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Teach it Forward

Teach it Forward

When I first started EngagePlus, one of the things that crossed my mind was – would it not be awesome to be able to create a business that not only is able to disrupt education profitably and sustainably, but also add social impact?

15/10/2019

If Education Is So Important, Why Do We Keep It So Inefficient?

If Education Is So Important, Why Do We Keep It So Inefficient?

That’s what I asked myself when I realized that one of the greatest barriers to a stellar performance in Hong Kong’s education system was its fragmentation. The ostensibly inefficient processes based on how it works certainly do not help, either. That was my motivation to create a technological platform that could tie it all together in a truly seamless way.

21/05/2019

My Journey From FinTech to EdTech in Asia

My Journey From FinTech to EdTech in Asia

If someone told you that a successful sales-focused equities trader at JP Morgan left this position to become a managing partner at a Hong Kong a cryptocurrency exchange platform, you’d think he’s crazy. Who would trade such a steady career at a financial behemoth for an adventurous undertaking in the frontline of financial decentralization and daring cryptocurrency trading and investments?

05/06/2018

Bringing Back the Fun Side of Schooling

Bringing Back the Fun Side of Schooling

It’s very hard to educate students if they’re bored to exhaustion or intimidated by an outdated education system that was devised before the hyper-tech-enabled world where young minds live every day. Getting students to memorize concepts, facts and principles without engaging them in a creative process that integrate what they learn with what they can relate to is a sure way to keep the soul out of the education process. And, let’s face it, soulless trained professionals will hardly feel inspired to create daring innovations and soulful solutions for the betterment of the world.

10/03/2018