In the early morning of March 23, we were saddened to learn that Lee Kuan Yew had passed away.

Despite its global presence, Zopim is still deeply Singaporean at heart and we owe a great deal to its founding father. His entrepreneurial vigor and single-minded focus helped create the platform for companies such as Zopim to flourish.

Terence Lee says it best “Singapore is an eternal startup, and Lee Kuan Yew our first founder-in-chief.”

In honor of his memory, we have changed the Zopim chat widget.


We will keep this image for the duration of the National Mourning period. If anyone else would like to use the same image, you can download it here.

If you wish to leave a tribute, we encourage you to do it at the Remembering Lee Kuan Yew digital memorial.

Our thoughts are with Lee Kuan Yew’s family and loved ones.

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Abhiroop Basu

Content and Product Marketing Manager at Zopim
Abhiroop Basu is an opinionated tech and digital media blogger. In the real world, he works as Content and Product Marketing Manager for Zopim (a Zendesk company) and can be found at