90 Seconds is the premiere global video creation platform, enabling brands to create quality videos anywhere in the world.
Pieter is vice president at Sequoia Capital based in Singapore. Partnering with amazing entrepreneurs as an investor in early stage technology companies in South East Asia.
Prior to joining Sequoia, Pieter led Amazon Web Services’ business with the leading VC's, accelerators, and the broader startup ecosystem across Asia, worked closely with VC's across their investment cycle, and supported founders in their fund-raising and company building activties.
Tim is the founder and CEO of 90 Seconds. He is an experienced serial entrepreneur with a mix of technology, marketing, design, finance and leadership experience developed from starting and growing businesses over the last 15 years. Tim leads 90 Seconds with a vision for creating the worlds leading cloud video production platform and travels the world making it happen.
Tim produces a YouTube video series of the journey of building 90 Seconds called Ride the Wave
Richard leads the investment activities for Southeast Asia. Prior to joining SIG in 2015, Richard spent 15 years in Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of Intel Corporation, where he led the China investments team from 2009-2015. He has had extensive experience in venture capital in Silicon Valley where he was based from 2000-2004 and relocated to China in 2004 when venture capital started gaining traction as an asset class in China. Richard received his BA from Pomona College in Claremont, and his MBA from University of Chicago.
Dave Parfett is an Operating Principal at AirTree Ventures where he works with early and growth stage companies, helping them scale, raise capital and exit. Dave represents AirTree on the boards of Employment Hero, 90Seconds, Brosa, DesignCrowd, Edrolo, Spaceship and others.
Prior to AirTree, Dave spent 16 years advising, operating and investing across a diverse range of B2B and B2C sectors, business models and growth stages. He founded and led CVCs for Qantas and Westfield after beginning his career in investment banking and management consulting.
Tim was a co-founder and Director of ValueClick with business partner Jonathan Hendriksen who was the Founder and CEO. Tim also founded ValueCommerce Co. Ltd(TYO:2491) in 1996.
Tim is one of the original pioneers in the Japanese Internet and advertising industry. His vision and record of achievement are mirrored through the success and growth of ValueCommerce. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of ValueCommerce and focused on M&A and other strategic business development opportunities for ValueCommerce.
Tim has served as the Chairman of ValueCommerce Co. Ltd since 2006 and has been a Director of The Icehouse Limited since June 2012.
Mike is a former Operational Partner of Ironbridge , a private equity firm with $1.5bn funds under management, at which he led and was involved in a number of transactions across a variety of different industries. Prior to this, Mike was a Partner of Ernst & Young.
Mike has significant Board experience including currently serving as non-Executive Chairman of Janison Education Group Limited (ASX: JAN), Beamtree Holdings Limited (ASX: BMT), Design Milk Co Limited (ASX: DMC), Mad Paw's Holdings Limited and Orbx Limited.
Mike is a Member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Accountancy) from the University of South Australia.
Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed stage, start-up stage, early stage, and growth stage investments in private companies. Sequoia Capital has invested in over 250 companies since 1972, amongst others: Apple, Google, AirBnB, PayPal, Stripe, YouTube, Uber Instagram, Yahoo! and WhatsApp. The combined current public market value for these companies is over $1.4 trillion.
AirTree are an early and growth stage venture firm backing world-class Australasian entrepreneurs. AirTree have had success investing in marketplaces, global SaaS businesses, next generation finance, digital commerce and media and marketing platforms. AirTree invest in disruptive businesses in any sector looking to reshape traditional industries.
SIG is a global quantitative trading firm founded with an entrepreneurial mindset and a rigorous analytical approach to decision making. Over the past 30 years, SIG's business thrives at the intersection of trading, quantitative research, and technology.
Atami Capital is a privately-backed venture fund that acquires minority interests, working closely with existing management teams to create sustainable long-term value.
Qualgro Pte Ltd is a venture capital firm specializing in Series A, Series B, and growth capital investment. The firm prefers to invest in technology, fintech, B2B companies, data analytics, and digital-based businesses (marketplaces, web services, P2P platforms, C2C platforms), in enterprise SaaS-based business models, as well as in education and healthcare. It seeks to invest in Southeast Asia, the Asia Pacific region, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Qualgro Pte Ltd is based in Singapore.
Right Click Capital are passionate founders and investors specialising in identifying, investing in and supporting high-growth Internet- and technology-related businesses in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
Tscheltzoff is a serial entrepreneur, with a long list of successful businesses to his credit. He founded a telecommunications company in Ukraine and a web hosting company in France and built the hugely successful microstock photography agency Fotolia.com , which was sold to Adobe(NASDAQ: ADBE) for $800 million.
Teruhide (Teru) Sato established BEENEXT(Beenos - TYO:3328) to support and invest in entrepreneurs with an ambitious vision to make a significant impact on society. BEENEXT have investments in 18 companies including, Zilingo, NoBroker and Happy Fresh.
Jonathan Hendriksen and Tim Williams founded ValueClick Japan in 1998 and through being able to build a great team around them, went on to list it on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in May of 2000. Tim and Jonathan went on to create a web and mobile user generated content network with a monthly reach of up to 40 million unique users. Tim has served as the Chairman of ValueCommerce Co. Ltd(TYO:2491) since 2006 and has been a Director of The ICEHOUSE Limited since June 2012.
Jonathan Hendriksen and Tim Williams founded ValueClick Japan in 1998 and through being able to build a great team around them, went on to list it on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in May of 2000. Tim and Jonathan went on to create a web and mobile user generated content network with a monthly reach of up to 40 million unique users.
Jonathan is particularly interested in building internet technology that can assist companies and organizations to communicate their message to their customers and thus leading to increased revenues. Jonathan's passionate about user generated content as he thinks this is what makes the internet unique and different than other kinds of media.
Jim Zarley is the Managing General Partner of Zarley Investments. Jim Zarley is a Chairman and investor in Valueclick(Conversant - NasdaqGS:CNVR), a pioneer in the digital marketing space.
The University of Auckland Business School Entrepreneurs’ Challenge provides up to one million dollars annually for investment in growth-oriented SMEs. Since the launch in 2009 20 companies have been awarded funding - companies, that embody the excellence and ingenuity of New Zealand’s best entrepreneurs.
The Icehouse is where Kiwi businesses grow. The Icehouse are focused on supporting owner-managers and entrepreneurs who will shape the future of New Zealand’s economy. Through their nationwide events, workshops and programmes the Icehouse give startups and SMEs access to the expertise, networks and funding they need to achieve their growth aspirations and become Businesses of International Quality
Sulla Management is a global family office headquartered in London. Sulla makes long term-investments in solution-oriented businesses spanning the United States, Asia-Pacific and United Kingdom. Each investment gains benefit from the managing partner’s varied experience and strategic expertise across technology and finance. Core to Sulla Management’s values are their philanthropic endeavors.