Martin has successfully invested in early-stage ventures for several years. Under his leadership, DTRIBE has invested in over 50 companies, with a consistent track record of doubling invested capital across a diverse portfolio.
More importantly, Martin is deeply passionate about working alongside entrepreneurs throughout their journey by supporting the new generation of leaders, pioneers, and disruptors — whom he believes are changing the world through technology.
Prior to starting DTRIBE, Martin's career spanned as a global tech and financial services executive, successfully leading large international corporations for the likes of Hewlett-Packard, Citibank, Barclays and Standard Chartered.
Martin has also built several highly successful companies and exited them with valuations above $USD500 million. Most notable of which is global tea brand Gong Cha, which he first launched into the Korean market in 2012 and eventually scaled to over 2,000 stores in over 20 countries. Martin now sits on the board of Gong Cha Group as a non-executive director and shareholder, focusing his efforts on helping the team continue rapid global expansion of the brand through digitization and technology.