Zero in on investors at IBM Connect 2015

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IBM Connect 2015 is fast approaching with just ten days to go. The half-day session, presented to you by IBM in collaboration with Tech in Asia aims to provide startups with tips on how to scale at speed.

The event will see speaking sessions from key industry figures, including the exciting panel discussion as to whether it’s a good idea for startups and corporations to join forces. Plus, selected startups will have the opportunity to attend one-to-one clinics with industry experts to analyze and evaluate your top business challenges.

That’s not all. Beyond speaking sessions, there’ll also be plenty of networking opportunities available. With over 10 VCs joining us at IBM Connect 2015, it’s the place to be on September 3 if you’re looking to glean some insights and meet corporations and investors to kickstart your startup’s expansion plans.

Planning to make the most out of your networking sessions? Here’s a little handy background on some of the attending VCs to up your game at IBM Connect 2015.

First things first – determine how much funds you’re after.

Over US$1 million

GREE Ventures
LeoTech

US$500,000 to US$1 million

Digital Media Partners
TNF Ventures

US$50,000 to US$500,000

Spaze Ventures
Pix Vine Capital

GREE Ventures
Looking for startups in the following verticals:
Mobile, ecommerce, marketplace, C2C, B2B, payments, education, edutech, adtech or any startup that has growth potential

GREE Ventures focuses on investing in early stage (pre-series A and series A) internet and mobile companies. If you’re confident of your management dream team and strong potential to scale across the region, don’t miss out on speaking to the good people from GREE.

LeoTech
Looking for startups in the following verticals:
Mobile, ecommerce, gaming, wearables, C2C, B2B, social enterprises, payments, education, any startup with growth potential

LeoTech is a software and IT services company based in Singapore with a team of 80 developers, designers, testers and engineers. The company works with all kinds of people, from NGOs to startups, on all kinds of projects from complex financial systems to mobile games – and everything else in between. Acting as tech co-founders in return for equity, LeoTech ensures all startups has access to a talented technical team and senior staff with significant industry experience.

Digital Media Partners
Looking for startups in the following verticals:
Mobile, ecommerce, gaming, marketplace, C2C, B2B, social enterprises, payments, education, adtech- and any startup that has growth potential

Digital Media Partners (DMP) is a venture capital firm focused on the emerging markets of Southeast Asia, investing in consumer internet companies and their supporting infrastructure such as payment and advertising technologies. If you’re a consumer internet startup at series A (US$1-2 million) stage, definitely hit them up at IBM Connect – you might just be startup they’ve been looking for.

TNF Ventures
Looking for startups in the following verticals:
Mobile, ecommerce, hardware, wearables, marketplace, C2C, B2B, payments, education, greentech, edutech, adtech, and any startup that has growth potential.

TNF Ventures is an incubator under National Research Foundation (NRF)’s Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS) and founded by a group of ICT veterans comprising of entrepreneurs, senior corporate executives, and venture capitalists. Having guided companies from business strategy execution and through IPO, they have extensive experience in founding, investing and mentoring startups. The VC provides mentorship and outreach to regional and global markets on top of funding.

Should you be keen on tapping into the China, US, India, and ASEAN markets, you probably want to look for TNF at the event.

Spaze Ventures
Looking for startups in the following verticals:
Mobile, ecommerce, marketplace, B2B, payments, edutech, adtech, any startup with growth potential

Spaze Ventures engages and invests in startups at the earliest stage possible from concept to seed stage, providing an initial round of seed capital for a small equity stake with a top up along the way. Spaze Ventures has a strong network of mentors, senior industry representatives and investors to offer their startups. If you consider yourself a passionista with a deep grasp of the tech industry and an excellent ability to execute your ideas into action, they’re the people you want to connect with.

Pix Vine Capital
Looking for startups in the following verticals:
Mobile, ecommerce, hardware, wearables, B2B, payments, greentech, edutech, fintech

Pix Vine Capital (PixVC) is a Singapore-based investment house providing early-stage venture capital to startups aspiring to commercialize innovative solutions particularly in the areas of information, medicine and eco technology.

To date, PixVC has invested in 40-plus promising, high technology ventures across Israel, Singapore, China, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Thailand. If you’re a startup or entrepreneur sitting on disruptive solutions and ideas, PixVC is keen to propel you through to a successful exit.

That’s not all. We will also have BlueHill Asset Management, IMJ Investment Partners, and Yello Mobile among other VCs joining us, so come well prepared!

Want to join in the action? If you’re a founder, CEO, COO or entrepreneur whose startup has secured seed funding and above, do sign up for the event.

IBM Connect is free to attend, and you can register your interest via the button below.

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