Apr 16, 2018
Asia VC Cast explores the minds of the experienced venture capitalists and seasoned entrepreneurs to navigate the sophisticated but exciting world of venture capital. Daniel together with a special guest each week present unique perspective and insights to startup investing & fund-raising across different countries in Asia.
This week’s special guest is Thuc Vu from OhmniLabs. Graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a BS and Stanford with a PhD both in Computer Science, OhmniLabs' CEO and co-founder Thuc Vu is an expert in Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms. His ambition is to bring robots into every home to create a positive impact in people's life. And Kambria - a decentralized AI and Robotics platform - is his next move to bring this goal one step closer to reality. He previously founded Katango and Tappy which were quickly acquired by Google and Weeby.co, respectively. He also invests in early stage startups and helps grow the ecosystem in Vietnam. Apart from being an entrepreneur, Thuc is also a Research Scientist and Assistant Professor at John Von Neumann Institute of Vietnam National University. As a way to pay it forward, Thuc co-founded VietSeeds in 2011, a nonprofit organization empowering hundreds of underprivileged students with excellent academic record in Vietnam. In 2017, he was named as one of the "40 Under 40" of Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley Business Journal for his tireless effort to bring about a significantly positive impact in the business world.