Meet Our Team
General Partner/ CEO/ Portfolio Manager
Graduate of the University of Washington Foster Business School in 2000, with a Business Administration degree in finance and marketing. Viet has almost twenty years of market and trading experience, financial product development and engineering. Founder of Dragon Capital Management, a venture capital firm funding and helping create one of the first, all in one touchscreen tablet PCs ePods in 1999. Founder of a trading and investor social network teaching hundreds of investors how to trade stocks and options, analyze the markets, research companies and locate opportunity. Managing investment funds since 2007. Viet is passionate about the stock market, loves spending time with his wife, daughter and young twin boys. He enjoys playing contact flag football, watching sports and golfing.
Hiep's background and career started in life sciences research as a research assistant at the Department of Genetics and at the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Washington under Dr. Scott Wilbur, one of the top oncology research programs in the nation. In 2004, Hiep started working and researching the markets and biotech companies with his brother, Viet, as an insightful research analyst covering biotech, tech companies and the global markets. Hiep earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Washington.
Erick's perspective on financial services is informed by over 20 years in software development and information technology, with a focus on aligning innovative new products with market needs. Prior to joining Inception Capital, Erick became a Registered Investment Adviser Representative in 2009, and co-founded HedgeLab Capital Management.
Earlier in his career, Erick was director of Strategy & Market Development for Microsoft's Asia Pacific Research & Development Group (ARD). There he drove Microsoft's collaboration with China's IT Services industry and related government agencies through investments in software innovation, technology transfer and IT solutions. In his ten years at Microsoft, Erick led successful initiatives in executive engagement, partner strategy, competitive strategy, and professional services.
Erick obtained his B.A. in Linguistics from Louisiana State University and was a Professor of English at Xi'an Jiao Tong University in China. A published author, Erick has contributed to books and articles on technology and culture. He is a keynote speaker at conferences and summits on topics of business culture, innovation, competition and intellectual property in the software industry.
Partner/Director of International Business Development
Responsible for international business strategy, client relations, institutional/private asset raising, also serves as a Director at DynexCorp Ltd, responsible for business strategy, global client relations, institutional asset raising for Deutsche Bank's dbSelect market-leading managed investment platform. DynexCorp is a recommended index architect and manager of Deutsche Bank's award winning dbSelect platform [$6bn AUM]. Over fifteen years of market trading experience as an index futures trader in the United Kingdom. Identified and developed new opportunistic trading systems across multiple asset classes, provided medium term investment advice and analysis reports to investment teams as well as coached and trained traders to adopt and successfully trade proprietary strategies.