It takes a dyed in the wool entrepreneur to spot an opportunity so good it woos him at twenty paces. Yes there are a lot of clichés in my opening sentence, but I really feel I have to speak the obvious. Steven Lin joined Gojoy as CEO in February. The retail online shopping platform operating in China was the brainchild of his fellow co-founders Peter Wu, Juan Vargas, and James Zhang. The tagline of the platform is the ‘world’s most rewarding shopping community’ and it does indeed create a community that is rewarded for shopping. Not the platform, but the shoppers.
The leading Australian digital consultant tells Blockleaders how running a bar helped him find his true calling, why he turned his back on a legal career, and how to harness the power of networks.