The Digital Entrepreneur Leadership Forum (DELF) OZ Virtual Webinar featuring Edith Yeung

10:00 am - 11:00 pm

July 2

Topic — Shifting Global Digital Trends: Asia, US and OZ

Edith is a General Partner at Race Capital – an early-stage Silicon Valley venture capital fund. A few sectors we are particularly interested in infrastructure, fintech, and deep tech verticals. She has invested in over 50 startups including Lightyear/Stellar (valued $1.2B), Silk Labs (acquired by Apple), Chirp (acquired by Apple), Fleksy (acquired by Pinterest), Human (acquired by Mapbox), Solana, Oasis Labs, Nebulas, Hooked, DayDayCook, AISense, and many more.

You will learn:

  • What are the digital trends in China, Hong Kong, USA and implications for Australia?
  • How will the COVID-19 pandemic effect digital tech investment & specific verticals?
  • Where are the digital technology opportinities and what strategies will prevail?

Format

Our virtual event program will be a two-part presentation followed by a hosted discussion and then moderated Q&A.

  • Welcome, announcements & sponsor thanks
  • First half of Edith’s presentation / Keynote
  • 1st Discussion + Q&A from chat
  • Second half of Edith’s presentation / Keynote
  • 2nd Discussion + Q&A from chat
  • Summary of key points

About Edith

Prior to Race Capital, Edith was a partner at 500 Startups, the world’s most active early-stage fund and incubator invested in Twilio, Credit Karma, Grab, and 2000 more companies. Before 500, Edith was the general manager at Dolphin Browser, a Sequoia-backed mobile browser with over 150 million installs worldwide. Edith also worked with many Fortune 500 companies such as Siebel, AMS, AT&T Wireless, and Autodesk.

She frequently speaks on China and Silicon Valley technology and investment landscape. She is also a frequent guest lecturer at Berkeley and Stanford and commentator on BBCCNBCWall Street JournalBloombergSCMPTechcrunch, etc.

Learn more about Edith @ edith.co

Edith’s latest newsletter is available @ https://www.silicon.news/

What is DELF OZ virtual 2020?

The Digital Entrepreneur’s Leadership Forum (DELF) is a thought leader’s event which has been running since early 2000 in Hong Kong at the Cyberport digital technology science park. In 2020, New Ventures Australia is excited to announce our partnership with international thought leadership event producer Hal Josephson of MediaSense in order to host a DELF conference in Australia and to attract global industry experts in the digital technology and investment sectors to Brisbane, Queensland.

However, as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, we are pivoting proactively to respond to the unprecedented & completely different global business landscape. Given that live face-to-face events are not possible at this time, we have created the DELF OZ virtual webinar series to deliver inspirational online events to Queensland’s and Australia’s network of business leaders, innovation change agents and entrepreneurs.

To launch the webinar series we have invited international future-of-work specialist Gary Bolles. Gary’s latest newsletter launched to help global companies, SME’s, as well as start-ups, management and employee’s world-wide, better understand the local, regional and global economic impact of the current C-19 crisis.

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