How to Build a Profitable Startup in Southeast Asia Without External Funding

Techsauce Global Summit 2019 • Bangkok, Thailand


Ian Mason

Chief Executive Officer at Rainbow Bridge Education

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Talk summary

Some founders just want to avoid raising capital and seeking external funding: making a profitable startup is all that matters. In that case, what is a cockroach startup, and how is it different from unicorn startups? Is it possible to make it on your own? What is the secret of successful cockroach startups? In this panel discussion, our speakers talk about the strategies behind building this type of startup, as well as its advantages and drawbacks.

About this talk


Fireside chat


On June 19th, 2019


Techsauce Global Summit 2019 (go to website)


Bangkok, Thailand

Audience size

In front of 200 people