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PHILLIPPE CHAU - Engagement Partner

Phillippe Chau is Growthink’s director of engagement management and is responsible for overseeing the consulting team, in addition to partnering with clients seeking to raise capital and develop growth strategies to start or expand their businesses. Phillippe brings to Growthink an operational and entrepreneurial finance skill set with specific expertise in real estate, construction, restaurant & hospitality, film & entertainment, consumer products and e-commerce. 

Phillippe began his career at Growthink as a business analyst after graduating from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Business Law. Since then, he has been involved with over 100 client engagements ranging from pre-revenue start-ups to multi-million dollar ventures. To date, Phillippe has helped secure early stage capital and financing for several of his clients, and has assisted them to build their business from the ground up, starting from the concept and idea phases to launching the business and generating revenues. He has also provided ongoing advisory to mid-market companies seeking to obtain growth capital and enter new markets.

Notable engagements include the following:

  • Business planning and operational structuring of a joint venture ($250M cold-weather construction company and $80M economic development firm in Yellowknife, Canada) seeking to offer mining services to a currently underserved local market
  • Strategic planning and fundraising for an early-stage healthcare platform focused on offering patient advocacy services to obtain $3.5M in funding
  • Performing in-depth research and analysis on precision die cast market segments for a $500M company seeking to expand and grow into additional markets
  • Developing the offering package for a start-up mobile application for a capital raise of $5M and providing ongoing consulting that lead to the development of a prototype

Prior to joining Growthink, Phillippe worked as a marketing associate for one of Keller William’s top producing realtors in Beverly Hills, California.  There, he was responsible for the marketing efforts of several multi-million dollar properties. He also gained experience at Planning Associates of Louisiana, a boutique financial planning firm, where he performed financial analysis on several advisory platforms for accounts ranging from $25,000 to $250,000.