Asia’s Rising Consumers and the unique challenges of a millennial-managed family office: Q&A With RHL Ventures’ Rachel Lau
March 23, 2020 Founded in 2016, RHL Ventures is a multi-family office private investment firm headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently led by Rachel Lau, Raja Hamzah Abidin and Jo Jo Kong, the firm focuses on investing in startups as well as small and medium medium-sized enterprises across the Southeast Asian region.Read More
The Surge in Venture Capital Beyond Silicon Valley: Q&A With Blossom Street Ventures’ Sammy Abdullah
Jan 22, 2020 The team at Dallas-based Blossom Street Ventures describe themselves as the ‘anti-Venture Capitalists’. Instead of focusing on potential unicorns in Silicon Valley, the firm is on the lookout for sustainable businesses located anywhere in North America.Read More
An Outlook for 2020: Q&A With Bravia Capital’s Bharat Bhise
Jan 16, 2020 With offices in New York, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Seoul and Hanoi, Bravia Capital’s Founder and Chief Executive Bharat Bhise has a uniquely global perspective on private investments. In his conversation with MarketCurrents, he shares his outlook and concerns for the family office at the start of the new year.Read More
Outlook for Real Estate Investors: Q&A with Dean Sam Chandan
Dec 19. 2019 Allocation to direct real estate investments among family office portfolios climbed to 17%, according to the 2019 Global Family Office Report published by UBS.
We spoke to Dean Sam Chandan, PhD, the Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development and Investment and dean of NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate, to gain his views on the outlook for the sector. He is also founder of Chandan Economics, a provider of multifamily and commercial real estate mortgage data and risk analytics to banks and bank regulators.Read More
A $100 Million Mission to Alleviate Human Suffering: Q&A With Evolve Foundation’s’ Bo Shao
Nov 12. 2019 China’s Shao Family deployed $100 million in a unique non-profit focused on combating loneliness, purposelessness, fear and anger through technology.
“I know a lot of very wealthy people and many are very anxious or depressed,” venture capitalist and entrepreneur Bo Shao told TechCrunch at the time of the launch. Shao launched EachNet in 1999, an e-commerce company that would become China’s largest by the time it was acquired by eBay for US$225 million in 2003.Read More