Melvin Wong from LiveKrowd

Melvin Wong

Founder at LiveKrowd

Paris, France


Last updated September 3, 2020

One Sentence About Me  

To be better than I can be

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I'm an award-winning entrepreneur with global business experience in 17 countries covering U.S, Europe, Asia and South America. I sold my online sports games company, FanXT in 2016 to an American/Japanese company in Los Angeles (Silicon Beach), and sold eMemorial, online memorial website to The Star, Malaysia's largest English newspaper. I speak 4 languages. Throughout my career as an entrepreneur, I received and won industry honors and awards including Excellence Award from Global Innovation Through Science & Technology (GIST) in the U.S in 2013, winner of TIE Global All-Asia Business Competition in India during 2012 and winner of Malaysia National Intellectual Property Awards with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Malaysia in the year 2014. I also won the Make The Pitch business TV reality show in 2012, while I reached the semi-final of Start-Up Asia, a business reality TV show in Singapore by Channel News Asia in 2014. I was the country representative in Global Entrepreneurship Week event in the U.S White House in 2012. I enjoy speaking and paying it forward. I was a speaker at Global Entrepreneurship Summit, officiated by President Barack Obama in Malaysia in 2013 and spoke at a science, technology and entrepreneurship event together with U.S. Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones in 2013. I was also a speaker for iGaming Congress in Macau during 2012. In 2018, I was the speaker at Venture Frontier Lanka. I do my share of mentorship with The South Bay Entrepreneurial Center in Los Angeles and AngelHack. Besides that, I was a 3-time mentor for Malaysia Developers' Day hackathon with AT&T (U.S) in Malaysia (2013, 2014, 2015) and judge/mentor for D3 mobile apps hackathon (2014) as well as Appster Boss hackathon (2015). I was a mentor at Angelhack hackathon in Los Angeles in 2016 and I've given over 1,200 answers on Quora.

Interesting Factoid

Sold two startups - FanXT and eMemorial and gunning for more.


Languages

English
Mandarin
Bahasa Indonesia
Bahasa Malaysia
Hokkien

Countries Visited

Map View

Japan
Hong Kong
South Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
Thailand
Malaysia
Indonesia
Philippines
India
Sri Lanka
Qatar
United Arab Emirates
Turkey
China
Greece
Czech Republic
Poland
Lithuania
Latvia
Estonia
Finland
Austria
Switzerland
Italy
France
Spain
Germany
Netherlands
United Kingdom
United States
Canada
Singapore

What I Do  


Professional Organizations

Founder


Professional Expertise

Blockchain
Startups
Entrepreneurship
SEO
Content Marketing
Email Marketing
Online Learning
Performance Marketing
Cryptocurrency
Mentoring
Business Development
Product Development
Starting Startups
Idea Generation
Branding
Live Streaming
Mobile Applications

Professional Interests

Sports
Music
Movies
Live Streaming

Favorites  

Hobbies

Writing
Drumming
Busking at home with guitar
Cooking
Globetrotting

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Modern Rock
Punk Rock
Grunge
Vanilla Rock
Alternative Rock
Pop Rock
Nu Metal
EDM

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Soccer
Autosport

Chelsea F.C.
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team

Education  

School

Bachelor of Engineering, Telecommunications