Co-founder and Managing Partner
Yi Ming leads Tribe, a Singapore Government supported deep technology innovation and education platform. Tribe’s ecosystem is supported by some of the world's leading organisations including AXA, BMW Group Asia, Citibank, Enterprise Singapore, EY, IBM, IMDA, Intel, MAS, Nielsen, PwC, R3, SGInnovate, Temasek, Ubisoft, WeBank and other partners to build up a neutral and hyperconnected innovation platform. Tribe has helped raised more than $40 Million in follow on funding for the start-ups. Tribe has accelerated companies in excess of $500 Million.
Yi Ming also serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence at INSEAD, supporting promising MBA students with their entrepreneurship pursuits. He is also a member of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle.
He was also previously part of the Regional Business Analytics Team at AIG where he worked closely with Insurance experts to lead innovative data driven solutions for implementation across Asia Pacific. He had a stint in Munich, Germany where he worked at Munich Re Group, the world’s largest reinsurer, to develop new cyber insurance strategy with the IDEO design thinking methodology. Prior, he was developing eCommerce strategies and plans at Alibaba-backed, Lazada.
Yi Ming was recently selected as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Honouree in 2020. During his military term, he was also awarded the Singapore Armed Forces Outstanding National Serviceman Full-time (NSF) of the Year.
Yi Ming graduated with First Class Honours from Imperial College London and has attended Harvard University and Peking University.
National University of Singapore