Crowdo is a regional financial technology (fintech) company offering a full portfolio of crowdfunding solutions including equity crowdfunding and peer-to-business (p2b) lending. Launched in 2013, Crowdo is one of the region's longest running and largest crowdfunding platforms with over 17,000 members (2015 Q3) with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta. Crowdo's mission is to connect the region's best high growth companies from the Start-up and Small Medium Business segments with Global Smart Capital. To date, it has helped companies from 5 different continents raise financing from over 50 different countries. Crowdo Malaysia Sdn Bhd one of the first companies to be registered by the Securities Commission to offer Equity Crowdfunding.
Crowdo's Management Team brings >30 combined years in Finance and technology Expertise.
Crowdo Group Management Profiles
Leo Shimada is the Co-Founder and CEO of Crowdo. Leo brings a wealth of investment and business building experience in Asia and has a proven track record working in world class institutions. He spent 8 years at McKinsey & Company working with senior management of Fortune 500 clients to launch new businesses and services across Asia. Subsequently he joined Diageo as its Strategy Lead for Asia covering topics ranging from Strategy, Innovation and M&A.
Nicola Castelnuovo is the Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Crowdo. Nicola has a diversified background in investment, finance and consulting, having spent 7 years at Accenture and 5 years at Standard Chartered Bank. He has significant expertise in investment appraisal, origination, fund raising and investment in early stage business in Asia and Europe. He executed several venture finance transactions to fund early stage ventures and gained valuable entrepreneurial experience in setting up new ventures and growing them from start-ups into mature businesses.