The New Savvy is pleased to announce that seasoned entrepreneur, Cheo Ming Shen, with effect from 1st Jan 2018, has joined, as an advisor to the company.

Mr Cheo, or Ming as he likes to be known, has more than a decade of experience as an Entrepreneur, and in 2006, co-founded the Netccentric Group and its well-known subsidiary Nuffnang.

The Netccentric Group, Nuffnang and its other companies pioneered the concept of advertising on blogs and social media influencer’s pages, thus opening up a new marketing channel for brands and companies, and income opportunities for bloggers and social media influencers.

In 2015, he successfully led the Netccentric Group through an Initial Public Offering on the Australia Stock Exchange (ASX), raising 12.5 million AUD, on a market capitalisation of 50 million AUD.

He has since stepped down as CEO of the company and is pursuing new ventures, alongside mentoring and advisory work with startups and companies.

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Anna Haotanto is the Advisor (former CEO) of The New Savvy. She is currently the COO of ABZD Capital and the CMO of Gourmet Food Holdings, an investment firm focusing on opportunities in the global F&B industry. She is part of the founding committee of the Singapore FinTech Association and heads the Women In FinTech and Partnership Committee. Anna is the President of the Singapore Management University Women Alumni. Anna invests and sits on the board of a few startups. Anna is also part of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry Career Women’s Group executive committee. Anna’s story is featured on Millionaire Minds on Channel NewsAsia. She hosts TV shows and events, namely for Channel NewsAsia’s “The Millennial Investor” and “Challenge Tomorrow”, a FinTech documentary. Anna was awarded “Her Times Youth Award” at the Rising50 Women Empowerment Gala, organised by the Indonesian Embassy of Singapore. The award was presented by His Excellency Ngurah Swajaya. She was also awarded Founder of the Year for ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards. She was also awarded the Women Empowerment Award by the Asian Business & Social Forum. Anna has been awarded LinkedIn Power Profiles for founders (2018, 2017), Tatler Gen T, The Peak’s Trailblazers under 40 and a nominee for the Women of The Future award by Aviva


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