08.30 am Registration | HSBC Connect and Network
11.15 am HSBC Stephen’s Den* - Pitch Session I
- Dave Ng, Principal, B Capital
- Justin Hall, Principal, Golden Gate Ventures
- Chow Lee Ling, Partnerships, Stripe Asia
- Rakesh Bhatia, Hektor Singapore
- Vivek Ramachandran, Global Head of Growth and Innovation, HSBC
The winner is StashAway. Prize is an exclusive invitation* to the 3 day HSBC Tech Connections in San Francisco and S$10,000 in cash.
1.00 pm Lunch | Networking
02.15 pm “Buzz in the Hive” Session I
Exciting times ahead and across HSBC group as it continues to bring ground-breaking and disruptive digital banking solutions to our clients. From the intuitive FaceID authentication on its mobile app to the recent milestone of making the world’s first trade transaction utilising blockchain. In this panel, we will hear from our HSBC subject experts who will share and explore HSBC’s on-going and future roadmap with innovation, fintechs and digitalisation as it redefines its banking experience and efficiency.
03.00 pm HSBC Stitt’s Den* - Pitch Session II
- Kenrick Drijkoningen, Head of Growth, Golden Gate Ventures
- Paul Burmester, Head of Innovation & Partnerships, Singtel-Innov8
- Jonathan Hammond, Head of Unilever Foundry
- Jennifer Ho, Principal, Dymon Asia Capital
- Alan J Turner, Country Head of Commercial Banking, HSBC
The winner is EndoMaster. The prize is cash reward of S$15,000.
04.30 pm “Buzz in the Hive” Session II
Outside looking in: Venture Capital and Investment Landscape for Startups
Globally, it has been an extremely positive start to the VC market, with Q1 tallying of over US$49.3 billion invested worldwide. Singapore has seen record investment in Q1 2018. However, we are seeing declining trends in deal volume with median deal sizes increasing across the board. Is this an indication of a maturing Singapore eco-system? In this panel, we will speak with some of the leading VCs and investment firms to share their insights.
05.30 pm Pitch Award Ceremony
06.00 pm Event ends
*10 companies will be shortlisted to pitch at each round