University of Michigan Alumni Singapore presents "Tech Startups: Real Reality or Virtual Reality?" by Alan Hsu, Co-Founder and General Partner, KK Fund and hosted by Ivy Chen, UM Ross BBA 2014
You’ve seen him as a judge on Channel NewsAsia's Start-UP, but in real life he is a successful investor and a Wolverine. UM's Alan Hsu breaks down the tech startup scene, separating fact from fiction, hype from reality. Points to be covered include:
- "What in the world is a tech startup?"
- Tech startup scene in Singapore and Southeast Asia
- Real Life (non tech) lessons from the tech startup world
- "So you want to launch a tech startup?"
Alan Hsu is the Co-Founder and General Partner of KK Fund, focusing on early stage internet and mobile investments in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Alan was trained as an engineer at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, receiving his BSE and MSE from the Industrial & Operations Engineering Department while also obtaining his MSE in Financial Engineering. Thereafter, Alan has worked in various industries including management consulting, investment banking, supply chain, and investment management.
Ivy Chen (Ivysiyuchen@gmail.com)
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DUAL-NUSS – 21: Endless Connections Structured Networking Event with Linkked Founder and CEO Ms. Shazaf Moonis
Still attending boring networking events and getting nothing from them?
Join us for Linkked’s signature networking event to help you build authentic and lasting connections. This event will be facilitated by Ms. Shazaf Moonis, founder and CEO of Linkked. Attendees will get to be part of a unique experience which will help them engage, make real connections and build lasting relationships. Members of NUSS and DUAL are welcomed to attend with their spouse to enjoy an evening of fun and fulfilment with focused engagement and structured content.
Cost: NUSS / DUAL Member & Spouse: $38; Early bird rate till 7 Aug 2017: $30
http://www.nuss.org.sg/news/21-endless-connections-2017; Light dinner and 2 complimentary drinks will be provided. Full charges apply to cancellations made after registration deadline 30 August 2017;
For enquiries, please contact Delphina Tan at 6586 3774 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
21: Endless Connections is an initiative by the Alumni Development & University Relations (ADUR) Sub-Committee in collaboration with DUAL. The event aims to provide both NUSS and DUAL members the exclusive opportunity to connect and network with one another.
Linkked provides a trusted forum for working professionals to meet and get to know others. It utilizes core interpersonal skills to facilitate connections and build relationships professionally and personally through workshops, structured networking events and consultations. For more information, please visit http://www.getlinkked.com/.
Shazaf Moonis , CEO/Linkked, is a graduate of Columbia University, Shazaf has extensive experience of human development, relationship dynamics and interpersonal skills building, across U.S. S and Asia. An international speaker, trainer and consultant, Shazaf has always been passionate about helping others succeed in their professional and personal lives.
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Stanford Club of Singapore 32nd Annual Dinner: President Xi Jinping's OBOR vision: Implications for ASEAN and Singapore
Join us on 18th Sep for an evening with friends, and Guest of Honour Prof Tan Kong Yam. Prof Tan will talk on “President Xi Jinping's One Belt One Road vision: Implications for ASEAN and Singapore”
Professor Tan Kong Yam is presently Professor of Economics at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the Director of the Asia Competitiveness Institute at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of NUS. He is also a Board Director of Changi Airport Group, Ascendas-Singbridge, and CapitaLand Retail China Trust of CapitaLand Group.
From June 2002 to June 2005, he was a senior economist at the World Bank office in Beijing. Prior to that, he was the Chief Economist of the Singapore government (1999-2002), and chief assistant to Dr Goh Keng Swee, the former deputy Prime Minister of Singapore from 1985-88.
He is a graduate of Princeton (1975-79,, Paul Volcker Thesis prize) and Stanford University (1980-83), where he completed his Master and PhD in 3 years.
Cost: Early bird registration and payment before 28h Aug 2017: $85 for Stanford, $90 for DUAL, $95 for non-members; Payment thereafter: $95 for Stanford, $100 for DUAL, $105 for non-members
Registration: Please email email@example.com, the date, amount of payment, registration details (name, email, mobile number, university/year of graduation)
Dinner will be 8-course Chinese menu from the award-winning Wah Lok Restaurant. For special dietary preferences (Vegetarian / Halal), please indicate during registration.
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SAVE THE DATE: Skin In The Game - Elevator pitch event
Are you an ambitious entrepreneur with an inspiring idea or someone interested in investing in high quality startups? Join DUAL for an event on 24th October which will give you the chance to connect. If you are a start-up and looking for investment during a fast-paced event, email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be asked to prepare a 3 mins presentation (3 ppt slides) and respond to 2 mins of Q&A from the audience.
6:00pm – 7:00pm: Registration and initial networking
7:00pm – 8:30pm: Elevator pitches and Q&A (10-15 min break included)
8:30pm – 8:45pm: Closing
8:45pm – 9:30pm: Networking
Registration deadline for start-ups interested in participating is August 18
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