Sometimes, great business ideas can be found right under one’s nose, or in Barry Choo’s case, next to his ears.
As one of the creators of the highly popular X-mini capsule speakers, Choo has seen his nifty product sell in the millions worldwide. The idea behind it is a simple one – that portable speaker solutions don’t have to compromise on sound quality.
The origins of the X-mini capsule speaker began in 2006 when Choo and his business partner, Ryan Lee, were brainstorming ideas for their new start-up. Little did they know their big idea about a small speaker would be a massive hit with music-lovers everywhere.
In Part 1 of the Think Big interview, Barry Choo tells us the story behind the X-mini capsule speaker.