Two sides of a coin: Start-ups and investors relationships

In the face of mounting challenges, strong alignment between investors and start-ups is critical. But unfortunately, the relationship is often characterised by a mismatch of needs and expectations. Although both parties are striving for that elusive billion-dollar success story, the journey to market is fraught with conflicts over mismatched costs, milestones and organizational cultures.

This event is an opportunity to address the challenges of both sides. We’ll seek to explore misalignments, identify common ground and improve understanding to smooth the way to success. Our separate panels of investors and start-up founders will help unpack the problems and align the expectations. Only by overcoming these challenges we can enable more innovation success stories for APAC.

Date | 4 December 2023
Time 18:30 - 21:30 SGT 
Location | Hotel Fort Canning

This is an invite only event

Agenda
18:00 Door opens
18:30 Opening remarks  |  Dr Miles Upton, Regional GM (Asia), Cambridge Consultants

18:35 Panel discussion - Start-Ups 
          Moderator  |  Yan Lin Lye, Head of Medtech APAC, Cambridge Consultants
          Panellists:
          Dr Lynne Lim, Founder & CEO, NousQ
          Langston Suen, Founder & CEO, Opharmic Technology (HK) Ltd
          Alan Goh, CEO and Co-Founder, NDR Medical Technology Pte Ltd

19:05 Panel discussion - Investors
          Moderator  |  Yan Lin Lye, Head of Medtech APAC, Cambridge Consultants
          Panellists:
          Helen Fisher, Managing Director and CEO, Bio Capital Impact Fund
          Marcus Hui, Vice President, GT Healthcare Capital Partners
          Ghee Chuan Lai, Investment Associate, Qiming Venture Partners

19:35 Closing remarks  |  Edward Brunner, Head of Asia Industrial and Consumer Business, Cambridge Consultants
19:40 - 21:30 Networking session

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