Venue
Singapore, Singapore
Singapore, Singapore, Virtual Conference

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Tue Oct 12 +08 - Thu Oct 14 +08 (9 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Oct 11 10:40pm - Thu Oct 14 5:40am
Location Singapore, Singapore
Virtual Conference
Region APAC
Details

With a booming startup ecosystem and growing international attention, Tech in Asia Conference 2021 examines how to harness opportunities from the rising tide of Southeast Asia’s tech industry.

Southeast Asia’s startup and tech scene has burst onto the global stage with headline-making SPACs, mergers, and investments. With a maturing local startup community and growing international attention, we look at how to harness the potential of Southeast Asia’s tech industry as well as address ongoing challenges.

Learn from leading founders, investors, and tech leaders across two days of power-packed content as to how they are capturing the momentum of Southeast Asia’s Global Debut.

This time, you can also finally look beyond virtual connections as we bring the buzz in-person to selected tech hubs with our crowd favourites – roundtables and networking!

Content Teaser
How to catch the content economy boom. In this session, Nuseir Yassin from NasAcademy will sketch out the formula to catch the content economy wave:
• What does the content economy landscape look like?
• How can you seize opportunities during the content economy boom?
• How can you make money from the emerging trend?

Making something people love: The Dana’s way. As the co-founder of one of Indonesia’s top e-wallet platforms, Vincent Iswara will talk about how Dana makes something people love. He will share:
• A timeline of Dana’s product journey
• Dana’s product strategy: tips to retain users, create effective UX, and manage user feedback

Decoding the cloud kitchen boom in SEA. Unpacking the factors behind the cloud kitchen boom in Southeast Asia, leaders from Hangry, DishServe, and Rebel Foods will discuss:
• The cloud kitchen business model, including products on offer and the market size of the industry
• Opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for online restaurant operators

Unpacking Chinese Tech Trends. Weihan Liew, currently a venture partner at GGV Capital, will share the lessons he learned from his career journey, drawing on experiences from:
• His days as a VC in China
• Building Main Games and Babe in Indonesia
• Getting back to the VC chair

Why should you attend?
• Learn firsthand what’s next for Southeast Asia’s startup and tech ecosystem after several blockbuster exits - and what it means for you
• Discover new business ideas and opportunities
• Navigate, grow and win for 2021 and beyond
• Uncover up-and-coming startups, technology, and products in the region
• Win potential funding and build business contacts, especially at our in-person Roundtables at selected tech hubs

Problem-solve, uncover opportunities and stay ahead of tech trends with industry thought leaders
We’re gathering the best of tech to share their knowledge and predictions on Southeast Asia’s tech scene across four important content tracks. The goal is to help you understand and navigate industry’s pressing issues, unveil new opportunities, and stay ahead with useful insights about the latest tech and products.

The beauty of it being a virtual conference is that you’ll have full access to two days of virtual content that will be available for your catch up post-event, so don’t worry about missing out on key insights.
Win potential funding,
build business contacts
There’s no doubt about Southeast Asia being an investment hotbed. Get your share of the pie through our virtual Speed Dating sessions, specially designed to help you meet with potential investors from across the region.

Even if you are not looking for funding, you can still connect with ecosystem stakeholders at our face-to-face Roundtables segment.

Pitch your business
at Startup Arena
How do you stand out from the crowd? One surefire way to do that is to pitch your startup in front of thousands of attendees, investors, and stakeholders. You’ll have to do it from home at the highly-anticipated Startup Arena Pitch Battle, but all eyes will still be on you. As a bonus, the winner will walk away with a grand prize!

Speakers

2021 Speakers

Peter Bithos
CEO, SEEK Asia

Weihan Liew
Venture Partner, GGV Capital

Soon Sze Meng
President, South East Asia, JD.com

Stephanie Davis
Vice President, Google Southeast Asia

Nuseir Yassin
Founder & CEO, Nas Academy

Abraham Viktor
Co-founder & CEO, Hangry

Aaron Tan
CEO, Carro

Neneng Goenadi
Country Managing Director,Grab Indonesia

Vincent Iswara
CEO & Co-Founder, DANA Indonesia

Julio Bermúdez
VP, APAC and LATAM, Amplitude

Ronen Mense
APAC President & Managing Director, AppsFlyer

Rachmat Kaimuddin
Chief Executive Officer, Bukalapak

Caesar Indra
President, Traveloka

Zhou Lihan
Co-founder and CEO, MiRXES

Rishabh Singhi
CEO, DishServe

Ankush Grover
Co-founder, Rebel Foods

Lee Limeng
CSO, Razer and CEO, Razer Fintech

Rui Ma
Founder, Tech Buzz China

Guillem Segarra Lopez
CEO, HappyFresh

Sutanto Hartono
Managing Director, Emtek

Patricia Liu
Chief of Staff, Razer

Johnny Widodo
CEO, OLX Group Indonesia

Aziza Sheerin
Managing Director, Asia, General Assembly

Charles Hamilton Ferguson
General Manager, Asia Pacific, Globalization Partners

Anu Gupta
Director, APRW

Andrew Wangsanata
Startup Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Subir Lohani
Partner, Antler

Junde Yu
VP Sales, GM Gaming, App Annie

Ee Ling Lim
Head of APAC Business Development, 500 Global

Liang Yinwei
Vice President, East Ventures

Nir Eyal
Author, Hooked and Indistractable

Shn Juay
VP of Marketing & Product, Storms

Jonathan Larsen
Chief Innovation Officer, Ping An Group

Björn Lindfors
Partner, Antler

Anna Gong
Founder & CEO, Perx Technologies

Andrew Vranjes
Head of Startup Ecosystem, ASEAN, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Reza Behnam
Independent Director

Darius Liu
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, ADDX

Jimmy Sia
Director, Commercial & Go to Market, Grab

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

PLATINUM:
• EastVentures
• Amplitude
• Appsflyer
• Globalization Partners
• Sea

JADE:
• App Annie
• Aspire
• Brick
• Cariuma
• EDB Singapore
• Grab
• HSBC
• HVR
• Twilio
• Zendesk

GOLD:
• BCA Solutions
• Cooley
• Dana
• Fraxtor
• Google
• Invest Victoria
• Shiok Meats
• Splunk
• Strategic Year