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Founders week asia thailand online ecommerce startup scene


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A speech at Founders Week Asia focusing on Thailand online and eCommerce startup scene

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Founders week asia thailand online ecommerce startup scene

  1. 1. THAILAND’s ONLINE & ECOMMERCE MARKET @Founders Week Asia – Monday June 9, 2014 - Singapore @eMinhBui • Founder/Blogger – Southeast Asia eCommerce (based in Bangkok) • Ex-Regional/Local Marketing Director/Head of eCommerce Division @ several firms • Southeast Asia guest Columnist: Tnooz, e27, WebinTravel, …
  2. 2. THE ROLE OF THAILAND IN ASEAN WHY THAILAND? Biggest Ready Online Market in SEA Mobile Addicted Users Asia’s Tourism Hub World’s top Social Media city Low Living Cost Shopping/Fashion Lovers Largest Expat Community
  3. 3. THAI STARTUP ECOSYSTEM Startups Ecosystem Talents Co-working spaces Incubators Angel Investors VCsLiving cost Payment infrastructure Successful companies Advisors
  4. 4. GENERALMARKET OVERVIEW Internet users: 26.2M (37.7%) GDP (Nominal): $391B, per capital: $5.727 69.52M people
  6. 6. eCommerce in Thailand Source: - 2012
  7. 7. mobile-Commerce in Thailand Source: Our Mobile Planet - Google Mobile PaymentMobile commerce activities
  8. 8. SUCCESSFUL STORIES Agoda Ensogo Tarad AdMax Ookbee •Sold to LivingSocial, seven numbers •Aqquired by Komli Media • aqquired by Priceline • Rakuten bought 67% for $3.35M •Valuation of $60M (rumoured)
  9. 9. Overview & Statistics • Thailand ICT overview 2013 • Thailand online market 2012 • Investment perspectives in Thailand Tech portals • E27/TechinAsia Thailand section – Leading Asia tech news portals • Thumbsup – Top Thai startup website (mainly in Thai with Eng section) • EcomEye – Southeast Asia eCommerce from Insiders’ views • Bangkokstartup – Thai Startup Review • Quora Thailand Startups – answers from locals & expats in Thailand Events - Meetup • Hubba/Launchpad co-working spaces’ events • Bangkok Entrepreneurs – monthly events • Bangkok Hospitality & Tourism Network Thailand News • BangkokPost/TheNation – The two most popular English newspapers in Thailand • ThaiVisa – the most popular forum about Thailand by foreigners • Coconut Bangkok – Lifestyle and events news • RichchardBarrow – A well-known blog of a British guy about Thailand DIGITAL GUIDE TO THAILAND
  10. 10. Southeast Asia eCommerce from Insiders’ views! Twitter/Linkedin @ eMinhBui - Success Manpower Inovation Low cost Exit