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Ep017 – Tom Ellis (Investment Director – Mai Capital) on opportunities in China

In Episode 17 of The Startup Playbook Podcast, I interview Tom Ellis, Investment Director of Mai Capital, a $20M VC fund that assists startups looking to expand into the Chinese market.

Prior to his role with Mai Capital, Tom was the Director of Business Relations at Crosstivity and spent a number of years in corporate banking, including co-managing over $1BN before he was 21

In the interview Tom shares, the importance of being coachable, the importance of solving problems, what he looks for in investment opportunities and the opportunities for startups in  the Chinese market.

Show Notes:
Crosstivity
Joel Inteman
Vincent Brendel
BugHerd
Alan Downie
Sam Richardson
Michael Mai
Xero
China International Marine Containers Group
Atlassian
Slack
StartupAUS
Tom Ellis LinkedIn
Tom Ellis Twitter
Mai Capital
info@maicapital.com

Credits:
Intro music credit to Bensound

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