Discussing the current landscape of investing, how startups should orientate themselves, what to expect, and what the future looks like from an investor's point of view.
For eight years from 1987-95, Robert X. Cringely wrote the Notes From the Field column in InfoWorld, a weekly computer trade newspaper. He is also the author of the best-selling book Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can’t Get a Date. His work has appeared, well, everywhere, and his PBS documentaries have aired in more than 60 countries.
William Bao Bean
William is a General Partner at SOSV, a US$700m+ venture capital fund known as "the Accelerator VC” with a >30% net realized IRR, where he is the Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, SOSV’s global Internet accelerator and the first accelerator in China and Managing Director of MOX, the mobile only accelerator platform with 130m smartphone users in SE Asia.
Mr. David Chen co-founded AngelVest Group (angelvestgroup.com), an investment platform comprising of individual angel investors and the AngelVest Fund curate and invest in early-stage companies. AngelVest Group has grown to be one of the largest branded angel groups in Greater China comprised of mostly expats based in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Jockum founded Snowball Capital in 2000. During this years at Snowball Capital he has executed more than a dozen deals and/or own investments, mainly in technology startups.