Founder & CEO, Invade
Kent Teo is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Invade, a creative space activation company. He is an experienced bootstrap founder and a strong professional entrepreneur. He graduated from Singapore Institute of Management with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) specialising in Economics and Business Management (University of London). Kent is skilled in Entrepreneurship, Conceptualisation, Events management and Business Development. With over 10 years of experience in events and retail management, and collaborations spanning across Southeast Asia, Invade has successfully developed lifestyle brands such as Artbox Singapore, Shilin Singapore, Fleawhere, Makers’ Market and MOX (co-making space for the creative community) under the Invade umbrella. Invade's vision is to create spaces of potential, and is a place-making business capable of activating interesting concepts and IPs for various spaces. Since 2010, Invade has built a strong regional ecosystem of 40,000 retail startups, F&B concepts and worked with over 200 landlords. Ultimately, Invade shall provide events as a service and retail as a service to the extensive ecosystem.