Felix is the Managing Director of The Finlab, a corporate FinTech Accelerator which is a joint venture between United Overseas Bank (UOB) and SGInnovate, previously known as Infocomm Investments. Felix was one of the pioneers of the Singapore startup and internet scene and started building funded companies as far back as 1995. His two most famous companies were SilkRoute and ECNet, which we discuss at length. The stories about the founding, growth, funding and ultimate demise of these companies is compelling and an interesting tale of being a bit too early. Felix was a Computer Science graduate and represented Singapore in the South East Asian Games in the sport of Fencing.
8 Asian Startup Accelerators with a Difference
Accelerators take early stage startups, often founders at the idea stage of their businesses, and accelerate them their growth. The goal is to graduate these startups ready to face the world and, importantly, investors. The rapid growth of the Asian Startup Ecosystem is providing founders with a wealth of diversified and unique Accelerator programs that offer specific skills for their sector. Here are just some of the people behind these unique accelerators in Asia. Featuring: Hugh Mason,Bay...>> Go to the full episode page