Inc. Southeast Asia

4 Reasons Why Southeast Asian Founders Burn Out

July 27, 2017 innovate
The life of a start-up founder is filled with excitement and fulfillment, but also uncertainty, self-doubt, and pressure from external forces like investors and clients. It is no wonder that founder burnout cannot be too far behind.
Here are four reasons why Southeast Asian entrepreneurs burn out. When you know why something happens, you can do something to avoid it.
1. Dealing with a rollercoaster of emotions
“The start-up world is not for the faint-hearted,” says Seph Mayol, co-founder and CEO of Philippine-based tech firm Hoy.