Christopher is Managing Partner at TRIVE, an early-stage VC based in Singapore that focuses on SEA.
He is a 4th generation serial entrepreneur-turned-VC with 20 years of experience in various industries of eCommerce and deep technologies.
Through TRIVE, he has invested in over 13 startups. A prior experience running a pro-bono incubator saw him helped 38 Singapore startups raise US$5.6m in angel funding. He has also provided over 1000 1-to-1 advisories to startup entrepreneurs.
He has been regarded as a thought leader in the startup community, writing over 100 articles on Tech in Asia, e27 and BEAM, interviewing various known personalities in the startup ecosystem.
He now adds entrepreneur training as his line of work, where he gave lectures at SUSS, SIT and NUS, and have trained Telkomsel management through their Digital-X bootcamp. He has also been on board judging panels for startup competitions as well as a guest examiner for business courses as SMU, INSEAD, NUS and NYP.
He envisions raising the next generation of Singapore millennial entrepreneurs and mentors over 30 such entrepreneurs as part of his pay-it-forward initiative.