RESOURCES

Connecting Founders was founded on the values of accessible education and support for budding women entrepreneurs. Discover our growing library of business talks, presentations, write-ups, and more for some inspiration as you build your business.

TO WATCH

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Glyn T. Davis Interview

US Ambassador Glyn T. Davis releases an interview on the importance of supporting women entrepreneurs and how this fits with the US government’s strategy in Thailand. (In picture, Mr. and Ms. Davies

Video

Women in Business Southeast Asia – The Full Series 1

This video takes us through the 6-month series – what it is about and some of the advice shared by our phenomenal speakers!

Video

Raising Capital

Which fundraising options to consider, and the pros and cons of each

TO READ

Blog

How to Turn Your Idea into a Business

On June 22nd, 2016 we kicked-off our second series of Women in Business Southeast Asia, a training and mentoring program for women-led startups and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Blog

Branding & Storytelling

Learn how to craft your story and deliver it to your audience

Blog

How to Pitch to Investors

At the Pitching to Investors session of the Women in Business series Tee Plern Suraphongchai discussed how to structure a Pitch and what to consider.

Blog

What I Have Learned from 50 Female Founders from Thailand and the Philippines

A year ago I started interviewing and featuring one female founder a week from either Thailand or the Philippines on my Connecting Founders website.

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Defying Gravity: Lessons from the Flightline

Pearl Phaovisaid, Director of the Global Studies and Social Entrepreneurship program at Thammasat University, Thailand, shared her lessons learned while serving as a helicopter pilot for the US Army in Iraq.

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Why do We Talk About Women Entrepreneurs?

Recently I was invited to be part of a panel to discuss the topic of female entrepreneurship at one of Bangkok’s largest entrepreneur networking groups.

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What Makes a Great Leader in 21st Century Thailand?

The 4th session of the second Women in Business series focused on building a great team and on tips on finding and retaining talent.

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From Good to Great Teams – The Power of Motivation & Diversity

The 4th session of the second Women in Business series focused on building a great team and on tips on finding and retaining talent.

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How to Build & Market Your Brand

What to do and how to do it

Blog

Marketing for Start-ups

A killer marketing & PR strategy on a budget

Blog

Launch of Lean In Asia

Lean In chapters from all over Asia gathered in Kuala Lampur on December 3rd, 2016 to launch Lean In Asia, an initiative led by Lean In Malaysia, Lean in China, Lean In Tokyo, and Lean In Pakistan.

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Welcome by Dutch Ambassador Mr. Karel Hartogh

His Excellency Mr. Karel Hartogh, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Thailand at the Women in Business meeting, 17 Aug 2016.

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Is Exporting a Good Strategy for my Business?

Why, when, and how to export is what we discussed with 3 Bangkok women entrepreneurs at the 5th Women in Business Southeast Asia event in Bangkok.

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Mindful Emotions – How to use Emotional Intelligence in every day life

Anita Barot wrote this insightful piece for Wanderlust magazine.

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Business Failure & How to Learn from It

These are the key take-aways from the 5th Women in Business Southeast Asia event on “How to Build a Great Team” on January 26th, 2016 at the US Embassy.

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Tips on Finding and Retaining Talent in Thailand

These are the key take-aways from the 5th Women in Business Southeast Asia event on “How to Build a Great Team” on January 26th, 2016 at the US Embassy.

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What Bangkok’s Female Founders are Saying About Branding & Marketing

“When it comes to marketing, there is a big difference between the first ten years and now. During the first ten years it was all about building our brand, creating something exciting for the market.

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Why We All Need Mentors and a Business Community

Over 100 business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and professionals joined the first event of a “Women in Business Series”, hosted by Connecting Founders and the US Embassy in collaboration with MOXY, an online shopping destination for women on October 27th in Bangkok.

Blog

Social Entrepreneurship in Asia

Dr. Ulrike Guelich Bangkok University & GEM Click here to watch the video. Aliza ‘Alice’ Napartivaumnuay Socialgiver Click here to …

PRESENTATIONS

Presentation

Winning at Marketing in the Digital Age

Napasagorn Vibulsrisajja (Belle), Chief Marketing Officer of WearYouWant focuses on setting a budget and tracking data to design and implement an effective digital marketing strategy for brands selling mostly online. What KPIs should you measure and what are the best marketing channels?

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Launching a Skincare Brand and Marketing Online – Her Highness Beauty

Elle Liu, founder of Her Highness Beauty, shares her experience setting up a new skincare brand from scratch and marketing it online in Thailand. This is a summary of how she did and what she learned along the way.

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The Art of Negotiating your Career

K. Passaran Boonsiriseth, Group HR director at aCommerce shares tips on what to do and not to do during job interviews, salary and advancement negotiations.