Global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has appointed Mr. Roland Wee as Managing Director of Asia operations.
Wee will serve as a key addition to its senior leadership team to spearhead its continued growth and success in the region. Prior to joining OurCrowd, he served as Managing Director at HSBC and CEO of HSBC Securities Singapore.
Wee brings 20 years of experience in financial markets, with a broad background in various capacities – as an analyst in the technology sector, as a fund manager, and most recently in HSBC management roles over the past 12 years.
In his latest capacity, he directed a team of sales people, traders, and dealers, while working closely with a research team based in Singapore.
Launched in 2013 by Jon Medved, CEO, OurCrowd has raised over US$500 million for over 130 startups and 14 funds from thousands of active investors on its global platform. The Israel-based firm has formally launched strategic partnerships in the past 18 months with financial institutions including United Overseas Bank in Singapore, Shanghai Commercial Savings Bank in Taiwan, Citic Pacific in Hong Kong, Reliance Private Client in India, and National Australia Bank, who, in addition to partners such as Singapore’s Sassoon Investment Corporation and dozens of other worldwide distribution channels, offer exclusive opportunities and investment products to their retail and private wealth clients.