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Wednesday, October 7 • 2:45pm - 6:25pm
1-1 Investor<–>Startup match making LIMITED

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Brought to you by AlumVest and Silverlink-Aranya Founders Fund!

Comfortable café hosting 100+ one-on-one investor-startup pitches involving 30+ active early-stage investors.

RSVP required. Startups must send in their top 5 selection of investors.

Venue: Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Red Brick Lane West Block 5((華山1914文創園區,花草雨林館,紅磚區西5棟)

Moderators
avatar for Rabbie Kao

Rabbie Kao

Business Lead, Installments Inc.
Rabbie (ErhFen) Kao is an entrepreneur, tech blogger and community curator. She works for Installments Inc. a Silicon Valley start-up as a Business Lead, working with international teams to develop the simplest installments payment service that speaks to the users'​ need to help everyone sell and buy anything in installments. | | She is a tech blogger as well and more than 150+ articles of her writing about start-ups, technology trends... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Johan Asplund

Johan Asplund

CTO, Alcatel-Lucent Taiwan
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/johan-asplund/1/509/a93
avatar for William Bao Bean(賓威廉)

William Bao Bean(賓威廉)

Investment Partner, SOS Venture
William is a Partner at SOSV, a US$235m accelerator focused venture capital fund, and the Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, China's first startup accelerator. William joined SOSV from SingTel Innov8 Ventures where he was Managing Director supporting China investments. While at Innov8 he led investments including Yodo1 (mobile games), Gmobi (mobile phone platform), Lekan (children's video platform), and Massive Impact (mobile advertising... Read More →
avatar for Joe Chan(陳棗烈)

Joe Chan(陳棗烈)

Partner, Mindworks Venture
Joe Chan is an angel investor and veteran TMT investor. Prior to that, Chan has worked for Guosen Securities, one of the largest investment banks in China, as a director and an analyst of Central Asset Investment which is an multi-year award winning asset management firm. Chan has multi-year experience in helping startups on deal structuring ,fund raising as well as international expansion. | | LinkedIn... Read More →
avatar for Tina Cheng(成之璇)

Tina Cheng(成之璇)

Chief Representative of Taiwan, Cherubic Ventures
Tina is the partner at Cherubic Ventures' Taiwan office. She has extensive experience working in the education and technology sector. Her past employers include Yahoo, Cisco, Trianz Consulting, and Ogilvy & Mather. | | Tina holds an MBA degree from UCLA Anderson School of Management. She received her bachelor degree in Advertising from National ChengChi University in Taiwan. | | LinkedIn... Read More →
avatar for Yvonne Chen(陳儀雪)

Yvonne Chen(陳儀雪)

Partner, WI Harper Group
Yvonne has over 18 years of experience in international wireless & telecommunications industry and corporate investments. Before joining WI Harper, she worked for leading smartphone maker hTC spearheading their direct investment division, which includes corporate investments, business development, and acquisition management. | | Yvonne began her professional life as system engineer for Taiwanese satellite communications pioneer... Read More →
avatar for Arthur Chen(陳彥諭)

Arthur Chen(陳彥諭)

Managing Partner, AlumVest
Arthur Chen works as the managing partner at AlumVest, dedicated to developing trusted networks of engaged supporters and investors for early stage startups. He creates smart, trusted and social investment networks, supporting angle investors "Discover and Invest in New Ventures Through the People They Already Trust." Arthur's life passion is to serve the underserved through innovations. He was a CEO of Kenyataa Light World- the start-up he... Read More →
avatar for Kurt Chen(陳文強)

Kurt Chen(陳文強)

Partner, SEEDS of Innovation
Kurt Chen is a Partner at Seeds of Innovation, a private investment company focused on early stage investment. Before Seeds, Kurt worked in Lehman Brothers/Nomura as the leader of Corporate Solution team, which focused on structured financing projects in greater China area. Currently Kurt also works as investment consultant in Evergreen Group, CFO of EarthGen Materials, and Director of Pancycle Internationals. | | Kurt has M.B.A. of London... Read More →
avatar for T.C. Chou(周德虔)

T.C. Chou(周德虔)

Founder & President, Harbinger Venture
Dr. Chou co-founded Harbinger Venture in 2000 and has built Harbinger to be a Pan-Pacific early to mid-stage value-added technology venture firm with over 100 portfolio companies in Greater China and Silicon Valley. | | Before founding Harbinger, he also served as General Manager of Tianjin Datian Enterprise Co. Ltd.; Vice President of Ek Chor Distribution Co. Ltd. in China; and Director of Corporate Development at Roll International in... Read More →
avatar for Michel Chu(瞿志豪)

Michel Chu(瞿志豪)

General Partner, Acorn Campus Taiwan
Michel Chu is an experienced serial entrepreneur and angel investor. Michel was the founding CTO of GigaMedia (NASDAQ: GIGM) and led the company through a US$4B IPO in 2000, the first ever Taiwan-based Internet company to be listed on NASDAQ. From 2004, Michel also served as the Executive Vice President of GigaMedia in charge of strategic planning, business development, M&A and general corporate management. Michel co-founded and currently... Read More →
avatar for Nicolas du Cray

Nicolas du Cray

Venture Partner, Iris Capital
Based in China, Nicolas is a Venture Partner at Iris Capital, a global venture capital investor specialized in the digital economy who has been sponsored by Orange and Publicis since 2012. Nicolas takes care of Iris Capital’s investments in Greater China and supports the development in China of Iris Capital's portfolio companies. | | Nicolas was an Investment Director at Orange Capital (China) between 2008 and 2012, where he was in... Read More →
avatar for Christopher Fisher

Christopher Fisher

Cofounder and Impact Investor, Giinseng
Visionary angel investor with demonstrated experience leading diverse global teams to create and execute powerful strategies for leveraging information to win. Through seventeen years of progressive challenges at rapidly growing companies, has gained expertise at every level in the planning, deployment, support, refreshment, and retirement of technology. Adept in vendor management, human resources management, asset optimization, and integration... Read More →
avatar for Maarten't Hooft

Maarten't Hooft

Managing Partner, Quest Venture Partners
Maarten spent over 6 years at Google with 4 of those years on the Android team. On the Android team he was responsible for the European launch of the G1 (first Android phone), and was the technical program manager for the Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus, and Nexus 7 devices. | | Maarten has a Bachelors of Engineering in Electronics and brings to QVP over 12 years experience within Silicon Valley. Maarten has been working in, and advising, both... Read More →
avatar for Kuanhua Hsu(徐冠華)

Kuanhua Hsu(徐冠華)

Principal, GREE Ventures
Kuan Hsu joined GREE Ventures in 2012 and serves as Principal of GREE Ventures Asia. Based in Singapore, he oversees GREE Ventures' overall Southeast Asia operations as well as advising our portfolio companies. Kuan has led GREE Venture’s rapid expansion in Southeast Asia, leveraging his expertise in the Technology, Media and Telecom ("TMT") sector, buy side experience, and broad network. | | Kuan started his career as a consultant... Read More →
avatar for Eric Huang(黃梓洋)

Eric Huang(黃梓洋)

Chief Partner, CoinX Accelerator
Eric Huang, Ph.D. is founder and CEO of COINX Ventures, a bay area venture capital company with an accelerator program focusing on grow-stage companies. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director of Arch Equity Holdings, concentrating in biotechnology, medical devices, electronics, mobile, social network, and technology innovation. Eric Huang was also formerly the CEO and Vice Chairman of the Yangtze Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose... Read More →
avatar for Wayne Huang(黃耀文)

Wayne Huang(黃耀文)

VP Engineering, Proofpoint
Wayne Huang is VP Engineering at Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) and co-founder and CEO to Armorize Technologies, Inc. Wayne is also an angel investor. He bootstrapped and ran two of Asia’s largest security conferences OWASP Asia 2008, 2009, and Syscan Taipei 2008, 2009. With over 15 years of experience in enterprise security, He has led teams to design and develop products that address a spectrum of enterprise security needs, including Web... Read More →
avatar for Benjamin Joffe

Benjamin Joffe

General Partner, HAX
Benjamin is General Partner at HAX , the world’s top accelerator for hardware startups. He is a recognized expert on innovation ecosystems and Asia with 15 years experience in China, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Malaysia. | | With 80 startups in robotics, medical devices, smart home, IOT and more, HAX is among the world’s leaders in hardware investment with startups including CHIP, the world’s first $9 computer. | | Prior... Read More →
avatar for Allen Kao(高誌廷)

Allen Kao(高誌廷)

Funding Partner, WK Innovation
Allen Kao is the co-founder of WK Innovation, a Greater China based venture capital fund focusing on potential start-ups with unique technology and long-term competence. | | Previously, Allen was the Vice President of WK Technology Fund, one of the most historic and largest VC/PE fund in Taiwan. Allen’s focuses are industrial automation/robot,semiconductor, medical device, material and software. | | Allen also serves on the board... Read More →
avatar for Bindi Karia

Bindi Karia

Bindi is incredibly passionate about all things startup in Europe and connecting the dots between Investors, Founders and Corporates. | | Having devoted much of her career in and around the startup ecosystem, most recently as Vice President at Silicon Valley Bank, she focussed on building out SVB's early stage banking efforts in Europe as well as driving the Bank's relationships within the Corporate and Emerging VC segments. Prior to that... Read More →
avatar for Jamie Lin(林之晨)

Jamie Lin(林之晨)

Founding Partner, AppWorks
Jamie started AppWorks, the largest accelerator in Asia with 190 startups and 400 founders in its alumni network. Twice a year, AppWorks takes in 25 startups, help them find product-market fit, build scalable business models and raise funding to accelerate growth. Star alumni of AppWorks include EZTABLE, Tagtoo, CHOCOLABS and Fandora. AppWorks also manages a total of US$ 61M in VC funds. It usually leads seed and Series-A rounds for its startups... Read More →
avatar for Peter Lin(林銘遠)

Peter Lin(林銘遠)

Founder & Managing Director, Catalyst Capital Group
Peter Lin is Managing Director of Catalyst Capital Group, one of Taiwan venture capital firms and social impact investment funds. Through Catalyst Capital, Peter provides direct supports and strategic advices to technology start-ups, and social enterprises. He is also involved in multiple Taiwan government young entrepreneurship initiatives to support the technology start-ups and the social enterprise ecosystem across Taiwan. | | Peter is... Read More →
avatar for Genping (Leo) Liu(劉根平)

Genping (Leo) Liu(劉根平)

Investor Director, Vertex Venture
Genping is Investor Director with Vertex. He covers Southeast Asia and Taiwan on industry sectors including internet/mobile and enabling technologies. Genping has a diversified set of experience working with startups & multinational companies in various sectors including internet, electronics (batteries), telecom and investment banking. He started his career with a product manager role at Motorola Electronics Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of... Read More →
avatar for Ben Liu(劉秉祐)

Ben Liu(劉秉祐)

Partner, Mesh Ventures
Ben Liu co-founded Mesh Ventures in 2015 where he facilitated new investments in the IoT space along with advising portfolio companies. Mr. Liu started his career as an Investment Banker at Merrill Lynch and then went on to receive his MBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, China After receiving his MBA, Mr. Liu entered the Venture Capital industry where he held the position of Investment Manager at Pac-LINK... Read More →
avatar for Jim Li(李仲琪)

Jim Li(李仲琪)

Senior Vice President, Industrial Technology Investment Corporation (ITIC)
Dr. Jim Li is a Senior Vice President of ITIC (Industrial Technology Investment Corporation, the venture capital arm of ITRI) and TPTF (Trans-Pacific Technology Fund), focusing on the evaluation and investment in technology companies. He served as judges in many startup competition events. | | From 1991 to 1998, he held various hardware/software engineering positions in Symbol Technologies and Telxon Corporation (both are now part of... Read More →
avatar for Rui Ma(馬睿)

Rui Ma(馬睿)

Partner, 500 Startups
Rui Ma is a Partner at 500 Startups, a leading accelerator and seed investment fund in technology companies, where she is in charge of all investment activity in the Greater China region. Prior to 500, she worked for nearly a decade in private equity and mergers & acquisitions roles at the Raine Group, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch in both Silicon Valley and China. She is based in Beijing and has been living and working in China since... Read More →
avatar for Robert Neivert

Robert Neivert

Venture Partner, 500 Startups
I am an energetic executive for startups having founded or worked at eight companies with four exits and four companies still operating. I was CEO for last two venture funded start-ups. I also maintain a broad domain of expertise, having held leadership positions in products, marketing, and operations. Academic credentials include a BA, BS, MS, and MBA degree from Stanford, Wesleyan, and Santa Clara. I am a 500 startups Venture Partner, a... Read More →
avatar for Marcus Ogawa

Marcus Ogawa

Managing Partner, Quest Venture Partners
Marcus Ogawa is a Managing Partner and founder of Quest Venture Partners since its inception in late 2007. Marcus is responsible for finding new investment opportunities, evaluating and closing seed / A rounds and working closely with the management teams of Quest Venture Partners portfolio companies. Marcus’ expertise are in new digital media, Mobile, and Video. He currently serves on the board of directors for Retailigence Inc and... Read More →
avatar for Jeffrey Paine

Jeffrey Paine

Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
Jeffrey Paine is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage technology venture capital fund based in Singapore investing in Southeast Asia. Jeff started and manages the Founder Institute in Singapore where he is currently overseeing its expansion in Southeast Asia, and Japan. Since 2010 the Founder Institute in Singapore has graduated over 70 companies. He is a recipient of the Founder Institute Director Award 2012 for "Greatest... Read More →
avatar for Ed Roberto

Ed Roberto

VP of Middle East & Africa, Techstars
Ed Roberto has been an active entrepreneur and investor for the past 33 years. He is a limited partner in several venture capital funds in the United States. His angel investment activity is primarily focused in software technology startups. Ed enjoys mentoring company founders and executive teams, generally from the TechStars program and his local angel investments. His extensive operational background allows him to help the founders to refine... Read More →
avatar for James Shen(沈勁)

James Shen(沈勁)

Managing Director, Qualcomm Ventures
James Shen is vice president of Qualcomm and managing director of Qualcomm Ventures in Greater China. He leads Qualcomm’s venture investments in CooTek (TouchPal), GFan, NetQin, Xiaomi, ThunderSoft, YongChe, Dolphin Browser, Madhouse, AccuVally,Hawkeye, ALO7, Boohee, Cocos, Unisound, 7Invensun, Eques, and other startups. | | James was General Manager of the joint venture by China Telecom and Qualcomm, as well as the head of Qualcomm... Read More →
avatar for David Tai(戴偉衡)

David Tai(戴偉衡)

Founder, Chairman & CEO, Fortune Chinarun Capital Fund(華鑫資本投資 / 華遠資本)
David Tai(戴偉衡, Tai Weiheng) is the founder and managing partner of Chinarun Capital Partners. After receiving his Master’s degree from MIT Sloan School of Management, David focused his career on the Taiwan technology sector, working in major technology companies such as TSMC, DEC, and Compaq. In 1999, David found his passion in venture capitalism, joining Walden American Investment Group (WI). In 2002, David founded Maxima Capital... Read More →
avatar for Akio Tanaka(田中章雄)

Akio Tanaka(田中章雄)

Co-founder & Managing Partner, Infinity Ventures
Akio Tanaka is a managing co-partner at Infinity Ventures Partners, a boutique VC firm focused on Internet, mobile, and digital media opportunities in Japan and China. Akio was formerly the head of venture investment program for Adobe in Asia and was responsible for Adobe's corporate venture investment in Greater China, Japan, and India. Previous to Adobe, he held the position of CTO for Macromedia Japan working as part of the local management... Read More →
avatar for Anderssen Tu(杜彥宏)

Anderssen Tu(杜彥宏)

Partner, NCTU Angel Club
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/anderssen-y-h-tu/1/43/122
avatar for Eric Wang

Eric Wang

Managing Partner, GRC Funds
Dr. Eric Wang is a private equity/ venture capital (PE/VC) fund manager with strong track record in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and China. He is currently a Managing Partner at GRC Funds, a Greater China based venture capital fund focusing on private companies with competitive advantages from innovative technology and/or business model. | | Previously, Dr. Wang was a Managing Director at WK Technology Fund, one of the largest Taiwanese PE/VC funds... Read More →
avatar for Vincent Wang(王韋中)

Vincent Wang(王韋中)

Chairman, Sunsino Venture Capital
Vincent has over 10 years experience in undertaking investments. He is currently the chairman of Sunsino Venture Capital, which managing several private funds and Taiwan government funds. Prior to current positions, he was the senior vice president and the chief executive officer of the investment committee in Taishin Venture Capital Investment Co., the investment arm of Taishin Financial Holding (2887 TT). | | Vincent earned his Bachelor... Read More →
avatar for Robert Yang

Robert Yang

Managing Director, Blackstone Group
Robert Yang is a Managing Director in the Real Estate group and is based in Hong Kong. Since joining Blackstone in 2007, Mr. Yang has been involved in evaluating real estate investment opportunities in Greater China including residential and retail joint ventures. | | Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Yang worked at The Carlyle Group in Hong Kong focusing on real estate sector in Greater China. Prior to that, Mr. Yang was an Analyst at Lone... Read More →
avatar for Brian Yang(楊致偉)

Brian Yang(楊致偉)

head, APAC
Brian Yang is Head of APAC for ProSiebenSat1.Medai AG(P7S1), the leading media group and in Germany. Together with teams in US, Germany, and Israel, Brian is responsible for identifying, investing and growth early stage investments in travel, video, IoT and Health-Tech sectors by leveraging the strategic resources of P7S1. | | A graduate of Cambridge University (MBA) and National Chiao Tung University, Brian held engineering, marketing... Read More →


Wednesday October 7, 2015 2:45pm - 6:25pm
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