Calvin NG is the current general partner at Plutus VC, managing a $200 million blockchain and innovation and investing into many blockchain and technology companies worldwide. Calvin NG is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor with many successes and achievements on his belt (Digital Hollywood 2017: HKE2022 / Retech 2017: ASX:RTE / Citic Telecom 2007: HKE1883 / THE9 2004: NCTY).
Alongside his work as general partner at Plutus VC, He sits on the board of two online games start-ups, an ecommerce Company and an entertainment fashion commerce Company in China. Calvin has extensive experience in the digital media, social networking, online games and gaming space. His past includes consultant to SULAKE *Habbo.com (world largest teens virtual world). He was also the Vice President of CITIC PACIFIC (*SEHK0627) and CITIC TELECOM 1616 (*IPO-2007: SEHK1883) responsible for their new strategy and new media development.
Prior to this Calvin was part of the team that successfully clinched the deal for World of Warcraft in China in partnership with THE 9 (*IPO-2004: NCTY) and also developed China’s first digital comics magazine and 3G comics on mobile.
In 2007 Calvin won third place in China Entrepreneur Competition (he was the only foreigner to have won a top placing till today).
Back in 2000 Calvin master-minded the control of more than 90% of cyber cafes in Malaysia and is the only Company that partners with all the major PC games publishers worldwide. A former veteran in the promotional advertising industry, Calvin had won numerous awards and tenders from top international clients for four years straight (Triumph International and Public Bank). During the Daytona USA craze back in 1994, Calvin took a video arcade game company from USD 5 million in sales to USD 50 million within just a year.
His entrepreneurship career started at the age of 17 where he was featured almost every year on the Malaysia Newspapers for operating the biggest teen charity events.
Calvin joined PLUTUS.VC, a next generation Innovation Venture Fund in 2017. PLUTUS.VC fund primarily focused in China and USA innovations, but they do seek deals Worldwide. PLUTUS.VC targets at the *TMT sector –Telecommunications Mobile Technology, but is open to any new innovative business concepts. PLUTUS.VC invests in Angel, Pre-A and A-Round. Anything from $500,000 to $5 Million. $200 million fund reserved for investment into promising technology, internet, mobile, gaming and innovation companies in China, USA and globally.
Hernaldo Turrillo is a writer and author specialised in innovation, AI, DLT, SMEs, trading, investing and new trends in technology and business. He has been working for ztudium group since 2017. He is the editor of openbusinesscouncil.org, tradersdna.com, hedgethink.com, and writes regularly for intelligenthq.com, socialmediacouncil.eu. Hernaldo was born in Spain and finally settled in London, United Kingdom, after a few years of personal growth. Hernaldo finished his Journalism bachelor degree in the University of Seville, Spain, and began working as reporter in the newspaper, Europa Sur, writing about Politics and Society. He also worked as community manager and marketing advisor in Los Barrios, Spain. Innovation, technology, politics and economy are his main interests, with special focus on new trends and ethical projects. He enjoys finding himself getting lost in words, explaining what he understands from the world and helping others. Besides a journalist, he is also a thinker and proactive in digital transformation strategies. Knowledge and ideas have no limits.