Got a burning question about scaling in Asia? How do you access venture funding? Who is a good fit for your business? What are the pitfalls of partnership?
The best way to figure this out is to speak to those who have gone before you. It is a road well travelled but sometimes when you are building a business you simply don't have the time to find the right people to ask the question - what do I do next?
We have done the heavy lifting for you in this webinar. Watch now!
Moderator: Anthony Howe – Commercial Director - Asia Market Entry
A business designer, software engineer and entrepreneur, Anthony has an accomplished venture building background of 20 years in service design, digital product development, e-commerce, and occupational health. Most recently, he served as design and program lead for APAC partner platforms in the multi-billion dollar fintech sector. Prior to that, he was a co-founder at 5th Finger, the global leader in mobile marketing applications, which was acquired twice by both Microsoft in Australia and later, Merkle (Dentsu) in the US.
Irina Chuchkina – Head of Brand and Communications – Rapyd
Irina heads up Global Brand, Comms and Social Media Marketing for Rapyd, a Global Fintech-as-a-Service unicorn backed by Stripe and General Catalyst.
In addition to her day job, she serves as an Executive Committee Member in the Singapore Fintech Association.
Passionate about Fintech, Irina spent 16 years working on the intersection of Marketing, Payments, and Technology across CEMEA and APAC regions. Prior to joining Rapyd, she led Regional Partner Marketing for Grab, where she helped to launch GrabPay, Grab’s mobile wallet, GrabRewards, its loyalty platform, as well as led partnerships with Mastercard, Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, PayPal, Visa, Amex and many more. She also spent 7 years with Visa, where she helped grow Visa's Innovation Lab presence and community efforts across APAC, ran Client and Merchant Marketing in Russia, was part of the Olympic Games and World Cup mega-campaigns, and launched solutions that changed the way people pay.
Irina holds an MBA degree from INSEAD and currently lives in Singapore with her husband and three kids.
Jon Tanner – CEO and Managing Partner – MitchelLake Group
Jon co-founded the MitchelLake Group in 2001 and has been advising startup, scale-up, and enterprise clients on executive search, innovation, and leadership for over 20 years. MitchelLake has supported new market entry for some of the world's most exciting brands securing leaders for Square, Deliveroo, Rocket Internet, Dropbox, SurveyMonkey, Afiniti, Onetrust, LivePerson, ASOS, Optimizely, Zipmex, Splitit, and many more.
As Group CEO and Managing Partner, Jon is based in Singapore and works across our international hubs in APAC, Americas, and Europe. He directly supports global clients, collaborating with the broader MitchelLake team, and continuing to build our collective ecosystem of exceptional talent and partner organizations. 0 Likes