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5 Reasons Why Every Startup Should Attend Thailand Startup Summit 2017 (TSS 2017)

Thailand’s top event for startups, the Thailand Startup Summit, returns to Bangkok on Friday 31 March 2017 at the Rembrandt Hotel.

There will be more than 60 speakers from startups, corporate and VCs,  including representatives of Airbnb, Uber, Garena and Firefox during a full day of keynotes and panels.

The evening will feature a Startup Pitch Contest in front of more than 20 regional VCs and a networking mixer giving everyone the opportunity to mingle, meet and do business together.

Not convinced yet? If you are a startup in Thailand, here are five reasons why you should attend TSS 2017!

1) The most investors in one place 

All the key VCs in the region will be attending TSS 2017. This is a unique chance to learn from and mingle with investors from Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and China.

The list of confirmed VCs includes Gobi Partners, Golden Gate Ventures, B Capital Group (the VC fund fo-founded by Eduardo Savering, Co-Founder of Facebook), Cocoon Capital, Vertex Ventures, Partech Ventures and Sequoia, etc. You can check the full list here. Getting a chance to meet all these VCs would usually take months of work – at TSS 2017 you can do it in an afternoon!

2) A special 500-Baht ticket for bootstrapping startups!

Bangkok Entrepreneurs knows that when you are a bootstrapping startup, every baht counts! So TSS 2017 has a special 500-Baht ticket for startups that haven’t raised any funding yet. Simply apply and if you meet the criteria, you’ll receive a promo code valid for up to three 500-Baht tickets for you and your team – saving you over 4500 baht!

3) Serious Series-B and Series-C investors seeking mature startups

Already got your first funding round locked down? Even if you’re not a bootstrapping startup, attending TSS 2017 will let you meet top Series-A/B/C investors and VCs. They are coming from across South East Asia to see what Thailand’s broad range of mature startups!

4) A great lineup of speakers

On stage there will be a great mix of international companies like Airbnb, Uber and Garena, as well as local stars like aCommerce, Eatigo, Zilingo, Pomelo, Chilindo, 2C2P, EventPop, ZipEvent, Dreamaker, SkillLane and Sendit.

Learn from successful regional startups like iPrice Group (Malaysia), TicketBox (Vietnam), Lalamove (Hong Kong) and RingMD (Singapore).

Last, but not least, you’ll hear from top VCs: each panel will include at least one investor, and there will be another chance to see them judge the evening’s Startup Pitch Competition.

5) Meet Thailand’s top tech talent

At TSS 2017 people meet on stage and off the stage. Attendees at TSS 2017 include startup founders, investors and VCs, but also corporates, SMEs and everyone interested in or working with the local tech ecosystem.

Attending TSS 2017 is an opportunity to mingle with the local and regional startup crowd, be inspired and learn from each other.

Don’t wait. Buy your ticket now! If you are a group of 4 or more you can get a 20% Discount with the ‘Friend Pack’ Ticket!

If you can’t do the whole event, buy a evening-only Networking ticket and join the fun for the Startup Pitch Competition and the After Party!

See you at TSS 2017!

 

About Thailand Startup Summit 2017:

Date: Friday 31 March 2017
Location: Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok
Official Website: http://www.thailandstartupsummit.com/
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1172173432860350/
Tickets: https://thailandstartupsummit.eventbrite.com
Contact: hello@bangkok-entrepreneurs.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Matt Mayer is a British technology guru and the founder of ReignDesign, a mobile design and development studio with offices in Shanghai, Barcelona, Santiago and Bangkok.

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