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News  3, Sep 2012

Startups, venture capital and cloud at Founders Drinks Bangkok

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Thai coworking space HUBBA

(Credits: HUBBA)

e27 will be holding the first Founders Drinks Bangkok together with Amazon Web Services, Thumbsup.in.th and HUBBA. The evening will be filled with discussions around startups, venture capital and cloud.

The e27 team of Mohan Belani, director, and Gabriel Yang, media and events manager, will be in Thailand for the first Founders Drinks Bangkok. Joined by media partners Thumbsup.in.th and co-host HUBBA, the event is supported by Amazon Web Services. Attendees can expect discussions of the night to center around startups, venture capital and cloud.

e27, together with Amazon Web Servies, will be interested to meet more community member of the Thai tech startup ecosystem and to build deeper relationships with the Thai community. We are looking to discover valuable opportunities on how to continue working with the community there in the future, as Thailand is becoming a strong player in the tech startup ecosystem in Asia.

As the e27 team is expanding, we are also interested to grow our editorial team to cover more regional news. We are actively looking for contributing editors and writers in Thailand who understand the tech startup ecosystem and are able to contribute to e27′s English blog.

Read on for more information about the topics being shared and and agenda for the night.

The Impact of Cloud on Startups & Venture Capital – Pieter Kemps, Principal, Business Development & Venture Capital, Asia at Amazon

Amazon will talk about how Cloud has changed the startups scene by helping companies to develop, iterate, and innovate faster, scale your startup more easily, and monetize your product more easily. They will explore how this has benefitted companies like Dropbox, Instagram, and Pinterest. In addition, they will look at the impact of Cloud on the venture Capital landscape, and how the rise of seed  funds and accelerators has been enabled by the Cloud.

Why You Should NOT Start Your Own Startup – Mohan Belani, Director at e27

Everybody wants to start their own company today. Mohan will give you five reasons why you should not, and maybe five reasons why you should.

Event Details:

Date: 13 September, 2012 (Thursday)

Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Venue: HUBBA, 19 Soi Ekkamai 4, Sukumvit 63 Rd., Prakanong Nua, Wattana Bangkok, Thailand 10110

Agenda:

6.30pm Registration and networking

6.50pm Opening by e27,  Thumbsup.in.th and HUBBA

7.00pm The Impact of Cloud on Startups & Venture Capital by Pieter Kemps, Amazon Web Services

7.20pm Why You Should NOT Start Your Own Startup by Mohan Belani, e27

7.40pm Networking

Confirm your attendance by registering on the Founders Drinks Bangkok Eventbrite page. Amazon Web Services will be providing US$25 worth of Amazon Web Services credits to attendees of the event.

Featured Image Credits: HUBBA

Joash Wee

Joash Wee

Joash is passionate about tech startups and building the technopreneur community. While completing his undergraduate business degree, he decided to take a programming class just for kicks. Fortunately for him, he managed to scrap a pass and it now helps him get by with the geek talk. When he is not discussing about startups or the latest technologies, you can find him reading off his Kindle or taking photos with silver halide salts, old school.

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