Swill Whiskey and talk brilliantly with Dr. Werner Vogels (CTO of Amazon)

Prepare yourself for a post-Easter bender. The CTO of Amazon is in town, the Makers are sharpening their knitting needles and the keyboard warriors have you in their sights. Lots to choose from this week. Enjoy!


PS: Sign up for Walkabout NOW. Friday, June 13th. It’s ON!

Monday, April 21st

7:00pm – Talk.js - Mobile AwesomSauce, free birds and jamming to the beat of Eminem(scripten).

7:30pm- Keep calm & Knit on - Much better than freaking out and not having a knitted sweater.  #UpcyclingMondays

Tuesday, April 22nd

3:00pm – Hub CaseStudies: Startup Stories   - Learn the power of story-telling and hear about important lessons learned by two entrepreneurs driving exciting health & adventure startups.

7:00pm – Business Rocks - It’s like crack for the networking set.

7:00pm – CrowdfundHer Live -  Hosting women entrepreneurs who are gaining momentum with their innovative ideas, pitching to a passionate and curious crowd.

7:00pm – HackerX SG - The most exclusive recruiting event for developers. It’s one of a kind opportunity to meet some of the world’s most innovative and fastest growing companies.

7:00pm – Green Drinks: Tuesday Networking - Connect to everyone and anyone in the environmental sphere.

8:00pm – AperoEntrepreneurs+ Hub Drinks - Would you like some Ricard during your entrepreneurial happy hour?

Wednesday, April 23rd

10:30am – Ecommerce Show Asia -  The one stop place for online retailers and leading e-commerce players to meet, network and build long-lasting business relationships.

6:00pm - Meet-up with Dr. Werner Vogels, VP & CTO at Amazon.com  – Exclusive and informal, meet the man who answers to Jeff Bezos and hear him in conversation with some of the key players in the SG startup-eco-system.

6:30pm - Brilliance Talk 2 – Introduction to Bitcoin!  – Buy for $2SGD, sell at $200 – they’ll show you how, why and point you towards the ATM.

6:30pm – iAmWednesday - Don’t confuse them with Tuesday or Thursday, TheyAreWedensday. The event for all things Digital, delivering a line-up of savvy speakers and hosted at venues where you want to be seen.

6:45pm – Secret {W} Business: Know your numbers - Attention Ladies, they’re not trying to get your digits.

7:30pm – Musings of a Kaggler & R vs Python - Snake people, I leave this for you to translate.

8:00pm – AA11: Keyboard Warriors - En garde! Prepare yourself to stroll through the glorified republic of Hackerdom. Remember to wear your white hat :)

Thursday, April 24th

9:00am – Early Rise Singapore - A worldwide series of morning mixers for people committed to inspiring media for social good. 

3:00pm – 10 Legal and Investment tips - Get the down low on how to attract your first investment (from the musclebound gym bro at GGV) and get practical legal tips from Lee Bagshaw (Senior Counsel at Taylor Wessing LLP, not a bro).

5:00pm - TiE: Getting Press Coverage for Startups -Figure out how to get media attention and increase the visibility of your start-up through good PR.

6:45pm – Backstage Pass by PeaTix - Get the low-down on growing events from the ground-up Pecha Kutcha style. 

7:30pm – Tipsy Trivia - Show off your smarts over a few pints of Tiger.

7:30pm – Creative Coders – A talk about CSS Preprocessors and why they are so awesome.

7:30pm – Whiskey Tasting - Sample single malts from Glasgow and Campbeltown. Fancy.

Friday, April 25th

3:00pm - iAxil: Building World Class Companies - Come spend an hour with Garage Technology Ventures and iAxil to find out more about the iSTARTUP programme.

6:00pm – JFDI Open House - A random collection of geeks, entrepreneurs, investors and creatives gather to eat cheese and change the world at JFDI.Asia’s Innovation Campus. The event is casual and nobody dresses up (except this guy!)

7:30pm – Makers Meetup - Calling all makers, hackers, tinkerers, artists, crafters, educators and geeks! Come learn to make and make to learn with the SG Makers.

Saturday, April 26th

8:30am - Conversations on Sustainable Singapore -  Q: “Should I recycle?” A: “Yes.” Have more to say? Join the conversation. Specific suggestions will be submitted for the Sustainable Singapore Blueprint review by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources.

11:00am – MOOC Study group - A machine learning course taught by a real human.

11:30am – Fashion Revolution Day - Who made your clothes?


Friday, June 13th - Walkabout Singapore –  Go behind-the-scenes of your favorite startup! Check out the space, meet the founders and party like you sold your company.

May 2nd - Singapore Startup Weekend - Get feedback on a idea, find a co-founder and meet a team to help you execute, Startup Weekend is the perfect environment to test your idea and take the first step to launch your own startup.

May 7 & 8th - Startup Asia -  A large-scale 2-day conference showcasing newly launched and product-ready tech startups, along with a huge line-up of interesting coffee chats, and keynote talks, Hackathon and Startup Arena.