Unreasonable

Three leading venture capitalists and dinner pals based in Asia, Hian, Vishal and Michael sit down to discuss the unreasonable things that move the world – covering economics, politics and ongoing attempts to outwit each other.
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17 Episodes

E17 What's unreasonable about Koh Boon Hwee?

SHOW NOTES: 0.00 - Laser, fillers, and a red face 0.43 - Say hello to Koh Boon Hwee 2.24 - Koh Boon Hwee, startups and his first investment 9.12 A cold email leads to investing into Razor 10.58 Betting on the right person, but wrong idea 20.05 Making SGX a…
8 Jul 1 hr 03 min

E13 What's unreasonable about our predictions for 2023?

SHOW NOTES 0.00 - Intros & Defining the relationship 05:22 - Predictions for 2023 47.26 - Closing out The perspectives shared in the Unreasonable Podcast belong to the individuals and are not representative of any firm. This is not investment advice.
3 Feb 48 min

E11 What's unreasonable about F1, the e-Conomy SEA report & EF pulling out?

Show Notes: 00.00 Introductions, F1 and Singapore events 05:27 Discussing the e-Conomy SEA Report 20:04 Thoughts on EF leaving the region and deep tech 39:40 Closing thoughts and portfolio days The perspectives shared in the Unreasonable Podcast belong to the individuals and are not representative of any firm. This is…
20 Nov 2022 42 min

E10 What's unreasonable about VC's fundraising, LPs and rethinking valuations?

SHOW NOTES: 0.00- 5.18: Intros 5.18 -20.44: VC fundraising in tough times 20.44 -25.30: What it takes to pitch 25.30-35.24: The right shape of an LP pool 35.24-49.30: Rethinking valuations, intentions and adapting 49.30 - end: Closing remarks The perspectives shared in the Unreasonable Podcast belong to the individuals and…
16 Aug 2022 49 min

E5 What’s unreasonable about disconnecting, 2022 trends, laziness and cricket?

Happy New Year! SHOW NOTES: 0.00 Christmas travels, disconnecting and burnout 10.36 Trends for 2022 19.13 Web3.0 26.31 China3.0 36.52 Angel List as a true VC innovation 31.03 Quick commerce & Southeast Asia 41.03 Conclusions 44.09 Airplane films and cricket Follow Unreasonable https://twitter.com/podunreasonable Note: all perspectives shared in the Unreasonable…
14 Jan 2022 46 min

E4 What's unreasonable about VC fundraising, Sequoia's new model and cheeky monkeys?

SHOW NOTES: 0.00 Reflections, NFT exhibitions, cricket, Hian says’ cheeky monkey.’ 6.08 VCs and fundraising 25.52 Thoughts on Sequoia and their new fund structure 37.01 Angel List as a true VC innovation 42.42 What's coming up for the Unreasonables Follow Unreasonable https://twitter.com/podunreasonable Note: all perspectives shared in the Unreasonable Podcast…
29 Nov 2021 44 min

E2 What's unreasonable about failure, underdogs, Southeast Asia investing and Myanmar?

Show Notes: 00:00 Reflection on the last pod, the cease and desist 01:31 Failure, startups and investors 11:19 Why we like the underdog startups 16.40 Michael Blakey’s story, dyslexia and playing the system 19.22 Investing beyond Indonesia 37.08 Myanmar, startup experiences and the ASEAN summit flex Follow the Unreasonable https://twitter.com/podunreasonable…
26 Oct 2021 48 min

E1 What's unreasonable about Evergrande, cryptocurrency, Singapore COVID and James Bond?

Show Notes: 0:00 Introducing the unreasonable 3 members and their stories. 17.14 Talking about Evergrande, the situation in China and what it might mean for Southeast Asia 34.28 Crypto-currency hype, China regulations, the DUPG framework, and a high-performing trading hamster 44.49 Singapore COVID, families and managing restrictions 51.27 James Bond,…
11 Oct 2021 52 min