2017 SINGAPORE HIGHLIGHTS


SPEAKERS

Tim Draper
Founder, DFJ (Draper Fisher Jurvetson)

Ming Maa
President, Grab

Jenny Lee
Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Cyrus Driver
Asia Head, Private Equity Directs, Partners Group

Syed Yasir Arafat Syed Abd Kadir
CEO, Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas)

Nicholas Bloy
Co-Managing Partner, Navis Capital

Ng Beng Tiong
CEO, ARA Private Funds & Assistant Group CEO, ARA Group

Helen Wong
Partner, Qiming Ventures

Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Paytm

Cindy Chow
Executive Director, Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund

Karam Butalia
Executive Chairman, KV ASIA CAPITAL

Sunil Mishra
Partner, Adams Street Partners

Ralph Keitel
Regional Lead for PE funds in East Asia and Pacific, IFC (World Bank)

Brenda Lau
Head, Private Equity Asia at CA Indosuez

Alan Hellawell
Group Chief Strategy Officer, Sea

Chris Leahy
Co-Founder, Blackpeak Holdings

Norhizam Abdul Kadir
VP, Growth Ecosystem Development Division, MDEC

Genevieve Heng
Co-founder, Anthem Asia

Steve Leonard
Founding Chief Executive Officer, SGInnovate

Heang Chhor
Founder/Managing Partner, Qualgro

Finian Tan
Chairman, Vickers Venture Partners

Pratibha Jain
Founding Partner, Delhi, Nishith Desai Associates

Vish Ramaswami
Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

Paul Ark
Managing Director, Corporate VC, Digital Ventures

Gillian Chee
Fund Manager, Managing Director, SC Capital Partners

Joel Bar-El
Co-founder and CEO, Trax

Robbie Antonio
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Revolution Precrafted

Brian Lau
Managing Director & Partner, ShawKwei & Partners

Kabir Narang
Partner, B Capital

Eugene Lai
Managing Director, Co-Managing Partner, Southern Capital Group

Ritu Arora
CEO & Chief Investment Officer Asia, Allianz Investment Management

Tak Wai Chung
Partner, Head of Southeast Asia, EQT Partners

Hiroyuki Ono
Partner of ACA Investments Pte Ltd

Rachel Lau
Partner, RHL Ventures

Xiang Qian Lin
CEO, Esco Group

Rohan Sikri
Senior Partner, The Xander Group

Ozi Amanat
Founder, K2 Global

Chua Kee Lock
Group President & CEO of Vertex Venture Holdings; President & CEO, Vertex Venture Management

Alvin Lim
Managing Director, CVC Capital Partners

Reshmi Khurana
Managing Director and Kroll’s Head of Southeast Asia, Investigations and Disputes

Abrar Mir
Founder and Managing Partner, Quadria Capital

John Tsui
Managing Principal, Peninsula House, LLC

Bert Kwan
Managing Director, Northstar Group

Sandeep Aneja
Managing Partner, Kaizen PE

Grace Yun Xia
Principal, Jungle Ventures

Sebastien Guillaud
Managing Partner, Hera Capital

Avnish Mehra
Managing Director, Private Equity, Everstone Capital

Ranu Vohra
Co-founder, MD and CEO, Avendus Capital

Vinod Murali
Managing Partner & Co-founder, Alteria Capital

Pravan Malhotra
Lead, Venture Capital, South-East Asia and Asia internet investments, IFC

Thomas Tsao
Founding Partner, Gobi Partners

Chris Yeo
Head, Grab Ventures

Jianggan Li
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Momentum Works

Joshua Morris
CEO, Emerging Markets Investment Advisers

Peng T. Ong
Managing Partner, Monk’s Hill Ventures

Badrul Hisham Jaafar
Senior Vice President, COPE Private Equity

Paul Ng
Senior Vice President, Investments, EDBI

David Do
Managing Director, VI Group

Jefrey Joe
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Alpha JWC Ventures

Simin Zhou
VP & Managing Director, UL Ventures

Khailee Ng
Managing Partner with 500 Startups

Dr. Basil Lui
Senior Vice President, Investments, EDBI

Tan Yinglan
Founding Managing Partner, Insignia Ventures Partners

Mohamed Nasser Ismail
Senior VP & Head of SME Development & Listing, SGX

Victor Chua
CFA, MENSA Malaysia l Managing Partner, Vynn Capital

Michelle Suteja
Partner, Central Capital Ventura

Gary Ng
Partner, Altair Capital

Gan Fong Jek
Managing Partner, Jubilee Capital Management

Satveer Singh Thakral
CEO, Singapore Angel Network

Anupum Khaitan
Principal, Symphony Asia Holdings

SPONSORS

Cocktail Sponsor

Gobi Partners

LP Dinner Sponsor

Kroll

Risk Knowledge Sponsor

Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

HCM Sponsor

Latitude Venture Partners

Supporting Sponsor

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RedDoorz

Supporting Sponsor

Knowledge Sponsor

TC Consulting

Executive Search Sponsor

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PARTNERS

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Deep Tech Partner

Supporting Partner

MDEC

Knowledge Partner

Collective Works

Co-Working Partner

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TESTIMONIALS

HERE’S WHAT 2017 ATTENDEES SAID ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

TENTATIVE AGENDA

    • 8.15 am to 9 am: Registration and Welcome Coffee
       
       
    • 9 am to 9.10 am: Welcome Address - Joji Thomas Philip, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, DEALSTREETASIA
 
    • 9.10 am to 9.55am: The LP Narrative - Chasing Alpha in the Asian Market

 

Sunil Mishra, Partner, Adams Street Partners

Vish Ramaswami, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

Ralph Keitel, Regional Lead for PE funds in East Asia and Pacific, IFC (World Bank)

Brenda Lau, Senior Director, Head of Private Equity, Asia, Markets, Investments & Structuring, Indosuez Wealth Management 

Ritu Arora, CEO & CIO, Allianz Investment Management

Joji Thomas Philip, Editor-in-Chief, DEALSTREETASIA (Moderator)

 
    • 9.55 am to 10.20 am: Keynote Interview - The Art and Science of Creating Value by Following a Hardcore Asia-Focused Approach: In Conversation with Nicholas Bloy, Co-Managing Partner, Navis Capital

 

In conversation with Ka Kay Lum, Correspondent, Malaysia, DEALSTREETASIA

 
    • 10.20 to 10.40 am: Coffee Break 

 
    • 10.40 am to 11.20 am: Size Matters - Will the Bias be towards Buyouts or Mid-Market Deals?

 

Tak Wai Chung, Partner, Head of Southeast Asia, EQT Partners

Syed Yasir Arafat, Chief Executive Officer, Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas)

Kyle Shaw, Founder & Managing Director, ShawKwei & Partners

Eugene Lai, Managing Director, Co-Managing Partner, Southern Capital Group

Gary Ng, Partner, Altair Capital

Anupum Khaitan, Principal, Symphony Asia Holdings (MODERATOR) 

 
    • 11.20 am to 12 noon: Asia Real Estate Outlook - Is it Hot or Overheated?

 

Gillian Chee, Fund Manager, Managing Director, SC Capital Partners

Ng Beng Tiong, Assistant Group CEO, ARA Group & CEO, ARA Private Funds

Rohan Sikri, Senior Partner, Xander Group Inc.

John Tsui, managing principal of Peninsula House, LLC

Deepshikha Monga, Editor, DEALSTREETASIA (MODERATOR)

 
    • 12 noon to 12.45 pm: The Exit Route - Secondaries or Strategics?

 

Badrul Hisham Jaafar, Principal and Head of Investments, COPE Private Equity

Mohamed Nasser Ismail, Senior VP & Head of SME Development & Listing, SGX

Chris Leahy, co-founder of Blackpeak (Holdings)

Karam Butalia, Executive Chairman, KV Asia Capital

Ka Kay Lum, Correspondent, Malaysia, DEALSTREETASIA (MODERATOR)

 
    • 12.45 pm to 1.30: LUNCH

 
    • 1.30 pm to 2.15 pm: Fireside Chat with Vijay Shekhar Sharma: The Way Ahead for India's Internet economy - Will it Evolve Differently from the West & China?

 

In conversation with Joji Thomas Philip, Editor-in-Chief, DEALSTREETASIA

 
    •  2.15 pm to 3 pm: India PE 2.0. - Bigger, Bolder, Brighter, Better - Stepping into Adulthood

 

Abrar Mir, Founder and Managing Partner, Quadria Capital

Ranu Vohra, Managing Director and CEO, Avendus Capital

Pratibha Jain, Founding Partner, Nishith Desai Associates

Sandeep Aneja, Managing Partner, Kaizen PE

Avnish Mehra, MD, Private Equity, Everstone Capital

Pramugdha Mamgain, Correspondent, India, DEALSTREETASIA (MODERATOR)

 
    • 3pm to 3.40 pm: Indochina - Emerging from the Fringes

 

Hiroyuki Ono, Partner, ACA investments

Victor Chua, Managing Partner, Vynn Capital

Joshua Morris, Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Markets Investment Advisors

David Do, Managing Director, VI Group

Genevieve Heng, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Anthem Asia

Nguyen Bich Ngoc, Correspondent, DEALSTREETASIA (MODERATOR)

 

    • 3.40 to 4 pm: Coffee Break

 
    • 4.00 pm to 4.40pm: Keynote - Ming Maa, President, Grab - Beyond a Ride-sharing Company to an Ecosystem Builder

 
    • 4.40 pm to 5.25 pm: Private Equity Fundraising Roadmap - The GP Perspective

 

Cyrus Driver, Asia Head, Private Equity Directs, Partners Group

Bert Kwan, Managing Director, Northstar Group

Alvin Lim, Managing Director, CVC Capital Partners

Deepshikha Monga, Editor, DEALSTREETASIA (MODERATOR)

 
    • 5.30 pm to 7 pm: Cocktails

    • 8.15 am to 9 am: Registration

 
    • 9 am to 9.05 am: Welcome Address

 
    • 9.05 am to 9.20 am: DEALSTREETASIA & MDEC Report On The State Of Startup And VC Ecosystem

 
    • 9.25 to 10 am: Fireside chat - Founders' perspective on building unicorns - Robbie Antonio, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Revolution Precrafted & Joel Bar-El, Co-founder and chief executive officer, Trax

 

In conversation with Deepshikha Monga, Editor, DEALSTREETASIA (MODERATOR)

 
    • 10 am to 10.40 am: With Record Dry Powder, Do VCs Need To Look Beyond SEA? What To Expect In 2019?

 

CHUA Kee Lock, Group President & CEO of Vertex Venture Holdings; President & CEO, Vertex Venture Management

Peng T. Ong - Managing Partner, Monk’s Hill Ventures

Kabir Narang, Partner, B Capital

Grace Yun Xia, Principal, Jungle Ventures

Finian Tan, Chairman, Vickers Venture Partners

Kristie Neo, Senior Writer, VCs & Unicorns, DEALSTREETASIA (Moderator)

 
    • 10.40 am to 11 am: Coffee Break

 
    • 11 am to 11.40 am: State of the ecosystem: Will internet & tech continue to dominate? Are non-tech deals beginning to take off?

 

Jianggan Li, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Momentum Works (MODERATOR)

Khailee Ng, Managing Partner, 500 Startups

Tan Yinglan, Founding Managing Partner, Insignia Ventures Partners

Pravan Malhotra, Lead, Venture Capital, South-East Asia and Asia internet investments, IFC

Deepak Shahdadpuri, founder and MD, DSG Consumer Partners  

 
    • 11.40 to 12.10 pm Fireside chat: Helen Wong, Partner, Qiming Ventures & Cindy Chow Lok Mei-ki, Executive Director, Alibaba Entrepreneur Fund: What is drawing Chinese giants to India and SE Asia 

 

In conversation with Rachel Lau, Managing Partner, RHL Ventures

 
    • 12.10 to 12.25 pm: MDEC presentation - Revitalizing Malaysia’s startup & VC ecosystem 

 
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    • 12.25 to 1.05: Keynote - Jenny Lee, Managing Partner, GGV Capital - Lessons from investing in 40+ unicorns + women in tech

 

In conversation with Ka Kay, Correspondent, Malaysia, DEALSTREETASIA

  •  
    • 1.05 pm to 2.05 pm: Lunch

 
  •  
    • 2.05 pm to 2.40 pm: Can Deep-Tech Take Off? Are VCs Confident Enough To Bet On AI, Blockchain

 

Simin Zhou, VP & Managing Director of UL Ventures

Gan Fong Jek, Managing Partner, Jubilee Capital Management

Steve Leonard, Founding CEO, SGInnovate (MODERATOR)

Dr Basil Lui, Senior Vice President (Investments), EDBI

Lin Xiangqian, CEO, Esco Group; Managing Partner, Esco Ventures

 
    • 2.40 pm to 3.15 pm: Investing In Disruptive Innovation - How Do You Factor In The Risks?

       

Reshmi Khurana Laroia, Head, Southeast Asia, Kroll 

Paul Aiello, Managing Director, Emerald Media 

Heang Chhor, Founder & Managing Partner, Qualgro.

Vinod Murali, Managing Partner, Alteria Capital

Ozi Amanat, Founder, K2 Global

Kristie Neo, Senior Writer, VCs & Unicorns, DEALSTREETASIA (MODERATOR)

 
    • 3.15 pm to 4.00 pm : Fireside chat: Alan Hellawell, Group Chief Strategy Officer, Sea

 

In conversation with Joji Thomas Philip, Editor-in-Chief, DEALSTREETASIA

 
    • 4 pm to 4.15 pm: Coffee Break

       
    • 4.15 pm to 4.50 pm : Corporate VCs: Mainstay in Asia’s startup world

 

Paul Ark, Managing Director, Corporate Venture Capital, Digital Ventures Company

Chris Yeo, Head, Grab Ventures

Satveer Singh Thakral, CEO, SGAN

Michelle Suteja, Director, Central Capital Ventura

 
    • 4.50 pm to 5.30 pm: Country Focus/Indonesia: SE Asia’s largest market but will it deliver

 

Sebastien Guillaud, Co-founder & Managing Director, Hera Capital

Jefrey Joe, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Alpha JWC Ventures

Paul Ng, Senior Vice President (Investments), EDBI

Thomas Tsai, Founding Partner, Gobi Partners

Sukan Makmuri, Chief Technology and Operations Officer, UangTeman

YC Ng, Partner, Latitude Venture Partners (MODERATOR)

 
    • 5.30 - 5.35 pm: Closing address & End of PE-VC Summit

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  • DATE

    11-12 September, 2018
  • LOCATION

    Sofitel Singapore City Centre
    9 Wallich St
    Singapore 078885
  • ATTENDEES

    Over 600+ Guests