Lunch with Sumiko: Aaron Tan, from Teck Whye Secondary to US$1 billion start-up

Aaron Tan, co-founder of Carro, a unicorn start-up dealing in used cars, says he is aggressive when it comes to business.

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In his teens, Aaron Tan taught himself how to code and made hundreds of thousands of dollars doing Internet-related deals. In 2015, he started Carro with two friends and the used car platform has joined the ranks of startup unicorns.
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Aaron Tan bristles with a self-confidence that is a little unnerving up close in a lunch setting.

"I'm aggressive. Fast," he says when I ask him to describe himself. "I like to do things quickly. I think the word is 'efficient'."

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