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Tuesday, March 19 • 4:20pm - 5:00pm
Reverse Pitch: Why you (fintech) should take my money (VC)!

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It is standard practice to push the fledgling startup into the lions’ den: forcing them to summarise their life’s work into 3-minute pitches before deep-pocketed investors and corporates tear their business models apart. But what happens when the roles are reversed? Join us to see VCs and CVCs in the hotseat. The pressure is on for venture capitalists to justify why startups should take their money and prove that their expertise and FinTech nous is worth the time of our panel of FinTech judges.

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Lizzie Chapman

Co-Founder & CEO, ZestMoney
Lizzie is Co-Founder & CEO of ZestMoney, the digital consumer lending company that is revolutionising the way Indian consumers transact online. Lizzie moved to India in 2011 to spearhead the India operations for UK based digital lender Wonga.com, which was later put on hold. In 2013... Read More →
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Katrina Cokeng

CEO & Co-Founder of Xen, Co-Founder of Oriente, Xen
Katrina Cokeng is the Co-Founder and CEO of Xen, the first-of-its-kind digital securitization platform providing a one-stop solution for access and liquidity in alternative investments (hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds etc.). It is the first licensed security token... Read More →
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Theodora Lau

Founder, Unconventional Ventures
Theodora (Theo) Lau is an innovator and technologist, whose work seeks to spark innovation to improve consumer financial well-being and health. She focuses on developing and growing an ecosystem of financial institutions, corporates, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists to better... Read More →
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Kelvin Teo

Co-Founder, Funding Societies | Modalku
Kelvin Teo is the co-founder of Funding Societies | Modalku, the largest SME digital financing platform in Southeast Asia, licensed and operating in Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia. It gives loans to small-medium businesses for growth, crowdfunded by individual and institutional... Read More →

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Christopher Aw

Operating Adviser, Monk's Hill Ventures
Christopher is an operating adviser with Monk’s Hill Ventures, a Series A focused venture capital firm, a member of the selection committee for the German Accelerator in South East Asia as well as a mentor at Chinaccelerator in Shanghai and the MOX accelerator in Taipei. He independently... Read More →
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Jennifer Ho

Principal, Dymon Asia Capital Ventures
Jennifer started her career in Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division in New York, covering financial sponsors and consumer / retail companies. She returned to Singapore in 2011, when she joined TPG Capital, evaluating investment opportunities in Southeast Asia. Jen also spent... Read More →
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David Gowdey

Managing Partner, Jungle Ventures
Mr. Gowdey is currently a Managing Partner at Jungle Ventures, a Singapore based venture capital firm focused on internet and technology investments in South Asia. Prior to Jungle, David spent 3.5 years at TPG Capital where he led internet investments outside of the US within the... Read More →

Tuesday March 19, 2019 4:20pm - 5:00pm GMT+08
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