DiscoverThe SIA Business ShowElvin Zhang on 6 Figure Exits, Pitching to VCs, & Startup Mistakes [S01E04]
Elvin Zhang on 6 Figure Exits, Pitching to VCs, & Startup Mistakes [S01E04]

Elvin Zhang on 6 Figure Exits, Pitching to VCs, & Startup Mistakes [S01E04]

Update: 2018-07-31
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Elvin Zhan is a Singapore based polymath and startup founder 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 social network and 'superapp')
• 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
• Things startup founders should keep in mind while making a pivot
• The mismatch between business and technical teams
• The right way to pitch to VCs

For more details and show notes, please visit www.SyedIrfanAjmal.com
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Elvin Zhang on 6 Figure Exits, Pitching to VCs, & Startup Mistakes [S01E04]

Elvin Zhang on 6 Figure Exits, Pitching to VCs, & Startup Mistakes [S01E04]