Karen Contet FarzamCEO at AngelHub
Karen, CEO of AngelHub and Chief Hustler of WHub, is passionate about helping start-ups succeed. She successfully co-founded WHub and AngelHub with her forever partner and associate Karena Belin. Together they are on a mission to empower start-ups to drive wealth and economic growth. Immersed in the start-up scene, she is also a French Foreign Trade Adviser and a Community Leader for Techstars.
Karen is also the founding member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong, a non-profit, membership based organisation representing over 1500 members from established banking institutions to FinTech disruptors. It is organised through 14 committees and Karen is the board sponsor for the Policy & Advocacy Committee.
Karen has a double degree engineering diploma from the EPF (France) and ETS (Canada) universities and graduated from the Master in International Finance at HEC Paris. She has been working in Asia for 13 years, starting in Tokyo as JP Morgan Exotic Equity Derivative Trader. Then she pursued her development in the tech ecosystem as a software engineer for an IoT start up and teaching front end web development.