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Building an empire in Cambodia – starting wtih pirated CDs

Cambodian entrepreneur Chy Sila was born in 1974, one year before the Khmer Rouge took over the country. At 18, he was fresh out of university, working as a tour guide.

He wanted to be a lawyer, then an architect. Then in 1998, he began his life as an entrepreneur, starting the first of his many, increasingly successful ventures.

As Chy has grown his businesses, he has collected many meaningful objects along the way. All of them tell the story of his journey through life, and also reflect upon Cambodia’s growth as a country in which opportunity has opened.

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