Management Team

Ben Soh ( Founding Partner )
Ben is the founding partner of Stellar Partners, responsible for setting the overall strategy of the firm. Ben is also a serial FinTech entrepreneur and previously founded a multinational, regulated B2B FinTech firm with more than 500 employees in 6 countries, serving the needs of more than 100 financial services firms worldwide, with a focus on FinTech, Blockchain, and Information Security sectors. Ben recently co-founded and is serving as Managing Director of Hashstacs, a Singaporean Fintech firm focused on the capital markets industry and use cases. The company's proprietary Settlity platform is an award-winning complete blockchain infrastructure built specifically for finance, and its key clients are banks, stock exchanges, and asset managers.
David is a partner at Stellar Partners, responsible for the management of the investment portfolios. Prior to joining Stellar Partners, David was a senior investment manager at a Hong Kong main board listed company (Brilliant Circle Holdings Limited). David has more than 10 years of experience in corporate finance, M&A, PE and VC investing focusing on cross border transactions, fintech and real estate projects. David holds a MBA degree from the University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of British Columbia.
Thomas Chao (Partner)
Thomas is a partner at Stellar Partners, responsible for the operations of the firm and is a member of the investment committee in deciding investment decisions. Prior to joining Stellar Partners, Mr. Chao has extensive experience in the US financial sector dealing with equity trades. He was a former banker at JP Morgan Chase and former registered representative and product manager at Apex Clearing. Mr. Chao has a Bachelor’s degree from University of Texas majoring in Economics and Finance.