Vietnam: the Rising Star of SouthEast Asia

This episode is about the rising star of SouthEast Asia: Vietnam

Calling from Saigon, I spoke to Vinh Ho an American entrepreneur and host of the podcast Focus Asia-Pacific.

He moved to Vietnam few years ago and he said it’s been a very exciting time for the country economic growth.

We talked about how the Vietnamese young generations is very tech savvy, the start-up landscape, how mobile payments are taking off in the country and the differences between China and Vietnam .

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Positive Social Impact with Microfinance in Brazil

Microfinance Brazil

This episode is about how microfinance is having a beneficial social impact on Brazil’s unbanked and underbanked populations.
I had a chat with Taynah Reis, a fellow Brazilian and the founder of MoedaSeeds, a fintech that provides financing to entrepreneurs in underserved areas. They support female-owned businesses in rural regions and offer investment options based on blockchain and cryptocurrency.

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Social Media Trends in Emerging Markets

This episode is about a very hot topic: Social Media Trends in Emerging Markets. To talk about it, I invited Andy Tian, the CEO of Asia Innovations Group – the company behind UpLive, Lamour and other live social apps. We talked about what live social is, live shopping and why Andy thinks that the next big social media platform is coming from emerging markets. To know more about Asia Innovations Group click here Follow Andy Tian on LinkedIn Let’s keep EMT ad-free: Help us by donating any amount via Paypal or Cryptocurrencies…

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Guyana: World’s Fastest Growing Economy

Guyana podcast

This episode is about a little-known South American country called Guyana, a new frontier market that has seen an influx of new investments in different sectors since the discovery of oil in its territory in 2015. To talk about Guyana I invited Steven Jasmin, the managing director of Smart City Clearing Company Ltd.(Sc3) an internationally based Frontier Market Merchant Bank and Asset Management firm. Steven has spent a lot of time in Guyana since 2017, and he feels that the country’s status as a Global Leader and Regional Leader will…

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