Mr. Chan serves as the Managing Director at Fredrik Marine IT Services Pte Ltd. He was a Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer at OpenRecruiters. He Co-Founded 5 tech startups, 1 consultancy firm and 1 military simulation wargaming firm; with 18 years of business experience across SouthEast Asia under his belt. He is also an early stage investor having invested in 27 tech startups, 6 successful exits. He was recently featured in SME Magazine. He is a Singapore serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist focusing in assisting young, passionate startups in Asia. Nicholas first successful venture was at age 17 on May 21, 1996, when he and Benjamin Soon, his secondary school classmate first set up an IT solutions company called S.C.N. Technologies with S$500 in seed capital and a small storeroom in Sim Lim Tower. Subsequently, he set up iFoundries (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd on January 7, 2005 with Andy Lim, his former army camp mate. Today, he is the Executive Director of Azione Capital Pte Ltd, a Venture Capital firm and startup Business Incubator.