Discover These Podcasts About Asia


POD #1: The Future of Travel in Asia

🎧 Season 1: 6 Podcasts
The future form of the travel market and the travel company will emerge first in Asia. In particular, Southeast Asia. Take a 5 hour flight from Kuala Lumpur airport and you can reach 3.5 billion people, that’s half the world’s population. The same flight from San Francisco will only get you 500 million. With the rise of Asia’s middle class, access to massive markets is giving Asia an advantage in reaching the future of travel faster. Includes a special conversation with AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes.


POD #2: The Asian Century

🎧 Season 1: 6 Podcasts
This is the Asian Century. Asia is a $27 trillion market, 50% bigger than the EU, 50% bigger than US. The pace of change, innovation and hustle of Asia is fast making it the go-to place to see how the future of digital. It’s here the burgeoning middle classes combined with a ruthless focus on customer competence combine to drive innovation in Asia as a Service. And while China is a major player in the story of the Asian Century, The Asian Century is not about China anymore – it’s shifting to a story about how Chinese (and Asian) brands like Alibaba, Go-Jek, Grab, AirAsia and TenCent compete on the world stage.


POD #3: Corporate Innovation in Asia

🎧 Season 1: 6 Podcasts
Asian companies need to innovate to stay relevant. If corporates focus on protecting their core, they’re going to get eaten alive. The New Customer Experience means benchmarking your company against your nearest competitor in category isn’t an effective strategy anymore. When Alibaba, TenCent and AirAsia are all moving into your space, focusing on being better than the other banks is dangerous. So, how do companies innovate? What structures do they need to develop ideas and take risks? Who’s getting it right?


POD #4: Early Stage Fund Raising for Startups in Asia

🎧 Season 1: 6 Podcasts
The Asian startup ecosystem is hot. It’s becoming easier and cheaper to start a business. It’s also becoming more expensive to hire talent and develop products. This “gap” is creating an influx of a new shape of investors – early stage or “Micro VCs” here in Asia, who occupy the traditional role of the professional Angel investor. In this POD, we look at the fundraising process, take a look into the world of the investor and share advice on what works when pitching.


POD #5: How to Start a Podcast in Asia

🎧 Season 1: 6 Podcasts
Podcasting in Asia is growing fast, but getting started leaves a lot of people stuck at square 1. How do you get started? In this POD, we discuss the hows and whys of starting a podcast. What equipment do you need? What are the different formats for running a podcast? How do you monetize a podcast? Pitch Media Asia podcast host Graham Brown leads the way in sharing insights with studio engineer K Bharath, joined by friends and fellow podcast hosts along the way.


POD #6: French Tech in Asia

🎧 Season 1: 6 Podcasts
The French expat community is one of the fastest growing in Asia. Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai all possess growing expat communities from France. Add to this the historical ties into Vietnam and you have one of Asiai’s most active networks. In this POD we explore the French Tech network, talking to members of La French Tech, French entrepreneurs and French podcasters across Asia.