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With Cheney Wang (VP Supply Chain, Latch) Christine Tsai (CEO, 500 Global), Richard Koo (Principal, DNX Venture Partners), Casey Lau (Head of Asia, RISE).
Monday, October 18, 2021 at 08:00 PM   Absolutely Free   Online

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How many companies do you recognize below?
- Peloton (Unicorn NASDAQ: PTON)
- Ubiquiti (Unicorn NYSE: UI)
- Fitbit ($2.1bn exit to Google)
- Ring ($1bn+ exit to Amazon)

You might have seen them ringing the opening bell, celebrating the unicorn status, or being congratulated on high-profile billion-dollar exits. How did they make it from a tiny early stage startup, especially when it comes to the complicated supply chains & global market entry? Can OEMs/ODMs/corporates in Asia bring strategic capital & other values in addition to manufacturing expertise?

Join us to find out with an all-star panel of industry veterans for their insights & stories.


Oct 18, 5-6:30pm PST: SF-LA-Seattle
Oct 18, 8-9:30pm EST: New York-Toronto
Oct 19, 8-9:30am Taipei-SG-HK
Oct 19, 9-10:30am Tokyo-Seoul

Cheney Wang, Taiwan GM & VP of Supply Chain at Latch
Christine Tsai, CEO & Founding Partner at 500 Global
Richard Koo, Principal at DNX Venture Partners
Interviewer - Casey Lau, Head of Asia at RISE

Agenda (in PST)
4:50pm Door Open
5:00pm Session Starts
5:00-5:05pm Curation Note by Anchor Taiwan (Elisa Chiu, CEO)
5:05-5:10pm "In Figures" by DIGITIMES (Eric Huang, Vice President)
5:10-6:00pm Panel Discussion
6:00-6:30pm Q&A
About Asia Venturing:
Asia Venturing is a series of monthly roundtables with roadmaps to the future focusing on the hype v.s. the reality of Asia's supply chain-boosted innovation ecosystem, jointly powered by DIGITIMES & Anchor Taiwan. We bring together leading industry luminaries, corporate strategists, experienced investors & entrepreneurs to expand your network & redefine the possibilities of cross-border opportunities.

Speaker Bio (complete info at

Cheney Wang, Taiwan GM & VP of Supply Chain at Latch
Cheney Wang was Latch's 1st team member in Taiwan who joined in 2016 (NASDAQ: LTCH). He is currently the Taiwan General Manager & VP of Supply Chain at Latch, whose mission is to make spaces better places to live, work & visit through its full-building operation system. Founded in 2014 & became a unicorn / went public in 2021, Latch is in more than 1 in 10 new apartments in the U.S., with 7 out of 10 NMHC largest developers being its customers.

Christine Tsai, CEO & Founding Partner at 500 Global
Christine Tsai is the CEO & Founding Partner of 500 Global. Since the firm's inception in 2010, she has led the growth of 500 to over $1.8B in AUM, 2,500+ portfolio companies, & a vibrant community of founders spanning more than 78 countries around the world. The 500 Global portfolio includes companies like Talkdesk, Canva, Grab, Bukalapak, Lucidchart, Intercom, Gitlab, Credit Karma (acq'd by Intuit), Twilio (TWLO), TheRealReal (REAL), & SendGrid (SEND).

Richard Koo, Investor at DNX Venture Partners
Richard is a Principal with DNX (formally known as Draper Nexus), an early-stage US-Japan venture capital fund. Richard focuses on the fund's investments in retail, e-commerce, logistics, & fintech. In addition to investing, Richard is also heavily involved in cross-border business & corporate development, advising U.S. & European-based technology companies on how to establish a presence in Japan.

Interviewer - Casey Lau, Head of Asia at RISE
Casey Lau is the co-host of RISE, "the largest tech gathering in Asia" as part of the Web Summit family of global conferences. He is an authority on startup ecosystems & social media networks & has interviewed some of the world's biggest CEOs & tech founders.

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