CEO & Founder
"Marvin is a brand storyteller, public speaker, entrepreneur, brewer, & investor. His company, Wunderfund, brings public fundraising technology to startups looking to raise capital publicly. He previously founded Thrivera, a brand agency specializing in growth. They've helped dozens of companies big & small find the story of their brand to raise capital.
He previously spent 18 years at P&G, with roles as a Brand Manager, Sourcing Manager, and HR Manager. “It taught me a great deal about leading with a vision, creating purpose, & building talented teams."" Marvin led P&G’s PŪR new business development as he launched several multi-million dollar products. He then took roles in P&G’s Global Sourcing managing corporate deals and due diligence for several industries including: Capital, Chemicals, Innovation, & Consulting services. “Nothing could have prepared me to run a business any better. I learned so much about brand building & sourcing deals.”
Marvin’s greatest passion is developing people. Throughout his career, he served as a corporate trainer within P&G’s Leadership Academy, teaching leaders the art of strategy, branding, & effective communication. ""I'm the son of two Asian immigrants who struggled with English. So, I grew up helping them get their voices heard. That's where I found my mission to help others find their voice too.""
He was also a P&G Clay Street design thinker. Now, Marvin loves guiding entrepreneurs who are eager to gain traction. “Every team faces obstacles & sometimes a guide can help them along their way. I think startups are on an epic journey looking to change the world for the better.”
In 2011, he founded the Thrivera Project, an education based NGO that taught leaders the art of storytelling. In 2015, he founded the Thrivera Brand Group. In 2017, he founded Wunderfund. Now, he speaks at conferences, accelerators, incubators, businesses, & universities. In 2014, he gave his first TEDx talk. http://bit.do/MAbrinicaTEDx "