Understanding is not agreeing
Khailee Ng is a managing partner of 500 Startups, a venture capital firm. He has led more than 180 startup investments, with a few “unicorn” successes such as Grab and Bukalapa.
Khailee has previously founded Groupsmore which got acquired by Groupon and Says.com, which got subsequently acquired by Media Prima, Malaysia’s largest online media company.
BUT, even if you have zero interest in startups, this episode is well worth the time. This is really about the habits and beliefs of a successful (and fun) person.
In this conversation, we spoke about:
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Necker Island By Khailee Ng Chris SaccaYuri Wong Hujan (band) Teng Poh Si (theCICAK, Director)Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif BabinTeam of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal and Bukalapa (company)Protagonist (2007)Joel on Software (Blog)Present as yourself The Pitch Effect: 5 Power Moves for 3 Minute Stage Pitching by Khailee Le Hong Minh, VNG Corporation (Vietnam)Leading remote team (MIT) Patrick GroveHow to Love by Thich Nhat Hanh The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John GottmanGetting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix Ph.D.The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. GerberEarBuddyz 2.0 for AirPods
Lesson learnt at Richard’s Branson Necker Island [01:01] Why was Khailee chosen for Necker Island? [06:11] Pros and cons of VC funding and bank loans [10:13] Khailee shares about Project Bazooka and Project Cicak [15:15] Khailee discusses the impacts of a gig economy [32:15] How does Khailee prepare his presentation? [01:03:21] Elements of great pitch [01:08:30] What did Khailee wish he had known earlier as a leader? [01:20:13] Khailee on Tony Robbin’s Date with Destiny [01:45:15] Why did Khailee re-think marriage and changed his thoughts on marriage [01:50:06]
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Special thanks to Shao Ning for the introduction.
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