San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us December 6th As We Welcome Dr. Bernard Leong, Co-Founder of SGEntrepreneur, We will wrap up the year of 2012 with an industry veteran, who is a very popular face to entrepreneur community in the Singapore startup scene. By now, he has been holding different roles in various organizations of the startup ecosystem. He’s the co-founder at SGEntrepreneur and a regular author covering on different topics for startups. He also co-founded This Week in Asia, a weekly podcast dedicated to covering all the technology news in Asia. His blog contains many insightful articles about entrepreneurship too. His former entrepreneurial stints include CTO and co-founder of Chalkboard where he has architected the platform for location based advertising across web and mobile, and also an early stage investor in Thymos Capital with Lunch Actually part of his portfolio. Currently, he’s serving Vistaprint as a technology manager, where he manages an engineering team and builds new products for emerging markets. It’s a startup culture environment within an MNC. With all those entrepreneurial exposure, he’s really like a radar in the local startup scene. Grab a ticket for attending the fireside chat with him on 06th December. Have you got burning questions on hiring a CTO as a co-founder, product development, fundraising or simply curious on how does a startup culture in an MNC environment look like, etc? All can be asked on during the session.
- 6.45pm: Registration & Dinner
- 7.15pm: Fireside chat starts. Topics to be covered:
- Lessons learned from Chalkboard
- CTO: how to find them and criteria to judge who are good candidates to join as a co-founder
- Early stage investors: where to find them here, tips to approach them and get their investment effectively
- Effective management tactics for startups to get covered on the press
- Tips on how to work well in a startup environment within a MNC
- 7.45pm: Q&A8.30pm: Networking and more dinner
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Startup Grind is a 30-city event series hosted in 13-countries that educates, inspires, and connects entrepreneurs. Rooted in the heart of Silicon Valley, Startup Grind brings the world's greatest founders and investors to tell their stories on stage and share it with our global startup community. There are brilliant entrepreneurs everywhere so start learning and networking with them at your local Startup Grind community. For more information visit www.StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.
Son Le Thanh - Director of Startup Grind Singapore
Son is a software developer and co-founder of Represent.sg, an interactive map representing startup community in Singapore.
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Startup Grind is the world’s startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in over 170 cities.
We nurture startup ecosystems in 63 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs.
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Founded in Silicon Valley by Derek Andersen, Startup Grind has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010.
To date, Startup Grind has helped 170,000 entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.
Startup Grind Singapore was founded in May 2012, we are one of the active grass-root startup communities in Singapore.
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