The Houston Entrepreneurs' Forum was organized in 1985 to promote entrepreneurship among its members as well as the general public. It meets for breakfast the last Tuesday of each month. It provides an excellent opportunity to listen to a successful entrepreneur share their experiences and to network with individuals interested in entrepreneurship.
The Houston Entrepreneur’s Forum is pleased to announce our next speaker will beYuen Yung the Founder and CEO of How Do You Roll?, a fast-casual sushi restaurant. He opened the first restaurant in 2008 in Austin, TX. In 2013, he appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank and received the highest investment offer in the history of the show from Kevin O’Leary. Yuen will share some of the lessons he learned in creating a franchise and his Shark Tank experience.
Mr. Yung is currently CEO of Casoro Capital. Casoro Capital is a real estate investment firm that creates discretionary funds that are suitable, attractive and efficient for high net worth individuals, family offices and institutions.
Before founding How Do You Roll?, Yuen spent 13 years in the investment management and advisory industry as a Managing Partner of Kenty, Yung, Ozias & Associates. He oversaw advisors and was responsible for the capital raise and management of $300+ million in funds. In his earlier years he developed 27 commercial retail sites as an entrepreneur.
He currently sits on the board of Austin-based non-profit The Thinkery and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He also volunteers as a mentor for Ignite Accelerator, an Austin-based business incubator. Yuen was named as a finalist for an Austin Under 40 Award in 2013 and was honored with the Excellence in Teaching award from the University of Texas Professional Development Center in 2006.