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Entrepreneur, Mentor & Speaker

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Ivan Yong Wei Kit, is an Organizational Psychologist, engineer, entrepreneur and a startup angel investor based in Hong Kong. In his capacity as an organizational psychologist, he was instrumental in strategizing and executing Fortune 500 and startup human capital strategy in a diverse cultural setting of Asia Pacific. His belief is that of “Right Talent, Right Culture” both within the talent and the organization itself. He had also worked with the Malaysian government in helping government funded startups to build a successful team through cultural formation, psychometric assessment and coaching. He also co-founded Nanyang Angelz, an angel’s network of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Alumnus in China, Hong Kong and ASEAN. Nanyang Angelz seeks to add value as an early stage investor through providing market access via its network. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical & Production) with Honors from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and a MSc. in Organizational Psychology from the University of London.


Lastly, he is a keen language learner and is fluent in  English, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese. He is currently pursuing French as an interest. 




  • "The Next-Gen of Mentoring : Injecting the Innovation DNA into the Leaders of Tomorrow" at the European Mentoring & Coaching Council, APR Webinar Series, 2020.

  • "Shaping the Future of Your Career: Lessons Learnt from Startup at ICE Chat FB Live, 2020

  • Solidarity: Society and Mentoring” at the European Mentoring & Coaching Council, Asia Pacific Inaugural Conference, “A Cut Above the Rest”, 2019.

  • Funding Teams, Not Individual” at The Higher Education Institute, Thei, Hong Kong Startup Accelerator. 

  • Keynote: Establishing a Trusted Relationship with your Angel Funders” at the Zurich Insurance – Advancing Human Capital Solution for Investment Value Creation, 2017.

  • Business Culture in Hong Kong, A Malaysian Perspective” at the Ministry of Science, Technological & Innovation of Malaysia, Technology Park Malaysia, 2016.

  • Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made”, Moderator at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)- Kellog Business School Alumni Talk. 

  • Hard Things about Startups” at the Nanyang Business School Focus Point, Nanyang Technological University, 2015.

  • Entrepreneurship and Luck” at the SIM University, now Singapore University of Social Sciences, 2009. 

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