VICTOR CHUA, CFA
Victor was formally the Vice President of Investments for Gobi Partners and managed two Southeast Asia focused early stage funds. Some of his notable investments include Carsome (Malaysia), Triip.me (Vietnam) and Travelio (Indonesia).
Prior to that he was the largest venture capital fund of Malaysia, MAVCAP and was involved with direct and indirect investments. His earlier days was with Willis Towers Watson, advising corporate, pension and sovereign wealth funds on investment strategies.
He was an honoree of the Forbes Asia 30 under 30 in 2017, the Honorary Secretary of the Malaysia Venture Capital Association (MVCA) as well as a CFA charterholder and a Mensa member.
ANNE CHENG, MBA, MPM
Anne spent most of her professional career in the financial industry. Disillusioned with cookie-cutter breeds in finance, Anne stumbled into entrepreneurship, first starting a technology lifestyle company in 2007. She has since started over 20 companies and ventures in Singapore and offshore, has failed extensively, and sold her ventures twice.
In 2011, she joined Rachel in setting up Start Up Nation (SUN), with the mission of pushing humanity forward through building successful and robust startup ecosystems. To-date, she has assisted over 500 startups and brings practical assistance to startups through SUN and its resources.
DARREN CHUA, CAIA, CFA
Darren has numerous years of experience in strategic management and private equity investment, having stint with the Singapore government, technology start-ups and Multi-National Companies.
He has led investment and strategy projects across South East Asia and Greater east Asia region. He has also performed technology transfer across Asia and Europe. In IE Singapore, he has successfully guided more than 10 SMEs in corporate development and market expansion across Asia.