Do Something You’re Either Passionate About or Pissed Off About – 500 Startups
In this episode of our collaboration series with KPMG and WHub, Karena interviews Arnaud Bonzom, Venture Partner at 500 Startups. They talk about the emerging Asia tech startup ecosystem and their interest and advice for young entrepreneurs.
ABOUT 500 STARTUPS
They are a global accelerator and seed fund founded in 2010 and based in Silicon Valley with over 1,000 investments worldwide in more than 50 countries. Some of the technology startups they have invested in include Ipsy, Twilio, Intercom, MakerBot, Talkdesk and Credit Karma.
ABOUT ANSON BAILEY- KPMG
Anson Bailey represents KPMG, a global network of firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. Anson joined KPMG in 1999, and has undertaken strategic consulting and market assessment roles for multinational corporations. He is based in the Hong Kong office, and is leading business development across KPMG China.
WHub connects startups with talent and entrepreneurs with co-founders. They have over 1500 startups registered and 10,000+ stakeholders. They plan to support the startup ecosystem by offering community-wide connections to events and startups, provide talented professionals looking to break into the startup world and investor connections.
Event: RISE Conference, 2017
Location: Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Speaker: Arnaud Bonzom, Venture Partner at 500 Startups
Video Journalists: Karena Belin (Co-founder at WHub)