Start Up Story
Ivan graduated from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 2017 with a Mechanical Engineering Diploma, Minoring in Business management. He was part of the pioneer batch of GEIP that went to Silicon Valley in 2016, interning in Kaneshka Designs. After graduation, he went to NS and served in the Air Force for about 2 years.
Fatfreq is a local In-Ear Monitor (IEM) company produced locally in Singapore. Ivan and 2 other co-founders started Fatfreq out of passion and curiosity. They started repairing damaged IEMs, gained experience and managed to pick up skills and knowledge to manufacture their own IEMs today. Ivan hopes to be able bring their expertise and services worldwide, with the plan of expanding to the Southeast Asian market first.
Fatfreq is currently located at 29A Mosque Street, Kreta Ayer Conservation Shophouse, Chinatown.
Ivan has applied for Mechanical Engineering in NTU and got accepted into direct 2nd year in the course. However, he decided to take the entrepreneurship route instead, seizing a golden opportunity to run Fatfreq instead, while trying to assure his family of this major decision.