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Echelon Asia 2015

I attended the Echelon Asia summit on Tuesday and Wednesday. It was nice. Echelon this year comes with an app which help attendees better connect with each other. It's indeed pretty helpful.



In a situation when I cannot find a speaker in the back stage, I connected her with the app and it really helped out.

Top highlights: 



The talk about scalability: How HotelQuickly manage to launch 6 countries all at once and scale so fast all across. Speakers: Tomas from Hotel Quickly and Suhair from Google.


The talk about relationship between southeast Asia and China. Managed to talk to Thomas Tsao and William Bao Bean.  Learnt a lot from them and got to know how VCs think.
The talk about relationship between southeast Asia and Europe.
The story about freelancer.com. I posted my request to do SEO for my websites. Within minutes, I received 10+ free lancers asking to provide SEO service for me. Unfortunately, the one I chose with high rankings was indeed a scammer. Reliability is indeed the most important thing that should come along in a market place.


For the turkish airline's booth, they had a very interesting campaign in which they invite startup cofounders to talk about their business and broadcast to 110 airplanes. I talked about Fooyo and our new coming product Tut / Tutormy. That's pretty exciting.


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