- The China Dream: "The Rise of China's Mobile Innovation Machine"-hosted by GSMA
Innovation in China? Yep, it's happening! Networking, snacks and free drinks at The Co? Also happening! China's Mobile Industry — A Fantastic Growth Story That's Only Just Beginning How quickly is the mobile market in China growing, and what are the major opportunities for large corporations and startups based in Singapore? How do you source talents in China, how do foreign companies market effectively to sell products in China? This evening, join fellow leading industry professionals for networking and thought leadership insights by GSMA, the industry association for the global mobile ecosystem. We will look at how innovative companies and startups can capitalize on the "China Dream" - a market of 1.3 billion people. GSMA and Yushan Ventures host a series of China focused mobile/ innovation mixers around the world in 2014/2015. Bonus: 5min video of the Tech Fashion Show - produced by Anina at Mobile Expo Asia Shanghai 2014. Venue: The Co, 75 High St., Singapore (drinks and light snacks will be served) When: Friday, December 5th 2014 6:30 - 6:50pm: Registration 6:50 - 7:00pm: Welcome / Sponsor Thank you Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS) (http://www.mwcshanghai.com/) 7:00 - 7:20pm: "The China Dream: China Mobile Market and Opportunities" - penetration, growth, mobile payments, gaming 7:20 -7:30pm : Current Situation, Issues and Development Trends of LTE in China 7:30 - 8:00pm: Discussion "The Rise of China's Innovation Machine" 8:00 - 9:00pm: Networking Cocktail Hour Speakers: Hosted By: GSMA Partners The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators with 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in industry sectors such as financial services, healthcare, media, transport and utilities. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress (http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/) and Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS) (http://www.mwcshanghai.com/). Yushan Ventures invests time and money to further, promote, and assist globally focused mobile start-ups from their infancy stage to maturity in their efforts to build, scale, and expand successful products faster and smarter by providing seed level direct investment and connections to additional funding sources, industry expertise, and international relationships. The Co is home to a community of powerhouse startups and high-growth tech companies. Located in the heart of Singapore's city centre, The Co offers coworking desks, private office suites, meeting rooms and event spaces. TechMeetups (http://techmeetups.com/) is a Global cluster of 21 interconnected Tech communities.We help Tech companies through events like Meetups, Workshops, Hackathons, Job Fairs, etc. Besides organizing events, we have developed an eco system of platforms and solutions, such as TechStartupJobs.com - to assist with recruitment; TechMeetups Lab, to help startups explore ideas and build them into full products; and runs a startup-dedicated news site called TechStartHub.com – the hub for tech startups. Procto provides outsourced CTO services for small and medium enterprises. Procto partners with entrepreneurs and corporates who have innovative ideas but do not the technical expertise to validate and build their digital business models. MobileMonday (MoMo) is a global community of mobile industry visionaries, developers and influentials fostering cooperation and cross-border business development through virtual and live networking events to share ideas, best practices and trends from global markets. SWELL is a corporate venture & innovation partnership firm. We conduct startup research with multiple on-the-ground teams and deploy new product and services in Europe, Americas, Asia, and Africa. SWELL solves meaningful corporate challenges by activating emerging technology trends with business innovation design. We are a trusted innovation partner chosen by the world's most respected brands. Deploy the Future. Established in 2008, ChinaSF is an economic initiative of San Francisco in close partnership with the San Francisco Center for Economic Development. ChinaSF’s mission is job creation in San Francisco, accomplished through the recruitment and retention of companies in San Francisco and also inbound investment, at the same time helping San Francisco companies expand into the China market. Currently with offices in Beijing, Shanghai and San Francisco, ChinaSF is able to provide services to companies and investors with the generous support of Private and Corporate Sponsors. For more information please visit http://www.chinasf.org Our next China-focused innovation mixers will take place in - Kuala Lumpur - December 3, 2014 - San Francisco - January 15, 2014
- Singapore FinTech Drinks & Demo Night! #TMUdrinks
FinTech is hot and getting hotter! According to Celent (http://www.celent.com/), the total 2012 spend by financial institutions on Information Technology was $54.7BN! Over $9 billion was invested in more than 1300 transactions in Fintech since 2008. Financial technology (FinTech) companies ranging from capital markets technologies to personal financial management tools have become an increasingly hot area for investment. Trends in Mobile, Big Data, Social Media and Regulatory changes are shaking up the incumbents and ushering in a new era of startups who are more than happy to take advantage of sweeping changes and carve a niche for themselves. Fintech Startups cover everything from mCommerce, prepaid cards, crowdfunding, POS, local payment, digital wallets to investment tracking & portfolio management etc. Fintech Startups like - Square, Stripe, Kiva, Bill, Paycycle, Outright, BillFloat, Personal Capital, EToro, … have already established themselves as mainstream business handling millions of transactions worth billions and a new breed of Startups eye the big pie and line up to carve out a piece of it. At TechMeetups we recognise the importance of Fintech and started our Fintech Events in London in Jun and Sep of 2013. In 2014 apart from London we are expanding to New York & Singapore to assemble the best Fintech Startups out there. If you are a Fintech startup with a great idea, this is the right place for you to be seen. At this event you can connect with the Fintech and startup communities. The movers and shakers from their respective fields. We are inviting you to join us and demo your product, so you could get your startup off the ground and make it visible to the TechMeetups global community. FinTech Drinks & Demo Night is great opportunity to spend and enjoy some quality time while presenting and collecting brilliant startup ideas. For keeping on track with all the news and information connected with this event, follow @SGTechMeetups (https://twitter.com/SGTechMeetups) and also you can join our conversations using #TMUdrinks (https://twitter.com/search/realtime?q=%23TMUdrinks&src=typd). If interested in participation of this event, please fill out the form here (http://techmeetups.com/present). Agenda: 6.00PM Doors open 6.30PM - 8.00PM Presentations 8.00PM - 9.00PM Networking 9.00PM Doors close Presenters: Tan Toi Ngee, The Co-foundry (http://theco-foundry.com/) The Co-foundry runs a Shake-out acceleration/incubation program that helps startups focus their business. Shailesh, MatchMove (http://www.matchmove.com/corporate/) Leading entertainment platform provider to many of Asia's leading media and telecom operators.Patent-pending platform includes content, social networking and e-commerce.Just launched this week a partnership with American Express, fully mobile/virtual pre-paid card that can be topped up anywhere and used to make purchases online. Nida Bouzid, Quartet FS (http://quartetfs.com/) Quartet FS provides business users with instant insight into large volumes of fast-moving data for timely and context-aware decision-making. Olivier Berthier, Moneythor (https://www.moneythor.com/) Moneythor is a financial technology company, headquartered in Singapore, operating an online personal finance service and developing banking software components designed to provide better online banking for consumers and enhanced marketing & analytics for banks. Moneythor was founded in 2013 by a team of banking software veterans Edmund Ng, CeoConnectz (http://www.ceoconnectz.com/) CeoConnectz is the fastest growing CEO Networking Club in Singapore. We provide a wealth of enrichment resources within our CEO Libary ( http://www.ceoconnectz.com/ceo-library ) that helps CEOs grow their business rapidly by helping them refer businesses to each other. We also have CEO sharing sessions that enables other CEOs to learn from Keegan Chua, eG Innovations (http://www.eginnovations.com/) eG Enterprise offers intelligent performance monitoring and automated correlation of all performance dependencies -from the end user to the application, virtualization layer and underlying infrastructure - and helps you quickly and precisely diagnose performance bottlenecks, restore user experience, and right-size your IT infrastructure. Jovin Hurry, Elance (http://www.elance.com/) Elance is where businesses go to find, hire, collaborate with and pay top online freelancers from 170+ countries.A community of over 2.5 million freelancers and 500,000 businesses, on Elance it's easy to hire a top freelancer. Find a developer, freelance designers or other talented freelancers with the most-demanded skills.But more than freelance web developers, there's a world of talented people now freelancing on Elance. This includes talented application developers, software engineers, testers, network administrators, web designers, graphic designers, copywriters, market researchers, SEO experts, data analysts, social media marketers, translators, customer service agents, moderators, administrative assistants, accountants, lawyers and business consultants. We can't wait to see you all there! If you have any questions and suggestions, please contact operations[at]techmeetups[dot]com Previous FinTech Startups participating
- Tech Masterclass : Using NoSQL Database
Have you heard of a graph database? We are going to have our first Tech Masterclass in Singapore and everyone interested in graph databases is invited! Andreas Kollegger is coming to Singapore on July 1st, and would like to introduce people to graph databases. He's a member of the Neo4j team, recently moving to a position within product management. AGENDA: 6.30 pm Doors Open 7.00 pm TechMeetups Introduction 7.15 pm Tech Masterclass 8.00 pm Interaction 9.00 pm Event Ends TECH MASTERCLASS PRESENTER: Andreas Kollegger, Neo4j (http://video.neo4j.org/) Neo4j is a graph database, an increasingly popular NOSQL option for anyone looking past traditional databases. Andreas is graph database developer, working with the Neo4j team from Sweden, but now based in Silicon Valley. He would be glad to discuss: - What is a graph database - How does a graph database compare to other NOSQL options - How are people using graph databases in the real world To give you an idea, you can check out his webinar here (http://video.neo4j.org/QrfG/0517-intro-to-graph-databases/). This will be an interactive masterclass so raise your queries while Andreas is with us! He is more than willing to attend to your concerns. But if any of you will be interested to present or sponsor, you are most welcome! We can adjust the agenda, no worries. Below are the links for registration: See you all again soon, Singapore TechMeetups! VENUE SPONSORS: For more inquiries, you can e-mail [masked]
- Startupbootcamp Pitch Days Singapore
On the 28th of June as part of its Pitch Day Tour (http://thenextweb.com/insider/2013/02/22/startupbootcamp-open-pitch-days/), Europe's leading startup accelerator Startupbootcamp will be holding a Pitch Day in Singapore to meet many of the region's most talented entrepreneurs and mentors. The format is simple - spend 5 minutes talking about your company, and participate in a series of 20 minute mentorship sessions where you'll meet the SBC team along with many of Singapore's leading entrepreneurs and investors Who should apply for a Pitch Day? Any startup interested in joining a Startupbootcamp program should apply. Pitch Days are a way for us to get to know each other. There's no pressure - consider it a chance to meet the SBC team, learn about the programs (http://www.startupbootcamp.org/programs.html), and interact with amazing mentors. In addition to receiving constructive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts, you'll have a chance to expand your network in increase your chances of being accepted into a Startupbootcamp program. Lastly, all teams chosen to take part in Startupbootcamp Pitch Days will be awarded $250 in Amazon Web Services AWS credits courtesy of our pitch day partner Amazon. How to apply for a Pitch Day? Just answer these 7 simple questions (http://www.f6s.com/startupbootcampapplications#programs/ajax-application) to apply for the Pitch Day held Singapore on 28th of June. Applications close on the 24th of June so make sure to fill out the short application form in full by then. After you have applied, we will get in touch shortly after applications close if you have been selected to attend. If your team needs to arrange travel prior to the event, you can request an early evaluation by emailing [masked] To increase your chances of being selected remember to provide us with as much information as possible in your application. Also, we like visuals so including a slide deck or video is helpful. References from your advisors are also a plus.
- TechMeetups Drinks and Demo Night! Singapore June 2013 #TMUDrinks
It's another TechMeetups Drinks & Demo Night! To all startups who missed the first one, here's another night of fun tech-savvy networking this June 04! If you want to share your new ideas or a demo of your startup, this is a big opportunity for you to get involved! We'll have a maximum of 5 presentation slots of 10 minutes each, followed by an interaction with our community. AGENDA: 6:30 pm Doors Open 7:00 pm Presentations Begin 8:00 pm More Socializing! 9:00 pm Event Ends PRESENTERS: Steffen Hedebrandt, Elance (http://bit.ly/Elance-Techmeetups) Steffen will talk about how companies can find instant talent all over the world, including freelancers ready to work at cost-efficient prices without reducing quality. When hiring remote professionals to work on-demand, in any category, participants will discover that their potential for growth is limitless. Habib Mohamed, Proinfocus Pte Ltd. (http://www.proinfocus.com/) Proinfocus delivers productive and use-friendly software and internet applications for small and medium businesses helping them gain compettitive advantage with value for money. Having served a diverse clientele for over 4 years, Proinfocus believes in delivering affordable solutions that are easily adaptable and can be quickly impemented utilizing on the strong and tightly integrated Microsoft Technologies. Mateo, Tate & Tonic (http://www.tatetonic.com/) Tate & Tonic is Asia’s first personalized styling service for men. They help men look great without the hassle of shopping. VENUE SPONSORS: For more inquiries, you can e-mail [masked]. Looking forward to seeing many of you there!
- AngelHack Singapore - Spring 2013
HOW TO REGISTER: Click here (http://ahsp13singapore-techmeetups.eventbrite.com/) to get 50% discount for your tickets for AngelHack by using promo code 'techmeetups50' Are you ready to take your big idea to the next level? Then jump start your startup ideas at AngelHack's global hackathon competition, where you can win $100,000's in prizes, hack your way into our accelerator program (http://www.angelhack.com/accelerator), get flown out to Silicon Valley, pitch the Valley's top investors, and ALL that for just winning the hackathon! Boo-Ya! The fun starts at AngelHack ATL on May 11th, where you'll find: * 100's of amazing developers & designers for you to work with* Immediate attention and opportunity for your project to get accelerated* Tech Media to run stories on winning teams* An awesome community of mentors and expert judges * And all those amazing prizes we mentioned above! This isn’t your typical hackathon; this is the big leagues. This is AngelHack. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUm9CBlcAMk) 1st Prize The winning team will be entered into a three-month AngelHack Accelerator Program to get from “Hack to Startup” with top mentors before flying to Silicon Valley in September to pitch before leading investors and tech industry insiders in the grand final. Spot Prizes There will be numerous spot prizes up for grabs like XBoxes Nerf Guns T Shirts Helicopters Sun Glasses API Prizes Gags Cash What should I build? We want to see new projects that can wow the crowd and have the potential to improve peoples lives. Hacks that people would use, laugh at, and potentially scale. Have fun, try to finish in time, show us an awesome demo! Previous winners include: Microryza (https://www.microryza.com/), Osper, (https://meetosper.com/) Testlio, (http://testlio.com/) TapFame (http://www.tapfame.com/),WeFunder (http://www.wefunder.com/), Kloutron, & Airpost (http://airpost.io/) For more info visit our Rules (http://angelhack.com/rules), Schedule (http://www.angelhack.com/schedule), and AngelHack Accelerator (http://www.angelhack.com/accelerator) pages. Look forward to seeing you there! -The AngelHack Team
- TechMeetups Drinks & Demo Night! Singapore April 2013 #TMUDrinks
Finally, we're meeting up once again at TechMeetups Drinks & Demo Night! We're looking forward to another night of fun tech-savvy networking this April 22! Attention all startups! If you want to share your new ideas or a demo of your startup, this is a big opportunity for you to get involved! We'll have a maximum of 5 presentation slots of 10 minutes each, followed by an interaction with our community. AGENDA: 6:30pm Doors Open 7:00 pm Presentations Begin 8:00 pm More Socializing! 9:00 pm Event Ends PRESENTERS: Timothy SIM, eG Innovations (http://www.eginnovations.com/) eG Enterprise provides monitoring of more than 140 components across all popular platform and includes a unique dataflow technology for customers to simplify and accelerate discovery, diagnosis and resolution of performance problems across physical and virtualized infrastructure. eG Enterprise Suite has helped customers improve service performance/availability and user experience with its patented technology that proactively identify and diagnose performance bottlenecks for mission critical systems. The solution has also helped customers increase performance visibility of outsourced application. Lack of visibility and real time performance diagnosis in multi-vendor environment result in increased downtime and raise the cost for business. eG Innovations technology eliminates the need for multiple solution to manage performance of heterogeneous infrastructure and streamline fault isolation. VJ Africa, PGE Solutions Pte Ltd (http://pge-solutions.com/) PGE Solutions is the leading NetSuite Solutions Provider in Asia Pacific. It is one of the most seasoned and reputable NetSuite consulting practices in the region with project deployments in Singapore, The Philippines, Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Cambodia, Korea, Malaysia, Peru, Thailand, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Specializing in Wholesale Distribution, Manufacturing, E-Commerce and Retail (with expertise in F&B), and Services, PGE Solutions delivers NetSuite to organisations ranging from small enterprises and non-profit organisations, to large well-established business conglomerates and international enterprises across various verticals. Rudi Lim, Nesto (http://www.databasesingapore.com/) Nesto is a UX research and design company with over 7 years of experience working with products from government clients, large multinationals, and start-ups and is now launching their very own start-up idea as well. Business Newsgraphics (http://www.businessnewsgraphics.com/), is a media site, which presents trending business news in a sexy visual infographics format. Habib Mohamed, Proinfocus Pte Ltd. (http://www.proinfocus.com/) Proinfocus delivers productive and use-friendly software and internet applications for small and medium businesses helping them gain compettitive advantage with value for money. Having served a diverse clientele for over 4 years, Proinfocus believes in delivering affordable solutions that are easily adaptable and can be quickly impemented utilizing on the strong and tightly integrated Microsoft Technologies. In his presentation, Habib will introduce Document Repository (http://www.proinfocus.com/Services.aspx), which is an easy-to-use cloud service that allows any SME, Large Organisations and Schools to easily publish on the web both Public Contents and Private content with Language support. Muhammad Md Rahim, Qiscus by 1.618 Pte Ltd (http://www.qiscus.com) As the world is becoming more and more open and connected, we believe in facilitating a high energy, inspired. vibrant and colourful workforce to build amazing products and services. We envision qiscus connecting people of different creed and languages from different locations working together in perfect sync and harmony. We connect people by allowing them to message easily and professionally. VENUE SPONSORS: For more inquiries, you can e-mail [masked]
- TechMeetups Drinks & Demo at Barcelona #MobileWorldCongress
The International TechMeetups community comes to Barcelona When it comes to mobile technologies, Barcelona is the place to be in Feb! TechMeetups is hosting Drinks & Demo Night at #MobileWordCongress 2013 and bringing together its Internationaal Tech community to demo & talk about all things Mobile. This would give you an opportunity to demo your awesome product / service and get great feedback and form partnerships with members of the most vibrant international tech communities. With #MobileWorldCongress (http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/) happening in Barcelona 25-28 Feb and every Startup, Corporate and VC interested in mobile technologies being in Barcelona that day, you can be sure that your message will be heard! For all information about presenting at the event, please contact mirjana[at]techmeetups.com AGENDA 6:00 PM Doors open 7:00 PM Presentations: 10 minutes each, maximum 6 presenters 8:00 PM Networking! 9.00 PM Doors close OUR PARTNERS You can also check this event at our site (http://techmeetups.com/event/techmeetups-drinks-demo-at-mobileworldcongress-barcelona-2013/) and Eventbrite (http://drinks-demo-barcelona.eventbrite.com/).