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Thumbsup Thailand to organize first meetup, "Start it Up, Power it Up"

By Jacky Yap

Thailand leading technology blog, Thumbsup will organize a meetup to help build the local startup ecosystem.

Thumbsup has always been one of Thailand’s leading tech blog with its local community seeing the blog as an important source of news and information on digital businesses. They have always taken full interest to help build the local startup community and ecosystem in Thailand. One of the few things that they will now be doing includes organizing meetups for the local community.

This series of meetups will be called “Start it Up, Power it Up”. “Start it Up” aims to encourage those who have not started up yet but have ideas and wishes to be entrepreneurs. “Power it Up” on the other hand, aims to help connect existing startups with other fellow startup founders for domain expertise exchange as well as networking. For its inaugural event, it will center around the theme of how Thai startups can go global and progress to the regional and international level.

Event Details:

Date: 29th July 2012

Time: 12:30pm – 4:00pm

Venue: Hubba office (Ekkamai Soi 4)

Agenda:

12:30 – 13:30              Registration

13:30 – 13:45              Section 1:  Introduction

13:45 – 14:15              Section 2:  Conversation topic “How can Thai Startups progress to Global?”  With Dr. Jay Jootar (Founder and CEO, The VC Group), Mr. Kanadej Thamanoonragsa (Fund Manager of Shinapanja Corp.) and Mr. Patai Padungtin (Principal Evangelist from Builk Asia)

14:15 – 14:30              Q&A with 3 guest speakers.

14:45 – 15:05              Section 3:  Introduce e27 and conversation topic “Updated trend of regional Startup in Asia” with Mr. Gabriel Yang (Media & Events Manager of e27)

15:10 – 16:00              Section 4:  Group conversations with thumbsup as moderators

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