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The Growthmakers Series Vol. 1: Lessons Learned x Sleek
January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us and other entrepreneurs, business owners and investors as we kick off the year with French Tech startup Sleek’s first event in THE GROWTHMAKERS SERIES.
In VOL.1: LESSONS LEARNED, listen from a panel of entrepreneurs based in Singapore as they share the ups & downs of building a company in one of the hottest startup ecosystems in the world. The panel session will cover:
- Fundraising hiccups
- Talent / Team Building / Leadership lessons
- Market-entry snafus
- Product market fit
Laugh (and cry) with the panel as they reflect on their journey and come away with an understanding of how you can build a strong, scalable business in Singapore (or at least – how not to do it!) . Spend the rest of the evening catching up with old friends and making new ones.
We’re committed to building an ecosystem of support for those wanting to begin their company in Singapore. If you’ve got friends who are considering taking the plunge of starting their own business, or interested in meeting other founders in Singapore, bring them along.
We hope you can make it!
- Matas Linauskas (cofounder Nomnomby)
Matas Linauskas is the CEO & Co-founder at nomnomby – an innovative meal pick-up subscription platform allowing users to enjoy healthy CBD meals for cheaper and quicker. Before starting nomnomby, Matas spent close to 3 years with Rocket Internet startups, serving as the Sales Team Lead & later the Head of Marketing BI at Vaniday as well as the Managing Director at Lamudi.
- Dana von der Heide (founder of Parcel Perform)
Dana is the Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Parcel Perform, a solution that supports e-commerce merchants in managing the complexities of e-commerce logistics and fulfillment. Before founding Parcel Perform, she gained her industry knowledge while being in global strategy and regional business development roles for international logistics companies in Europe and Asia. Previously an enthusiast of the Berlin-startup scene, she is now based in Singapore where she started her company Parcel Perform in 2016. Dana recently joined Alibaba as part of their 2 year eFounder Fellowship program.
- Julien Labruyere (cofounder Sleek, 4xLabs)
Julien Labruyere is the CEO & Co-founder Sleek. Julien has over 10 years experience in sales and management for technology companies in Europe and Asia. He started his career at Silicomp that was acquired by Orange Business Services. Julien then started and lead the APAC business for a Swedish Mobile Enterprise Application Platform startup Appear Networks, before founding fintech company 4xLabs and now Sleek.
- Tito Costa (partner at Global Founders Capital, ex-MD and group CMO at Zalora, serial entrepreneur)
Tito Costa is a Singapore-based Partner at Global Founders Capital, a stage-agnostic global venture capital firm. He was previously Managing Director and group CMO at ZALORA, a fashion e-commerce company operating in South-east Asia. Before that he launched several internet businesses in Europe and Asia as Managing Director at Rocket Internet. Before joining Rocket Internet, Tito worked in management consulting at McKinsey & Company.
- Moderator: Andee Chua, Head of Community at Found