- Fri, Mar 23, 2018 01:00 PM
10491, Taiwan, Taipei City
Latitude: 25.0703, Longitude: 121.522
The goal of the GlobalSouthTech global community is to foster and created cross-border partnerships in the area of investments, AI, fintech, Technology-Media-Telecom, Ed-tech, e-commerce and product market expansion between the emerging markets of the Global South (China, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia). Chinaccelerator in Shanghai and MOX Accelerator in Taipei who help startups expand throughout Asia are our close partners. The GlobalSouthTech community originally got started in New York City; we are now in more than 43 different cities worldwide and we have organized over 60 meetups connecting tech people around the world. Panelists: Marvin Liao, Partner at 500 Startups Marvin works with awesome startups across the globe and at the SF/SV accelerator programs – He invests in digital media, adtech, marketing cloud, e-commerce and mobile startups across the globe. Formerly of Yahoo! Inc. (10.5 years), Marvin has worked in various departments – sales, business development, ad operations and marketing. Most of his positions have been regional or global management roles, giving him extensive experience across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. He presently serves on the boards and advisory boards of several internet advertising and ad technology companies across the globe. In addition, he is a mentor for several startup accelerator programs in Europe, Israel and the US, helping guide startup teams with their sales, marketing and partner development efforts. Ryan Shuken, Program Director at MOX Ryan is Program Director and Partner at MOX, where he oversees development of the MOX ecosystem of founders, investors, mentors and partners. He is also the growth-hacker in residence at Chinaccelerator, founder of the #1 startup podcast in China, and has founded and built startups on three continents. Specialized in building metric-driven growth strategies, Ryan helps companies optimize growth in Asia/SEA and developing markets.Ryan graduated from Colorado College with a degree in Economics and Chinese language, having spent two years studying Chinese language, law, international trade and culture at Fudan University as part of his degree. He also studied international business and entrepreneurship in Sweden at the Jonkoping School of International Business. After graduation, he continued advanced Chinese language and contracts study at East China Normal University, and worked for as Director of Marketing and Partnerships at a silicon valley translation app company. Ryan has been part of SOSV’s China ecosystem, first as mentor and then staff, since 2014. Host: Adrian Avendano is the founder of the Latin America Tech Meetup and GlobalSouthTech now a community in 43 different cities with the goal to bridge all emerging tech ecosystems around the world. Adrian in an Irish national born in Mexico City, and raised in New York City, and has traveled to 70 countries. Additionally, he has lived and worked in Mexico, Ireland, Chile, Poland, Holland, Berlin, UK, Manila, Yangon, Seoul, Bangkok, San Francisco and Copenhagen. Adrian started his first company in Ireland in 2008, which received funding from Enterprise Ireland in 2011. In 2013 he received funding from the StartupChile program. Adrian has a computer science degree and has been coding for over 13 years. Since 2008 then he has been starting tech companies that connect people. Including Peoplehunt, CrowdScanner, and Meetforeal. Our Supporters MOX — the Mobile Only Accelerator — helps the best mobile startups from around the world acquire millions of users in Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, and South America. MOX has 130+ million users on its smartphone platform and offers free user acquisition and investment in return for equity and revenue share. The strategic partnership kicks off with a three-month accelerator program and includes up to 250k new users to optimize retention and monetization market by market. Based in Taipei, MOX is operated by SOSV - the Accelerator VC - a venture fund with $300M AUM operating eight global accelerators in the Internet, Hardware, Biotech and Food spaces. Chinaccelerator, a leading startup accelerator in China, is a mentorship-driven program helping internet startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund SOSV with $300M AUM operating eight global accelerators. Chinaccelerator offers three months of rigorous guidance, training, and resources from mentors, partners, and investors. The robust and supportive alumni network continues into the startups’ post-Chinaccelerator lifespan.