Executive Interview
Benjamin Tin
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An Interview with
Benjamin Tin
Gianthouse
Co-Founder

Gianthouse was started by the spirit of turning imaginations into reality. It is an IT production house specialized in design and development of web and mobile applications, as well as providing customized IT as well as blockchain solutions. Our vision is to offer affordable and quality IT services so as to promote the wider adoption of technology in the society.
 
Our clienteles range from large corporate to early-stage startups. With deep understanding in technology and business, we develop or even invest in interesting projects. Gianthouse is backed by venture capital firm T12M Ventures.

Publish Date: 
4 November 2019
Hong Kong
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Tell us about your background, and how you came to found your company?

I am an early adopter of technology and got a personal computer since I was born. At that time Windows was not yet launched and Internet was yet to be invented. I started to learn programming when I was a kid and was able to develop a website to promote my esports team at the dot-com age. After studying Economics and Finance in university, I started my career in a private equity firm and had the opportunity to look into a lot of companies all over the world. I realized that many businesses can have better utilization of technology in order to grow and optimize the operations. After spending few years in private equity, I decided to start my own company with a mission to help businesses adopt technology.

What is most important to you and your organization – mission, vision, or core values? Why?

Mission, vision and core values are different things and all of them are important to Gianthouse. Mission statement describes what the company does in order to achieve its objective and drives the company forward. Vision, on the other hand, sets the ultimate goal of the company. The core values are commonly shared among the members of the organization and are the glue that holds the team together.

Can you explain briefly how your service(s)/product(s) works?

Gianthouse is established by developers and is a Hong Kong based IT production house, specialized in web and mobile app development as well as providing IT consultancy. We also offers blockchain solutions and help businesses adopt blockchain technology.

How has the industry been changing in recent years?

The IT industry in Hong Kong is growing fast in recent years. First higher penetration of smart phone causes the boom in app development industry. Secondly, there is an emergence of new technology such as blockchain and AI, that will bring a new landscape of how business are operated.

What makes you different from what’s currently available in the market?

When talking about IT solutions, people usually think it will costs a lot of money. Gianthouse, in contrary, aims to provide IT services at an affordable price in order to help businesses embrace technology. In addition, Gianthouse adopts Agile methodology that allows us to develop prototype quickly and receive feedback from clients as well as users rapidly. We can then further optimize the product with a shorter turn around time.

What does the future hold for your company?

Being agile and flexible are the core values of Gianthouse. We will continue to research into emerging technology and help our clients adopt technology in order to stand out from the ever-changing business environment.

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