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There are many facets to building a successful startup. Tech in Asia Singapore 2018’s Startup 101 Stage this May 15 offers you the opportunity to get up close and personal with leaders from companies such as SeedPlus and Bluzelle – to have your questions ranging from raising money, growth, recruiting, PR, and more answered live.

This year, we’re shaking things up and doing it Ask Me Anything-style, so it’s all about what you want to learn. Once the sessions begin, simply submit your questions through your mobile devices via an event link, and they will be displayed in real-time for our speakers to answer on stage!

To participate and get your questions about building a startup answered by the pros, get your tickets by this Sunday, 6 May, 11:59PM (GMT + 8) and you’ll score 10 percent off (code: tiasg10). Tickets will revert to full price next week, so act fast!

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Read on below for four of eight speakers who will be answering your questions at the Startup 101 Stage on May 15:

  • Pavel Bains, CEO, Bluzelle
    I raised US$19.5 million in an ICO. Ask Me Anything!

  • Tiang Lim Foo, Operating Partner, SeedPlus Ventures
    I am a start-up operator turned VC, and we closed our debut fund at US$18 million last year. Ask Me Anything!

  • Zal Dastur, COO & Co-founder, Lucep
    I bootstrapped my way into thousands of deployments and achieved millions in profit. Ask Me Anything!

  • Asra Nadeem, VP, Draper University
    Our alumni have raised US$250+ million in funding. Ask Me Anything!

Pavel Bains, CEO, Bluzelle

Catch Pavel’s session at 1.30pm.

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I raised US$19.5 million in an ICO. Ask Me Anything!

I’m Pavel Bains, CEO of Bluzelle – a decentralised database that allows companies to manage and store their data in a more secure and scalable way.

My day-to-day job involves overseeing all elements related to marketing, product design and development, and financial management.

Feel free to quiz me about:

  • Building a startup
  • Building businesses in Asia, Canada or US
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Blockchain

Tiang Lim Foo, Operating Partner, SeedPlus Ventures

Tiang Lim’s session will take place at 11.30am.

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I am a start-up operator turned VC, and we closed our debut fund at US$18 million last year. Ask Me Anything!

I’m Tiang, currently serving as the Operating Partner at SeedPlus, an early stage VC firm based in Singapore. In my previous role, I launched the Evernote Singapore office and led market development in Asia Pacific.

At SeedPlus, I’m looking to invest in and partner with founders from around Southeast Asia region to build globally disruptive companies. Besides investing, most of my time is spent helping founders with company building through my involvement as a board partner. My latest investment is CardUp which I also serve on the board.

Some questions you might want to ask me:

  • We’ve launched our product and are now ready to raise our first VC round. How should i go about doing this?
  • How do we make investment decisions?
  • Differences between being an operator and an investor

Zal Dastur, COO & Co-founder, Lucep

Zal’s session will take place at 11am.

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I bootstrapped my way into thousands of deployments and achieved millions in profit. Ask Me Anything!

My name is Zal Dastur, and I am the co-founder and COO of Lucep. Lucep is an omnichannel customer engagement platform which helps businesses respond instantly to call back requests from prospects through any online or offline channels.

My day-to-day job involves a lot of talking on the phone at all hours of the day, pitching to both clients and partners, managing the growth of the team and anything else that is not part of the technical teams remit.

I’m happy to answer questions on:

  • B2B sales
  • Bootstrapping and the choices around taking funding
  • Customer engagement and speed of response
  • Working with teams and clients across countries

Asra Nadeem, VP, Draper University

Asra’s session will commence at 2.30pm.

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Our alumni have raised US$250+ million in funding. Ask Me Anything!

My name is Asra and I am an Investment Partner at DraperU Ventures and Vice President of Draper University.

Quick question: Do you know what SpaceX, Hotmail, Baidu, Coinbase and Tesla have in common?

Tim Draper invested in all of them, before starting a pre-accelerator for global startups like yourself. Our alumni have raised over US$250 million in funding and together with them, we are building the future!

I’m happy to answer any questions, specifically on the following topics:

  • Raising money from investors in Silicon Valley
  • Building products in emerging markets
  • Innovating economies with technology
  • Building vertical cities

Get your questions ready, and we’ll see you at TIA Singapore 2018!

On top of the Startup 101 Stage, you’ll gain access to five other content stages (including our debut Blockchain Stage). You’ll also get to check out promising startups exhibiting at Startup Factory, network with over 5,000 techies, and more.

10 percent discount (code: tiasg10) has been extended to this Sunday, 6 May, 2359 (GMT +8) – don’t miss your last chance to grab your tickets at a discounted price!

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