Topic:&In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Venture Capital, Investments & Development Finance
Award Name:&Women of the Decade in Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital
Timing & Date:DAY 4: 29th April, 2018 (4:50PM – 5:15PM)
Born in Hong Kong, raised in England and now residing in Los Angeles, Didi Wong is an international serial entrepreneur and angel investor with expertise in the industries of entrepreneur education, event planning, public speaking, mentoring, interior design and real estate.
Didi is the Founder and CEO of multiple businesses including The Yes Academy,
“LA’s Premiere Entrepreneur School”, a results and success driven educational program for entrepreneurs and mothers, focusing on branding, mastering your elevator pitch, social media and marketing, mindset and how to get investors and everyday people to say “yes,” Social Spotlight Events, a special events company focusing on fundraising and gifting suites where Didi leverages her relationship capital for philanthropic endeavors by introducing mega social media influencers and celebrities to top billion dollar brands like Lexus and Nestle and charitable organizations in initiating multi-million dollar deals. Didi and her husband Michael own an interior design company J2D2 Designs, where they have completed full multi-million dollar renovations with the design focus on their signature transitional style and Feng Shui. They are also seasoned real estate investors.
Didi’s sits on the board of Cedars Sinai Hospital’s Obstetrics Patient and Family Care Council. She is also on the Millennial board of the Unstoppable Foundation and a Partner with Girl Up, a United Nations Foundation.
Didi is a judge on the #1 digital record-breaking business show “Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch” where the last episode had 23 million views. She is also currently filming the feature documentary “Impact” about her life as a public speaker, due to launch in early 2019. She has been published as a life coach and advisor by POPSUGAR, NBC News FOXNews.com, Yahoo!Style, Telemundo, Bustle, Brit & Co. and more. She is launching her first book “Unlocked” Summer 2018 and co-authored a book “Success Breakthroughs” with the mega thought leader Jack Canfield.
Her super powers lie in the fact that she manages her four children under the age of seven, including a set of identical twins and all five of her businesses, always with a smile on her face. Didi says, “Raising four kind, respectful and all- rounded humans
is truly more challenging than managing a multi-million dollar company!”