Tony Tjan

Founder at MINILUXE, INC

Tony Tjan

Tony Tjan

Founder at MINILUXE, INC

Overview
Career Highlights

ShapeUp, Inc.
The Cue Ball Group LLC
MINILUXE, INC

RelSci Relationships

915

Primary Location

Brookline, MA, United States

Number of Boards

14

Relationships
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Co-Founder & General Partner at The Cue Ball Group LLC

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General Partner at The Cue Ball Group LLC

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Executive Chairman at Roti Restaurants LLC

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Special Partner at Esplanade Capital LLC

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Co-Founder & Board Member at Landit, Inc.

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Investor at SmartZip Analytics, Inc.

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Co-Head, Education Investment Sector at Baring Private Equity Asia Ltd.

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at EQ, Inc.

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Managing Partner at MarketspaceNext LLC

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Founding Partner at Phoenix Strategy Investments LLC

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December 4, 2020
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Tony Tjan
Founder at MINILUXE, INC
Education
M.B.A.

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

A.B., Biology

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

The Women and Public Policy Program of Harvard Kennedy School closes gender gaps in economic opportunity, political participation, health and education by creating knowledge, training leaders and informing public policy and organizational practices. Our research provides evidence-based insights on the role of gender in shaping economic, political and social opportunities available to individuals. We identify successful interventions and measure their impact on women, men, and society, then share recommendations on what policies, organizational practices and leadership techniques help close involuntary gaps.

Memberships
Member
Prior

The GLT community was launched in 1993 in response to the need for a new approach to global leadership in the post cold war era. With the aim of collective and individual growth, the community was created to encourage dialogue between people of outstanding ability with a common interest in Global progress. Each year, about 100 individuals were selected from the worlds of business, politics, civil society, media, the arts and science. Considered active for two years, they become supporting members for a further three years.

Career History
Founder
1996 - 2008

ZEFER Corp. provides internet consulting and implementation services. The company offers content management, cognitive engineering, security and risk management to supply chain and vendor technologies. the company is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Professional
Prior

McKinsey & Co., Inc. provides management consulting services. It specializes in design, marketing and sales, analytics, operations, transformation and restructuring, risk, strategy and corporate finance, and sustainability and resource productivity. The company was founded by James O. McKinsey in 1926 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chief Executive Officer & General Partner
2008 - Current

The Cue Ball Capita invests in start-up companies located in the US with revenues upto $2 million for seed start-ups, profitable & revenues up to $10 million for venture start-ups and positive EBITDA & revenues of $5 to $50 million for growth equity. The firm focuses on companies operating in the fields of digital media, business information services, enterprise internet and specialty consumer brand or services. They make investments ranging from $0.25 to $1 million for seed start-ups, $0.5 to $6 million for venture start-ups and $15 million for growth equity capital requirements.

Boards & Committees
Executive Chairman
2008 - Current

MiniLuxe, Inc. operates as a nail care and waxing services company. It offers manicure, pedicure, and waxing services. Its products include hand cream, sugar scrub, body cream, himalayan salt scrub, foot balm, hand sanitizer gel, and nail treatments. The company was founded by Anthony K. Tjan, Jill R. Kravetz and John D. Hamel in 2008 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Chairman
Current

ShapeUp, Inc. provides social networking and incentives-based employee wellness programs. It offers Social Wellness, a platform that uses social networking, gaming, behavioral economics, and financial rewards to support employers and health plans. The firm’s solution features health challenges, progress tracing, incentives, integration, and reporting. It also provides an online tracking interface that allows participants to customize the categories to track, including exercise minutes, pushups per day, and number of hours slept. The firm also offers Empower, an online weight loss and diabetes prevention solution. The company was founded by Rajiv Kumar and Brad Weinberg in 2006 and is headquartered in Providence, RI.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Landit, Inc. develops an application software for women for their career fulfilment. The company was founded by Lisa Skeete Tatum and Sheila Lirio Marcelo in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Overseers
2004 - Current

Based in Boston, From the Top is America's largest national platform celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Through live events, NPR and video broadcasts, scholarships, and leadership programs, From the Top empowers these extraordinary young people to engage and inspire music lovers of all ages.

Member, Advisory Council
Current

The MIT Media Lab is an interdisciplinary research laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology devoted to projects at the convergence of technology, multimedia and design. Staff and students have backgrounds ranging from electrical engineering and computer science to sociology and music and others. The MIT Media Lab was founded by MIT Professor Nicholas Negroponte and former MIT President Jerome Wiesner and opened its doors in the Wiesner Building at MIT in 1985.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $2,499
2010

TO INSPIRE AND STEWARD PHILANTHROPIC SUPPORT BENEFITTING THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND.

$500 - $999
2009

Founded in 1978, The Children’s Tumor Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and well being of more than 100,000 Americans living with neurofibromatosis (NF). Its research program has played a key role in the discovery of the genes that cause NF, understanding the biology of NF, creation of The NF Clinic Network and preclinical screening of promising drug compounds to treat NF.

Political Donations
$500
2013

Representative from Massachusetts's 4th Congressional District

$2,000
2012

Representative from Massachusetts's 4th Congressional District

$250
2010

Governor at Massachusetts Office of the Governor, Charles Baker

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Cue Ball Capital LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Ditto Labs, Inc. provides vision-as-a-service for enterprises. Its products include brand manager, social stream API, free live Stream and photo reader API. The company was founded by David Rose, Joshua Wachman and Neil Mayle and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Creative Works
Author
2012

Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business

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