Build relationships with the right audience
Wild Digital Networking Event Series is a new initiative to our Wild Digital platform. We will be introducing a series of these networking events across the year, held in various cities across Asia. It is an intimate gathering of the region's top tech leaders, chief executives and investors, aimed to be THE platform that will provide unprecedented networking opportunities.
Build relationships with the right audience
Meet with top-notch investors and experts in an intimate setting
Network with food & drinks set in the perfect ambiance
The networking event will be taking place at The Okura Prestige Bangkok, on the 22 May 2018.
4:00 PM - Arrival and Registration
5:00 PM - Welcome Address by Patrick Grove, Co-founder & Group CEO, Catcha Group
5:10 PM - Panel Discussions, Presentations & Fireside Chats
6:20 PM - Cocktail Networking Session Commences (canapes & drinks provided)
9:00 PM - Event concludes
With the perfect combination of ambiance, space and guest list, we are extremely excited to host Thailand's key internet leaders, entrepreneurs, founders, chief executives and investors.
The Wild Digital Networking Event is by invitation-only. If you are interested in attending, you can register your interest via email to email@example.com.
As Co-Founder and Group CEO of Catcha Group, Patrick Grove is one of the leading entrepreneurs in the APAC region. He founded and took 5 companies from startup to IPO, recently selling iProperty Group for US$534m, making it one of the largest internet exits in ASEAN history.
He is Co-Founder and Chairman of iflix, the leading SVoD service for emerging markets; Co-Founder and Director of iCar Asia, ASEAN’s No. 1 network of digital automotive portals; and Co-Founder of Frontier Digital Ventures, a leading operator of online classifieds in frontier markets.
Patrick has received numerous international awards, including: Global Leader of Tomorrow and New Asian Leader by the World Economic Forum; Asia’s Best Young Entrepreneur by Bloomberg Business.
Established in 2004 and headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Catcha Group is Southeast Asia’s leading internet group which builds and invests in disruptive internet companies across emerging markets globally. The Group’s historical focus has been in online classifieds, new media and OTT, where it has successfully taken 5 companies from startup to IPO and created over US$2.0bn+ worth of value. Today, the Group holds over 60 investments, either directly or indirectly, as sole, majority or minority shareholders.
Albert joined Burda in 2017 and heads Burda Principal Investments' Singapore office. Previously he was at GREE Ventures from 2014 to 2017, where he led the fund's investment team in Southeast Asia and India as Principal while working closely with many of its portfolio companies including Kudo, Berrybenka, and Bukalapak. Prior to this, he served as a Director at Lazada Group, Southeast Asia’s largest ecommerce retailer, helping build the company’s Marketplace business across the region. Other professional experience includes co-founding an online menswear company in the US called AlbertMing Inc. and spending 5 years as a consultant at Monitor Group across the US and Asia. He completed his MBA at the University of California, Berkeley and studied at the University of Pennsylvania with dual degrees in economics and systems engineering. He currently sits on the board of Priceza, Zilingo, and Carsome.
Burda Principal Investments (BPI), a division of Hubert Burda Media, provides long term growth equity for fast growing digital technology and media companies. Hubert Burda Media is one of Europe’s largest media and technology conglomerates with a strong investment track record in internet-centric businesses since 1998.
We have been partners for visionary entrepreneurs, leveraging Burda’s capital, brands and sector expertise, particularly in the areas of business expansion, internationalization and localization.
We are invested in a portfolio of highly successful consumer internet companies in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. In the past, Hubert Burda Media has invested in internet platforms such as Etsy, zooplus, HolidayCheck, or Xing AG.
A serial internet entrepreneur and investor based in Thailand, Paul Srivorakul is one of the founders and the Group CEO of aCommerce, a full service end-to-end ecommerce solutions provider that raised the largest Series A in Southeast Asia of USD$17M since its founding in May 2013. He is also the Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Ardent Capital, an early stage private capital fund focused on Southeast Asia. In the past seven years, he has raised over $30 million from investors such as Softbank, IDG, Recruit, NTT Docomo, Sumitomo, Axiata, Sinarmas, and Siemer and exited three of his past internet ventures at an accumulative value of over $100 million.
aCommerce is a regional full-service ecommerce solutions provider, delivering customized ecommerce solutions for global brands and retailers such as L’Oreal, Hewlett-Packard, Samsung, Nestle, Lazada, MatahariMall, and LINE among others, and is on a mission to break the logistics bottleneck of Southeast Asia with technology. Founded in June 2013, aCommerce has offices and distribution centers in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. The company provides end-to-end ecommerce solutions to bring brands and retailers into online retail, including performance marketing, channel management, platform design and development, content production, order fulfillment and warehousing, delivery and logistics, customer service, and call centers.
Mr. Thanasorn Jaidee is currently True Digital Park’s President, responsible for project planning, management, partnership development scheme and marketing. His vision is to lead True Digital Park to become the largest digital hub for Thailand and the region that provides a resourceful ecosystem for start-ups as well as a venue for those rising-star enterprises to compete with competency and sustainability. To support the national economic development, True Digital Park has sought cooperation from the public and private sectors together with multinational companies in the form of open innovation to innovate, inspire and succeed in the global trade arena.
· Global Tech Giants who aim set up their headquarters or subsidiaries, open labs or experience center in Thailand and work closely with startups on innovation topics
· Startups and Entrepreneurs focusing on IoT and Big Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning, e-Commerce, Creative Content and Gaming, FinTech, EduTech, TravelTech, AgriTech, HealthTech and more
· Incubators and Accelerators who initiate dedicated programs and workshops to harness startup business and empower startup community at the regional level
· Investors and VCs who invest in high-potential startups and scale up the business
· Government’s One Stop Service to support corporates and startups and attract foreign investors to Thailand
Be part of the most important event in the digital industry and showcase your company to our most elite and influential audiences.