Getting Plugged In – VC Reads (Korea/Asia/Global)

Korea News/EventsBusinessKoreaKorean InvestorsBorn2GlobalTech for KoreaVenture SquareOnoffmixPublyDirectoryKorean Venture Capital Association Thevc.krBlogs (Korean VCs with global presence have *)Jin Ho Hur’s Medium*Translink Capital’s 허진호 대표님Jongho Yoo의 브런치*Cyber Agent Ventures Korea’s 유정호 부사장님Live & Venture*Big Basin Capital’s 윤필구 대표님The Startup Bible*Strong Ventures’ 배기홍 대표님UNTITLED*Altos Ventures’ Han Kim김현준님하나벤처스 김현준님 금융/부동산이승훈님Co-Founder of Ringle김지호님 co-founder, 고스트키친박은우님*본엔젤스 심사역초기투자벤처케피털의 역할양준철님 온오프믹스의 대표이사최혁재님스푼라디오 대표이사한국에서 유니콘이 안… Continue reading Getting Plugged In – VC Reads (Korea/Asia/Global)

Thoughts on the Korean VC Ecosystem

I'm learning quite a lot since moving to South Korea and working within its startup ecosystem. I'm learning from the feedback and conversations about the ecosystem by thinking through how Koreans are positioning their market pivoting into Asia and beyond. I had not realized when I was in the States or perhaps in DC that… Continue reading Thoughts on the Korean VC Ecosystem

How do we invest in our most emergent global crises?

Investing in sound value-driven opportunities that can significantly reduce global threats are “good” investments, not only in a humanitarian sense but also in driving monetary value. So how do we know what lies ahead of our future? What is the greatest crisis of our generation? What is relevant to us? There is a lot of… Continue reading How do we invest in our most emergent global crises?

Bumpy Roads of China Ahead: Domestic Agenda and Financial Realities

Introduction China today is the second largest global economy, the largest exporter and has the largest exchange reserves in the world. Chinese reforms for its economy began with Deng Xiaoping’s opening agriculture, defense, industry, science, and technology for development with state-led macoeconomic policies. The economic reforms under Deng’s era increased its role of capitalism and… Continue reading Bumpy Roads of China Ahead: Domestic Agenda and Financial Realities

Impact Investing in Asia

Asia has felt so far away but is less new to me now. With the help of family, friends, and gracious hosts, I learned tremendously. I breathed in secondhand smoking, met my mentors at the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), ate Ya Kun Kaya Toast with Temasek, a $235 billion dollar sustainability fund, chatted with investment banks,… Continue reading Impact Investing in Asia