Speaker : Brendan Rakphongphairoj, Founder & CEO of

Topic: Building a Tech Startup as a Non-Technical Founder

A number of challenges come into play when starting your tech startup.  It is particularly even more difficult if you are a single non-technical founder.  Gain some insight on how was founded through ideation, product development, hiring and retaining technical talent, fundraising at the early stage in Asia, legal steps taken and solutions to some challenges faced.


A Brief introduction about speaker:

Brendan Rakphongphairoj is the Founder & CEO of, a new tech startup targeting SE Asia.  Qontak helps sales and marketing teams accelerate growth by providing the most accurate and actionable B2B contact and company information.  Prior to founding, Brendan worked in Singapore at Cambridge Associates consulting sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and private families on their investment portfolios.  Brendan graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York, studying Economics.