Benjamin Joffe is the leading expert on Asia’s digital space and an angel investor in Asia-based global companies.
Benjamin has lived in China, Japan, South Korea and SE Asia for over 10 years and is the founder of the Asia-focused research and strategy consultancy +8* (Plus Eight Star).
The company has served clients including large MNCs such as Microsoft and Adidas as well as prominent startups such as IMVU, Tumblr, Kabam, Layar and Mig33.
Benjamin spoke in over 100 events in 20 countries on the topics of social networks, virtual goods, Asia and innovation.
He is a mentor at 500 Startups (Mountain View), Yetizen (San Francisco), Founder Institute (Global), JFDI (Singapore), GammaRebels (Poland) and Chinaccelerator (China)
He is the founder of Mobile Monday in Beijing and an angel investor in Cmune (global leader in 3D social games) and MyGengo (online platform for human translation).