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APEC
STARTUP ACCELERATOR
& LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2013

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AUGUST 12-14, 2013

SHERATON HOTEL
TAIPEI, TAIWAN

“BRIDGING LOCAL INNOVATION AND GLOBAL NEEDS”

Introducing a groundbreaking event that brings together the leading corporate decision makers with entrepreneurs in mobile and health technology from the most buzzed-about startups across 20+ Asia- Pacific countries. This intimate, invitation-only 2.5-day forum links companies and on-the-rise startups to meet business innovation needs, discover the latest technologies and build strategic partnerships.

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Speakers/Advisory Board Members

 

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ACER

STAN SHIH, Co-founder

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GOOGLE

VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

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GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

JONATHAN ORTMANS, President

 

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LENOVO

HEAD OF INNOVATION PARK

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500 STARTUPS

DAVE MCCLURE, Founder

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SK TELECOM VENTURES (KOREA)

DAVID LEE, Partner

 

HTC

CHER WANG, Chairwoman

WI HARPER

PETER LIU, Chairman


YOUTUBE

STEVE CHEN, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

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FORD MOTORS (pending confirmed)

PRICELINE

JEFF HOFFMAN, Founder & CEO, PRICELINE.COM (YardSale)

Agenda

AUGUST 12-14, 2013

ARRIVAL DAY — AUGUST 12LEADERSHIP SUMMIT — AUGUST 13DEMO DAY — AUGUST 14
8:00 – 22:00 ALL DAY – APEC Hackathon for Developers
12:00 – 13:00 Delegate Registration ( until 18:00)
13:00 – 16:00 Eco-Hiking Golf Tournament Surfing Company Visits
17:30 – 19:00 Executive Wine Tasting
19:00 – 21:00 Private Industry / Track DINNERS

08:00 DELEGATE REGISTRATION ( until 18:00)
08:00 – 09:00 BREAKFAST
09:00 – 12:00 Office Hours: 1-on-1 Mentorship
09:00 – 09:15 Welcoming & Opening Remarks
09:15 – 10:00 Opening Keynote: Track 1
Borderless Pursuits: “Bridging Local Innovation and Global Needs”
10:00 – 10:45 Board Room Discussion
Track 1: Track 2: Track 3:
Growth across markets: The role of government in creating and eliminating barriers for growth Innovation from below: the view from the maker Telematics
10:45 – 11:00 BREAK
11:00 – 11:45 Keynote Panel Discussion: Track 2
“Corporate Disruption – The Next Big Thing will be a Thousand Little Things”
11:45 – 13:30 NETWORKING LUNCH
13:30 – 14:00 Sponsor Briefing
14:00 – 14:45 Board Room Discussion
Track 1: Track 2: Track 3:
Walking the walk: Funding “Change” Innovation from above After the mobile revolution: what’s next?
14:45 – 15:15 BREAK
15:15 – 16:00 Keynote Panel Discussion: Track 3
“Smart Cars, Workplaces, and Homes: New Opportunities in an Interactive World”
18:00-19:00 Leadership Summit Cocktail Reception

08:00 DELEGATE REGISTRATION ( until 18:00)
08:00 – 09:00 BREAKFAST
09:00 – 09:15 Welcoming & Opening Remarks
09:15 – 09:35 Opening Keynote
09:45 – 10:00 BREAK
10:00 – 12:30 Pitch Session 1:
Early-stage Startups in Mobile/Connected Devices
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 13:50 Fireside Chat
13:50 – 16:20 Pitch Session 2:
Early-stage Startups in HealthTech
16:20 – 16:35 BREAK
16:20 – 18:15 Pitch Session 3:
Growth-stage Startups in Big Data/Commerce
19:00 – 21:00 Farewell Dinner, Awards Ceremony, and Closing Remarks

Venue

SHERATON TAIPEI

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Hotels in the Area

Palais de Chine Hotel
No. 3號台北市承德路一段
Taiwan 103
02-2181-9999
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Caesar Park Hotel Taipei
No.38號, 台北市中正區忠孝西路一段
Taiwan 100
02-2311-5151
taipei.caesarpark.com.tw
The Regent Hotel
No. 41號, 中山北路2段
Taiwan 104
02-2523-8000
regenthotels.com‎

Sponsors

 

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Sponsorship Opportunities

PRESENTING PARTNER

Presenting Partner is the highest-level partnership opportunity for both APEC Startup Accelerator DEMO Day & Leadership Summit 2013. It is designed to endorse premier affiliation and top billing, speaking and leadership opportunities, as well as significant flexibility to collaborate with Yushan Ventures to customize the package and define the conference program.

TRACK & LEADERSHIP SUMMIT SPONSOR

Track & Leadership Summit Sponsorship  is the exclusive underwriter of 1 of 3 editorial tracks at the Leadership Summit and 1 of 3 keynotes on Demo Day. Each track focuses on a distinct editorial theme, which will be explored in pre- and post-event online discussion forums and at the conference during two breakout sessions, as well as during a small-group, invitation-only “Industry Dinner” for up to ten influencers on the opening night of the conference. Sponsor will also be featured at the APEC Startup Accelerator DEMO Day.

EXECUTIVE SPONSOR

Executive Sponsorship is the exclusive host of parties, activities, breakfasts, lunches or breaks. The Executive Sponsorship opportunity capitalizes on a captive audience at APEC Startup Accelerator & Leadership Summit 2013 and facilitates ultimate creativity to customize the look and feel of their sponsored parties.

VIP SPEAKER LOUNGE SPONSOR

The VIP LOUNGE is centrally  located, will be open from 7:00am – 9:00pm each day of the Event(excluding Sunday), and it will be where VIPs and speakers gather for meetings, refreshments, and to network.

CORPORATE INNOVATION SHOWCASE SPONSOR

The future of wireless and healthcare. Only 2 enterprises will be selected to demonstrate their significant emerging technologies and solutions for two days in the Innovation Showcase Lounge, located directly adjacent to the main ballroom. Kiosks will be located around the perimeter of the room.

VENTURE CAPITAL SPONSOR

We will partner with only 4 venture capital sponsors for APEC Startup Accelerator & Leadership Summit 2013 to endorse those firms as the world’s top investors in wireless, health care and hardware.

FOUNDATION SPONSOR

The Foundation Sponsorship opportunity is ideal for companies seeking preferred advertising and Event affiliation, as well as networking opportunities, complimentary tickets, and the opportunity to customize sponsorship with options from the listing (request via email: apec@yushanventures.com).

STARTUP ALLEY EXHIBIT

30 startup companies from mobile, hardware, and health care industries will be selected to demonstrate their products and services to investors and corporations from 20+ APEC countries. Specifically designed for startups, Startup Alley is an affordable entry-level package. Note that this is application based and not everyone will qualify. Submit applications online. Dedicated landing page for Startup Alley companies on conference website.

To inquire about a sponsorship, please contact Jim Mehren: e-mail apec (at) yushanventures (dot) com.

Registration

 

Registration for APEC Startup Accelerator & Leadership Summit is strictly by invitation only. Registration for the conference will open in February 2013.

 

To request an invitation email us at apec@yushanventures.com

 









Yushan Ventures Ltd.

Level 37, TAIPEI 101 Tower
7 Xinyi Road, Section 5 – 110 Taipei, Taiwan

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