As the deep technology scene continues to grow and develop in Singapore, we see investors being more willing to fund deep tech companies in sectors such as Machine Learning/AI, biomedical technology, and cybersecurity.
NexGen is a participative open innovation event that brings together leading companies, start-ups and aspiring students internationally to imagine the future together. Started in 2014 in Japan, this is the 2nd year that NexGen will be held in Singapore. Under the theme of "Smart Community", this year Tokyo Electric and Power Company's (TEPCO) new technology arm TEPCO Ventures, and BC Technology Laboratory (BCTL) from Japan will present their challenge around energy infrastructure and blockchain for social good. Unique start-ups such as EntameCoin of Avex, Politics-Tech blockchain platform PoliPoli as well as motivated students from Japan, US and Singapore, together with the audience (i.e. YOU!) will then partiicipate in an interactive session and jointly innovate together.
It may be hard to believe, but with the amount of information available in the world today, that one of the biggest challenges angels worldwide face still lies in understanding and navigating the world of legalities of a contract when investing in a startup. As such, many angels face a myriad of issues and obstacles down the road, which could have been prevented with proper education and guidance.
Join us at a panel sharing by the most experienced angels in South East Asia. Between them, they boast of 70 investments over the past 40 years. Openly at the panel, they will share what they have learnt in their angel investment journeys, what strategies worked for them, how they evaluate and value startups, what they look for in the founders. Not forgetting, how they manage founders post investments. These are veteran angels who know why and HOW angels could best help startups. Come join us and learn the best practices!
SGInnovate’s by-invitation Investors Night series aims to bring together the community of venture capitalists (VCs), angel investors, and corporate VCs for thought leadership discussions, knowledge sharing, and networking.
A global shift in the technology sector has been underway. Decades ago, China was viewed as a mere imitator in the technology world. Following years of government commitment, sustained economic growth and high education investment, China has moved from imitator to innovator, and is already leading the world today in fintech, biotech, artificial intelligence and machine learning.