BEAM Cross-Border Business Summit

The Bridge for CrossBorder Networking and Partnerships

SINGAPORE | 22 NOVEMBER 2018 | 9AM – 7PM

About the Summit

Bringing together Top Executives, Established Entrepreneurs, and International Investors across China, Japan, India, and SouthEast Asian countries — Providing unprecedented networking and partnership opportunities for business expansion and investments.

Special Guests & Speakers

Tim Heasley

Partner,COO at Artesian

Mr. Tim Heasley is a Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Artesian Capital Management (Australia) Pty Ltd. Mr. Heasley serves as the Chief Operating Officer of VentureCrowd. Prior to Proto Investment Partners, he worked at ANZ 's Alternative Asset Management business. He serves as a Director of Sydney Angels Sidecar Fund and Proto Investment Partners Pty Ltd. He has a Master's degree in Banking and Financial Services from the University of Melbourne and an L.L.B. and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.

Tim Heasley
Partner, COO at Artesian
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Tomoyuki Iriyama

Deputy Head, Tokyo Stock Exchange (SG)

Tomoyuki is the deputy head of TSE Singapore. He covers APAC businesses to develop a relationship with various organizations in the entire region. He started his business career at TSE in 2013. For the first four years, he has engaged in fund business such as ETFs, REITs, and Infrastructure fund, and mainly focused on new listing promotion. He has been stationed in Singapore since April 2017.

Tomoyuki Iriyama
Deputy Head, Tokyo Stock Exchange (SG)
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Leza Parker

CEO, Spendless Group

Leza Parker is obsessed with business and entrepreneurship. If she is not lecturing at some universities, she would be answering business questions from the public via videos or blogging.

She runs as CEO of a technological firm, SC Beauty Network Pte Ltd that scaled across 17 countries globally. She's authored several books, and appeared in multiple media newspapers & books. She often spoke at global conferences, universities and in 2014, lead an empowering women campaign with Singapore Committee of UN Women, as well as becoming the face to Shiseido in the same year. She was a marketing ambassador to a SSA Consulting Group. She is a sought after speaking having spoken about entrepreneurship, investment & trade equity financing, networking, evolution of retail e-commerce etc at global & international conferences. Leza was a judge at NUS Symposium in 2014 and involved in numerous round table panel discussion in polytechnics and ITEs. In 2014, she (then 28) was acknowledged as Singapore Youngest Business Guru and her story told in a publication ``The Lady Boss`` available in book stores. She is an active angel investor, having incubate, invested and exited in over twenty companies from various industries over the last 6 years.

On a personal note, Leza is a mother of three children (homeschooled) and writes parenting blog as well to inspire the love of motherhood and entrepreneurship among mothers. A philanthropist, her charity organization conducts charity drives monthly. She loves Yoga, swims twice a day and a pescatarian.

Leza Parker
CEO, Spendless Group
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Norhizam Abdul Kadir

VP of Growth Ecosystem Development, MDEC

Norhizam Abdul Kadir (or Hizam)brings with him over 15 years’ experience in multi-market IT and energy industries across Asia Pacific. He has strong experience in corporate marketing, end-customer sales, business development, public relations and channel marketing and enablement. His last employment was Director of South East Asia for Ballard Power Systems.

Hizam started his career in consultancy at Ogilvy Worldwide in 1998 as the Senior Associate Consultant. He was with the Intel Group for a period of 12 years, starting with his role as the group communication manager for Intel South East Asia and left Intel in 2014 with his last post as the Sales Director for Intel Malaysia. Hizam was also in Microsoft Malaysia as Partner Marketing Lead in 2010 before re-joining Intel Indonesia as Marketing Director.

Norhizam Abdul Kadir
VP of Growth Ecosystem Development, MDEC
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Geoffrey Handley

Investor, Advisor & Serial Entrepreneur, Haitao Capital

China born and raised, Geoffrey is an investor, advisor and 5 time founder, most notably of Snakk Media (NZX: SNK) and The Hyperfactory (acquired by Meredith Corporation NYSE: MDP).

Founding GP at Haitao Capital, the 1st China macro VC fund investing across Social Commerce, Fintech and Insurance, Infrastructure and Deep Learning in North America and China. Also an active angel and advisor, Geoffrey’s portfolio includes awesome teams like Palantir, Autonomous.ai, IMRSV (acq’d Kairos) Booktrack, eZeeCube (acq’d Loopin), Addepar, TheCareVoice and China’s 247Media.

Geoffrey works closely with SOSV – $300m “Accelerator VC” and 2nd Most Active Seed Fund in the world – as EiR @Chinaccelerator and Advisor at MOX. He is also a Founding Limited Partner and advisor to New York-based, mobile-centric, Eniac Ventures and Advisor @Nest.vc.

An early mobile visionary and published thought leader, Geoffrey’s energy, divergent thinking and down to earth style make him a sought after speaker and judge at leading events including GSMA, Mobile World Congress, Ad:Tech, CES and the Cannes Festival.

Past Global Board Director and Secretary of the Mobile Marketing Association, he is also a Founding Director of the MMA’s Asia Pacific Chapter.

Geoffrey has helped craft award-winning global mobile strategies for the likes of P&G, Gome, Samsung, Unliever, Coca-Cola, Johnson &Johnson, Toyota, L’Oreal and Nike, and is a proud recipient himself of a few Lions@Cannes, Webbys, MMA & GSMA Awards.

Entrepreneur.com’s Brightest 2010 list, Gartner’s Mobile Ones to Watch, and Most Intriguing People in NYC Media 2011 / 2012, Geoffrey was also named as one of the Mobile Internet’s Most Influential in 2011 by W3C industry body DotMobi

Geoffrey Handley
General Partner, Haitao Capital
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Mel Chai

Founder, Jujumello

Mel Chai is the perfect embodiment of a dedicated self-starter with an innovative mindset.

She is the Founder and CEO of Jujumello Fashion Brands with its anchoring brand,
Jujumello Intimates, scaled throughout multiple countries in Southeast Asia. At just 25 years of age, she has built up her own company in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to provide high-end lingerie collections that not only strengthens a woman’s sensuality, but also empowers them with confidence to be the person they aspire to be.

Mel’s vision is to be a leading voice for the current millennial entrepreneurial breakthrough. Her vast experience in business and marketing is showcased in her ability to penetrate the ever-growing online shopping markets. She is a dreamer of epic proportions and also a devoted Christian who serves each week.

Mel Chai
Founder, Jujumello
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George Goda

Co-Founder, 01-Booster

Co-founder, 01 booster Inc.
Mr. George GODA obtained his Masters degree in Science and Engineering and MBA. He began his career in the heavy-electrics arm of Toshiba. He was responsible for the product planning of goods of offshore productions in China, Thailand and Europe.

He then joined Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd., which was the leading global device technology business of Motorola. He was involved in building the corporate strategy for their telecommunications arm as Corporate Marketing. He continued his career path by joining Nobot as the company's Marketing Director, focusing on smartphone advertisements and overseas expansion. During the buyout of Nobot by KDDI group, he assisted with the M&A, and developed an overseas expansion plan of KDDI group and their subsidiaries until March 2012.

At present, he is the co-founder of 01Booster, a seed accelerator, which focuses on the Asian market. They collaborate with large to middle-sized Japanese companies with a goal to support Startups. They also support Japanese Rural area and international businesses.

George Goda
Co-Founder, 01-Booster
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Oscar Ramos

Partner, Chinaccelerator

An experienced manager with strong technical background, innovative business vision and entrepreneurial experience, Oscar has worked for multinationals and innovative startups. He has spent 8 years operational experience in Mainland China, including extensive network in TMT Industry across Europe and Asia.

Oscar Ramos
Partner, Chinaccelerator
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Christopher Quek

Managing Partner, TRIVE

Christopher is Managing Partner at TRIVE, an early-stage VC based in Singapore that focuses on SEA.

He is a 4th generation serial entrepreneur-turned-VC with 20 years of experience in various industries of eCommerce and deep technologies.

Through TRIVE, he has invested in over 13 startups. A prior experience running a pro-bono incubator saw him helped 38 Singapore startups raise US$5.6m in angel funding. He has also provided over 1000 1-to-1 advisories to startup entrepreneurs.

He has been regarded as a thought leader in the startup community, writing over 100 articles on Tech in Asia, e27 and BEAM, interviewing various known personalities in the startup ecosystem.

He now adds entrepreneur training as his line of work, where he gave lectures at SUSS, SIT and NUS, and have trained Telkomsel management through their Digital-X bootcamp. He has also been on board judging panels for startup competitions as well as a guest examiner for business courses as SMU, INSEAD, NUS and NYP.

He envisions raising the next generation of Singapore millennial entrepreneurs and mentors over 30 such entrepreneurs as part of his pay-it-forward initiative.

Christopher Quek
Managing Partner, TRIVE
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Hideki Fujita

Founder, Segnel Ventures

Prior to founding SEGNEL, Hideki was the co-founder of COENT Venture Partners. COENT Provided seed and venture-stage funding to brilliant entrepreneurs and companies across various sectors in Asia.
Hideki was director of Business Strategy at GREE, inc., one of the largest mobile social gaming companies. At the company he assumed a corporate management position and was involved in strategic investments within the mobile gaming field with a focus on the Japanese and Chinese markets.
Hideki had previously worked at JAFCO Co., Ltd. the largest venture capital firm in Japan. He was involved in providing support to promising entrepreneurs, growing them into successful investments, Most notably Full Speed Inc. (TSE:2159) and SMS Co Ltd (TSE 2175).

Hideki Fujita
Founder, Segnel Ventures
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Tushar Khandelwal

Co-Founder, Voyagin

Tushar Khandelwal is Indian-born tech / startup / travel geek and entrepreneur from Japan. He is currently the co-founder and COO at Voyagin, a marketplace to help travelers discover and book unique experiences in Asia.

After graduating from Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science, Tushar started his career working for Social Bicycles and Producteev before moving back to Asia and co-founding Voyagin.

Voyagin is an online travel and activity platform cofounded by Tushar Khandelwal in 2012 and acquired by Japan’s largest e-commerce site, Rakuten in 2015. It operates as a tool to help digital-savvy travellers have a better holiday experience by making activity suggestions, providing guest reviews and aid with booking. Voyagin has also partnered with 150 Michelin-starred restaurants in Japan and has collaborated with Japan Railways by delivering shinkansen tickets to hotels. Their online and mobile platforms are also localized with six languages and 19 currencies.

Tushar Khandelwal
Co-Founder, Voyagin
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Mei Tan

CEO, Scoopoint Coworking

Mei Tan is a creative entrepreneur who is currently the Creative Director & CEO of Asia Green Group - a property development company. Mei graduated with hons from the Ringling College of Art & Design in Florida, USA and won a few design awards in the States. After employment at MTV International as a Graphic Interactive Designer in NYC, she came back to her hometown of Penang as a member of the executive management team in Asia Green Group. She is also the founder of Scoopoint - a disruptive and stylish co-working space in central Penang. The space was formed with the mission of transforming how local people work and empower creative entrepreneurs.

Mei Tan
CEO, Scoopoint
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Eric Kng

Director, 71SG

Eric is the Director of 71SG, which aims to bridge the gap between local start-ups and investors/partners across China. He is an experienced CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the venture capital and private equity industry. Skilled in Event Planning, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Event Management, Government Relationship, Real Estates Development and Incubation, Eric has well-rounded experience in both the China and Vietnam market.

Eric Kng
Director, 71SG
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Ardi Setiadharma

Finance Director, PT Prasetia Dwidharma

PT Prasetia Dwidharma, a telecommunication and infrastructure contractor, provides tower construction services. It offers planning, construction, mechanical, and electrical services. The company has started to invest in technology startups since 2013.

The company also engages in the construction of base transceiver station (BTS) towers; co-location work of BTS towers; site acquisition (SITAC); and maintenance and repair services. PT Prasetia Dwidharma was founded in 2008 and is based in Central Jakarta, Indonesia with branch offices in Palembang and Makassar.

Ardi Setiadharma
Finance Director, PT Prasetia Dwidharma
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Leroy Yau

CEO, Taiwan Startup Stadium

Leroy has over 20 years of professional experiences in business and IT advisory services. He is a Founding Partner of 43 Ventures, a Hong Kong boutique investment and advisory firm that builds early-stage business ventures (Blue Sky, Thinkcol, OliveX). He is also a Co-Founder of Everiii, a new economy development and investment firm in Taiwan (Taiwan Startup Stadium, Everiii Capital, Easy Farm). Prior to building his businesses, he was an Advisory partner at EY and has extensive experiences in business operations, risk management, cybersecurity, and financial and internal controls.

A graduate in computer/electronic engineering and laws, Leroy is also a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, CPA Australia and The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Leroy is an active speaker and is currently a visiting lecturer for the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a course instructor for the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.

Leroy Yau
CEO, Taiwan Startup Stadium
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Gail Lau

Head of People Operations, 99.co

A HR and people enthusiast, I believe in building environments where people can do their best. At work, I look at my team as real people with ideas, aspirations, accomplishments and challenges, within the workplace and outside of it.

Four things about me:
1. I make things happen.
2. Laser focused on the stuff that matters.
3. I recognise talent when I see one.
4. I know talent when I hear one.

I like to move fast. I'm driven by a growth mindset and I'm always team first. I champion companies that pursues the same. I enjoy seeing ideas take flight and I embrace differences. I love making decisions backed by data and led by strategy. Recognizing potential and unlocking talent is my greatest gift. Authenticity, support and communication are extremely important to me. For the things worth doing, my 120% is driven by positivity, purpose and impact.

My daily motto: “Be the best that you are and act as if what you do makes a difference.”

My life's work revolves mainly around people, improving the human condition and growth initiatives. I connect with people to create smart meaningful synergies and I can be found in places where potential, growth and impact matters.

Gail Lau
Head of People Operations, 99.co
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Jan Wong

Founder, OpenMinds Resources

Jan Wong is an entrepreneur, youth advocate, and founder of OpenMinds that specializes in digital media consultancy and startup development. Starting at the age of 17, he has ventured into eight businesses, a part time lecturer at the Asia Pacific University (APIIT / APU), a certified e-commerce consultant, published an academic journal during his Masters degree, sits on the Academic Advisory Board of KDU and Sunway College, has published an academic article at the Global Communications Conference and more recently, listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2017 list under the media, marketing and advertising category.

Jan Wong
Founder, OpenMinds Resources
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Eujin Lim

Business Council Cambodia

Eujin Lim is one of the key go-to person to helping businesses penetrate new and emerging markets. His connections with high net worth business owners enables him to provide better insights on new opportunities in Cambodia.

Eujin Lim
Business Council Cambodia
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Paul Hadjy

CEO, Horangi Cyber Security

As the CEO at the helm of Horangi, Paul Hadjy manages the efforts behind creating cutting edge, cyber security solutions while ensuring that users in the C-suite down to technical operators are all armed with the right, actionable data to make critical cyber decisions.

Paul Hadjy
CEO, Horangi Cyber Security
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Tho Kit Hoong

Co-Founder, Swingvy

Tho Kit Hoong is the co-founder of Swingvy, an all-in-one HR, Payroll and Benefits cloud-based software founded in 2016 with offices in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Seoul.

He uses his background in technology and data to help humanize and simplify the HR experience. He believes in focusing on people because they are the company’s biggest asset. They are the ones who power operations, represent the company’s ideals and drive the business forward.

Because of his fundamental belief that people always come first, he created Swingvy to champion people in their work through a world-class seamless automated HR software.

Tho Kit Hoong
Co-Founder, Swingvy
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Peter Hiep Nguyen

CEO, Buymed

Peter is a Founder of Buymed, a start-up developing a B2B platform for healthcare and personal care distribution in emerging markets including thuocsi.vn for Vietnam. Peter has extensive experience in strategy and operations consulting in Southeast Asia.

Peter Hiep Nguyen
CEO, Buymed
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Binh Truong

CEO, ADAPTIS

Simply, over the last 10 years, I'm an entrepreneur, a production guy who loves working with cross-functional teams from technical solution to user experience approach. Experienced in program and project management with multinational clients, digital products development and flexible delivery. He has a background in computer science and has been working across government, start-up community, marketing community in Vietnam.

Binh Truong
CEO, ADAPTIS
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Khai Lin Sng

Co-Founder & CFO, Fundnel

Khai Lin is the co-founder and CFO of Fundnel. She established the private investment platform in 2015 with the vision of making a difference to small and medium-sized enterprises that experience insufficient access to growth and expansion funding. She is responsible for the company’s financial and operational strategies whilst providing foundation to a strong team of visionaries with her execution-driven work ethos. She has significant expertise in banking and private investments, possessing more than five years of experience working at JP Morgan, Citibank and CIMB-GK Securities.

In recognition of her achievements, Khai Lin was conferred the Entrepreneur Award at the 2018 Women of the Future South East Asia Awards. In the same year, she was also presented with the Stellar at the Women Entrepreneur Awards 2018.

Khai Lin Sng
Co-Founder & CFO, Fundnel
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Sabarudin Hashim

Chief Growth Officer, RenoTalk

Saba started his career as a trainer and facilitator in various organisations. It was his last job as a residential life coordinator and facilitator at National University of Singapore (NUS) that awakened the entrepreneurial spirit in him. The six years he spent there made him realise that he was a more practical person and preferred spending his time practising rather than dwelling on theories. Saba joined iPrima Media in 2016 to continue growing the company in the online marketing space in Singapore. He is now in-charge of growing RenoTalk, a renovation and interior design review site for property owners based in Singapore.

Sabarudin Hashim
Chief Growth Officer, RenoTalk
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More Than Just A Conference

Unprecedented Networking Opportunities with an international community of global investors, established entrepreneurs, high networth individuals, and key industry leaders.

Meet corporate senior management and C-level executives.

Gain valuable cross-border market insights pertaining to market needs, localization, soft-landing, and more.

Meet and get introduced to investors across Asia Pacific in-person.

Embark on an insightful and inspiring journey of CrossBorder opportunities across 12 different countries/markets

Connect with governments to understand soft-landing support, compliance, taxation, and more.

Delegates From Over 12 Countries

High Net-Worth

1 in 5

Investors

1 in 4

Established Biz Owners

2 in 3

Senior Management

1 in 5

Participating Investors

And Many More

Schedule

9.00 AM
Arrival of Guests & Registration + Free Networking
10.00 AM
Opening Remarks & Introduction
10.30 AM
Session 1: The Art and Science of Fundraising
Speakers: Paul Hadjy 🇸🇬 Hideki Fujita 🇯🇵 Oscar Ramos 🇨🇳
11.15 AM
Session 2: The Springboard to Penetrating Asia and Beyond
Speakers: Shing Yin Chai 🇲🇾 Truong Dac 🇻🇳 Leroy Yau 🇹🇼
12.00 PM
Session 3: Session with Special Guest
12.45 PM
Complimentary Lunch + Networking
2.00 PM
Session 4: Investment Opportunities: New vs Emerging vs Developed Markets
Speakers: Eujin Lim 🇰🇭 Mei Tan 🇲🇾 George Goda 🇯🇵
2.45 PM
Session 5: Challenges in Diverse, Homogeneous & International Markets
Speakers: Tho Kit Hoong 🇲🇾 Peter Nguyen 🇻🇳 Leza Parker 🇸🇬
3.30 PM
Session 6: Special Session
4.15 PM
Tea Break + Networking
4.45 PM
Session 7: The Path to Exits and IPOs
Speakers: Tomoyuki Iriyama 🇯🇵 Geoffrey Handley 🇭🇰 Tim Heasley 🇦🇺
5.30 PM
Session 8: Entering Asia’s Biggest Markets
Speakers: Eric Kng 🇨🇳 Tushar Khandelwal 🇮🇳🇯🇵 Ardi Setiadharma 🇮🇩
6.15 PM
Lucky Draw + Conference Ends
7.30 PM
[For VIP ticket holders only] Gala Dinner

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