Delicio startup founder on taking small businesses online

After moving to the U.S. two decades ago and working for Microsoft, Socheat two years ago founded Delicio, initially a Yelp-like startup to help people find delicious food before pivoting to e-commerce amid Covid-19.

Software engineer Socheat Yi’s ambition is to bring all local, offline stores online. After moving to the U.S. two decades ago and working for Microsoft, Socheat two years ago founded Delicio, initially a Yelp-like startup to help people find delicious food before pivoting to e-commerce amid Covid-19.

Socheat, who has also worked on U.S. startups and has a diploma from Harvard Business School, is passionate about entrepreneurship and enjoys learning about business, finance and investment. In an interview, he talks about building up the business, the problems he is trying to solve, adapting to change, and pitching to investors.

This story was first published on Kiripost: Bringing Small Businesses Online: an Interview With Delicio Founder Socheat Yi