Get excited Hong Kongers, Tech in Asia will be holding is first-ever meetup event in the fragrant harbour on July 17! PayrollHero founder Stephen Jagger and GrabTaxi CEO Anthony Tan will join us at the sleek, stylish, and down-to-earth Paperclip coworking space to talk about building a startup in Southeast Asia. We cordially invite all All startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and tech enthusiasts to come attend!
Some of the topics we hope to cover include:
- What are some of the advantages and challenges of founding an internet startup in Southeast Asia?
- What's the difference between building a location-dependent startup in SEA versus a global facing startup?
- How does the venture capital industry in SEA affect business conception and development?
- What are some factors entrepreneurs looking to crack the markets in SEA ought to consider?
- You're a bootstrapping ninja coder nomad with a million dollar idea. Should you move to SEA to launch your startup?
Get your tickets now! Join us on July 17, 2014 at Paperclip!
6:30PM - 7:00PM - Registration
7:00PM - 7:45PM - Fireside chat: Scoring in Southeast asia
7:45PM - 8:00PM - Q & A
8:00PM - Networking and refreshments
3/F, Nam Wo Hong Building,
148 Wing Lok Street,
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
About the panelist: Stephen Jagger
Stephen Jagger is an entrepreneur that has been starting businesses since high school. He is the cofounder of four companies. Combustion Hosting was a web hosting company acquired in 2006. Ubertor.com, is a real estate software company that provides websites and online marketing tools to thousands of real estate agents across North America. Reachd.com is a training company that focuses on marketing professionals and businesses that are interested in learning more about search engine optimization, blogging, online video, Google Adwords and social media. OutsourcingThingsDone.com is a leased labour business based in Manila, Philippines and finally PayrollHero.com which is an online payroll, time tracking and scheduling tool.
About the panelist: Anthony Tan
Anthony co-founded GrabTaxi with his Harvard Business School classmate, Tan Hooi Ling, after their plan to revamp the Malaysian taxi industry won 2nd place in Harvard’s Business Plan Contest in 2011. Combining the knowledge and skills developed from his previous roles in Lazard Freres (Analyst), Renault Paris (Strategy Marketing) and Tan Chong Group (Head of Marketing & Head of Group Supply Chain), he is actively involved in the expansion, marketing and product development plans for GrabTaxi in the region. The taxi industry also holds a very special place in Anthony’s heart – his great grandfather was a taxi driver.
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