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5 Questions with Kelvin Teo, fintech man on a mission

Claudia Chong
Published Wed, Nov 2, 2022 · 10:27 AM

STARTUP and crises often go hand in hand. Be it tackling a black swan event such as Covid-19 or navigating a sudden change in the operating environment, overcoming near-death experiences are a rite of passage for startups.

Kelvin Teo, co-founder of fintech company Funding Societies, has been through a number of these experiences since starting in 2015. He has had to cope with sticky situations, including investors pulling out at crucial moments.

In this edition of 5 Questions, Teo shares how he kept the company together and why he often chooses to share Jack Ma’s advice with younger peers.

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