Sasin Entrepreneurship Center (SEC)
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“How to work with big corporates as startups?” by Max Kortrakul and Bond Thaiyanurak ( June2015)

Max has worked with biggest stock broker, biggest Telco in Thailand, whereas Bond works with some of the top property development and condos in Thailand. Together they will share their entrepreneurial experience on how they have approached and worked with these giant corporates in a panel discussion format.


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“Lean Startup” by Efraim Pettersson (April 2015)

Efraim - originally from the Southwest US & Sweden - started out professionally by hacking games at the age of 12. He dropped out of highschool and started university at 16.

As a techpreneur, Efraim has been the technology-lead behind many successful startups such as: PMA Systems, Morpheus™, Day of Defeat, Natural Selection, Beowulf Cluster Project, StickyDrive, AnchorFree & eKita. He is also an active persona in the global hi-tech startup industry. He firmly believes in paying it back by helping the next wave of techpreneurs


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Common Legal Pitfalls by Michael Doyle (March 2015)

Michael Doyle is a licensed US lawyer and senior partner of the law firm Seri Manop and Doyle based in Bangkok.

He is the author of the books Doyle’s Practical Guide to Thailand Business Law (4th Edition) and Doyle’s Practical Guide to Business Law in Emerging Countries in Asia, which is published by Carolina Academic Press in the US and covers China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

His core areas of expertise are commercial transactions, merger acquisition and energy projects.


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Do you believe you have the POWER to lead in CrowdEconomy! by Hong Sin Kwek (December 2014)

Pioneering the efforts of Crowdfunding in Asia, Hong Sin is on a mission to spread awareness and impact on ‘Crowd Wisdom’ – The effort to collectively expand the economy through the power of many. Successfully drove 1st Crowdfunding Summit in Singapore and a strong advocator supporting various countries in Asia, Africa, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. 2015 marks a fully packed campaign of evangelizing Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing.   


Partners in Asia including policy makers and economic influencers draw on Hong Sin’s expertise, drive and tenacity to help manage and solve their business needs.


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“STYLHUNT’s Journey Through Asia’s # 1 Accelerator” by Surawat (Sam) Promyotin ( November 2014)

STYLHUNT is a Thai e-commerce startup, and one of the less than 4% of global applicants accepted into JFDI (Asia's #1 Startup Accelerator).  He previously Co-Founded Groupon Thailand, managed a $100M product line in Silicon Valley, and won the global Sales Director award at Lyreco.  Sam will share his team's invaluable journey through the Thai and Singapore startup ecosystem.


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Venture Capital in Southeast Asia by Douglas Abrams (October 2014)

Douglas Abrams is the founder and CEO of Expara, Singapore’s leading incubator. He has launched two seed stage (Expara IDM Ventures I and II) and one early-stage venture fund (Extream Ventures) in Singapore since 2007. He is currently the Chairman of the Business Angel Network of Southeast Asia (BANSEA) and has been a Director since 2002. He was a founding partner of Parallax Capital Management, a Singapore-based funds management company in 2000.


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Pitching Tips for Start-ups by Andrew Stotz (September 2014)

Andrew Stotz, CFA, is an award-winning financial analyst and “Investing-in-Asia” expert who has spent more than 20 years analyzing and investing in Asian stock markets. As co-founder of CoffeeWORKS, Andrew’s entrepreneurial insights have landed him judging roles in numerous new venture competitions and investor pitches. His pitching tips compile over 21 years of experience into one fun-filled evening with good food and wine


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Life of a Serial Entrepreneur “Art of the Start” by Graham Brain (August 2014)

Has over 25 years experience in Asia enjoying the creativeness & high energy associated with various & unrelated start-ups, including manufacturing (sports & military composite products), barter trade exchange, restaurant franchising & several technology solutions.


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Funding for Thai Start-ups by David Shelters (July 2014)

 Mr. David possesses over fifteen years of entrepreneurial experience as a founder, co-founder, financial advisor and/or mentor to numerous tech start-ups in both America and Asia. He is also a leading advocate and active participant in the local tech entrepreneurial scene presenting at numerous start-up events in Thailand and throughout Southeast Asia.


He will give an overview on the Thai start-up scene as well as advice and examples of how to get funding.


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