GoGoVan's Steven Lam: Hong Kong's First Ever Unicorn Eyes SEA
Hong Kong’s first billion-dollar-valued logistics start-up GoGoVan is eyeing a slice of the booming digital economy growth in emerging Southeast Asia as it looks to expand its footprint. CEO and co-founder Steven Lam shares his story on facing detractors and making Hong Kong proud.
Hong-Kong logistics company GoGoVan made headlines in August 2017 after a merger with 58 Suyun - a freight unit under China’s online classifieds giant 58.com - propelled the start-up to a valuation over one billion dollars; becoming the city’s first ever ‘unicorn’. A deal beyond CEO Steven Lam’s imagination, seeing that just over four years prior, he and four co-founders started the business with only HKD20,000 - and for months on end, they roamed the streets of Hong Kong to get commercial vehicle drivers who would...
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