Hi👋 I'm Zoe Chew

Product builder. On Deck (ODF10). Apps on Product Hunt #1, Lifehacker, Hacker Noon. Product/Market advisor for tech cos (US/APAC). Analyst (consumer tech & platform economy).

🎯 Personal goals 2022

I'm taking some crazy challenges:

TaskProgress
✍️ Blog posts10/20
📚 Book done (year)7/15
🚀 Product Hunt launches0/2
🧘🏻 Meditate min (day)35/60
🏃 Exercise min (day)20/30
📲 Phone screen hr (day)1.7/1.5
👋 Meeting founders30/30

😻 Hacker Noon interview

In this video, I explained how I built & launched products

💖 Social proof

Words from people who've benefited from my insights and framework

🤓 Public speaking



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👋 About Zoe

Brief: I built 11 MVPs and random apps, featured on Product Hunt #1, Lifehacker, Hacker Noon, tech blogs in 7 countries. Always building, ever curious. Part of On Deck Founder, ODF10.Now: Founder & analyst at Venturescale, breaking down emerging trends, markets & ideas in consumer tech. Readers benefit from my thoughtful research & databases for venture inspiration!Domain: I'm an operator for US/APAC VC-backed tech cos in product & growth strategy. I mainly focus on the North American market and products with global market accessibility.
Before working in tech, I was a marketer in paid Ads & online strategy.
Weekends: I'm growing NotionTrackerSuite (US$4,700 sales in 23 days), Medium blog (4.7K followers, 40K/month traffic) and Twitter audience (6,500+). View all growth screenshots.Connect: Twitter / LinkedIn / Substack


Background ⬅️
- First Class Honor Bachelor's Degree in International Business & Marketing
- Went straight into entrepreneurship after college; selling & closing marketing clients and became a sustainable solopreneur
- Pivoted from marketing career into the tech (Feb 2019), got into coding and fast prototyping to train my product skills (March 2019)
- Building profitable businesses full-time with an international customer base
- Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Around the world mentions:
- Medium Top Writer in Venture Capital, Startups & Entrepreneurship
- Product Hunt Member of The Year
- Top 10 Career Influencers for early-professionals
Long-term career goal 🎯
- Building and launching great products
- Improve other people's lives through innovation
- Start a business, sell a business, invest in cos, exit in cos
What clients usually say 👍
- Strategic and critical thinker
- Combination of marketer, product mind & designer
- Able to build and sell at the same time
How I learn ❤️
- Learn by doing, building & creating
- Pursue knowledge in T (width and depth)
- Cross-disciplinary
Personality 😃
- ENTJ Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judgment (J)
- Value people experience
- Love to surround with like-minded people, both online and offline
My lessons 💥
- Don’t chase new startup ideas. Focus on the problems to solve, then you will have ideas.
- Build something you wish existed and become the user of your own product.
- The best sign for product-market fit is when (enough) people pay to use your product.
Favorite quotes 💎
- Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born — Nikola Tesla.
- What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create — Law of Attraction
- Figure out how to figure it out — Sam Altman.
- Try until you start winning — my motto



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