Irwin CheeAssociate Partner at Novum Capital
Starting his career in product development and marketing. He helped launched more than 14 products and went through 2 rounds of acquisitions. He was Co-founder at Rimu Group, a venture capital fund which invests across SEA, led rounds and co-invested alongside other VCs such as Wavemaker Partners, Ardent Capital, SMDV, SPH, Fenox, and DeNA. With a portfolio of 4 acquisitions and 2 exits, He was also General Manager at a Singaporean media firm and built 3 hyperlocal media assets that reach 8,000,000 people monthly.
Being an avid blockchain enthusiast since 2011, he was an early investor in ICOs, notable ones include NXT, AntShares (now Neo), Stratis and Status. Irwin is now the Associate Partner at Novum Capital, specializing in blockchain applications, ICO consultancy, and venture acceleration. To date, projects that he has managed have sold tokens in excess of US$200M.