Proseed event wrap-up: The “Solo to CEO” Panel – Scaling a Company from 1 Person to 30 – Sponsored by Aia – May 23rd 2024

Yesterday evening we all enjoyed Proseed’s Solo to CEO panel, which covered insights and tips on scaling a company from a one-person-show to a company of 30+ people. My deep thanks to our organizers, attendees, & panelists:

A special thanks to our moderator, Ms. Julie Landau – Founder of iQuest For HER.


Thanks to the efforts of James Wood, Managing Director at VRG (VR & AI Software Applications), we have the full event video available for your enjoyment:

Discussion Points

Each panelist brought unique perspectives from their respective industries, ranging from tech and logistics to food production and sustainable materials. Key insights included:

The discussion provided valuable insights into the entrepreneurial journey from solo ventures to thriving companies, emphasizing strategic growth, effective leadership, and the importance of adaptability and learning.

Leadership qualities

Leadership qualities were another focal point. Panelists agreed on the necessity of humility, resilience, and empathy. Understanding one’s strengths and weaknesses was deemed crucial, as was the value of cultural empathy and continuous learning. Leadership, they asserted, is about developing more leaders and maintaining accountability.

Partnerships and acquisitions

The discussion also touched on the challenges and benefits of partnerships and acquisitions. Caution was advised with acquisitions due to cultural integration issues, while the potential of strategic partnerships to complement and expand business capabilities was highlighted.


For the evening’s photos, see below from Facebook:


For the PDF of the evening’s presentation, including our Open Mic presentations, see below:

Thanks for joining!

Thanks everyone for your ongoing support for the children under the care of In total, THB 4,200 were donated, as well as 1 laptop:

Proseed’s “Healthtech 2025” Panel

Our next event will be on the 13th of June.

We’ll be looking at trends in health care and health technology for the next 3-5 years. Until then you’re welcome to join our WEEKLY LUNCHES – Every Friday at 12:30 at Kate’s Place (map). More details and invitations are available on our Friends of Proseed Whatsapp group


As per our tradition, at our next event, we’ll invite 3 startups to pitch the crowd for 3 minutes each. This is a 1st-come-1st-served opportunity to pitch your idea to our audience. 

Come see how you measure up!
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Doing good

Proseed is grateful for the opportunity to help Hands Across the Water, a registered charity dedicated to saving Thailand’s most vulnerable children from dangerous environments and to provide a home for those without family or relatives. With your help, these kids don’t have to go hungry, miss out on education, face the challenges of life on their own or be forced into undesirable employment.


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