Crowdo is a regional fintech startup offering a portfolio of p2p lending and securities crowdfunding solutions. One of the largest and fastest growing in the region, Crowdo has offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. While recognized as an industry pioneer and champion, it is one of the first operators to be awarded a license by a regulator and the first to offer a full equity and debt portfolio to its clients.
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.