Cross-Border Landing And Acceleration
This July 9th, in Hong Kong, MOX – Mobile Only Accelerator will bring together several of Asia’s most successful accelerators and incubators, who along with our Managing Director William Bao Bean, will share some of the best practices to help startups grow faster. Many thanks to our partner Across Asia Alliance (AAA)!
In addition, you will get the chance to listen to 15 startups’ elevator pitches from different accelerators and incubators. Register for free using the link below!
Asia’s market is large, unique but tough to break into. Lots of entrepreneurs aspire to succeed on this land. However, they are encountering many pitfalls and difficulties.
In order to address these obstacles, we would like to share some of the best practices to help startups grow faster and some insights about how to access the Asia market with unfair advantages from our Managing Director William Bao Bean.
Partnering with Across Asia Alliance (AAA), the “Invite-Only-Community” of select Startups, Accelerators, Investors, and Industry leaders, we will invite several Asia’s successful accelerators and incubators to join us. In the meantime, you will get the chance to listen to 15 startups elevator pitches from different accelerators and incubators.
Attending accelerators: Chinaccelerator (Shanghai), HAX (Shenzhen), MOX (Taiwan), BigBang Angel (Korea), 01booster (Japan), Roa Invention Lab (Korea), Blue Startups(US).
This year, we will host 3 events at RISE HongKong and welcome you to meet Chinaccelerator team at any one of them. Sign up: RISE After Party
7:00-7:15pm Opening & Introduction
7:15-7:35pm Keynote: Access the market with unfair advantages
Speaker: William Bao Bean, Partner at SOSV and Managing Director at Chinaccelerator & MOX
7:35-7:55pm Panel: Best practices for startups to grow faster in Asia
Moderator: Michael Hwang, Board of Directors, Across Asia Alliance
7:55-8:10pm Startups Open Mic
William Bao Bean
General Partner, SOSV
Managing Director, Chinaccelerator & MOX
Previously, William was the Managing Director of China investments at SingTel Innov8 Ventures and a Partner at Softbank China & India Holdings. William is also an active angel investor, with 39 investments between 2006 and 2014 when he joined SOSV.
In 2005, William was ranked #1 stock picker in Technology, Media and Telecom and #3 overall in Hong Kong and China by Forbes/SCMP/Starmine. The following year, he was ranked #3 analyst in Asia for Technology/Software and IT Services by Institutional Investor Magazine Asia.
Board of Directors, Across Asia Alliance
Michael is also Managing director of Bigbang Angels, Inc which is seed accelerator in Korea. He started his career as a software engineer in Samsung Electronics and was a serial entrepreneur and consultant in LG CNS, director of a mobile service platform in LG Electronics, visiting professor of KAIST.
As of 2017, Bigbang Angels’ fund has invested in a total of 60 companies which have got follow-on investment of 50M$, the total market value of 400M$. and 2 Exit cases.
Stay tuned with more information about panelists.
The Across Asia Alliance (AAA) is the “Invite-Only-Community” of select Startups, Accelerators, Investors, and Industry leaders to collaborate and co-invest in order to scale up cross-border startups.
Stephenson Harwood offers a comprehensive spectrum of global services including dispute resolution, corporate, finance, employment, intellectual property and private wealth.
The Mills, a landmark revitalization project by Nan Fung Group, is a business incubator, fund and space/lab for techstyle startups and strategic partners (companies at the intersection of technology and style).
Chinaccelerator, the first startup accelerator to launch in China, is a mentorship-driven program helping internet startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund SOSV with $300M AUM operating seven global accelerators. Chinaccelerator offers three months of rigorous guidance, training and resources from mentors, partners and investors. The robust and supportive alumni network continues beyond the Chinaccelerator program.
SOSV has funded over 500 startups. We currently fund over 150 startups per year through our accelerator programs focused on a few key areas: HAX (hardware and connected devices), IndieBio (synthetic biology), Chinaccelerator(software) and Food-X (food business). Our net IRR over the last 20 years puts us in the top 10% of all venture funds worldwide.
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