ASHOK'S BLOG

Ashok Suppiah shares insights on his long career as a serial entrepreneur, talking about businesses, products and careers he has helped launch and shape. Entrepreneurship-as-a-Service is a catchy title for something Ashok has been doing for years. Here he tells the stories of the ideas and the challenges, of working with colleagues and friends, the innovative products, the near misses and the great successes. If you are a budding entrepreneur this is for you. Hopefully, you’ll be inspired and a little bit savvier after reading.

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June 7, 2021

What does it take to scale up your start-up to a US$2Billion company?

We were an ideas factory, specialising in re-platforming, providing integration that could be used at scale, across multiple businesses. ‘Productication’ was a framework we invented to educate enterprises to replace…
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May 5, 2021

How do I find my First Paying Customer in Year 1?

In the first instance, most start-ups concentrate on their product design or service and leave the thorny task of finding customers further down the line, almost as an afterthought. But…
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March 31, 2021

How do I build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with little or no funding? Ashok talks to Paul Moorhead of Kraydel

This may be the question you are asking yourself, but is it the right one? Perhaps you should be asking, how do I bring my product to market sooner rather…
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January 26, 2021

Conversational AI is the Voice of the Future

When a child learns to speak, they do so through interaction with parents and siblings. They mimic the sounds they hear; they find associations with those sounds, they learn what…
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January 14, 2021

Dynamedics partners with The Suwodaya Program to help Communities across Sri Lanka

If the Covid-19 global pandemic has taught us anything it is how much we need our fellow humans. We are social creatures, at work and at play. We seek the…
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January 6, 2021

Foodie – Delivering your favourite food and groceries to your doorstep, safely.

By definition, entrepreneurs build businesses, hire staff, develop corporate and financial structures and chase profitable growth. But in the best of us there is often a desire to share the…
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January 3, 2021

How to turn a great idea into a successful business – Part 3

Entrepreneurship would be easy if there was a science or formula for a start-up to become successful. Right? Unfortunately the formula doesn’t exist. However experience does tell me that many…
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January 2, 2021

How to turn a great idea into a successful business – Part 2

There is no science or formula for a start-up to become successful. However, experience shows that 10% of the entrepreneurs and start-ups that succeed master three very important characteristics: Commitment…
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January 1, 2021

How to turn a great idea into a successful business – Part 1

Since the 2008 recession, we have seen a surge in the number of start-ups and entrepreneurs with great ideas. However, ideas are plenty, but success is seldom, and according to Fortune magazine…