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SelectUSA Tech APAC Summit
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Thailand SelectUSA Tech APAC Summit

“Building Bridges” SelectUSA Tech APAC Summit
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

8:00 AM        Registration Opens – Networking with VCs, accelerators, service providers & EDOs

8:45 AM        Welcome Remarks by Christian Koschil, Digital Attaché, U.S. Embassy Singapore

9:00 AM        Creating a U.S. Expansion and Fund-Raising Strategy with Daniel Glazer, Managing Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

10:00 AM      Moving to the USA

                     •  U.S Business and Sales Cultures: How are they different?
                     •  Creating a U.S.-based Team and Employing Americans
                     •  Understanding U.S. Startup Founder/Management Culture
                     •  Determining Product Market Fit – Americanizing Your Project


                        Betsy Cohen, Executive Director, St. Louis Mosaic Project
                        Han Ko, President & CEO, USAKO Group
                        Jim Huang, Investor, Zero Hash

10:45 AM      Networking Coffee Break

11:00 AM      Scaling Your Startup Stateside


                        An Do, Partner, Patamar Capital
                        Han Ko, President & CEO, USAKO Group
                        Priya Rajan, Managing Director, Global Gateway and Market Lead for India, MENA and SEA, Silicon Valley Ban
                        Tyrone Lee, Venture Partner, Draper Associates

11:45 AM      Joining an Accelerator


                        Ee-Ling Lim, Executive Director, Market Launch (Global Programs), 500 Global
                        Jim Huang, Investor, Zero Hash 
                        Jojo Flores, Co-Founder, Plug and Play
                        Tak Lo, Founder, Braeside Capital Management

12:30 PM      Networking Lunch

1:30 PM        Visas and Immigration – What You Need to Know Before You Go


                         Will Dokurno, Vice Consul, U.S. Embassy Thailand
                         Thawatchai “Nok” Wannasiwarak, Visa Assistant, U.S. Embassy Thailand

2:00 PM        Case Studies: Asian Startups, Already Stateside


                         Andre Menezes, Co-Founder & CEO, Next Gen Foods
                         Chris Blackerby, COO, ASTROSCALE

2:45 PM        Networking Coffee Break

3:00 PM        A Wealth of Local Opportunities: Working with Economic Development Offices (EDOs) and Investment Promotion  Agencies (IPAs)

4:00 PM        SelectUSA and the 2023 Investment Summit with Muhammad “Mas” Masthan, Investment Specialist, U.S. Embassy Singapore

4:15 PM        Select Global Women in Tech & Success Stories of Female-founded Startups with Pamela Phan, Deputy Assistant  Secretary for Asia, U.S. Department of Commerce

4:45 PM        Final Thoughts, Wrap-Up, and Q&A

5:30 PM        Program Ends

6:00 PM        Trade Winds Official Networking Reception

                      Location: Anantara Riverside Terrace