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News  18, Jul 2012

Meng Wong, cofounder of JFDI.Asia to guest speak at Startup Grind

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Startup Grind, an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs organizes monthly meetups will hosts Meng Wong, co-founder and social engineer at JFDI.asia this July.

If you are not familiar with Meng Wong, you usually see Meng around in a suit and a frog. Some people in the community also agrees that Meng is one of the best dressed geek around.

Meng spent more than 15 years in Silicon Valley, Philadelphia and Vancouver. During that time, he founded two Internet dot-coms, led the SPF opensource standard to successful worldwide rollout, and learned several painful lessons about the operational aspects of early-stage entrepreneurship. His two previous ventures,pobox.com and karmasphere.com, explored the email security industry and developed reputation systems. Currently based in Singapore, Meng is also the Deputy Chairman of Business Angels’ Network South East Asia and is a volunteer contributor to Singapore Management University,A*Star, and INSEAD.

Event Details:

Date: 31st July 2012

Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Venue: Plug-In@Blk71

Address: 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent, #02-18, Singapore 139951, Singapore

Agenda:

7.30pm: fireside chat
8.15pm: Q&A
8.30pm: pizza & drinks and networking

Registration: http://www.meetup.com/Startup-Grind-Singapore/join/

Event details: http://www.meetup.com/Startup-Grind-Singapore/events/72173242/

Jacky Yap

Jacky Yap

Having spent one year abroad in Shanghai under the NUS Overseas College Programme, Jacky has an avid interest in entrepreneurship and web based startups. Jacky used to run N-House, Singapore's first entrepreneurial themed residence in NUS, and was also part of the organizing team for Startup Weekend Singapore 2012. You can reach him at jacky [at] e27 [dot] co

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