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IN-PERSON CONFERENCES ARE BACK!!

EP!TOME will be a 2-day in-person conference for 120 selected young founders and high-performing professionals, to help you scale your startup and develop your entrepreneurial mindset!

EP!TOME will be one conference, with 3 different programmes to choose from depending on the verticals you're interested in.

Every adventure is different, choose your adventure today!

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Programme

Adventure A

Sustainability + Media + Transportation + Retail

Adventure B

Fintech + Media + Transportation + F&B

Adventure C

Sustainability + Fintech + Retail + F&B

26 March 2021 - Day 1

0900

Registration Booth: Registration open

1015

Ground Theatre: Opening video and welcome speech

1030

Ground Theatre: Building unicorns in the new normal

Peng T. Ong, Cofounder and Managing Partner, Monk's Hill Ventures

Chua Kee Lock, CEO, Vertex Holdings and Managing Partner, Vertex Ventures (SEA & India)

Koh Shi Yan, Cofounder and Managing Partner, Hustle Fund

Moderated by David Ramli, Journalist, Bloomberg

1200

Ground Theatre: Why sustainability will play a significant role in building unicorns

Steve Melhuish, Cofounder, PropertyGuru and CEO/Founder, PlanetRise

Stefanie Beitien, Head of Market Transformation, WWF-Singapore

Dr Matthew Zhao, Food Scientist, Big Idea Ventures

Moderated by Mercedes Martin, Sustainability Communication Consultant - ADB, Asian Development Bank

1315

Lunch

Powered by SaladStop!

1415

Ground Theatre: Going Viral: The ever changing impact of media

Patrick Lee, Cofounder, Rotten Tomatoes

Kevin Lin, Cofounder, TWITCH

Sandhya Devanathan, Managing Director, Facebook (APAC, Global Gaming)

Joseph Phua, Managing Partner at Turn Capital, Co-Founder and Chairman at 17LIVE Inc

Moderated by Ho Kheng Lian, Cofounder, Kollective Ventures and Open Circles

1545

Treetop: How to evaluate and improve your MVP / UI-UX (Powered by General Assembly)

Jimmy Sia, Head of Go to Market, Strategy and Operations, GRAB

1715

Ground Theatre: Building a number ONE brand with ONE Championship

Chatri Sityodtong, Founder, Chairman and CEO, ONE Championship

1830

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Guest-of-honor

Minister of State, Alvin Tan, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

1845

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Organisers speech

1900

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Digital magic performance

TK Jiang

1930

Stand-Up Comedy

Kumar

27 March 2021 - Day 2

0900

Registration Booth: Registration open

1000

Ground Theatre: Day 2 - Welcome speech

1015

Ground Theatre: The secret recipe to developing strong PR and personal branding

Jacob Puthenparambil, Founder and CEO, REDHILL Communications

Natalie Chua, Deputy Managing Director, REDHILL Communications

Tavy Cussinel, Interim Managing Director, REDHILL Communications

1145

Ground Theatre: The art of adapting through a crisis (investors conversation)

Trang Tran, Principal, B Capital Group

Goh Yi Ping, Partner, Quest Ventures

Huiting Koh, Partner, Altara Ventures

Moderated by Maria Li, COO, Tech in Asia

1300

Lunch

Powered by SaladStop!

1400

Ground Theatre: Brand vs infrastructure, which is more important to startup success

Rachel Lim, Cofounder, Love, Bonito

Declan Ee, Cofounder, Castlery

Yock Siong Tee, Head of SEA at L Catterton

Moderated by Aziza Sheerin, Managing Director - Asia, General Assembly

1530

Ground Theatre: How to negotiate a term sheet

Tracy-Anne Ang, Partner, Rajah and Tann

1700

Treetop: How to prevent and manage mental burnout

Bjorn Lee, Founder, Mindfi

1830

Ground Theatre: How to build a unicorn in Singapore

Nick Nash, cofounder and managing partner, Asia Partners

Huang Shao-Ning, Founder and Chief Angel, AngelCentral

Yash Sankrityayan, Principal, Jungle Ventures

1930

Closing Show

26 March 2021 - Day 1

0900

Registration Booth: Registration open

1015

Ground Theatre: Opening video and welcome speech

1030

Ground Theatre: Building unicorns in the new normal

Peng T. Ong, Cofounder and Managing Partner, Monk's Hill Ventures

Chua Kee Lock, CEO, Vertex Holdings and Managing Partner, Vertex Ventures (SEA & India)

Koh Shi Yan, Cofounder and Managing Partner, Hustle Fund

Moderated by David Ramli, Journalist, Bloomberg

1200

Treetop: Manage investor expectations and relationships

Michael Lints, Partner, Golden Gate Ventures

1315

Lunch

Powered by SaladStop!

1415

Ground Theatre: Going Viral: The ever changing impact of media

Patrick Lee, Cofounder, Rotten Tomatoes

Kevin Lin, Cofounder, TWITCH

Sandhya Devanathan, Managing Director, Facebook (APAC, Global Gaming)

Joseph Phua, Managing Partner at Turn Capital, Co-Founder and Chairman at 17LIVE Inc

Moderated by Ho Kheng Lian, Cofounder, Kollective Ventures and Open Circles

1545

Ground Theatre: Consumer behavior and growth towards digital payments in emerging markets

Zack Yang, Cofounder, Fomopay

Salim Dhanani, Cofounder, Bigpay

Valerie Wagoner, Chief Growth Officer, GoPay (GoJek)

Moderated by Kristie Neo, Author, DealStreetAsia

1715

Ground Theatre: Building a number ONE brand with ONE Championship

Chatri Sityodtong, Founder, Chairman and CEO, ONE Championship

1830

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Guest-of-honor

Minister of State, Alvin Tan, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

1845

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Organisers speech

1900

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Digital magic performance

TK Jiang

1930

Stand-Up Comedy

Kumar

27 March 2021 - Day 2

0900

Registration Booth: Registration open

1000

Ground Theatre: Day 2 - Welcome speech

1015

Ground Theatre: The secret recipe to developing strong PR and personal branding

Jacob Puthenparambil, Founder and CEO, REDHILL Communications

Natalie Chua, Deputy Managing Director, REDHILL Communications

Tavy Cussinel, Interim Managing Director, REDHILL Communications

1145

Ground Theatre: The art of adapting through a crisis (investors conversation)

Trang Tran, Principal, B Capital Group

Goh Yi Ping, Partner, Quest Ventures

Huiting Koh, Partner, Altara Ventures

Moderated by Maria Li, COO, Tech in Asia

1300

Lunch

Powered by SaladStop!

1400

Treetop: How to invest in the growth of my people

Jussi Salovaara, Cofounder and Managing Partner, Antler

Khoo Winnie, Partner, Antler

1530

Ground Theatre: How to negotiate a term sheet

Tracy-Anne Ang, Partner, Rajah and Tann

1700

Ground Theatre: Building a Scalable F&B Business

Loh Lik Peng, Cofounder, Unlisted Collection

Frantz Braha, Co-owner and Director, SaladStop!

Alex Phua, CFO & Country Head, Zouk Group

Althea Lim, Cofounder, Gushcloud

1830

Ground Theatre: How to build a unicorn in Singapore

Nick Nash, cofounder and managing partner, Asia Partners

Huang Shao-Ning, Founder and Chief Angel, AngelCentral

Yash Sankrityayan, Principal, Jungle Ventures

1930

Closing Show

26 March 2021 - Day 1

0900

Registration Booth: Registration open

1015

Ground Theatre: Opening video and welcome speech

1030

Ground Theatre: Building unicorns in the new normal

Peng T. Ong, Cofounder and Managing Partner, Monk's Hill Ventures

Chua Kee Lock, CEO, Vertex Holdings and Managing Partner, Vertex Ventures (SEA & India)

Koh Shi Yan, Cofounder and Managing Partner, Hustle Fund

Moderated by David Ramli, Journalist, Bloomberg

1200

Ground Theatre: Why sustainability will play a significant role in building unicorns

Steve Melhuish, Cofounder, PropertyGuru and CEO/Founder, PlanetRise

Stefanie Beitien, Head of Market Transformation, WWF-Singapore

Dr Matthew Zhao, Food Scientist, Big Idea Ventures

Moderated by Mercedes Martin, Sustainability Communication Consultant - ADB, Asian Development Bank

1315

Lunch

Powered by SaladStop!

1415

Ground Theatre: Going Viral: The ever changing impact of media

Patrick Lee, Cofounder, Rotten Tomatoes

Kevin Lin, Cofounder, TWITCH

Sandhya Devanathan, Managing Director, Facebook (APAC, Global Gaming)

Joseph Phua, Managing Partner at Turn Capital, Co-Founder and Chairman at 17LIVE Inc

Moderated by Ho Kheng Lian, Cofounder, Kollective Ventures and Open Circles

1545

Ground Theatre: Consumer behavior and growth towards digital payments in emerging markets

Zack Yang, Cofounder, Fomopay

Salim Dhanani, Cofounder, Bigpay

Valerie Wagoner, Chief Growth Officer, GoPay (GoJek)

Moderated by Kristie Neo, Author, DealStreetAsia

1715

Ground Theatre: Building a number ONE brand with ONE Championship

Chatri Sityodtong, Founder, Chairman and CEO, ONE Championship

1830

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Guest-of-honor

Minister of State, Alvin Tan, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

1845

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Organisers speech

1900

Ground Theatre: EP!TOME Opening Show: Digital magic performance

TK Jiang

1930

Stand-Up Comedy

Kumar

27 March 2021 - Day 2

0900

Registration Booth: Registration open

1000

Ground Theatre: Day 2 - Welcome speech

1015

Ground Theatre: The secret recipe to developing strong PR and personal branding

Jacob Puthenparambil, Founder and CEO, REDHILL Communications

Natalie Chua, Deputy Managing Director, REDHILL Communications

Tavy Cussinel, Interim Managing Director, REDHILL Communications

1145

How to: Communicate and Network for Business Development

Fei Yao, Cofounder, NewCampus

1300

Lunch

Powered by SaladStop!

1400

Ground Theatre: Brand vs infrastructure, which is more important to startup success

Rachel Lim, Cofounder, Love, Bonito

Declan Ee, Cofounder, Castlery

Yock Siong Tee, Head of SEA at L Catterton

Moderated by Aziza Sheerin, Managing Director - Asia, General Assembly

1530

Treetop: How to Growth hack + measure startup growth

Will Klippgen, Cofounder, Cocoon Capital

1700

Ground Theatre: Building a Scalable F&B Business

Loh Lik Peng, Cofounder, Unlisted Collection

Frantz Braha, Co-owner and Director, SaladStop!

Alex Phua, CFO & Country Head, Zouk Group

Althea Lim, Cofounder, Gushcloud

1830

Ground Theatre: How to build a unicorn in Singapore

Nick Nash, cofounder and managing partner, Asia Partners

Huang Shao-Ning, Founder and Chief Angel, AngelCentral

Yash Sankrityayan, Principal, Jungle Ventures

1930

Closing Show

Speakers

Alex Phua

Alex Phua

CFO & Country Head,
Zouk Group

Althea Lim

Althea Lim

Cofounder,
Gushcloud

Minister of State, Alvin Tan

Minister of State, Alvin Tan

Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Aziza Sheerin

Aziza Sheerin

Managing Director - Asia,
General Assembly

Bjorn Lee

Bjorn Lee

Founder and CEO,
Mindfi

Chatri Sityodtong

Chatri Sityodtong

Founder, Chairman and CEO, ONE Championship

Chua Kee Lock

Chua Kee Lock

CEO, Vertex Holdings and Managing Partner, Vertex Ventures (SEA & India)

David Ramli

David Ramli

Journalist,
Bloomberg

Declan Ee

Declan Ee

Cofounder,
Castlery

Fei Yao

Fei Yao

Cofounder,
NewCampus

Frantz Braha

Frantz Braha

Co-owner and Director,
SaladStop!

Goh Yi Ping

Goh Yi Ping

Partner,
Quest Ventures

Ho Kheng Lian

Ho Kheng Lian

Cofounder, Kollective Ventures
and Cofounder, Open Circles

Huang Shao-Ning

Huang Shao-Ning

Founder and Chief Angel,
AngelCentral

Jacob Puthenparambil

Jacob Puthenparambil

CEO,
REDHILL Communications

Jimmy Sia

Jimmy Sia

Head of Go to Market, Strategy and Operations, GRAB

Jussi Salovaara

Jussi Salovaara

Cofounder and Managing Partner, Antler

Joseph Phua

Joseph Phua

Managing Partner at Turn Capital, Co-Founder and Chairman at 17LIVE Inc

Kevin Lin

Kevin Lin

Cofounder,
Twitch

Huiting Koh

Huiting Koh

Partner,
Altara Ventures

Koh Shi Yan

Koh Shi Yan

Cofounder and Managing Partner,
Hustle Fund

Kristie Neo

Kristie Neo

Author,
DealStreetAsia

Kumar

Kumar

Comedian

Loh Lik Peng

Loh Lik Peng

Founding Director,
Unlisted Collection

Maria Li

Maria Li

COO,
Tech in Asia

Dr Matthew Zhao

Dr Matthew Zhao

Food Scientist,
Big Idea Ventures

Mercedes Martin

Mercedes Martin

Sustainability Communication Consultant - ADB,
Asian Development Bank

Michael Lints

Michael Lints

Partner,
Golden Gate Ventures

Natalie Chua

Natalie Chua

Deputy Managing Director,
REDHILL Communications

Nick Nash

Nick Nash

Cofounder and Managing Partner,
Asia Partners

Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee

Cofounder,
Rotten Tomatoes

Peng T. Ong

Peng T. Ong

Cofounder and Managing Partner, Monk’s Hill Ventures

Rachel Lim

Rachel Lim

Cofounder,
Love, Bonito

Salim Dhanani

Salim Dhanani

Cofounder,
Bigpay

Stefanie Beitien

Stefanie Beitien

Head of Market Transformation,
WWF-Singapore

Steve Melhuish

Steve Melhuish

Cofounder, PropertyGuru
and CEO/Founder, PlanetRise

Tavy Cussinel

Tavy Cussinel

Interim Managing Director,
REDHILL Communications

TK Jiang

TK Jiang

Digital Magician

Tracy-Anne Ang

Tracy-Anne Ang

Partner,
Rajah & Tann

Trang Tran

Trang Tran

Principal,
B Capital Group

Valerie Wagoner

Valerie Wagoner

Chief Growth Officer,
GoPay (GoJek)

Will Klippgen

Will Klippgen

Cofounder and Managing Partner,
Cocoon Capital

Winnie Khoo

Winnie Khoo

Partner,
Antler

Yash Sankrityayan

Yash Sankrityayan

Principal,
Jungle Ventures

Yock Siong Tee

Yock Siong Tee

Head of SEA,
L Catterton

Zack Yang

Zack Yang

Cofounder,
Fomopay

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