The Serial Entrepreneur Ngeow Jiawen, Who Founded MegaX, Crypto Bacon Club and Megafash
What is it you do?
I am the CEO of retail and crypto businesses. I've built and sold two businesses before I turned 30.
What is the most surprising thing about you that most people don’t know?
Entrepreneurship was my first and only job.
What’s a typical day like in your life?
I start the day by clearing emails and the afternoon are usually spent on meetings and then I end off the day with a jog or dinner with friends/associates/family.
What’s the hardest thing you have had to deal with in your life?
My dog passed away last year. She was my best friend for 10 years and was there for me through all my dark times.
What motivates you to keep going when the going gets tough?
The people I serve - my team
How do you relax when you’re not working?
Exercise. Exercising gives you more energy and a clear mind.
What tools do you use that are indispensable? What can you not live without?
So many - WhatsApp to communicate with my team off hours, Telegram to chat with the crypto and blockchain community, Google Docs, where we do most of our work on.
What books/documentaries would you recommend for someone who’d like to become an entrepreneurship?
My favourite books: Ego is the Enemy and The Obstacle is the Way — both by Ryan Holiday
What project are you working on at the moment?
We're in the process of building a wallet app (Moonie) which will be utilised as a payment method on our database of over 3000 merchants when we launch it.
If you could give advice to your younger self, what would it be?
I think the YOLO mantra is a great way to live. oh And love your family.