WDKY 1818 | The Elder Statesman πŸ§˜β€β™‚β€

WDKY 1818 | The Elder Statesman πŸ§˜β€β™‚β€

If there’s anyone who knows how to start companies, it’s serial entrepreneur Ben Tan, co-founder of Tin Men Capital. Ben started his first internet company in 1995 while still in university, and got hooked. In all, he’s started and sold three companies, incubated many more, and been an angel investor in others. Take away tips from the 26-year veteran for startup success: from how to prioritise, pitching the right pitch, to thinking about life before taking the big leap.

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Ben’s profile: LinkedIn

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Ben’s chosen charity: Ben recommends making donations in cash and kind to needy people one knows personally. Alternatively, listeners may want to join Murli in donating to the UN’s World Food Programme (winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize), which does important work distributing food to approximately 100 million hungry poor around the world.

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