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Wednesday, October 7
 

3:30pm

A startup MBA? Why & when Taiwan startups should apply to overseas accelerators
Ever considered applying to a startup accelerator? Learn more about what factors your startup should consider during the decision making process. Find out the “when” and “why” of joining an accelerator program.

Moderators
avatar for Anita Huang (黃蕙雯)

Anita Huang (黃蕙雯)

Captain, Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS)
Anita leads the overall planning & operations of Taiwan Startup Stadium. Her professional experience includes senior executive positions at Yahoo!, Google, Tudou in the greater China region, with responsibilities ranging from marketing management, business development, product management, P&L management, and data analytics. She also managed to survive the lead-up and craziness of a Nasdaq IPO. Anita has advised growth companies in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Holly Harrington

Holly Harrington

Marketing Quarterback, Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS)
Holly oversees branding and online marketing for Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS) , and manages the organization's Accelerator Bootcamp and Rock the Mic programs. She is a 10-year resident of Taipei who has trained entrepreneurs in social media, efficiency, public speaking, and product demonstration, and has consulted for a variety of clients, including Fourdesire, StorySense, Nonzero, Discovery TLC, Fun Taiwan's Janet Hsieh, and URS155/CAMPOBAG... Read More →


Wednesday October 7, 2015 3:30pm - 3:50pm
10) Huashan Legacy Huashan Creative Park, Bade Road Sec. 1, Zhong Zhen District, Taipei

3:55pm

[Panel] The inside scoop: US & Asian accelerators tell you what it takes
Get the inside scoop directly from top worldwide accelerators with 500 Startups, Techstars, Chinaccelerator and BASH. Find out what top accelerators look for in successful startups and how they help startups level-up. Partners will share tips, best practices, and words of wisdom.

Moderators
avatar for Anita Huang (黃蕙雯)

Anita Huang (黃蕙雯)

Captain, Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS)
Anita leads the overall planning & operations of Taiwan Startup Stadium. Her professional experience includes senior executive positions at Yahoo!, Google, Tudou in the greater China region, with responsibilities ranging from marketing management, business development, product management, P&L management, and data analytics. She also managed to survive the lead-up and craziness of a Nasdaq IPO. Anita has advised growth companies in... Read More →

Speakers
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 Alex Lin

Alex Lin

Head, Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd
As Head of Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd, Dr. Alex LIN led the team of investment professionals to develop the infocomm start-ups ecosystem in Singapore, through strategic investments in promising companies. | | For last 10 years, Alex had been actively building companies, mentoring entrepreneurs and investing in promising start-ups. He held entrepreneurship and investment related roles in several organizations working closely with Singapore... 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 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 →


Wednesday October 7, 2015 3:55pm - 4:35pm
10) Huashan Legacy Huashan Creative Park, Bade Road Sec. 1, Zhong Zhen District, Taipei

4:40pm

[Panel] We survived! Hear from Taiwanese alumni of the world's top accelerators
What’s it like to go through a top accelerator program? Hear it from those that have survived the experience: What should you expect? What were some of the surprises? What were the most helpful takeaways? How can your startup apply and make the most of the accelerator program?

Moderators
avatar for Holly Harrington

Holly Harrington

Marketing Quarterback, Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS)
Holly oversees branding and online marketing for Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS) , and manages the organization's Accelerator Bootcamp and Rock the Mic programs. She is a 10-year resident of Taipei who has trained entrepreneurs in social media, efficiency, public speaking, and product demonstration, and has consulted for a variety of clients, including Fourdesire, StorySense, Nonzero, Discovery TLC, Fun Taiwan's Janet Hsieh, and URS155/CAMPOBAG... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Victor Chen(陳瑞弦)

Victor Chen(陳瑞弦)

Co-founder, Duable Chinese
Victor Chen is Cofounder to Duable Chinese, an education company focusing on minimizing the language learning curve by matching language learners to their suitable reading material as well as Founder to PlacePocket. | | Victor is a JFDI Asia accelerator alum, and a winner of the 2012 Startup Weekend Taiwan.  He joined JFDI in 2013, since then, has joined and helped few teams get off the ground such as The News Lens, BecomingCreatives and... Read More →
avatar for Adms Chung(鍾哲民)

Adms Chung(鍾哲民)

Co-founder, MoBagel
Adms Chung, CEO & Co-founder of MoBagel, was raised in a family that founded a public company which is part of Apple's supply chain. Adms is a Ph.D. candidate in computer science, with domain expertise in cloud computing. He worked in ChungHwa Telecom (largest telecom company in Taiwan) for four years, as a Program Executive Officer directly reporting to the President. | | Adms also established the first big data center for cloud computing... Read More →
avatar for Renee Yeh(葉妍伶)

Renee Yeh(葉妍伶)

Cofounder & CMO, Alfred
Renee is the cofounder and CMO of Alfred, a mobile app turning smartphones into home security cameras. Offering an instant solution, repurposing spare devices and giving users a stronger sense of security, Alfred is safeguarding over 1 million families around the world (and counting) (at the growth rate>20% MOM). She is changing the way technology serves the world through her super power of communication and storytelling. | | Renee is a... Read More →


Wednesday October 7, 2015 4:40pm - 5:20pm
08) Huashan Central 4B 2F Huashan Creative Park, Bade Road Sec. 1, Zhong Zhen District, Taipei
 
Thursday, October 8
 

2:55pm

Build, launch, and ship your hardware at super speed
General Partner at HAX, the "lean hardware" startup accelerator with 15 years experience across Asia (mostly China and Japan).

- Founded a consultancy researching innovation, ecosystems and startups in Asia serving clients like Tumblr,Microsoft, Cibibank, Harvard Business School, IDEO.
- Angel investor & startup advisor (13 startups), advisor to several startup accelerators
- Founder of MobileMonday Beijing (50+ events, 4,000+ participants)
- Frequent speaker in hardware, innovation and previously gaming (200+ talks, 24 countries) including SXSW, LeWeb, TEDx, Stanford, Berkeley)
- Quoted in Forbes, The Economist, CNN, AdAge, VentureBeat, wrote several columns for TechCrunch and China Entrepreneur magazine.
- 500,000+ views of 100+ presentations on Slideshare (www.slideshare.com/plus8star/presentations)

Speakers
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 →


Thursday October 8, 2015 2:55pm - 3:15pm
10) Huashan Legacy Huashan Creative Park, Bade Road Sec. 1, Zhong Zhen District, Taipei