Shawn Tsao // S2 Ep 125 // How an Innate Love of Architecture Led to Co-founding the Curated Food Delivery Service, Caviar

Welcome back to Season 2, Episode 125 of the Asian Hustle Network Podcast! We are very excited to have Shawn Tsao on this week's show.

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Shawn is a proud Chinese-American immigrant who grew up in the Los Angeles area and an alumnus of UC Berkeley. During his senior year, he joined his college friends to start a daily deals company called Munch On Me (YC class of S11) and dove into the tech startup industry. He later co-founded a food delivery company, Caviar, in early 2012. Caviar was later acquired by Square, now a public company, in 2014 and then acquired again by DoorDash in 2019. He is currently a Co-Founder and General Partner of Beluga Capital and LUNAtic Capital, a tech investment syndicate and crypto-focused fund, respectively. He is also currently an advisor to a few tech startups and a part-time advisor at The House Fund. Besides tech, Shawn is the founding partner of Umai Hospitality Group, a restaurant group investing in major franchises like The Halal Guys and Bonchon Fried Chicken, along with local brands like Rooster and Rice.

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