Startup founders face many challenges when they first launch their business; from working on product development, customer acquisition, team building and so on. But fundraising is one of the biggest challenges that comes in the process. It is a difficult process that requires time and preparation. So what do prospective entrepreneurs need to know?
Find out what criteria investors are looking for when investing in startups with Peng T. Ong, Managing Partner of Monk's Hill Ventures, a technology venture fund investing in post-seed stage startups in Southeast Asia.
Peng is an entrepreneur who invests in entrepreneurs. He does so primarily through his role as Managing Partner at Monk's Hill Ventures — a technology venture fund based in Southeast Asia that he co-founded. Peng was the co-founder and CTO of Match.com (acquired by IAC). After Match.com, he was the founder and CEO of Interwoven, which went public on NASDAQ and grew to a $10B market cap, before being acquired and is now part of HP. After Interwoven, Peng founded Encentuate (acquired by IBM). Most recently, Peng was a Partner at GSR Ventures, a leading VC in China. Peng has also served on many boards, including SingTel and YY.com. He is currently the Chairman of SolveEducation!. Peng earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.
The session will be moderated by Adrian Lim, Director of BLOCK71 Jakarta and CEO of Popbox.
Date: Wed, 21st February 2018
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue: BLOCK71 Jakarta, Ariobimo Sentral level 8, Jl HR Rasuna Said X2-5, Kuningan Timur
6.30pm - 7.00pm Registration
7.00pm - 7.10pm Opening by BLOCK71 Jakarta
7.10pm - 7.55pm Sharing session
7.55pm - 8.15pm Q&A
8.15pm - Finish Closing and networking