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[SEA Connect] Why Southeast Asia is an Investment Hotbed

August 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Paul Allen Building, Cypress Semiconductor Auditorium (101X), 330 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Interested to learn more about Southeast Asia's tech startup ecosystem & the abundance of opportunities in the region? Come join Monk's Hill Ventures' SEA Connect (Southeast Asia Connect) panel & networking event on August 22, co-hosted by the US-Asia Technology Management Center at Stanford University.

In the upcoming session, our panel of accomplished investors & entrepreneurs will discuss the factors that make Southeast Asia, a region with over 655 million people in 11 countries, an investment hotbed for global investors and an attractive (but challenging) opportunity for startups.

Come early for the networking session and connect with fellow tech enthusiasts in the area! Refreshments will be provided. RSVP now to reserve your spot as seats are limited!


6.00pm-7.00pm: Registration & networking session

7.00pm-7.05pm: Welcome note

7.05pm-7.45pm: Panel discussion: Why Southeast Asia is an Investment Hotbed

7.45pm-8.00pm: Q&A session

8.00pm-8.30pm: Closing networking


Vu Van, Co-founder & CEO, ELSA

Casper Sermsuksan, Co-founder & CEO, Kulina

Helen Foo, VP Product Management, Alation & Operating Advisor, Monk's Hill Ventures

Peng T. Ong, Managing Partner, Monk's Hill Ventures


Richard B. Dasher, Ph.D., Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center & Adjunct Professor, Stanford University


Via Ortega Garage

498 Via Ortega

Stanford, CA 94305

Free and open to the public.  Registration required at

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US-Asia Technology Management center, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
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