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Episode 3: Charles Wong @ TNB Aura

In our 3rd episode, Charles Wong from TNB Aura, an early-stage venture fund in Southeast Asia, shares the story of the uncommon chemistry that catalyzes his fund, their unique strategy for tracking market trends and pursuing outbound deals, some wise words from his grandfather that continue to motivate and inspire.

Charles Wong is co-founder and managing partner at TNB Auraa thesis-led, high-conviction venture capital firm building the future of Southeast Asia. With a background in fund management, VC, and PE investments, Charles leads TNB Aura’s venture capital efforts in Southeast Asia.

Before TNB Aura, Charles founded Capital Associates, advising mid-market VC funds in Southeast Asia, and worked as a management consultant at Booz & Company, specializing in corporate strategy and M&A. He also served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Groupon in Shanghai.

Jonathan Rechtman is a communication coach, simultaneous interpreter, co-founder of Next Level Communication and Cadence Translate. Based in China for over a decade, he has interpreted for multiple presidents and prime ministers, Hollywood stars, Fortune 500 CEOs, and Nobel prize winners, and has served as a communication coach to some of the country’s most influential C-suite executives. 

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