Ep91: Elliott Zaagman – Don’t Try to Do Too Much at One Time

Elliott Zaagman is the co-host of the China Tech Investor podcast, and works as a PR and leadership consultant for Chinese tech founders and executives. He is a frequent commentator on issues facing China and its tech industry, and his work has been published by The Lowy Institute, Foreign Policy, SupChina, and TechNode, as well…

Ep90: Pipat Luengnaruemitchai – Learn the Value of Diversification Early

Pipat Luengnaruemitchai is an assistant managing director, the co-head and chief investment officer of the office of wealth management, and the chief economist at Phatra Securities. He leads a team of analysts responsible for giving clients investment advice on global asset allocation and product selection. Previously, he was a research analyst covering the Thai financial…

Ep89: Cyrille Langendorff – Setbacks are Part of the Investment Life

Cyrille Langendorff is managing director of the international affairs and private equity department of French bank Credit Coopératif (CC), a member of the BPCE banking group, and has more than 20 years of experience in the banking sector. After achieving bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance from Paris Dauphine University, Cyrille began his 15-year investment…

Ep88: Bobby Casey – Worst Bet Is Taxes, Best Bet Is You

Bobby Casey is managing partner of Global Wealth Protection. His company helps clients from around the world to internationalize their assets and take advantage of unique investment opportunities globally. Bobby is a lifelong entrepreneur, investor and student of life. He is a believer in privacy and freedom and fights this fight via words and actions…

Ep87: Eelco Fiole – Be Skeptical, Not Negative, About What You’re Offered

Dr. Eelco Fiole is co-founder and sole managing partner of Alpha Governance Partners (AGP), a risk-governance-focused fiduciary services firm with alternative assets under governance of US$15 billion across 12 jurisdictions globally. He is also CFO of the Tezos Foundation, a blockchain endeavor that has enjoyed one of the largest fundraising levels globally. Eelco is adjunct…

Ep86: Edward Stephens – Be Empowered, Vote with Your Capital

Edward Stephens is director of the global brokerage at the Angel Investment Network, where he’s worked since 2010. In that time, he’s helped raise money for more than 400+ start-ups, including What3Words and Simba Mattresses. He also hosts a podcast called The Startup Microdose, which he started with a colleague. Guests have included the founders of…

Ep85: Christopher Wong – Enjoy Investing, But be Disciplined

Christopher Wong is the chief investment officer of Banjaran Asset Management, an alternative fund management house based in Singapore. He joined the company in January 2019. He was previously with Aberdeen Standard Investments and his last position was as investment director for Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets. During his 17 years with Aberdeen, he was a senior member of…

Ep84: Camilita Nuttall – If It’s Not Making Money, It’s Not Making Sense

Camilita Nuttall is the world’s No. 1 “Rock Star” international speaker, is the founder of Event of Champions®, a seven-time-award-winning corporate sales and business growth expert, executive business coach, entrepreneur, author and property investor. She has been featured in Forbes magazine and quoted in Think & Grow Rich for Women. Camilita has appeared on SKY…

Ep83: Josiah Smelser – Push Through When Everything Goes Wrong

Josiah Smelser is the current host of The Daily Real Estate Investor podcast, a show on achieving financial freedom through real estate investing. Josiah runs his own appraisal business, is a licensed real estate agent, and operates his own investment property business along with a partner. Josiah is a licensed certified general appraiser (can appraise commercial…

Ep82: Daniel Schwartz – Take the Emotion Out of Investing

Daniel Schwartz is an author, senior executive and investor in sales, marketing, business development and management, with extensive contacts and relationships throughout Asia in many industries, through the intense networking and relationship-building he’s been doing over the past 20 years. As a co-founder of 3TNetworks, members and customers are empowered to build their wealth in…

Ep81: Catherine Flax – How to NOT Lose a Friendship When Investing

Catherine Flax has had a distinguished multi-decade career in financial services, fintech and commodities. She is currently an advisor and board member to numerous start-ups and mature businesses, bringing expertise in business and strategic growth, innovation, talent development, regulatory affairs, and more. Catherine was the CEO of Pefin, the world’s first AI financial advisor. Before…

Ep80: Ian Dunlap – Invest Early in Life But Put Health First

Ian Dunlap is an investor with one of the highest win percentages in the United States. He is also the founder of Red Panda Academy, through which he teaches his blueprint for success to students who often have little to no experience with trading. Using completely custom formulas, Ian is able to teach in 30…

Ep79: Ian Ng – It is Hard to Fight Against Falling Prices

Ian Ng is currently the CFO at Nielsen China and he has spent six years providing accounting and auditing services at Big Four accounting firms, covering trading services, manufacturing, and construction. Prior to that, he spent 13 years in corporate finance, doing mergers and acquisitions and all kinds of business support and business strategies. His…

Ep78: Eric Choe – Make an Investment Checklist and Check it Twice

Eric Choe started his investment industry career as a sell-side equity analyst in South Korea, where he worked with Samsung Securities, ABN AMRO, and Deutsche Bank. After earning his MBA at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, he worked at Fidelity Investments where he ran the Fidelity Thailand Fund. Currently, Eric manages multi-asset…

Ep76: Azran Osman-Rani – From Zero to a Billion Dollar IPO

Azran Osman-Rani is currently the founding CEO of Naluri a digital health technology company that provides a cost-effective and accessible digital health psychology service to help users adopt healthier lifestyle behavior changes. He is active in the internet technology space is a co-founder investor and advisor to iflix, MoneyMatch, Cognifyx, and Yellow Porter. He was previously the CEO…

Ep75: Md. Nafeez Al Tarik – Most of the Time the Price is Right

Md. Nafeez Al Tarik is head of research and investment at City Brokerage Limited in Bangladesh. He has eight years of research and investment experience in the equity markets of Bangladesh and provides his research to foreign and local institutions. Prior to working at City Brokerage, he served as the chief investment officer at Asia…

Ep74: Beth Azor – Keep your Arrogance and Overconfidence in Check

Beth Azor is a 33-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry and owns Azor Advisory Services, which specializes in consulting services in training, sales, leadership, coaching, acquisition, due diligence, and market analysis. Beth owns and manages a US$79 million portfolio of commercial retail properties in Florida and recently wrote and published Don’t Say No…

Ep73: Jeyabalan Parasingam – Trust No One, Be Aggressive in Due Diligence

Jeyabalan Parasingam is a Certified Public Accountant (MICPA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He has more than 25 years of corporate experience in areas, such as finance, taxation, auditing, private equity, real estate, investment banking, and investment management. He’s been instrumental in setting up several successful start–ups over the past 15 years with a range of companies involving BPO (business process outsourcing), private equity, real…

Ep72: Manit Parikh – Made a Million by 24, Lost a Million by 26 

Manit Parikh has worked across sectors on transformational programs with impact organization-wide, leading two companies to reach US$300 million in revenue. He is currently working with number three. This has led him to earn the nickname “The Michael Bay of Business”. Manit is working with Yellow as a director of investment and head of business. Prior to Yellow, Manit has worked with…

Ep71: Verawat Kirinruttana – Beware of Vietnam, Liquidity Risk is Very High  

Verawat Kirinruttana holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Chulalongkorn University with first-class honors and gold medal. He is vice president of investment advisory services at Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), and in this role, he provides asset allocation strategies and investment recommendations for private banking and affluent customers. Prior to that, he…

Ep70: Phuong Nguyen – Avoid Leveraging Investment in Cyclical Stocks 

Phuong Nguyen is a CFA charterholder. He is a value-oriented and fundamentally driven investor. He has 8 years of experience in the investment industry with various buy-side firms and has lived through some of the toughest times in the market. In his view, the Asian investment landscape is uneven and investors should sharpen their investing…

Ep69: Ian Beattie – Follow a Structure, Not Emotions  

Ian Beattie is currently the co-chief investment officer of NS Partners London, an investment management boutique. He holds a BSc degree in economics from City University of London and started in the investing business in the early days of January 1992 as an Asian specialist with Asian equities. Since then, he has been involved in East Asian and Asian emerging markets. Ian joined NS Partners in 1996,…

Ep68: Michael Falk – Get and Stay Invested

This podcast is dedicated to John Bogle (1929 to 2019)   Michael and Andrew would like to dedicate this podcast episode to the icon who passed away at 89 just before this recording was made. John Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group, and author of such classics on investing as The Little Book of Common Sense Investing, was a real vanguard and revolutionary so they tip their hats in tribute.       Michael Falk is a…