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All Things Asia, All Things Tech

Asia Tech Podcast Michael Waitze Media

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All Things Asia, All Things Tech

    EP 244 - Fateh Ali - Co-founder & CEO of Kitcod - We Didn’t Make Money but We Really Made Everything Else

    EP 244 - Fateh Ali - Co-founder & CEO of Kitcod - We Didn’t Make Money but We Really Made Everything Else

    Asia Tech Podcast recorded an interesting conversation with Fateh Ali, Co-founder and CEO of Kitcod. Kitcod is social-as-a-service that enables an in-app social community for consumer apps across industries, globally. 

    Some of the topics Fateh discussed:


    Fateh’s decision to leave school temporarily to support his family
    Fateh’s first tech gig with Pizza Hut
    Fateh’s first time exploring globally and first time working out of India with JP Morgan
    The emphasis on having side gigs
    The two factors that motivate Fateh to keep going
    Building a social community collaboration within any app
    Fateh’s learning takeaways from working with Antler
    What Fateh is trying to achieve with Kitcod
    Kitcod’s future wishes and what they want to achieve

    Some other titles we considered for this episode:


    Just Go Out and Try
    If You Could Give Them Something Back in Return, It Might Really Be a Beautiful Thing
    Early in the Game

    This episode was produced by Stephanie Ng. 

    • 45 min
    EP 243 - Heikki Nousiainen - Field-CTO & Co-founder at Aiven - Unleash Innovation

    EP 243 - Heikki Nousiainen - Field-CTO & Co-founder at Aiven - Unleash Innovation

    Asia Tech Podcast recorded an insightful conversation with Heikki Nousiainen, Field-CTO & Co-founder at Aiven. Aiven makes setting up cloud databases so simple anyone can do it. 

    Some of the topics that Heikki discussed: 


    Finland’s environmental influence on developing great tech
    How Aiven aims to help developers and organisations build on top of the current technology
    The benefits of having a tendency of just wanting to know more
    Aiven’s mission
    Maximising existing data to create new services
    Aiven’s drive to find new innovations to distill information and data
    Aiven’s future plans to enter a very tempting market
    Supporting other startups in a unique way

    Some other titles we have considered for this episode: 


    Focus on Things That Make a Difference
    It’s Very Hard to Build Something in Secret
    Bringing Out a Great Product

    This episode was produced by Stephanie Ng.

    • 38 min
    EP 242 - Rajive Keshup - Investor at Cathay Innovation - Wake Me Up When the Sector Is Regulated

    EP 242 - Rajive Keshup - Investor at Cathay Innovation - Wake Me Up When the Sector Is Regulated

    FTX and its aftermath is an ongoing conversation and we want to continue to be a part of it.  

    Asia Tech Podcast invited one of the region's most thoughtful investors, Rajive Keshup, to come to the show and give some of his insights into how we got here and where we are going.

    Some of the topics that Rajive discussed:


    In-depth detail of the FTX situation and what the potential outcomes are
    The impact of the Federal Reserve on all financial markets
    The implications of the changing macro environment
    The Binance and FTX rivalry
    Putting the economics of FTX into context
    The necessity for and the inevitability of regulation
    Just how small the circle of players is
    The impact on the VC world

    Some other titles we considered for this episode:


    I Think Every Year Will Have Something
    Everybody Knew Something Was Going On
    The Circles Trading Against You Are a Lot Tighter
    They Sponsored Stadiums
    Season 4: The Run to Dubai

    • 43 min
    EP 241 - Joel Lin - Contributor at CitaDAO - KYC Means Know Your Code

    EP 241 - Joel Lin - Contributor at CitaDAO - KYC Means Know Your Code

    Asia Tech Podcast had Joel Lin, Contributor at CitaDAO, back on the show.  We needed his expertise to further our discussion on the volatility in the crypto markets.

    Some of the topics Joel covered:


    Recent financial crises juxtaposed with FTX, Alameda Research, and Binance
    Sam Bankman-Fried and Changpeng Zhao rivalry
    How much regulators knew about FTX
    The importance of code auditing
    Do smart contracts solve this?
    Web2 projects disguised as Web3 projects

    Other titles we considered for this episode:


    He Tried to Run an Exchange Like a Bank
    People Trust the Community
    Not a Failure of Regulations, But of Regulators
    The Web3 World Can Not Be an Imaginary World
    You Gotta Wonder Where All That Money Came From

    • 52 min
    EP 240 - Mahnoor Farishta - Founder and CEO at Khair - Sometimes When You Are in It, You Don’t See

    EP 240 - Mahnoor Farishta - Founder and CEO at Khair - Sometimes When You Are in It, You Don’t See

    The Asia Tech Podcast recorded a substantial conversation with Mahnoor Farishta, Founder and CEO of Khair. Khair is a health-tech company that aims to digitalise healthcare for women from awareness to access. 

    Some topics discussed by Mahnoor:


    The change of mindset regarding work output
    The origin of Mahnoor’s ‘I want to have impact’ mindset 
    The importance of knowing and acknowledging your privilege
    The impact of income status on the healthcare system in Pakistan
    Hitting the right problems in Pakistan
    How the Covid-19 lockdown triggered the big idea spark
    Khair’s sustainable innovations to help Pakistan’s period poverty

    Some other titles we considered for this episode:


    Work With an Impact
    Our Time Was Gonna Come
    It’s About Time

    This episode was produced by Stephanie Ng. 

    • 54 min
    EP 239 - Hayden Hughes - Alpha Impact - FTX, Alameda, and Binance : What Is Really Happening?

    EP 239 - Hayden Hughes - Alpha Impact - FTX, Alameda, and Binance : What Is Really Happening?

    Asia Tech Podcast had to get on a quick call with Hayden Hughes, a co-Founder and CEO of Alpha Impact. Alpha Impact is a social trading platform designed to filter through the noise of crypto trading.

    We recorded this episode on Tuesday, November 8...since then more news has emerged, but this is not settled yet.

    Some of the topics we covered:


    The ongoing situation at Alameda Research and FTX
    Algorithmic stablecoins
    Staking
    The Sam Bankman-Fried and Changpeng Zhao conflict
    The difference between Luna-Terra and FTX-Alameda

    Other titles we considered for this episode:


    Lessons Learned From Previous Events
    Every Transaction Is Public
    I Don’t See How There Can Be No Plan
    It’s an Emerging Science
    It’s Actually a Death Spiral

    • 29 min

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