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Carsome’s Eric Cheng - Malaysia’s First Unicorn

May 19, 2022

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Carsome's Eric Cheng - Malaysia's First Unicorn 

In just 7 short years, Carsome's Eric Cheng has built Malaysia's first unicorn, thanks to years of hard grinding and a dogged will to succeed, following years of failure.

Find out what it takes to build a unicorn (ie a company worth a billion US dollars or more) in this day and age. 

00:00:58 - How A College Dropout Starts A Unicorn 
00:04:22 - Building Resilience -- 'Armour' -- Bouncing Back From Failure 
00:06:54 - Eric Executes Really, Really Well - Where Did He Learn It? 
00:09:42 - From Employee to Entrepreneur 
00:14:02 - Management Lessons From Left Field 
00:18:25 - Where Do You Find Good People? 
00:22:40 - The Right People For Regional Expansion 
00:26:41 - Playing the Unicorn Game 
00:28:40 - What Data Does Eric Use to Plan? 
00:30:37 - Profiling Customers in a Disparate ASEAN Market 
00:34:12 - Challenges of Regulation? Policy? 
00:36:52 - Dealing with Volatile Times 
00:39:16 - Dealing With Negative Sentiment to Tech 
00:41:38 - Can ASEAN Unicorns Ever Surpass American Unicorns? 
00:43:35 - Can Carsome Go Global? 
00:45:22 - Advice to Aspiring Entrepreneurs 
00:47:46 - What Defines Passion? 
00:50:10 - What Will Light Your Fire? 
00:51:04 - What Doesn't Kill You .... 
00:53:30 - Lessons From WeWork 
00:55:08 - What the Future Holds for Carsome 
00:56:55 - The Biggest Risks?
00:58:03 - Where Carsome is in 6 Months .. 

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