MICHAEL LINTS, PARTNER, GOLDEN GATE VENTURES
Our investor track is exclusively curated and dedicated for Investors, VC, Entrepreneurs, Heads of Corporate Development, and M&A Executives to discuss current Investment, IPO, and M&A landscape around the region.
"We'd like to keep things intimate, keeping our invites up to only 100, to ensure highest quality of knowledge sharing and interaction at our Investor Track day."
- Michael Lints
09.30 - 09.45 AM Opening words from Golden Gate Ventures and BNY Mellon
Hear from Michael Lints on the latest activities and happenings around this part of the world and know what's moving and shaking to get yourself ahead of the curve.
FIRESIDE CHAT & PANEL SESSIONS
09:00 - 09.30 Guests Registration [Networking and Introductions]
09.30 - 09.45: Opening Remarks by Golden Gate Ventures and BNY Mellon
09.45 - 10.15: Fireside Chat with Adidas Family
10:15 - 11:00: Why Localisation Matters: Proven Models, Local Execution
11:00 - 11:45: Global VC Perspectives on Southeast Asia
11:45- 12:00: Closing Remarks from ZhenFund and GGV
12PM to 1PM
FOUNDERS RALLY KART RACE, 6PM
Our very own KF1 Karting Race Day!
Join us for a night of adrenaline and friendly competition. And get a chance to race alongside a guest ex-F1 driver!
• Valid Driver's license for the karting championships (no license needed for the fun rounds)
• Min height requirement of 1.5m / 5ft
Time Trails start from 6pm onwards.
The Top 10 fastest drivers from all Qualifying Rounds will move on to the GGV Kart Race Finals. 🏎️
Investor Conference Program
Main Conference Theme:
"Accelerating Southeast Asia: Seizing Opportunities Amidst Change"
12-1PM Networking (Light Lunch)
1-1.10pm Welcome / Opening remarks
Chris Kearns - CEO Depositary Receipts, BNY Mellon
1.10-1.20pm Keynote Address - Why Vietnam: the opportunity in a ‘SEA’ of Change
Key takeaways of the recently released 'Vietnam: A Global Engine of Growth' report co-authored by GGV & BCG/BCG-X.
Hanno Stegmann, Managing Director & Partner, BCG
1.20-2.05pm Panel - Riding Southeast Asia’s Rollercoaster
Investors and founders share their experiences on the twists and turns of the region’s funding climate and economic outlook.
Moderator: Francis Giglio, CEO Hong Kong, BNY Mellon
Speakers: Kelvin Teo, Cofounder and Group CEO, Funding Societies
Magnus Grimeland, Founder and CEO, Antler
Pinn Lawjindakul, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
Terence Lee, Principal, Warburg Pincus
2.05-2.30pm Fireside - Unlocking a SEA of opportunities: expansion and exit strategies in a changing world order
Hear from the founder of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing fintech company, Xendit, who will share insights into how he has built the company first conquering indonesia and then Southeast asia. How is Xendit navigating through the current economic climate and its plans for growth and an exit?
Moderator: Cassandra Seier, Head of International Markets, NYSE
Speaker: Moses Lo, Founder & CEO, Xendit
2.30-2.45pm Coffee Break
2.45-3.15pm Panel - “ Offence or Defense: Winning strategies in the global private markets”
In today's market, is it true that investors are taking a more defensive approach to investing in private markets? We will hear from both capital allocators and seekers from around the world as they share their views on what they think are winning strategies in this current economic environment.
Moderator: Sean Murphy, Partner, Cooley LLP
Keyvan Peymani, Venture Partner, Griffin Gaming Partners
Abhay Sagar, Asia Pacific Private Investments, M&G
Lo Toney, Founding Managing Partner, Plexo Capital
3.15-3.45pm Fireside Chat - “Formula One and Startups: A Comparison”
Both Startup and Formula One are highly competitive, high-risk and high reward businesses; with lessons to be drawn from each other. A Seasoned Formula One racer will share some lessons from his experience of being agile and adaptable to changes in rules and regulations, building a strong team culture of highly skilled and motivated individuals and how to trust your instincts under pressure.
Moderator: Michael Lints, Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
Speakers: Kevin Magnussen, F1 Racer, Team Haas
3.45pm Networking Drinks
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