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Chris Chong

Chris Chong

Co-Founder, Groupon Singapore
I’ve seen it all, from pitches so bad the whole room died of laughter, to experiencing my own failed startups and some success with Groupon Singapore which has allowed me to reach a financial goal. At 20, I took a break from my law degree to co-found my first startup, Beeconomic, which was fully acquired by Groupon (a USD$24M buyout in a record-breaking 6 months, according to The Straits Times newspaper). After Groupon Singapore, I worked on 4 startups that failed, which taught me important lessons about failure. I then worked as social media editor for Hong Kong newspaper The South China Morning Post, where Jack Ma's Alibaba acquired the newspaper after the team achieved strong digital growth. After, I became a full-time advisor for a $100M Japanese VC, scouting for new prospects and advising the portfolio’s entrepreneurs. I am an entrepreneur who knows exactly how it feels to be guide-less and isolated and I’ve met a lot of kind people on my travels who were willing to help me. I host a free podcast that interviews Asia's fast-growing entrepreneurs, idealists, and trendsetters on the hardships they've had to overcome to make it in their industry. I hope for my podcast to be my way of paying it forward.
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Diamond Sponsors

  • Huawei
  • Lenovo

Platinum Sponsors

  • AMD Xilinx
  • DigitalRealty
  • Naver Cloud
  • Seagate
  • Threatlocker

VIP Lounge Sponsor

  • Telin
  • NeutraDC

Theatre Sponsors

  • GitLab
  • Cohesity
  • Twilio

Gold Sponsors

  • AvePoint
  • Accrets
  • ACA
  • Aiven
  • BMC
  • CATO
  • Poly

Gold Sponsors

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  • Equinix
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Silver Sponsors

  • CircleCI
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  • Cloudcover
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  • Crayon
  • Devo
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Silver Sponsors

  • CloudMile
  • Expero
  • MongoDB
  • Princeton DG

 

Silver Sponsors

  • GoTo
  • New Relic
  • Synology
  • Freshworks
  • Intersystems
  • Mend
  • Motherson
  • ParkPlace
  • Deutsche Telekom

Silver Sponsors

  • fortinet
  • green radar
  • Newtech Technology
  • Rubrik
  • Solace
  • Yugabyte

Bronze Sponsors

  • Aveva
  • Cloud Kinetics
  • eCloudValley
  • iZeno
  • OCA
  • 24x7 Geeks Solutions Pvt Ltd

Bronze Sponsors

  • iTech
  • Just After Midnight
  • Parasoft
  • Randoli
  • Xtremax
  • Yeeflow

Exhibitors

  • CloudHost
  • Cloudian
  • Cybozu
  • Evvo
  • IASA
  • Impress
  • SimplerCloud
  • Skylab
  • TMAX

Exhibitors

  • LuxConnect
  • Mlytics
  • QNAP

Exhibitors

  • Namu
  • SendQuick

Partners

Knowledge Partner

  • BICSI

News Distribution Partner

  • ACN Newswire

Associate Content Partner

  • Uptime Institute

Strategic SEO Partner

  • AdVantage

Strategic Event Partner

  • ISC2
  • Frost & Sullivan

Event Partners

  • AiSP
  • Arc Advisory
  • Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA)
  • Asosiasi Cloud Computing Indonesia
  • Finetech Assosciation of Hong Kong
  • Accelerating Asia
  • co-creation lab
  • Best Practice of eCommerce
  • BigDataX
  • CMO Council
  • CSCIS
  • ISACA
  • La French Tech
  • Practical DevSecOps
  • Digital Advertising Association Thailand (DAAT)
  • DevOps Institute
  • Singapore Chamber of E-Commerce
  • Smart Asia India
  • Forrester

Event Partners

  • IASA
  • IPI Singapore
  • itSMF
  • IFMA Singapore
  • European Data Centre Association
  • Plug And Play
  • KinerjaBisa
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society
  • Michael Page
  • NexChange
  • SG Tech
  • ASME
  • Singapore Cyber Security Consortium (SGCSC)
  • Structure Research
  • General Assembly
  • Open Connectivity Foundation
  • GS1
  • CHIME

Media Partners

  • ACN Newswire
  • Media 7
  • APAC CIO Outlook
  • APSM ASEAN
  • Asia Blockchain Review
  • Australian Cybersecurity Magazine
  • Australian Security Magazine
  • eFinancialcareers
  • SearchCIO
  • AI Time Journal
  • 万瑞布线网
  • Disruptive Tech Asean
  • Fintech Finance
  • PR Newswire

Media Partners

  • CryptoNewsZ
  • Heaptalk
  • Bizclick Media
  • Cyber Security ASEAN
  • CMO Asia
  • Enterprise Security
  • Chief IT
  • CIO Advisor APAC
  • Asia Content News
  • Cross Border Magazine
  • Data Storage ASEAN
  • e27
  • Cybersec Asia
  • ComputerWeekly
  • GovTech Sea

Media Partners

  • Silicon India
  • Gigabit
  • Jumpstart Media
  • My Security Media
  • Digicon Asia
  • FutureIoT
  • Frontier
  • Tech Wire Asia
  • TechTarget
  • Telecom Era
  • Payment & Cards Network
  • FutureCFO
  • Retail CIO Outlook
  • Supply Chain Brain
  • Supply Chain Digital
  • MarketingOps
  • FutureCIO
  • VM Blog
  • Retail Tech Insights

Official Partner Hotel

  • Marina Bay Sands

Held In

  • SG

Supported By

  • SG