|9:00 AM - 9:10 AM||Welcome Note Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Asia Pacific|
|9:10 AM - 10:00 AM||Panel: Building & Growing Businesses in Highly Regulated/Unregulated Markets
As a startup begins to scale up, it looks toward both regulated and unregulated geographies, and each comes with its own set of challenges. For a company venturing out of Singapore, meeting these challenges is often more hard, considering how business-friendly the island nation is.
|10:00 AM - 10:15 AM||
Keynote: Building a Successful Global Company
Chatri Sityodtong, Founder, Chairman and CEO, ONE Championship, on his journey, and triumphs and tribulations along the way
|10:15 AM - 10:45 AM||
Panel: Building communities in Building a Business
Most businesses, whether startups or traditional SMEs, need to build a community around their products and services to stay relevant and be successful. It could be a formal membership like a subscription-based product or just a group of loyal fans or customers cheering for the brand.
|10:45 AM - 11:30 AM||
Connecting Capital to Innovation
Funds are looking to invest aggressively in Southeast Asia. Fashion industry, agriculture and food, labour, healthcare services, manufacturing, and construction tech are well poised to gain from the bull market in the first three quarters of 2019.
|11:30 AM - 12:30 PM||Startup Kickoff|
|12:30 PM - 1:30 PM||Networking Lunch|
|1:30 PM - 2:00 PM||
Pocket Sun, founding partner, SoGal Ventures, talks to Ritu Marya on making investments matter
|2:00 PM - 2:30 PM||
Leadership: How to Be a Great CXO and Lead the Organization to Success
A CXO is not merely to plan and direct action, but to inspire, empower belief and transform. Powerful technologies like the cloud and artificial intelligence are quickly shifting what it means to compete, making it all the more important for leaders to bring digital transformation.
|2:30 PM - 3:00 PM||
Keynote: The Power of Influence
Emotional intelligence remains a key ingredient in the development of corporate leaders. To be the kind of leader that inspires happier teams, you need to ensure you’re focusing on influence rather than power, to achieve strategic outcomes. That means towing a delicate line between exerting the kind of pressure that inspires critical, creative thinking and creating a workplace that allows people to feel relaxed and confident in their abilities. The relationship between power and influence is vital to good leadership.Caroline Stokes, author, headhunter and executive coach, will share thoughts on how influence can help you build a
|3:00 PM - 3:30 PM||
Panel: Finding the Next Big idea
Today everyone–young or old—has an idea to build a business. But would the idea be a commercial success? Estimates show only one out of every 5,000 inventions undergo successful product launches to the extent they result in a good return for their inventor.
|3:30 PM - 3:45 PM||Valedictory Address & End of the Conference|