AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum 2022

Asia's premier private equity & venture event for the last 35 years

LIVE Broadcast & In Person
Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore & Online

15 Nov

VC Summit

Venue: Crescent Ballroom - 2/F

Multi-purpose Room: 3/F (open for all AVCJ Forum Delegates)

Speaker Lounge: Autumn Chrysanthemum - 2/F

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08.00 - 11.10
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Joint session with the PE Leaders’ Summit and Limited Partners’ Summits

  • 08.00 - 08.50: Registration
  • 08.50 - 09.00: Opening remarks
  • 09.00 - 09.25: Opening interview
  • 09.25 - 09.50: Fireside chat
  • 09.50 - 10.50: Asian private equity: Reward versus perceived risk 
  • 10.50 - 11.10: Networking coffee break

11.10 - 11.55
SGT

Southeast Asia: From strength to strength

  • Is investment performance living up to investment hype?
  • What characteristics define a truly pan-Southeast Asian start-up?
  • How are the exit options for VC investors evolving?
  • To what extent are comparisons to tech ecosystems in China and India instructive?
11.55 - 12.40
SGT

SaaS sensations: The rise of B2B services in Asia

  • What are the major contributing factors to the rise of enterprise services?
  • How does the Asia B2B story differ from the global B2B story?
  • What challenges do Asian SaaS start-ups face in becoming truly global?
  • How do robust revenue growth and valuations translate into liquidity?
12.40 - 13.00
SGT

Joint session with the PE Leaders’ Summit and Limited Partners’ Summits

  • 12.40 - 13.00: Executive address

13.00 - 14.00
SGT

Networking lunch

14.00 - 14.45
SGT

China: Unprecedented uncertainty

  • How has regulatory upheaval impacted investor risk appetite?
  • What remains attractive and viable in the B2C space?
  • Which investment theme has the most potential – SaaS, biotech, or sustainability?
  • What must happen for China VC fundraising to regain momentum?
14.45 - 15.30
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Crypto: Making sense of the landscape

  • How are VC investors addressing the crypto winter?
  • Which area will produce meaningful returns first – exchanges, NFTs, metaverse, or defi?
  • How do mainstream GPs get comfortable with investing in tokens?
  • What are the main obstacles to introducing a dedicated web3 fund or strategy?
15.30 - 16.15
SGT

Exits: Questions around liquidity

  • Can Asian start-ups thrive without relying on the US IPO market?
  • What does a downturn mean for industry consolidation and M&A?
  • When – and where – do SPAC mergers represent a workable exit option?
  • What are the options in terms of alternative liquidity solutions?
16.15 - 16.30
SGT

Networking coffee break

16.30 - 22.00
SGT

Joint session with the PE Leaders’ and Limited Partners’ Summits

  • 16.30 - 17.15: Asian venture capital: Staying the course
  • 17.15 - 18.00: Institutional takeaways: Addressing Asia’s challenges
  • 18.00 - 18.15: Close of Summit
  • 18.15 - 22.00: Cocktail reception

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Adam Goldberg Co-Founder STANDARD CRYPTO Bio
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Adrian Li Founder & Managing Partner AC VENTURES Bio
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Amit Rajpal MW Asia CEO and Portfolio Manager MARSHALL WACE ASIA Bio
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Andrew Harline Partner COOLEY LLP Bio
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Emre Hidekazu Yuasa General Partner GLOBIS CAPITAL PARTNERS Bio
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Gwenlynne Lee Counsel COOLEY LLP Bio
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Jai Das Partner, President & Co-Founder, Sapphire Ventures SAPPHIRE VENTURES Bio
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Jenny Lee Senior Managing Partner GRANITE ASIA Bio
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Jerry Zhao Investment Director BINANCE Bio
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Jie Gong Partner PANTHEON Bio
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Joe Marenda Partner CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES Bio
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Joyce Ng Partner IGLOBE PARTNERS Bio
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Kosei Terami Senior Client Relations Manager IFC ASSET MANAGEMENT Bio
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Matthew Koertge Managing Partner TELSTRA VENTURES Bio
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Michael Yao Partner ZWC PARTNERS Bio
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Michael Lints Partner GOLDEN GATE VENTURES Bio
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Michelle Deaker Co-Founder & Managing Partner ONEVENTURES Bio
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Raymond Lei Yang Co-Founder & Managing Partner WESTSUMMIT CAPITAL Bio
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Sean Murphy Partner COOLEY LLP Bio
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Tushar Roy Partner SQUARE PEG Bio
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Vishal Bakshi Founder and Managing Partner AVATAR GROWTH CAPITAL Bio
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Wei Zhou Founding Managing Partner CCV Bio
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Xun Zeng Partner COOLEY LLP Bio
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Yinwei Liang Principal EAST VENTURES Bio
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Yipin Ng Co-founder and Managing Partner YUNQI PARTNERS Bio