Yeone Fok, founder of crowdfunding platform SparkRaise. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong Yeone Fok, founder of crowdfunding platform SparkRaise. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
Yeone Fok, founder of crowdfunding platform SparkRaise. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
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‘I was a very bad lawyer’ but ‘banking suited me’, says SparkRaise founder Yeone Fok

  • The Taiwan-born former banker behind ethical crowdfunding platform SparkRaise reflects on her peripatetic childhood, which included stints in Japan, Beijing, Hong Kong and the US
  • Having attended Wellesley, Cambridge, Oxford and Harvard, she says, ‘I basically kept studying because I didn’t want to work’

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Yeone Fok, founder of crowdfunding platform SparkRaise. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong Yeone Fok, founder of crowdfunding platform SparkRaise. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
Yeone Fok, founder of crowdfunding platform SparkRaise. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
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