Me & My Money: At 33, he sold his firm for $30m; now he helps others scale up

Mr Alvin Poh is the former chief executive of Vodien Internet Solutions. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
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SINGAPORE - Former chief executive Alvin Poh faced several hurdles while trying to get his freelance Web design business up and running when he started it in 2002.

"We couldn't do any fund raising to help our business and for months and years, we had little to no income," says Mr Poh, who used to head Vodien Internet Solutions.

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