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The Mentoring Hours is a special collaboration between the Digital Economy Promotion Agency and Expara (Thailand), scheduled during 25-27 January 2021 under Youth Business International's Rapid Response & Recovery program, supported by 


This initiative aims to support entrepreneurs in depa's network to obtain insights from experienced investors on how entrepreneurs could adapt their business strategies or navigate early stage fund raising during this unprecedented time. 

Participation in this initiative is "FREE" & is provided on a first-come first serve basis. 

Program Description depa Mentoring Hours by Expara 



Each participating entrepreneur will receive 60 minute - one-on-one consultation with Douglas Abrams, Founder & CEO of Expara, arranged via ZOOM. With over 20 years of experience in early stage fund-raising in Southeast Asia, the one-on-one consultation will help uncover the challenges you are facing and explore alternative courses of action.

Through the conversation, Douglas will address questions related to the business concerns of participating entrepreneurs, and help them obtain investors' perspectives on the areas they may need guidance to support their next move. 


Most commonly asked questions from entrepreneurs:

  • Business Models

  • Financial Projection & Valuation

  • Fund Raising Strategies

  • Exit Strategies

  • Shareholding Structures

Registration of Interests


Entrepreneurs, who are interested in participating in the consultation, are requested to register interests through the link provided at the end of this page. 


Expara Entrepreneur support team will review the eligibility and confirm the available slot with the entrepreneurs within 3 working days. After the session has been confirmed, the team will coordinate with the entrepreneurs to provide details to prepare for the session. 

Who is eligible to participate?


1) Thai entrepreneurs


2) Registered company in Thailand


3) Minimum 2 years in business

Register your interest today!

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Scan QR Code or Registration Link

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