Unit is creating jobs, reducing unemployment and solving inequity through an engine that connects provides and customers, as well as issuing tokens for specific uses.
Being is creating meaningful connections and life changing experiences through workshops, spaces and content.
Travelling, getting inspired and learning from others. Yoga, Triathlon, AI, Startups, Philosophy, Snowboarding, Skiing and more.
Michael wants to solve inequity and create meaning and purpose for all in the world.
Free peer-to-peer encrypted video conferencing tool that allows users to make a video chat/call from within the browser window.
Once you initiate a call, you will get a permanent link for your chat session that you can send to your friend. Once they click on it, your video chat starts. You can also go fullscreen or do a text chat simultaneously. Over 3mil users.
Sold to US media company which changed the concept to a video cam site.
Social network/dating app used by millions of users in universities.
It got started when Michael created a "Hot or Not" site for fun for a university party in London, inspired by the movie/biopic, the social network.
It went viral, receiving over 40,000 hits in the first 24 hours. He expanded it across the country, working with top brands and nightclubs.
Used actively by over 150,000 users, featured in Guardian, Telegraph, New York Times and other top publications.
Workshops with the purpose of getting people to build products that make a difference.
Courses teaching web, mobile and hardware development, with the aim of rapid prototyping and creating things quickly.
Michael wrote the course material and carried out courses
Working on due-diligence and working with portfolio companies, as well as incubating businesses Invited by Eric Archambeau(one of the top VCs/investors in Europe) and Daniel Waterhouse(another top VC in Europe, currently at Balderton Capital). Helped with advising on several deals as well as providing insight to the team.
Marketplace platform to easily learn over the computer via video with teachers around the world for a fraction of the cost.
Students wont have to leave the comfort of their home too.
Web and mobile development studio which builds digital products.
We built several popular websites and applications.
App that tells the love compatibility between two people.
You type in the names of two individuals and it lets you know how much in love they are along with advice or tips. Popular on the Android store, built in a day, used by 48,000+ active users.
Helped players keep track of poker performance and manage against variance in Poker.
Michael plays/played poker both live(casinos and house games) and online(Pokerstars and Full-Tilt). It was used by over 30,000 users and was a hit at the WSOP 2011 in Las Vegas.
Collection of test papers and academic resources for student who were studying for the International Baccalaureate.
It was created whilst revising for his exams with notes that he compiled.
Highly viral site which showed photos of people planking.
It allowed for people to choose their favourite, comment and suggest creative plank ideas. Plankplanet also released an Android App.
App that lets you keep track of the books you are currently reading and those that you would like to read. 12,000 users.
App that let you see all your Facebook friend's Blackberry Messenger Pins. Launched was whilst Blackberries were extremely popular due to the heavily used BBM messenger,
The app also showed you 10 Random BBM Pins which allowed BBM Users to meet people outside their network.
Bought by app company when there was an active community of over 60,000 Users on BBM Connect.
Michael was born in Singapore in 1993. He is Singaporean, Irish and British.
His passions include travelling and experiencing different cultures, lived in Singapore, London, New York City, Shanghai
Really passionate about creating useful things and experiences, then the creation having a positive impact on others.
Love experiencing and learning from new cultures. Expeditions, solo travelling or with a group of friends.
Skiing, snowboarding, playing football or doing yoga brings me to a state of being and presence.