A month ago I was invited to a 500 Startups: Insider event to speak to a room of early stage founders on “A Crash Course on Market Expansion”. After having spent the past year advising founders across various sectors (education, healthcare, e-commerce etc.) …


Just in case you weren’t stressed enough as-is, here’s an emotional stock image to remind you. | Image: abovethelaw.com

I’m now 8 months into my first job and recently spoke with a friend when I was reminded of the stressful decisions I had to make last year, at the point of choosing the career path I wanted to pursue.

It was fall 2015, after my summer internship with Procter…


In May 2017, I took part in Accenture’s global Artificial Intelligence Hackathon after some encouragement from a colleague. When it comes to hackathons, I’ve always felt like an outlier looking across the street at a house party, not having the guts to join in. …


I first discovered the brilliance of podcasts one and a half years ago — previously only viewing them as an alternative, low-budget, lesser form of entertainment productions (why only listen when I can watch + listen?). But boy was I wrong! Since discovering the wonders of podcasts, I have never…

Bolong Chew

I’m no writer but I help startups expand and scale in Asia

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