Hustler Talk #2 - Launched and Scaled SaaS Business in Vietnam

Episode Nov 24, 2020

In this HustlerTalk #2, we welcome Nick Ippel.

Nick is an entrepreneur from America but has been building his career in Vietnam for the past 11 years. Nick has played a pivotal role in setting up the business in Vietnam for Ematic Solutions. He scaled the business from scratch to 150 employees and 500 customers. Lately, he quitted Ematic Solutions to found his own startup, TalkSocial.io. Unfortunately, the startup did not work out for Nick.

In this episode, Nick will be sharing his experience in working with Vietnamese and his thoughts on major changes in Vietnam startup landscape in the past 5 years. He will also share some lessons learned with his startup failure.

Tools & Resources

Nick was kind enough to share some of the tools that he was using in his job.

For sales resources,  these are some of the tools that he typically uses for prospecting potential customers:

Nick's favourite books

Amazon.com: Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration (8601400995709): Catmull, Ed, Wallace, Amy: Books
Amazon.com: Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration (8601400995709): Catmull, Ed, Wallace, Amy: Books
Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products: Eyal, Nir, Hoover, Ryan: 9781591847786: Amazon.com: Books
Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products [Eyal, Nir, Hoover, Ryan] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
SPIN Selling: Rackham, Neil: Amazon.sg: Books
SPIN Selling: Rackham, Neil: Amazon.sg: Books

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I am a geek, my background was in software development but I enjoyed building community and creating useful content. I am the father of two boys. I love exercising in nature.