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AsiaForward Startup Day: Realizing the Promise of the Brightest Startups and Ideas in SG and TH

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Mar24

AsiaForward Startup Day: Realizing the Promise of the Brightest Startups and Ideas in SG and TH

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With Project AsiaForward, we hope to join hands with enterprises, organizations, and developers in the APAC region, leveraging the power of digital innovation and become the driving force for Asia.

Date: 24 March 2022
Venue: Huone @Clarke Quay in Singapore
Format: Hybrid (stream to Youtube HERE and Discord HERE)

Project AsiaForward STARTUP Day aims to foster and advance digitalization talents, digital entrepreneurs, and digital technologies in Asia. It is a one-day, free hybrid event, featuring interactive knowledge exchange, where we bring leading startups to share their experiences and learnings from their rapid growth and development. Together with VCs and Alibaba Cloud experts, they will deliver tech training sessions to attendees.

We have a very ambitious mission – to foster as many as one million digitalization talents, empower 100,000 developers, and accelerate the growth of 100,000 tech startups. To enable and upgrade the skills of digital talents, Alibaba Cloud Singapore and Thailand are launching free webinars, courses, and white papers. In 2022, we are will also be collaborating with industry partners including successful businesses that were once startups, to share their best practices and offer mentorship opportunities as part of our newly launched Singapore's newly launched Mentorship Network.


Schedule:

2.30pm Welcome remarks
- Alibaba Cloud Intelligence,Dr Derek Wang, General Manager

2.40 pm Launch of Alibaba Cloud Singapore Mentorship Network
- Dr Derek Wang, General Manager, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, Singapore
- Lim Huijie, CEO & Founder, VisionTech Pte Ltd
- Vince Chew, COO, EVVO LABS Pte Ltd
- Stanley Zhang Xiangdong, Founding & Managing Director, Jubilee Capital Management Pte Ltd
- Zong Wenbo, Director of Engineering, Openspace Ventures
- Dr Alex Lin, Chairman, ICORA Asia


2.45 pm Panel Discussion – Is SEA ready for its Digital Decade?

Digital transformation of Southeast Asia (SEA) is increasingly changing amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, opening a range of new business opportunities for its population. With Asia now accounting for nearly 60% of the world’s online retail sales – SEA is expected to nearly double by 2025, reaching USD$2trillion according to Euromonitor International. Looking ahead - what is SEA’s digital horizon trajectory in the next 3-5years?

Moderator: Ho Kah Chuan, CEO, Go Global GEM
- Tyler Qiu, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, Thailand, Country Manager
- Liu Xinhua, Venture Partner, Gaorong Capital
- Lim Huijie, CEO & Founder, VisionTech Pte Ltd
- Stanley Zhang Xiangdong, Founding & Managing Director, JCM
- Zong Wenbo, Director of Engineering, Openspace Ventures


3.45 pm C-suite Fireside Chat: Digital Maturity And Being Future Ready

As the world becomes endemic post-covid, we are accelerated by digital transformation at an unprecedented level, pushing us towards new frontiers and evolving challenges like never before. Given that everyone is forced to transact online in one way or the other, the question is, how are enterprises matching up to the consumer’s needs and demand via their current digital transformation initiatives and operations? If not, then what does a sustainable enterprise digital roadmap look like?

Moderator: Tan Shi Hui, Director of BD & Partnership, H Singapore Group
- Steve Ngyuen, Metaloka (Streaming from Vietnam)
- Blockchain Zheng, Co-founder, ND LABS (Streaming from Dubai)

4.15 pm Networking

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