Book Night with Singapore’s leading VCs, entrepreneurs and big thinkers

Wednesday, November 22nd

7:00 pm - Book Night with Singapore’s leading VCs, entrepreneurs and big thinkers

Join Singapore’s leading VCs, entrepreneurs and big thinkers on November 22 for an intimate discussion of the New York Times Bestseller “Principles: Life & Work”, recently released by the legendary Ray Dalio.

About the Speakers

Vishal Harnal, General Partner 500 Startups
Vishal is a General Partner at 500 Startups, the most active early-stage venture capital firm in the world. Vishal leads 500 Startups’ investments and operations across South-East Asia. Over the past 4 years, 500 Startups South-East Asia has invested in over 160 companies including flagships Grab, Carousell, Bukalapak, Kudo (acq. Grab), Nugit, Fave (previously KFit), Revolution Precrafted and Gilmour Space.

Michael Lints, Partner Golden Gate Ventures
Michael is a Partner at Golden Gate Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm investing across Southeast Asia with $60 million in operation. Since 2011, the firm has invested in over 30 companies across more than 10 countries in Asia. In his role as a Partner, Michael is focused on fundraising and developing partnerships between portfolio companies and outside stakeholders.

Mohan Belani, Co-Founder and CEO e27
Co-Founder and CEO of e27, Mohan is one of the captains of Asia’s leading community and resource platform for innovation-led businesses. Acting as CEO of e27, Mohan encourages a new generation of technology leaders, creators, entrepreneurs and investors throughout Asia. Mohan was instrumental in kicking off Echelon, the largest annual tech conference in Asia.

Bernard Leong, Head of Digital at Singapore Post and founder of AnalyseAsia podcast
Bernard is Head of Digital at Singapore Post, where he is leading & managing the Post Office Network and Digital Services business unit of 500+ employees. Under Bernard’s leadership, SingPost recently launched Alpha drone – the first end to end authenticated drone delivery system in the world. Outside his corporate role, Bernard is the founder of Analyse Asia, a weekly podcast on technology, business and media and an entrepreneur-in-residence for INSEAD Business School in Singapore. Bernard recently graduated from Global Solutions Program 2016, Singularity University.

Moderated by Olga Sych, Founder Great Owls
Olga is the Founder of Great Owls, an entrepreneur network and knowledge sharing website. Prior to launching Great Owls, Olga was Managing Director Digital for Tatler in Asia responsible for building and scaling pan-Asian digital operations. She has also been an MD for Digitas, a global digital ad agency, and has led the digital transformation for numerous media titles.

About the book “Principles” by Ray Dalio
“Ray Dalio has provided me with invaluable guidance and insights that are now available to you in Principles.” Bill Gates

Dalio is one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs. He is the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, managing about $160 billion. In this book, Dalio shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.

If you haven’t read Ray Dalio’s book “Principles: Life & Work” yet, you can start by reading a summary of the book. Other options to get up to speed are to watch Dalio’s TED Talk, listen to Tim Ferris’ interview or watch Tony Robbins interview.

Agenda

  • 7.00pm – 7.30pm ~ Welcome; drinks and snacks on arrival
  • 7.30pm – 8.30pm ~ Book discussion and Q&A
  • 8.30pm – 9.00pm ~ Networking

Ready to deep-dive into Dalio’s “Principles”with us?

SIGN UP NOW!

Places are limited!

Great Owls is an entrepreneur network and a knowledge sharing website. We feature the most innovative people in Singapore and drill down into the critical resources that shaped them. Learn from the best!

Details:

Wednesday, November 22nd
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

LATTICE80
80 Robinson Road, #08-01, Singapore 068898

Have an event? Submit it here

Similar events

Jan 19th 7:00 pm - There Is A Service For That! with Mayur Tendulkar (PM on Xamarin@Microsoft)

Unless it is a static app, every mobile app requires services. Join Mayur Tendulkar from Microsoft to know about these services and how you can take benefit of these services.

Jan 19th 6:30 pm - Resumes, Interviews & Branding

Writing a resume/CV or going for a interview for a Tech job can be quite different. Join in for an evening of fun where WWCode is collaborating with X-pand and Women Techmakers to provide insights on how to do all these.

Jan 22nd 6:30 pm - Building the Future of Energy with Artificial Intelligence

This inaugural EnRupt Energy Innovation talk will explore how AI will go further and change the way decisions are made in the energy sector. We will explore how AI can change relation between producers and consumers and create a new kind of energy system.

Jan 22nd 7:00 pm - The Millennial Gold Rush: A Cryptocurrency Miner’s Journey

In this session, we will listen to a miner’s story about how she started with cryptocurrency mining, why she chose to mine primarily on the Ethereum blockchain, and whether she thinks it is still worthwhile to start mining at this juncture.

Jan 23rd 6:30 pm - SGInnovate Presents: Blockchain Evening with IBM

Come discuss the transformational power of blockchain – a technology that is here and real today.

Jan 23rd 7:00 pm - HackerNest Singapore January Tech Social

HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with Ultra Smart People.

Jan 23rd 2:30 pm - Talk.CSS max-content edition

A 3-hour design and CSS extravaganza

Jan 24th 6:30 pm - Talk Data to Me: Why and How to Break into Data Science

At this event, we host thought-leaders from the Singapore data community to discuss the possibilities of career paths in the Data Science world. They’ll cover how today’s wealth of data drives business and product decisions across industries ranging from journalism to programming, and share their visions for the future and how you can jump into this exciting area.

Jan 24th 8:00 pm - Munah & Hirzi Live: Curtain Call

Youtubers Munah & Hirzi perform a live show for the first time (and the last time) to celebrate the end of thier channel. A night of music parody, comedy and spectacle.

Jan 24th 6:30 pm - DAWS – January 2018

Come learn how you can use data if you don’t have any, and how Amazon is upending the non-data sector with its purchase of Whole Foods and thoughts on the us and them divide between digital and non-digital analysts.

Jan 25th 7:00 pm - What happens to HR in an agile journey

Join Jasmine for a fresh perspective as she takes us through Ideas of non-conventional Agile HR practices that positively impact employee retention, the creation and implementation of a safe and engaging work culture for Gen Y/Millennials, and lessons learned from this transformational journey.

Jan 25th 8:00 am - JSConf.Asia 2018

A 3-day long celebration of the web technology and design. It is the sixth edition of Southeast Asia’s most influential community event from developers for developers with the aim to educate, inspire and entertain around open source and the web.

Jan 25th 11:30 am - Kopi Chat: Shipping the Smart Way

To plunge into an ocean of opportunities in a trillion dollar market, join the Kopi Chat with Symphony Creative Solutions at BLOCK71 Singapore on 25th January 2018, Thursday. Hear from our experts about the many challenges facing the maritime logistics sector, with a focus on container shipping!

Jan 26th 5:00 pm - muru-D Singapore SUPER Open House

Open Houses are for entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, the startup community, friends of muru-D and general supporters of the ecosystem to come down, have a a few casual drinks with us, make some connections and learn something new.

Upcoming events