We invite experienced executives, investors, and startup founders to share about the ins and outs of growing cross-border businesses, entering new markets and closing deals with Asian investors and corporations. Check out a few of our past events below and subscribe to our mailing list to know when we’re hosting the next event!
October 24, 2017
U.S. Demo Day & X-Border Investment Panel
Attendees heard from a panel with decades of investment and global business experience on startups and investment opportunities in India, Taiwan, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Vitaly Golomb, Leads Global Investment at HP Tech Ventures (VC, serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author of Accelerated Startup and contributing writer to Techcrunch)
Manu Rekhi, Managing Dir. Inventus Capital (Previously VP Product at NewsCorp; Google India)
Steve Hsia, CEO of Playnovate (Current board member of publicly-listed companies in US and China; Founder of 3 successful exited startup; Managed 26 offices across Asia; Led distribution of Netscape in Asia Pacific)
Elisa Chiu, CEO of Anchor Taiwan (ex-JP Morgan; Managed Convertible Bond Strategies for Asia Pacific for a USD $14.4Bn hedge fund; Founder Institute)
June 8, 2017
RobotX & SGA AI Demo Day and Corporate Venture Panel
Following pitches from 8 AI startups, our panel of investors discussed how startups can get corporate investment and successfully build strategic partnerships.
Lee Chang, VP of Baidu Ventures
Joseph Tsai, VP of Sony Innovation Fund
Karl Meyer, Arcis Capital Partners
Christie PItts, Venture Development Manager of Verizon Ventures
December 9, 2016
IoT + AI + Big Data Integration Strategy & IoT Innovation Insights from Patents and IP-Based Innovation Platform Workshop
Dr. Alex Lee of Liquidax Capital, IP and innovation advisor to global brands such as Samsung, LG and etc. shares insights from his team’s analysis of newly published IoT, AI and Big Data patents. Access his slides via Slideshare below:
OCT 11, 2016
Building Successful Hardware/IoT Startups, and How Asia is Changing the Landscape
Hardware company veterans and investors spoke with SGA Founder Christina Hsiang on what it takes for companies to be successful as the hardware/IoT industry grows.
Bill Orner, Dir. of Advanced Hardware at GoPro
Shahin Farshchi, Partner at Lux Capital
Vitaly Golomb, Investment Lead at HP Tech Ventures
Albert Yanez, President of the Americas of AsteelFlash Group SA.
Joseph Wei, Managing Director of Lab360 Hardware Accelerator
Ted Kraus, Investment Director of Techcode Accelerator
July 14, 2016
Fireside Chat with CSC Upshot Ventures, Veronica Wu (Former VP Tesla China, Apple China)
Veronica Wu, President of CSC Upshot (now Hone Capital) and former VP of Tesla China and Managing Director of Education and Enterprise of Apple, shares her views on the growing connection between China and Silicon Valley and how the landscape will evolve in the near future.