Rising Giants H2 2022 Recap Extravaganza!
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💤 Don’t worry we are not asleep! Please excuse the radio silence on the newsletter…
🧠 We have been going back to the drawing board on what we think will be the best way to communicate our content in written form!
🗓️ In 2023 be on the lookout for an entirely new format that will be a monthly newsletter with a different feel and more ways to engage with Rising Giants, whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur, investor or creative!
We are pumped that the year has been a successful one for Rising Giants having hit some key milestones we are happy about!
🎉 70+ guests - lookout for our 100th episode party!
🎙️ 10k+ listeners - lets go for 100k in 2023!
🎬 300k+ views on our recently launched short-form content!
More below of what has been keeping us ticking along in H2!
❓ But before that, we have a question for our community that we plan to act upon in 2023, so please think about this one for a minute!
🎥 The biggest development for H2 2022 was our launch of short-form video content, having produced 60+ reels on instagram which have been seen by over 300,000 eyeballs!
We see the reels as a taster for the main course content, looking to engage the younger generation in a digestible way and welcome them to the podcast genre!
Here are our 5 most watched reels:
Cambodian and Asian Music Is Now Global 🌏
How Vireak raised $500K in Pre-Seed Funding for PillTech💰
Why Cambodia is NOT a small market for startup scalability⚖️
What would you do if you were given $1 billion tomorrow? 💸
🎶From July to December 2023 we released 18 podcasts! Don’t forget to tune into them all during this holiday period on your favourite platforms (click here):
If you want some recommendations though, here are our some of our most listened to podcasts in H2 2022:
N.54 - Vichet In, CEO & Co-Founder, Groupin, Little Fashion & Mediaload
AKA THE E-COMMERCE OG 🧑🏽💻
N.56 - Tom Edwards, Co-Founder & Director, Mad Monkey Hostels
AKA MAKING HOSTELS COOL 🛎️
N.57 - Richard Yim, Founder and CEO of Quantum Engineering
AKA MADE IN CAMBODIA 🦾
N.64 - Daneth Reasmey, CEO and Co-Founder, Tenbox
AKA DON’T UNDERESTIMATE CAMBODIA 🔥
N.66 - Vireak Chea, Co-Founder & CEO, PillTech
AKA THE FUNDRAISING MASTERCLASS 📒
N.69 - Chy Sila, Co-Founder & Director, Khmer Fresh Milk 'Kirisu Farm'
AKA THE SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR 🐄
N.70 - Laura Mam, CEO of Baramey Production
AKA CAMBODIAN MUSIC IS GLOBAL 🎧
Beyond the podcast we also hosted and attended more events in H2 2022, here are 3 highlights from November!
November 5 Rising Giants Society meet-up at Le Vin
Cambodia Tech Expo November 13, ‘The First And Biggest Tech Expo In Cambodia’
November 23 Rising Giants Society meet-up at Muki
One final shameless plug, if you are looking for some holiday reading we are pleased to share that…
‘RISING TOP 50 - 2022 - 50 Innovative Companies in Cambodia To Watch For During 2022’
was the 4th most clicked Cambodia Investment Review article of 2022!
A big thanks to everyone for supporting us throughout the year, none of this would have been possible without our committed audience, we are excited for the path ahead in 2023 to keep telling the awesome stories of Cambodia’s Rising Giants!
That’s it for now! Happy Holidays Everyone and Happy New Year! ⛄
Max & Dom
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