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From Hobbyist to Technopreneur by Wilson Chua

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Future Gen PTE Ltd. (http://futuregen.sg) Technopreneur Wilson Chua shared his journey, experience, and lessons learned transitioning from hobbyist to early technopreneur in Dagupan, Pangasinan and …

Future Gen PTE Ltd. (http://futuregen.sg) Technopreneur Wilson Chua shared his journey, experience, and lessons learned transitioning from hobbyist to early technopreneur in Dagupan, Pangasinan and now in Singapore too. This is the third webinar organized under the DigitalFilipino Start-Up 100 Project that aims to mentor, encourage, give advice to aspiring technopreneurs. More information about the project can be found at http://www.e-commercephilippines.com

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  • 1. From Hobbyist toTechnopreneurWilson L. Chua www.futuregen.sg
  • 2. Agenda1 Lessons Learned with Historical Perspectives Lessons from current businesses – S Curves23 Lessons for Startups4 Singapore Base of Operations5 Call to Action
  • 3. From Hobby to Business1979 1982 1983 1985 1986 1989 1990
  • 4. From Hobby to Business 1993 1994
  • 5. Historical Perspective 1998-2004 2005
  • 6. Historical Perspective 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
  • 7. The Next Wave
  • 8. Lessons from Current Businesses:The S Curves and the Constant Virtual  Work   Communica/ons   Computers   www.futuregen.sg
  • 9. Lessons for Startups •  “Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled”- HBS Howard Stevenson •  What to watch out for in running a start up? –  Benefits –  Risks
  • 10. Top 5 Benefits I enjoy from runningOwn Business •  Control your time. •  Choose your team. •  Help people. •  Build ‘new stuff’ •  Change the world (one PC device at a time  )
  • 11. Downside Risk •  Stigma of Failure (??) •  Run out of capital/funds •  Business ends up owning you. •  Opportunity costs.
  • 12. Singapore Base of Ops Business     Legal   Friendly   FTA  and  IP   Taxes,  Grants,   Regula/ons   Peace  and   Knowledge     Order   Hub   www.futuregen.sg
  • 13. How to start? Do what you Execute love and you Form your Team on your Pitch. will never have to work vision. a day in your life.
  • 14. Recommended Resources:
  • 15. Wilson L. Chua wilson@futuregen.sgTHANK YOU! Your Logo

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