01 Sep '15, 2pm

This CEO left Acer to build a social network in Indonesia, and #just raised $3M

This CEO left Acer to build a social network in Indonesia, and #just raised $3M

This CEO left Acer to build a social network in Indonesia, and just raised $3M September 1, 2015 A few weeks ago Tech in Asia covered the series A funding round of social app Yogrt . It raised US million from Centurion Private Equity and Linear Venture. I got curious about this app. How did it successfully raise that amount with only 500,000 registered users and only a 10-month track record in Indonesia? Jason Lim Yogrt is the first ever app made by Kongko Digital, a Singapore-based company co-founded by Jason Lim, Roby Muhamad, Kevin, and Albern Xu. Jason has an extensive background in the tech industry. For the past decade, he was CEO of Acer Indonesia. In 2014, he quit his job to pursue a dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Roby, on the other hand, has an academic background, and holds a doctorate in sociology from Columbia University, specializing in social network dyna...

Full article: http://svca.org.sg/this-ceo-left-acer-to-build-a-social-n...

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