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Darren Chua

The Ideal Space (Taiwan)
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Darren Chua

Darren brings leadership & years of Tech and FinTech experience from across South East Asia, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. He graduated from National University of Singapore with a Computer Engineering degree and a minor in Technopreneurship from Fudan University(Shanghai). 

He is adept in providing leadership and effective management that results in high-impact Fin-tech & Financial platform services. He also has years of experience in the Hong Kong and Taiwan market in supply chain financing, FinTech/Solar Green Tech and ESG Impact Investing industry. He has recently exited a Renewable Energy Investment Platform (Lyght) based in Taiwan.

He has founded and led multiple companies and franchise businesses with an emphasis on technology and efficiency. Darren ran a successful women-only fitness franchise chain in Taiwan before exiting with his partners and entering the Indonesian market till present.

Darren is on the path to help achieve carbon neutrality through finance and renewable energy adoption. He currently runs The Ideal Space (Taiwan) which focus on providing “Space as a Service”all in one solution for business owners, SMEs and corporations.

Singaporean located in Taipei, Taiwan. Proud father of two boys.

 Areas of Expertise: FinTech & Financial Service, Taiwan Market, ESG & Impact Investing, Startups
"In business, integrity is the essence of success. If you value integrity, then be prepared to take a beating from those who have none. Doing the right thing even when no one is watching."