Matthew Stafford

As well as DMG Matthew is also a co-founder of the global network of entrepreneurs 9others. Matthew has been working with and helping startups since 2010, persuaded Y Combinator to come to London for YCLDN in 2011, set up two accelerator programmes and has a number of investments in startups at 99others. Matthew has a BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering from Durham University and an MBA from Imperial College Business School.

Kash Aslam

Kash is a Corporate Finance and M&A Professional with over 15 years experience at Citigroup, Blackstone, Anglo American and currently at a FTSE 100 TMT corporate. As well as being an active angel investor across several start ups, Kash was a Non-executive Director of Daganghalal plc, a Malaysian based IT services and software company serving the B2B sector which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2016. Kash has a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics with Economics from University College London and an MBA from INSEAD in France and Singapore.



AK is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. Based in Malaysia, AK’s self-made business empire stretches across steel and commodities trading, agriculture and award winning restaurants. AK chose to team up with DMG to work closely with high quality startups, share his business insights and connections, and provide a base to access the Asian market.