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The Peak Wine Club Presents: Finding The Unicorns

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The Peak Wine Club Presents: Finding The Unicorns (featuring Darius Cheung and Mike Holt) is a high-energy investors meet startups session where we seek to find the new opportunities in the tech and property sector, and learn from experienced serial entrepreneurs where the next investment wave would be. Expect to meet other like-minded investors, C-level executives and business elites who have interest in expanding their investment horizons in the startup circle. At this event, you will also participate in a wine tasting session, with wines handpicked by 3-Michelin-Star Sommelier based in France, Nicolas Rebut, paired with great food at this networking cocktail.

Goodie Bag for all paid participants

All paid participants also receive a special goodie bag worth $49 and vouchers.

Speakers



Darius Cheung is the founder of 99.co, the smart way to find your dream home. He will be speaking about

Investment Opportunities in Property and Tech Startups - What you should look out for as an investor

99.co empowers home seekers to find the best home at the best value, by providing rich listings and data on an easy map search. 99.co is the fastest growing property search company in Singapore and is backed by top investors such as Eduardo Saverin and Sequoia Capital.

Prior to founding 99.co, Darius was the Director of Consumer Mobile Technology at McAfee, which he joined via its acquisition of tenCube, a Singapore-based mobile security company Darius founded and served as CEO for 5 years.

At tenCube, Darius grew the startup to a team of 26 people in 2 locations over 5 years, raised 2 rounds of financing, created award-winning mobile security product WaveSecure and led the startup to profitability.

Darius was been selected as BusinessWeek’s Best Young Entrepreneurs in Asia, and for his contribution to the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Darius was awarded the Singapore Youth Award, Singapore highest youth accolade. He is an angel investor in more than 15 startups. Read more about him here.



Mike Holt is the CEO and cofounder of gridComm. He will be speaking about

How a serial investor and entrepreneur finds the next Unicorn

He was also the CEO and founder of venture capital and incubation firm Get2Volume. Get2Volume has invested in incubated 15 technology companies gridComm is one of these companies where Mike is CEO and cofounder of gridComm. Mike is an investor in 12 technology companies including ConnectedHealth, Sprooki, gridComm, Plunify, Silicon Cloud, VersaFleet, Semitech and Tabsquare. Mike has 24 years of management experience in the high-technology and venture capital industries.


Prior to founding Get2Volume, Mike spent 15 years at Texas Instruments and Silicon Systems (sold to TI for $600M) in various leadership positions including product line manager for TI’s $200M storage DSP division (managed a worldwide team of 130 employees). Mike is Vice President/co-Founder of SSIA (Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association). Mike is an “Entrepreneur-in-Residence” at INSEAD. Mike is Board Director of BANSEA. Mike has BSEE, MSEE and MBA degrees from the University of California, Irvine.

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Wed Sep 28, 2016
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
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Venue
The Great Room #10-01, 1 George Street Singapore 049145
Tickets
Standard $125.00

On sale until Sep 28, 2016, 10:00:00 PM

Venue Address
1 George Street #10-01 Singapore
Organizer
The Peak
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