While many aspiring billionaires might look to Dhanin Chearavanont or Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi for inspiration, for members of Generation Z, the blueprint for success starts with Aitthipat Kulapongvanich.
Mr Aitthipat, or Tob, broke into the billionaire ranks before the age of 30 thanks to the phenomenal success of his seaweed snack, Tao Kae Noi, now sold across the region.
But for every success story there might be 10 or 100 failures. Indeed, statistics show that as much as half of all small business start-ups fail within the first year. The learning curve for younger entrepreneurs is even more difficult.
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