Young millionaire gives $250k to his alma mater SMU to fund scholarship

Mr Alvin Poh gave $250,000 to Singapore Management University, his alma mater, to start the Alvin Poh Endowed Scholarship
Mr Alvin Poh gave $250,000 to Singapore Management University, his alma mater, to start the Alvin Poh Endowed ScholarshipPHOTO: ALVIN POH

SINGAPORE - At the age of 33, Mr Alvin Poh became a millionaire many times over.

He and his business partner sold their Web hosting company, Vodien Internet Solutions, for $30 million to a technology firm headquartered in Australia. Mr Poh walked away with an eight figure sum from the sale of the company he co-founded when he was 17.

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