News / 2 May 2017

Carousell co-founder on the app’s early days and what lies ahead

Siu Rui Quek is one of the co-founders of Carousell. If you live in Asia, you’ve definitely heard of Carousell. It’s a Singapore-based startup that’s in the scene right now. They just closed a US$35 million dollar Series B round last August. The startup is essentially a mobile shopping app similar to Ebay, but it’s very mobile-based and optimized.

Siu Rui and his co-founders were trying to solve a personal pain point when they came across a billion-dollar idea. In this interview, Siu Rui shares some great insights on his journey, how to build a company, and how to be successful.


By Jay Kim

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