Michael is co-founder of Unit.Ventures, focused on communities, marketplaces and tokens. He is focused on social impact and positive change through education, entrepreneurship and empowering individuals.
Michael is co-founder of Unit.Ventures, focused on communities, marketplaces and tokens. He is focused on social impact and positive change through education, entrepreneurship and empowering individuals. Michael is a self-taught full-stack web developer and mobile engineer for iPhone and Android. He has digital design and video expertise which support in building useful products. Michael has built several successful businesses with exits ranging from Chatride, an encrypted peer-to-peer video conferencing technology, Ratemash, once one of the UK’s largest student social networks, the Wikileaks Android app and many niche mobile apps used by millions of users worldwide. Alongside starting and growing businesses, Michael has advised and supported startups, investors and corporates in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Latin America. He was a finalist of the Thiel Fellowship by Peter Thiel and also awarded the Silver medal in the Mathematics Olympiad. Michael has served as Entrepreneur-in-residence at top pan-European Venture Capital firm, Wellington partners(€800 million under management). He has done work for Google, KPMG, Founders Forum, Saatchi & Saatchi, L’Oreal, Imperial College, Unilever, London Business School and others. Michael is Singaporean, Irish and British, growing up in Singapore and moving to the UK when he was 16. He enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures. He has lived in Singapore, London, New York City, Bali, Shanghai, Berlin and looks forward to living, travel and work in more places in the future.