VC's view of the key risks for early stage startups

Published 15 Sep 2020

We chat with Ine Jacobsen from Cocoon Capital, the leading early stage investment fund in Southeast Asia about the risks that can derail startups

Business risks in times of Covid

Published 31 Aug 2020

Discussion with Rohit Roopchand, CEO of a leading F&B group in Singapore about the unique risks that businesses face this year and how does he as a CEO think about managing them.

All about data privacy and data protection

Published 21 Aug 2020

In this episode, we talk to Alvin Toh of Straits Interactive all about data privacy and data protection.

PR crisis handling during cyber incidents 

Published 4 Aug 2020

In this episode, we are joined by Lars Voedisch from PRecious Communications. We discuss the key do's and don'ts for startups to successfully handle PR crises during a cyber breach.

Cyber incidents and how businesses respond

Published 22 Jul 2020

We talk to a cyber incident response expert, Andrew Cook from Kennedys and unpack how the typical incident response procedures unfold.

Introduction and why we are starting it

Published 21 Jul 2020

We are starting this podcast to help startups get ahead of major unexpected problems that often derail businesses and prevent them from achieving full growth potential.

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