Combining sector experience and a global network.
Billy is a successful entrepreneur and well-known venture capitalist, focusing on investment in technology startups. He has extensive experience in running his family owned semi-conductor distribution and mobile game business.
He has an extraordinary record in cultivating unicorn startups with huge growth potential in recent years. His successful investments, including Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia and Hong Kong transportation unicorn GoGoVan, have promoted him from a successful industrialist to a well-known tech entrepreneur and Asian investor.
Warren is a Partner at Soul Ventures, focusing on investments in consumer technology, gaming and AI. He has most recently led investments in Neuralink, Space X, Epic Games, Reddit and Coco. Warren is also a Venture Partner at Type One Ventures and Advisor at Smash Capital.
Previously, Warren worked as Vice President in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley where he focused on IPOs, M&A and capital raising for Asia Pacific corporates. Prior to that Warren was in Debt Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley where he originated bond issuances.
Warren received his B.A. from the University of Southern California.
Abdo John Hajj
Abdo's investing career began in private equity consulting, working with firms such as Spell Capital Partners, Atar Capital, Tresalia Capital, and HIG Capital. He also began making angel investments in deep technology startups and assisting R&D spin-offs, including working with Hanyang University in South Korea on the development of Graphene fibers. In 2019, Abdo co-founded a rapidly growing tech-enabled stationery business with Michael Cameron Martin.
Later, as a Partner at Outlander VC, Abdo led investments in innovative companies like SpaceX, Stripe, Coco Robotics, Andela, and more, investing over $300 million across various strategies. Now, as a General Partner at Type One, Abdo is convinced that a new technological revolution led by space technology and deep tech will reshape our world and our understanding of humanity. He has dedicated his life to supporting the exploration of humanity in space.
Abdo received his B.A. from the University of Southern California.
Thomas Chow is a veteran investment professional with over two decades of investing and corporate financing experience in the Greater China region. On behalf of global top tier financial institutions, he had successfully deployed over US$1bn in investments.
Previously, Thomas was the Chief Investment Officer of Great Wall Asset Management, head of Greater China private investment at investment desks at Goldman Sachs (Asia) and Deutsche Bank (Asia). Prior to his investing career, he was a TMT investment banker with Citigroup Asia and a financial analyst with Salmon Brothers and Lehman Brothers in New York.
Thomas received his MBA and BA from Columbia University.
Head of Investments
Patrick is a seasoned investment professional, focusing on investment in technology companies. He formerly worked on Equity Research in Credit Suisse, developing investment thesis in public companies. He was also the CFO in a VC-backed startup, where he got the experience in scaling up a technology company. His experience also includes serving in Investment Department of a listed Chinese tech company and Deal Advisory Department in KPMG.
Patrick received professional qualifications as a CFA and a CPA. He is graduated from the University of Hong Kong with Bachelor in Economics & Finance.
Head of Investor Relations
Vivian is the Head of Investor Relations and Responsible Officer at Soul Ventures, with over 5 years of experience in finance and investment management.
Previously, Vivian worked as a Business Development Associate for Invast Global based in Sydney. She also worked at Fosun group, specializing in bond issuance, analysis, bond trading and portfolio construction. She has also worked at a consumer tech start-up in charge of Investor Relations and Business Strategy.
Vivian holds a B.A. in Accounting and Banking and MBA at Macquarie University.