Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Brian Wong. Brian is the founder of Kiip (pronounced “keep”), a mobile rewards network that has raised over $4.4 million in funding. Wall Street Journal called Brian the “youngest person to ever receive funding by a venture capital firm“.
He was an early Bachelors of Commerce graduate from the University of British Columbia, graduating at the age of 18, after skipping four grades in elementary and high school. He was recently lauded in Mashable as one of “The Top 5 Young Entrepreneurs to Watch”, and the Vancouver Sun called him “a budding internet visionary”. He was also recently a recipient of the Top 20 Under 20 awards in all of Canada.