MEMBER FORUMS

H2's signature member forums take place every other month across all global chapters in settings that facilitate open, trusted discussions. Cross-chapter event participation is actively encouraged to build member to member relationships across geographies. Member forums utilize a model that gives participants the opportunity to engage in interactive and structured member-led discussions as well to connect 1:1. H2 member events follow the Chatham House Rule.

UPCOMING MEMBER FORUMS | PAST MEMBER FORUMS

INSIGHTS

Insights is a mission-oriented global innovation program from H2 designed to drive the growth of next generation products and services in the digital domain. Leveraging an integrated platform and H2 network resources, the program provides Startups and Corporates qualified access to domain expertise and market intelligence across the globe. For more information, visit h2.co/insights

H2O

Introduced in 2013, H2's annual global innovation leadership summit, H2O, is held in Silicon Valley every October. Designed as a senior level, invitation only event for H2 Members and invited guests, the summit draws upon H2′s industry operator-focused global network of startup leaders and companies across the world’s digital centers to share expert perspectives on core themes and innovation trends shaping the industry. For more information, visit h2.co/h2o

2014 MEMBER FORUMS CALENDAR

  • Beijing: Jan 14, Mar 25, May 27, Jul 28, Nov 25
  • Berlin: Jan 29, Mar 20, May 21, Aug 20, Nov 19 
  • India: Jan 29, Mar 26, May 28, Aug 25, Nov 26 
  • London: Jan 23, Mar 19, May 21, Jul 23, Sep 17, Nov 19 
  • New York: Jan 30, Mar 20, May 22, Jul 24, Nov 20 
  • Sao Paulo: Jan 30, Mar 26, May 29, Jul 31, Nov 25 
  • Silicon Valley: Jan 28, Mar 18, May 15, Jul 22, Nov 18 
  • Singapore: Jan 20, Mar 24, May 26, Jul 21, Nov 24 
  • Tel Aviv: Jan 27, Mar 24, May 18, Jul 21, Sep 23, Nov 17
  • Tokyo: Jan 29, Mar 19, May 28, Jul 29, Nov 26 

UPCOMING MEMBER FORUMS

November 2014

PAST MEMBER FORUMS

July 2014

  • Beijing (Jul 28): Creating a Culture of Innovation & Key Learnings from Silicon Valley; Discussion Lead: Nayan Patel – Founder & CEO @ H2
  • Berlin (Aug 13): Company Case Study: Vungle & Innovations in App Monetization; Discussion Lead: Colin Behr – VP of Business Development & International
  • India (Aug 25): Building a $100M E-commerce Brand in India - A View from Below the Surface; Discussion Lead: Karan Behal – Founder & CEO @ PrettySecrets
  • London (Jul 23): Company Case Study: Osper & Next Generation Mobile Banking Services; Discussion Lead: Alick Varma - Founder & CEO @ Osper
  • Sao Paulo (Jul 31): Understanding Bitcoin - What is it, How Does it Work, and Why it Matters; Discussion Lead: Flavio Pripas - Founder & CEO @ Bitinvest
  • Silicon Valley (Jul 22): Company Case Study: Freshdesk & Delivering Customer Service in the Age of Social; Discussion Lead: Dilawar Syed - President North America @ Freshdesk
  • Singapore (Jul 21): Online Travel: The Field of Broken Entrepreneurial Dreams; Discussion Lead: Gareth Williams - Co-Founder & CEO @ Skyscanner
  • Tel Aviv (Jul 21): Challenges and Opportunities in the Business to Business Mobile Apps Market; Eran Ben Shushan - Co-Founder & CEO @ Bizzabo
  • Tokyo (Jul 29): Company Case Study: Evernote & Japan Market Entry Strategies; Discussion Lead: Ken Inoue - General Manager, Japan @ Evernote 

May 2014 - 4 Year Anniversary

  • Beijing (May 27): Special Chapter Forum / Anniversary & Insights Launch; Partner Case Study: SingTel Innov8; Discussion Lead: William Bao Bean - MD @ SingTel Innov8
  • Berlin (May 21): Special Chapter Forum / Anniversary & Insights Launch; Company Case Study: Satago; Discussion Lead: Steven Renwick - Founder & CEO @ Satago
  • India (May 28): 15 Years of E-Commerce in India: from Times Internet to ibibo; Discussion Lead: Ashish Kashyap – Founder & CEO @ ibibo Group
  • London (May 21): Special Chapter Forum / Anniversary & Insights Launch; Company Case Study: Sayduck; Discussion Lead: Matt Drew - Founder & VP Product @ Sayduck
  • New York (May 22): Special Chapter Forum / Anniversary & Insights Launch; Partner Case Study: Sparkpr; Discussion Lead: Ruth Sarfaty - Managing Director @ Sparkpr
  • Sao Paulo (May 29): 20 Years of Automotive Marketplaces in Brazil: from Webmotors to iCarros; Discussion Lead: Sylvio Barros – Founder & CEO @ iCarros
  • Silicon Valley (May 15): Special Chapter Forum / Anniversary & Insights Launch; Company Case Study: Kalibrr; Discussion Lead: Paul Rivera - Founder @ CEO @ Kalibrr
  • Singapore (May 26): Mobile Video & Sports Content in Emerging Markets: Opportunities & Key Learnings; Discussion Lead: Unmish Parthasarathi – SVP - GM BallBall (Japan, Indonesia & Vietnam) @ News Corp
  • Tel Aviv (May 18): Company Case Study: MyHeritage & Delivering on Core Values to Build a Billion Dollar Company; Michael Mallin – Chief Product Officer @ MyHeritage
  • Tokyo (May 28): Special Chapter Forum / Anniversary & Insights Launch; 

March 2014

  • Beijing (Mar 25): Emerging Trends in the China Startup Ecosystem; Discussion Lead: William Bao Bean - Founder @ KineticOne, Managing Director @ SingTel Innov8 China 
  • India (Mar 26): Company Case Study: Olacabs & Using Technology to Redefine the Rules and Disrupt an Entrenched Industry; Discussion Lead: Bhavish Aggarwal – Co-Founder & CEO @ Olacabs
  • London (Mar 19): How to Manage Creative People; Discussion Lead: Peter Skillman – Head of Design @ HERE
  • New York (Mar 20): The Role of Digital Media in Creating the Sports Fan of the Future; Discussion Lead: Chris Schlosser – VP, MLS Digital @ Major League Soccer
  • Sao Paulo (Mar 26): Mobile Landscape & Trends in Brazil; Discussion Lead: Fabricio Bloisi – CEO @ Movile
  • Silicon Valley (Mar 18): Company Case Study: Vuclip & Mobile Video Trends in Mobile First Markets; Discussion Lead: Nickhil Jakatdar – Co-Founder & CEO @ Vuclip
  • Singapore (Mar 24): Emerging Trends in Cloud Computing; Discussion Lead: Damian Crotty – President & CEO @ CloudFX
  • Tel Aviv (Mar 24): Strategies for Effectively Hiring & Running Teams in Functions Outside Your Expertise; Tamar Yaniv – Co-Founder & CEO @ Preen.me
  • Tokyo (Mar 19): Emerging Trends in Gamification; Discussion Lead: Koji Fukada – Founder & President @ Yumemi

January 2014

  • Beijing (Jan 14): Developing in China for China; Discussion Lead: Norbert Chang – CEO @ Lekan
  • Berlin (Jan 29): Emerging Communications Strategies & Considerations for Startups; Discussion Lead: Kirsten Maynard – H2 Partner Lead & Director @ Sparkpr (special guest speaker) 
  • India (Jan 29): Company Case Study: Nazara & Global Trends in Mobile Gaming; Discussion Lead: Nitish Mittersain – Founder & CEO @ Nazara
  • London (Jan 23): Strategies for Driving & Surviving an Acquisition; Discussion Lead: Jason Keane – President @ Saffron Digital
  • New York (Jan 30): Successfully Navigating the Transition from Corporate to Entrepreneur; Discussion Lead: Nora Abousteit – Founder @ Kollabora
  • Sao Paulo (Jan 30): Emerging Trends & Applications in Big Data; Discussion Lead: Frederico Hohagen – Co-Founder & Commercial Director @ MapLink
  • Silicon Valley (Jan 28): Driving Strategic Value & Accelerating Growth through Partnerships; Discussion Lead: Karen Appleton – SVP Global Alliances @ Box
  • Singapore (Jan 20): The Maturing Southeast Asia Startup Ecosystem - Lessons from the Ground; Discussion Lead: Vinnie Lauria – Managing Partner @ Golden Gate Ventures
  • Tel Aviv (Jan 27): Hiring & Building Hacker Teams for Lean Innovation; Raphael Ouzan – Founder, CTO & Head of Product @ BillGuard
  • Tokyo (Jan 29): Company Case Study: istyle & the Beauty Vertical Opportunity in Asia; Discussion Lead: Kei Sugawara – Chief Financial Officer @ istyle

November 2013

  • Beijing (Nov 26): Fundraising Across Borders: Strategies & Considerations for Startup Leaders; Discussion Lead: Bertrand Schmitt – CEO & Chairman @ App Annie
  • Berlin (Nov 27): Strategies for Managing Organizational Scaling & Health During Growth Cycles; Discussion Lead: Marc Strigel – COO @ SoundCloud
  • India (Nov 20): Mobile in India: Trends & Implications from VAS to Data; Discussion Lead: Beerud Sheth – Co-Founder & CEO @ GupShup
  • London (Nov 20): Raw Innovation: Models for Incubating Your Vision One Day at a Time... Will the Final Chapter Take Care of Itself?; Discussion Lead: Liz Rice – Co-Founder @ Tank Top TV (part of Telefonica's WAYRA incubator)
  • New York (Nov 19): Spotify, Hulu & Emerging Trends in Online Entertainment; Discussion Lead: Jorge Espinel – Head of Global Business Development @ Spotify
  • Sao Paulo (Nov 27): Company Case Study: Locaweb & Emerging Trends in Web Hosting in the Age of Cloud Computing; Discussion Lead: Flavio Jansen – CEO @ Locaweb
  • Silicon Valley (Nov 18): Company Case Study: Udemy & Disruptive Innovation in Online Education; Discussion Lead: Dennis Yang – President & COO @ Udemy
  • Singapore (Nov 18): Company Case Study: RedMart & the E-Commerce Landscape in Southeast Asia; Discussion Lead: Roger Egan – Co-Founder & CEO @ RedMart
  • Tel Aviv (Nov 24): Company Case Study: Adotomi & Building Trusted, Open Relationships on the Path to Acquisition; Discussion Lead: Joe McCormack – Founder & CEO @ Adquant
  • Tokyo (Nov 27): Company Case Study: Rovio & Global Trends in Mobile Gaming and Entertainment; Discussion Lead: Antti Sonninen – Country Director, Japan @ Rovio

September 2013

  • Beijing (Sep 24): Company Case Study: CMUNE & Building a Global Company from China; Discussion Lead: Ludovic Bodin – Co-Founder & CEO @ CMUNE
  • Berlin (Oct 31): Emerging Trends in Mobile Advertising; Discussion Lead: Dirk Freytag – CEO @ YOC
  • India (Sep 24): The Realities of Building & Running Startups in India vs. Silicon Valley: Perspectives from an American Entrepreneur in India; Discussion Lead: Valerie Wagoner – Founder & CEO @ ZipDial
  • London (Sep 26): Selling without Sex - How to Succeed in the Youth Mobile Apps Market; Discussion Lead: Celia Francis – CEO @ WeeWorld
  • New York (Sep 26): Company Case Study: Etsy & Building Online Marketplaces on a Global Scale; Discussion Lead: Kruti Patel Goyal – VP, International @ Etsy
  • Sao Paulo (Sep 25): The Evolution & Future of Online & Mobile Payments; Discussion Lead: Mario Mello – Head of Latin America @ PayPal
  • Silicon Valley (Sep 24): Organic vs. Inorganic Expansion & Build, Buy, and Partner Considerations; Discussion Lead: Emilie Choi – Senior Director, Corporate Development @ LinkedIn
  • Singapore (Sep 16): Company Case Study: Jana & Connecting Global Brands with the Next Billion Through Mobile; Discussion Lead: Nathan Eagle – Co-Founder & CEO @ Jana
  • Tel Aviv (Sep 16): The Role of Talent in Building World Class Companies & Keys to Managing High Performance Teams; Discussion Lead: Barak Rabinowitz - CEO @ Win
  • Tokyo (Sep 24): Simple Ways to Localize and Go Global; Discussion Lead: Rob Laing – Co-Founder & CEO @ Gengo

July 2013

  • Beijing (Jul 23): Insights from the CASEE Acquisition & A Practical Guide to M&A in China; Discussion Lead: Ye Xin – Founder @ CEO @ Casee; former CTO @ Sohu
  • Berlin (Jul 24): Company Case Study: Fab & Emerging Trends in Ecommerce; Discussion Lead: Roman Kirsch – Senior Vice President Marketing & Communications @ Fab
  • India (Aug 7): Insights into Social Media Usage & Trends in India; Discussion Lead: Kirthiga Reddy – Director of Online Operations and Head of Office India @ Facebook
  • London (Jul 24): Selling Technology to SMEs & Lessons Learned; Discussion Lead: Rob Swerling – COO @ Livebookings
  • New York (Jul 25): Company Case Study: Squarespace & Building High Performance Company Cultures; Discussion Lead: Jesse Hertzberg – COO @ Squarespace
  • Sao Paulo (Jul 24): Company Case Study: HelpSaude & The Impact of Digital on the Healthcare Sector; Discussion Lead: Gustavo Guida Reis – Founder @ CEO @ HelpSaude
  • Silicon Valley (Jul 23): From Mobile First to Mobile Only: Designing for the Next Billion Online Users; Discussion Lead: Simon Davies – Founder & CEO @ Yakatak; Co-Founder & Director @ Snaptu
  • Singapore (Jul 15): Emerging Trends in Content Discovery and Distribution; Discussion Lead: Anthony Hearne – Regional Manager, SE Asia @ Outbrain
  • Tokyo (Jul 30): Disruptive Innovation in Online Music; Discussion Lead: Hannes Graah – Director of Spotify Japan

May 2013 - 3 Year Anniversary

  • Beijing (May 28): Challenges and Opportunities in Building an Ecommerce Category Leader in China; Discussion Lead: Lu Dong – Founder & CEO @ La Miu
  • Berlin (May 22): Company Case Study: Project A & the Evolving Incubator/VC Landscape in Berlin; Discussion Lead: Florian Heinemann – Co-Founder & Managing Director @ Project A
  • India (May 22): The Evolution & Future of Online Classifieds and its Role in Multi-Category e-Commerce; Discussion Lead: Pranay Chulet – Founder & CEO @ Quikr
  • London (May 22): Beyond the Snaptu/Facebook Acquisition & the Developing Social Mobile Landscape in Emerging Markets; Discussion Lead: Simon Davies – Founder & CEO @ Yakatak; Co-Founder & Director @ Snaptu
  • New York (May 21): Decision Making: Instrumenting Products and Organizations to Make Smart(er) Decisions; Discussion Lead: Hilary Mason – Chief Scientist @ bitly
  • Sao Paulo (May 22): Company Case Study: Fashion.me & Strategies and Considerations for US Market Expansion; Discussion Lead: Flavio Pripas – Founder @ Fashion.me
  • Silicon Valley (May 21): The Role & Impact of Platforms in Major Technology Market Shifts; Discussion Lead: Mike McBride – Vice President, Platform @ Lookout; former Vice President, Platform @ DeNA
  • Singapore (May 20): The Evolving Advertising Technology Landscape & Changing Role of Agencies; Discussion Leads: Jason Kuperman – Vice President, Omnicom Digital, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East and Africa @ Omnicom Group & Patrick Rona – President, Asia Pacific @ Tribal DDB Worldwide
  • Tokyo (May 29): Emerging Trends in Online Travel; Discussion Lead: Ken Mishima – General Manager of Expedia North Asia and RD at AirAsia Expedia Japan KK

March 2013

  • Beijing (April 16): Company Case Study: Bubble Motion & Trends in Mobile Social Messaging Across the Rest of Asia; Discussion Lead: Thomas Clayton – CEO & President @ Bubble Motion, Co-Chair @ H2 Singapore
  • Berlin (March 20): Company Case Study: Wer liefert was? & the B2B Supplier Search Opportunity; Discussion Lead: Peter Schmid – CEO @ Wer liefert was?; former CEO @ PARSHIP,  Vice President @ eBay Classifieds
  • India (April 16): The Future of Urban Mobility & Opportunities to Disrupt the Automotive Industry; Discussion Lead: Mohit Dubey – Co-Founder & CEO @ CarWale.com
  • London (March 20): The Evolution of Data Driven Advertising Technology or Everything You Wanted to Know About the Luma Landscape (But Were Afraid to Ask); Discussion Lead: Gianluca Carrera – VP International & MD Europe @ PubMatic
  • New York (March 21): The Evolution & Future of Online Video; Discussion Lead: Tim Shey – Director, YouTube Next Lab @ Google; Co-Founder & President @ Next New Networks
  • Sao Paulo (March 21): Emerging Trends in Digital Marketing; Discussion Lead: Roberto Eckersdorff – President & CEO @ Aunica
  • Silicon Valley (March 27): The Emerging Role of Context-Driven User Experience in a Cross-Platform World; Joseph O’Sullivan – Design Director, Design Innovation Group @ Intuit
  • Singapore (March 19): Company Case Study: McDonald’s & The Integration of Digital into Retail; Discussion Lead: Andrew Knott - Vice President, Media & Digital @ McDonald’s Corporation; former Chief Digital Office, Asia Pacific @ Euro RSCG
  • Tokyo (April 17): The Evolution & Future of Online & Mobile Payments; Discussion Lead: Jonathan Epstein – Country Manager @ PayPal Japan

January 2013

  • Beijing (January 29): Company Case Study: LightInTheBox & Global Trends in E-Commerce; Discussion Lead: Alan Guo - Founder & CEO @ LightInTheBox; former Chief Strategist @ Google China
  • Berlin (January 31): Company Case Study: Twitter & Building Market Success in Germany; Discussion Lead: Rowan Barnett - Market Director Germany @ Twitter
  • India (January 23): The Fast Changing Digital Advertising Ecosystem; Discussion Lead: Prashant Mehta - CEO @ Komli Media; former VP and Head of Advertiser & Partner Group, Emerging Markets @ Yahoo!
  • London (January 30): Company Case Study: LinkedIn & EMEA Expansion; Discussion Lead: Ariel Eckstein – Managing Director EMEA @ LinkedIn
  • New York (January 29): When Governments Meet Innovators – Tragedy, Comedy, Drama, or Love Story?; Discussion Lead: Andrew McLaughlin - Entrepreneur In Residence @ betaworks; former VP @ Tumblr, Deputy CTO of the United States, and Director of Global Public Policy @ Google
  • Sao Paulo (January 31): Company Case Study: Digipix & Learnings from Brazil’s Largest Digital Printing Operation; Discussion Lead: Marco Perlman – Founder & CEO @ Digipix
  • Silicon Valley (January 31): Growth, Engagement & Virality Cycles: Developing Successful Consumer Products; Discussion Lead: Othman Laraki - Entrepreneur; former VP of Growth & International @ Twitter, Founder @ Mixer Labs
  • Singapore (January 21): Lessons on Developing Technology Platforms for Asia Markets; Discussion Lead: Robbie Hills – Head of Media Technology Solution (China, India, and South East Asia) @ Google
  • Tokyo (January 23): Company Case Study: Peatix & Building a Global Ticketing and Events Service from Japan; Discussion Lead: Taku Harada – Co-Founder & CEO @ Peatix

November 2012

  • Silicon Valley (November 29): Company Case Study: Dropbox & Global Trends in Cloud Storage; Discussion Lead: Ramsey Homsany - General Counsel @ Dropbox; former VP & Deputy General Counsel @ Google
  • Beijing (November 27): Social Media Trends in China; Discussion Lead: Alan Du - VP of Corporate Development @ Renren; former Co-Founder & CEO @ Z Entertainment Network
  • Berlin (November 29): Regional Market Entry Strategies & Considerations - Satellites vs. Central HQ, Country vs. Functional Responsibilities; Discussion Lead: Gerrit Mueller - President Europe @ Justfab; former CEO, COO & GM International @ MyHammer
  • India (November 27): Company Case Study: One97 & Emerging Trends in Payment Services; Discussion Lead: Vijay Shekhar Sharma - Founder & CEO @ One97
  • London (November 28): Company Case Study: InMobi & Global Trends in Mobile Advertising; Discussion Lead: Rob Jonas - VP & MD, EMEA and Global Business Operations @ InMobi
  • Sao Paulo (November 28): Company Case Studies: RevMob and Abril Media & Mobile Sector Opportunities in Brazil; Discussion Leads: Guilherme Schvartsman - Founder & CEO @ RevMob, Manoel Lemos - Chief Digital Officer @ Abril Media
  • Singapore (November 19): Emerging Trends in Social Entrepreneurship; Discussion Leads: Daryl Arnold - Co-Founder & CEO @ Newton Circus, Grace Sai - Co-Founder @ The Hub Singapore
  • Tokyo (November 21): Company Case Study: Metaps & Global Trends in Mobile Monetization; Discussion Lead Katsuaki Sato - Founder & CEO @ Metaps

September 2012

  • Silicon Valley (September 27): Strategies & Considerations for Expansion into Asia w/ Company Case Study: reQall; Discussion Lead: Dr. Kuo-Yi Lim - CEO @ Infocomm Investments
  • Berlin (September 24): Company Case Study: betterplace & International Expansion Key Learnings; Discussion Lead: Till Behnke - Founder & CEO @ betterplace
  • India (September 27): Crowdsourcing the India Digital Landscape – The Insiders' Views; Discussion Lead: Mahesh Murthy - Founder & Pinstorm, Co-Founder @ Seedfund
  • London (September 25): Strategies & Considerations for Expansion into Asia w/ Company Case Study: Skyscanner; Discussion Lead: Dr. Kuo-Yi Lim - CEO @ Infocomm Investments
  • Sao Paulo (September 20): Company Case Studies: Baby.com and MoIP & E-Commerce Opportunities in Brazil; Discussion Leads: In Hsieh - Co-Founder & COO @ Baby.com, Igor Senra Magalhaes - Co-Founder @ MoIP
  • Singapore (September 19): Singapore Government Entities & Ecosystem Building Programs w/ Company Case Study: Lakshya Digital; Discussion Lead: Dr. Kuo-Yi Lim - CEO @ Infocomm Investments
  • Tokyo (September 20): Strategies & Considerations for Japan Market Entry; Discussion Lead: Catherine Porter - Acting Japan Country Manager @ LinkedIn

July 2012

  • Silicon Valley (July 23): Emerging Trends in Monetization; Discussion Lead: Gokul Rajaram - Product Director of Ads @ Facebook; Former Product Director of AdSense @ Google, Founder & CEO @ Chai Labs
  • Berlin (July 27): Company Case Studies: Kayak, Skype and Spotify & Lessons on Building Global Successes; Discussion Lead: Faisal Galaria - Former VP & Global Head of Corporate & Business Development @ Spotify, Managing Director of International @ Kayak
  • India (July 25): Catalysing Startup Talent Ecosystems - Key Learnings from Asia for India; Discussion Lead: Thomas Clayton - Co-Chair @ H2 Singapore, CEO & President @ Bubble Motion; Former GM Worldwide Telecom Business @ BEA Systems (Oracle)
  • London (July 25): Company Case Study - foursquare & the Evolution and Future of LBS; Discussion Lead: Omid Ashtari - Business Development Director @ foursquare; Former New Business Development Manager and Search Properties Lead EMEA @ Google
  • Sao Paulo (July 26): Company Case Studies - Buscape and Ci&T & International Expansion of Brazilian Technology Companies; Discussion Leads: Rodrigo Borges - Co-Founder & VP of Product and R&D @ Buscape, Cesar Gon - Founder & CEO @ Ci&T
  • Singapore (July 23): Company Case Study - Living Social & Global Trends in Group Buying & E-Commerce; Discussion Lead: Varsha Rao - VP, Asia @ Living Social; Former CEO @ SingTel Digital Media
  • Tokyo (July 19): Company Case Study - Twitter & Building Market Success in Japan; Discussion Lead: James Kondo - Japan Country Manager @ Twitter

May 2012 – 2 Year Anniversary (partners: Accel Partners, 500 Startups, Seedcamp)

  • Silicon Valley (May 30): Mentoring Sessions + Main Event: Company Case Study - MoPub, Discussion Lead: Jim Payne - Founder & CEO @ MoPub; Sector Discussion - Mobile, Discussion Lead: Rich Wong - Partner @ Accel; Partners: Accel Partners, 500 Startups
  • Beijing (May 23): Next Generation Ad Exchanges; Discussion Lead: Reza Behnam - Founder & CEO @ adz, H2 Singapore Co-Chair
  • Berlin (May 14): Perspectives on Managing Growth; Discussion Leads: Jens Begemann - Founder & CEO @ Wooga, Arne Bleckwenn - Founder & CEO @ Wimdu
  • London (May 16): Mentoring Sessions + Main Event: Company Case Study - GoCardless, Tom Blomfield, Matt Robinson, and Hiroki Takeuchi - Co-Founders @ GoCardless; Sector Discussion - Mobile, Discussion Leads: Max Niederhofer and Adam Valkin @ Accel; Partners: Accel Partners, Seedcamp
  • Sao Paulo (May 17): Company Case Study - foursquare; Discussion Lead: Holger Luedorf - VP & Head of Business Development @ foursquare
  • Singapore (May 28): Payments in Emerging Markets; Discussion Leads: Ganesh Bangah - Co-Founder & CEO @ MOL Global, Craig White - President of Global Operations @ MOL Global
  • Tokyo (May 16): Mobile Sector Trends; Discussion Lead: Jeff Merkel - Director of Mobile @ Google, Founder & Director @ H2; Former VP APAC & LATAM @ AdMob

March 2012

January 2012

  • Silicon Valley: Data's Defining Role in Web 3.0 - DJ Patil
  • London: Daily Deals - Fatally Flawed or Marketing Revolution? - Glen Drury
  • Singapore: Leveraging Paid, Owned, and Earned Media on the Social Web - Ken Mandel

November 2011

September 2011

  • Silicon Valley: M&A Led International Growth Strategies – Tanguy Peers
  • London: “Corporate” vs. “The Field” – Joe Cohen
  • Singapore: Angel’s Gate Case Study – Ash Singh, mig33 Case Study – Steven Goh

May 2011 – 1 Year Anniversary (partners: Greylock, Index & Neoteny Ventures)

March 2011

January 2011

October 2010

July 2010

  • Silicon Valley: Central vs. Regional, Hiring Local Talent
  • London: Central vs. Regional, Hiring Local Talent
  • Singapore: Central vs. Regional, Hiring Local Talent

May 2010 – Launch

  • Silicon Valley: Product Localization, Market Prioritization
  • London: Challenges in International Expansion
  • Singapore: Digital Trends in Asia