|Leo Shimada is the Co-Founder and CEO of Crowdo, a Fintech Startup offering a full portfolio of Equity Crowdfunding (investment.crowdo.com) and P2P Lending (p2p.crowdo.com) solutions. Crowdo is one of SE. Asia’s largest and longest running Crowdfunding operators with over 23,000 members with offices in Jakarta, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. |
As of June 2016, Crowdo has been successful in facilitating the largest Equity Crowdfunding Offer as well as the fastest target achievement of an Offer in the region. Crowdo is licensed by the Securities Commission of Malaysia, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. It is the first P2P Lending platform to be licensed in ASEAN.
Leo is an experienced professional with over 15 years track record in the areas of finance and technology across multiple Asia markets including Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, China and other parts of SE. Asia. He has held senior positions both at a top professional firm (McKinsey & Co.) as well as a Fortune 500 company. Leo obtained his MBA from INSEAD and holds a Law degree from Keio University.
Leo is a recognized thought leader within the fintech industry with latest speaking engagements including the following:
• International Organization of Securities Commissions – Growth and Emerging Markets Committee Meeting – “Digitisation – transforming financial products, services and markets”
• World Capital Markets Symposium 2015: “Reinventing Business, Winning Market Share”
• ASEAN Business Advisory Council Malaysia: ”SME Financing Workshop
• ASEAN Business & Investment Summit: “Building a Thriving ASEAN Entrepreneurial Ecosystem”