Timothy Tiah: fresh grad turns down RM5K+ job to try luck at making it big in dotcom

Quite an inspiring story. Of course the story has just begun. It would be good to follow his story as it unfolds.

It’s not everyday one encounters a fresh grad who’s offered RM5K+ and turns it down for a stab at dotcom glory.

Timothy Tiah is a Penangite, an investment banker by qualification.

He cofounded of tuitionhamster.com, mentioned in TheStar some time back.

http://timothytiah.blogspot.com/

True, some people might sneer that he can afford to do this due to his safety net – he’s not exactly poor (his dad’s rich enough to send him to do his degree in London, that can easily cost RM100,000 per year!), but still, the spirit’s admirable.

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2 thoughts on “Timothy Tiah: fresh grad turns down RM5K+ job to try luck at making it big in dotcom

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  2. Marco Maselin

    No big deal at all. His parents is far richer than being able to afford to send him to London. He can break his legs and don’t need to work for the rest of his life. Nothing to be proud of really.

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