Sharing Session with BOWEI GAI (Cardmunch, acquired by Linkedin)
Friday, September 13, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (ICT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
World Startup Report - Jakarta, Indonesia
Date / Time : Friday, September 13,2013 @ 7pm
Location: FREEWARE at GRUPARA Inc.
Gedung MEDCO Ampera I 3rd floor
Jl. Ampera Raya no.20. Cilandak
The World Startup Report is a social project to help understand and connect the different startup ecosystems in the world.
World Startup Report's purpose is to:
- Understand the world's digital ecosystems: their success stories, strengths, and challenges
- Connect with local entrepreneurs and active members of the startup community
- Share best practices, connections and knowledge from Silicon Valley, and enrich them with new learnings
World Startup Report was initiated by Bowei Gai - a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur - who on New Year's Eve of 2013, boarded his first flight for a 9-months long trip across 29 countries and 36 cities to research the world's startup ecosystems.
This event will feature a panel discussion, moderated by Bowei Gai, about what it is like to be involved in a startup in this city. What are the perks, possibilities, and pitfalls of this city in particular? A panel representing different perspectives and roles within the local startup ecosystem will answer questions of this nature, as well as any questions contributed by the audience in a Q&A session.
18:30 - Doors open
19:00 - Opening remarks by local host
19:15 - Around the Startup World by Bowei Gai
20:00 - Panel discussion
Moderator: Bowei Gai - Founder, WorldStartupReport.com
21:00 - Q&A with the audience
21:30 - Closing remarks. The END
The results of Bowei's research will be published, for free, in a Country or Region-specific Startup Report similar to the China and India Startup Reports. Bowei's first project, "The China Startup Report", received over 100,000 views on SlideShare. His new project, the India Startup Report gained over 130K views in less than a month after release.
Since January 2013, Bowei has visited 22 countries - India, Australia, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Philippines, Burma, Thailand, Nepal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Israel, Greece, Spain, Netherlands, UK, France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia. He will provide highlights of his trips during this panel discussion.
About Bowei Gai
Bowei Gai is a serial entrepreneur from Silicon Valley who sold the company he co-founded, CardMunch, to LinkedIn in 2011. In 2013 he kicked off his journey around the world to document and connect the world startup community. Dave McClure and Brad Feld are official sponsors of WSR. Finally, in this journey Bowei has been supported by awesome global volunteers and occasional travelling companions of accomplished Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.