Kong

This is a true story of how Lazada changed my life.

Back in 2015, I just gave birth to my 3rd child and was facing financial difficulties in my business.

When many newer and bigger chain shops opened near my small retail shop in my neighbourhood, my sales dropped badly. I could barely afford to pay rent & suppliers and was stuck with many stocks that are not moving. I was thinking, how could I afford to raise 3 kids and survive this?

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Yu Heng

Let me share with you how I transformed from a poor engineering student into an entrepreneur in the e-commerce industry.

Back when I was studying in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), I remember the money in my bank account was a meagre RM200+ after paying all the fees. I had no choice but to keep working part-time to survive.

Luckily, I had the opportunity to help a small business to operate their Lazada seller center by decorating a store. This is where my e-commerce journey started.

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Bjorn Gan

Back in 2014, I started my career as a banker in Singapore, and subsequently as a management consultant in a US-based company, hoping that someday, I will be sparked by a billion-dollar opportunity. That did not happen. Despite spending years in corporate since I graduated, I had always been looking for an opportunity to build my own empire, even though I did not know what I wanted to do back then.

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