06 Dec '12, 8am

#Thailand's top #entrepreneur shares all about Tarad and the #ecommerce space

#Thailand's top #entrepreneur shares all about Tarad and the #ecommerce space

First move – Startup (1999-2001) It was startup time, we have only three founders (all are friends in high school and university) we did the web site as a hobby (no revenue) for fun. Second move – Seeding (2001-2002) We received seed funding from a big company in Thailand (Mono Group) of three million baht (around US$100,000) with 30 percent of share in the company. After we got the investment we expand from three people to 12 people and I felt it did not challenge me anymore. I decided to join Hutchison (Hutch Mobile operator) for two years while working in Tarad.com as part-time. Third move – Growth (2002-2009) I resigned from Hutchison and move back to Tarad.com full-time. This period, I put 1,200 percent of my effort into pushing the company to the next step. I used my knowledge from Hutchison to improve Tarad.com. We increased from 12 people to 70 people and expanded ...

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