43 minutes | Apr 8, 2021

Building the Biggest Used-car Marketplace in SEA, with Aaron Tan, founder of Carro

This is a special episode which we recorded live on Clubhouse with our guest Aaron Tan, Founder of Carro, one of the biggest used-car marketplaces in Southeast Asia.Show Notes:0:00 -  Introduction to Aaron Tan1:32 - Aaron’s motivation to founding a startup6:01 - The supportive ecosystem around Carro8:19 - The importance of “Trust” in a business8:50 - The reasons behind starting an automotive marketplace in SEA13:35 - Inspiration from Chinese business models19:21 - Understanding the heterogeneity in the markets21:15 - Aaron’s experience on how copying the same model across SEA doesn’t work25:39 - How to build and scale a two-side marketplace30:37 - The role of Carro in the marketplace35:17 - Carro’s expansion playbook across SEA44:20 - What the future holds for Carro and Southeast AsiaMany thanks to our guests Aaron Tan; host Oscar Ramos; producers Eva Shi and  Sagar Chaudhary; editor David; organizer Chinaccelerator; and sponsor People Squared. Be sure to check out our website www.chinaccelerator.comShare, subscribe, review, enjoy!To join our listener group on WeChat, please add SOSV Helper (WeChat ID: sosvhero) and ask for the group  invitation.Follow us on LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/asia-startup-pulseEmail us: team@chinastartuppulse.com 
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