Elvin Zhang on 6 Figure Exits, Pitching to VCs, & Blockchain Technology [S01E04]
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Elvin Zhan is a Singapore based polymath and #startupfounder with his interests ranging from Quantum Physics to #Blockchain and #Fintech. He also has won an award for playing a unique Chinese musical instrument. In this episode he speaks about: • why his family moved him from China to Singapore • why he spends 70% of his social media time on Facebook and 30% of his time on #WeChat (a Chinese super-app) • why he rejected UC Berkley after getting rejected from MIT, Stanford, and Harvard (and why he lied about it to his parents) • his first business in a $100 million Singaporean industry • his first exit (a 6 figure USD amount) • How Toucan Pay came into being • Why Peter Theil’s Zero to One concept means different things for different startups • The mismatch between business and technical teams • The right way to pitch to VCs • The importance of Blockchain Technology FOR SHOW NOTES & MORE, PLEASE VISIT ➔ https://www.syedirfanajmal.com/podcast/elvin-zhang-startups-sia-s01e04/