Brian is the co-founder and COO of Choco Up, Asia's leading data-driven financing and growth platform offering non-dilutive funding solutions.
👋🏼 How would you explain your job to someone outside tech?
My job is to ensure the ship is in the best shape to enable my team to take us to greater heights.
🧐 What's something about you or your job that would surprise us?
I enjoy alone time a lot.
🏆 What has been the biggest highlight of your career so far?
Growing Choco Up and funding companies from 17 different countries and counting.
🔍 What's a startup trend or space you're watching this year?
Fintechs and all-in-one financial platforms. The world is becoming more tech-savvy. However, there are too many solutions trying to solve the same set of problems — more people will rely on all-in-one financial platforms to satisfy their needs.
💼 What advice would you give someone starting out in your industry?
Good leadership is about asking good questions. Consider non-dilutive funding such as Choco Up when considering funding options
🗣 What's one thing you can keep talking about for hours?
Chicken Wings and Data!
🎥 What's your favorite movie/TV show?
Collateral starring Tom Cruise.
🍨 What's your go-to ice cream flavor?
I love Birds of Paradise's strawberry and basil ice cream.
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