The hottest discussions on e-comm, gaming, innovation to take place this Saturday
Called Boston Consulting Group Technology Media Telecom Summit, the conference will be held at INSEAD; will feature speakers from Google, FacebookBy Theon Leong 07 Apr, 2014
In congruence with INSEAD’s mission to create a non-dogmatic learning environment that brings together people, cultures and ideas from around the world; the Technology, Media, Telecommunications Club (TMT) will organise a summit together sponsored by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on Saturday, April 12 , 2014.
Called the Boston Consulting Group Technology Media Telecom Summit, it will be held at INSEAD again after its success during its launch last year. It would feature speakers from BCG, Google, Facebook, Ubisoft, PayPal, and 3M, who will discuss consumer behaviour, innovation and gaming across Southeast Asia.
The event will feature a consumer technology e-commerce panel, whereby a discussion will be conducted on ‘e-Commerce in Southeast Asia’ with perspectives from Facebook, Google, BCG and more. A gaming panel will also explore the different business models, before concluding with the possible opportunities in the industry. This panel will feature representatives from Ubisoft, PayPal and Rock Nano.
Subsequently, there will be an innovation panel with 3M, which will discuss the future of technology. Lastly, INSEAD startups will be allowed to pitch to a panel of angel/ VC investors comprising individuals from 99.co and Golden Gate Ventures.
TMT Co-Lead Arvin Singh said, “The BCG TMT Summit is the highlight event of INSEAD’s TMT club. By bringing in top organisations in the technology, media and telecommunications space, we hope to inspire attendees to explore opportunities in these sectors. Our panels will focus on e-commerce, gaming and innovation in Southeast Asia, while the closing session will showcase INSEAD startups pitching to an experienced panel of angel and VC investors.”
INSEAD is one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools. Find out more about the event here.
Google United States of America Google provides search and advertising services, which together aim to organize and monetize the world's information. In addition to its dominant search engine, it offers a plethora of online tools. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified
Facebook United States of America Facebook is an online social networking service that enables its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified
Ubisoft United Kingdom Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified
99.co Singapore 99.co is a powerful map-based property search engine that utilizes smart algorithms to provide housing renters, buyers, and property agents a fast, transparent, & efficient property search experience. Latest funding: Not specified Investors: Not specified
Golden Gate Ventures Singapore Golden Gate Ventures is a seed fund investing in early stage internet startups in Southeast Asia. Their investment activities bring Silicon Valley best practices to startups in Southeast Asia. Funded Startups: Alodokter , IndoTrading.com, Indotrading , Ayannah , Claim Di, 99.co, Noonswoon, RedMart, Ayannah , Tradegecko,