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Jay Kim: Episode With Kevin McSpadden, Editor at e27

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Jay Kim: Episode With Kevin McSpadden, Editor at e27

Kevin, a native of Montana, now lives in Singapore and is a journalist and editor at e27, where he keeps a pulse on the Southeast Asia tech ecosystem. In today’s episode, he gives an insider’s perspective of Asia’s startup culture. Kevin is also a podcast junkie. He shares some of his favorite shows and introduces us to the recently debuted e27 Podcast Network.

 

In today’s episode you’ll learn:

– About Kevin’s career path and his work at e27

– About Asia’s different startup cultures — particularly Hong Kong and Singapore

– About e27’s Podcast Network

– Kevin’s personal podcast recommendations

 

Detailed Show Notes

(2:35) Kevin’s quick introduction of himself and his work

(3:16) Kevin tells about e27’s history

(4:56) Kevin describes his career path

(6:14) Kevin explains what initially brought him to Asia

(7:49) Kevin gives a timeline of e27’s existence

(8:48) Kevin describes the e27 business model and their upcoming Top 100 event across Asia

(11:52) Kevin explains the difference between a news aggregator and a media company

(14:32) Jay and Kevin compare and contrast the startup cultures of Hong Kong and Singapore

(19:38) Jay and Kevin discuss the future of media, hard news, and fake news

(23:49) Kevin describes e27’s new podcast network

(27:58) Kevin’s personal podcast recommendations

 

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