April 20, 2021

Ronald Ishak - Developing Indonesia’s Technical Talent

Indonesia is in the midst of a technical renaissance. Within the past ten years, Indonesia has gone from a country confused by tech startups, to a booming industry with multiple billion dollar companies. But as the excitement...

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April 13, 2021

Samira Shihab - Bootstrapping an Fashion Marketplace

Samira Shihab is the co-founder and CEO of Tinkerlust, a secondhand fashion marketplace in Indonesia. Shihab spent much of her youth in Pennsylvania and then moved to Silicon Valley to get her MBA. After moving back to Indone...

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April 5, 2021

Cleo Randing: Making Insurance Simple

Roughly 2% of all Indonesians have insurance. While fintech gets a lot of the headlines, insurance has an equally large opportunity in Indonesia. Cleo Randing is the founder and CEO of PasarPolis, an insurance startup using t...

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March 22, 2021

Pamitra Wineka - The Accidental Entrepreneur

Today's guest is TaniHub Group co-founder and president, Pamitra Wineka, otherwise known as Eka. TaniHub is on a mission to help Indonesian farmers get more reliable and higher income from each of their harvests. They do this...

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March 16, 2021

Nipun Mehra - Powering Indonesian Retail

Today’s guest is Nipun Mehra, co-founder and CEO of Ula. Ula is on a mission to help offline retail shops with their wholesale purchasing. It’s hard getting reliable products at wholesale prices and there are many different p...

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Feb. 23, 2021

Hiro Kiga - From VC to Founder

Hiro Kiga is the co-founder and COO of Wallex, a B2B fintech company. His career started as a developer at a bank and moved into venture capital before getting the itch to build something. We’ve heard entrepreneur stories her...

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Feb. 16, 2021

Shiyan Koh - Backing Hilariously Early Founders

Venture capital is both over glorified and misunderstood. VCs are an important part of the tech ecosystem. You need capital to build a business and venture capitalists will invest in highly risky, early stage startups when tr...

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Feb. 9, 2021

Felicia Kawilarang - Traits of Early Employees

Many times, early employees don’t get the same name recognition as the founders. But their contributions are no less significant. Today I’m talking to Felicia Kawilarang, VP of Marketing and Communications for Halodoc. Felici...

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Feb. 2, 2021

Ritchie Goenawan - Scaling a Rocketship

In Season 1 of Sidedoor, I interviewed all founders. I love founder stories because they’re just different. But founders are not alone in this journey. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. Fou...

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Dec. 29, 2020

Gita Sjahrir - Improving Health and Equality

The final guest of Season 1 is Gita Sjahrir. She’s the co-founder and CEO of R Fitness, a growing health and wellness startup, focused on helping improve the lives of all Indonesians. Our conversation transcends the R Fitness...

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