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Thailand's 'startup godfather' sees crisis as opportunity

Ruangroj Poonpol, the chairman of Kasikorn Business Technology Group, the digital arm of Kasikorn Bank, says: "(The pandemic) gives us a mandate to accelerate ourselves in terms of digital transformation."


HE is 43 years old, charismatic and widely regarded as Thailand's "start-up godfather", having invested in dozens of startups during his career.

Ruangroj Poonpol, the chairman of Kasikorn Bank's digital arm, is a recognised face in the country's technology sector, and these...

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