Founding Partners & Advisory Board

Founding Partners

Stephane Mathieu

Migrant Investor


  • Fintech entrepreneur
  • Co-founder of Boursorama
  • Early investor in Tikehau
    Capital (Euronext Paris)
  • Invested in 10+ NZ unlisted
    tech companies and funds

David Wang

Managing Director, Migrant Investor


  • Founding partner of Zino
  • Invested in 10+ NZ
    tech companies
  • Asia market advisor

Alan Guo



  • Edmund Hillary Fellow
  • Former Google China Chief Strategy officer
  • Founder LightInTheBox, listed on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Venture partner of Zhen Fund

Ferris Lu

Director, Migrant Investor


  • Private Bank and Private Equity background
  • Invested in 30+
    unlisted NZ/China tech

Advisory Board

Debra Hall


  • Angel investor
  • Tech start-up advisor
  • Independent director
  • Specialising in early
    stage governance for high growth companies.

Nick Arathimos


  • Consultant to business¬†
  • Former Director, Investment Programme at Immigration New Zealand
  • Former Director, Stakeholder Engagement,¬† Education NZ
  • Former Director, International Affairs at FMA and NZ Securities Commission
  • Former NZTE Regional Investment Director, East Asia, at NZ High Commission Singapore. Senior Trade Commissioner, Indonesia. Trade Commissioner, Malaysia and Brunei.