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ONLINE: Business Shaker - #8 Singapore - the right place for your expansion


ONLINE: Business Shaker - #8 Singapore - the right place for your expansion

2020-06-23 11:30:00 2020-06-23 13:00:00 Europe/Prague ONLINE: Business Shaker - #8 Singapore - the right place for your expansion
23 Jun 2020
11:30 - 13:00

MS Teams

Would you like to expand with your business overseas? And did you know that Singapore is now the leading startup hub in the world?

Singapore is an open economy with a generous government support for innovative businesses. It has the biggest venture capital infrastructure in the Southeast Asia where startups receive investments over 1 billion USD annually. With its strategic position Singapore is an effective gateway to nearly 650 million people living in the Southeast Asia.
Come and listen to an expert on the Singaporean startup ecosystem and find out the tips and tricks on how to succeed in the Southeast Asia. Our speaker will share what are the business perks of the region and provide information about current situation. The webinar will take place online on the 23rd of June at 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m and will be in English.


  • Startup ecosystem in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
  • How the crisis hit the area and how does it look right now.
  • How to prepare for future expansion to Singapore from the Czech Republic.
  • Q&A.

About the speaker:

Douglas Abrams is the founder and CEO of Expara and Expara IDM Ventures, Singapore’s leading incubator fund. Expara secure an acceleration program CzechMatch for czech startups in Singapore.

He has launched two seed stage (Expara IDM Ventures I and II) and one early-stage venture fund (Extream Ventures) in Singapore since 2007. Douglas is a Managing Director of Expara Ventures Thailand and Expara Malaysia. He was a founding partner of Parallax Capital Management, a funds management company, focused on real estate private equity investment and early-stage venture capital. Prior to coming to Singapore in 2000, Mr. Abrams managed information technology at JPMorgan for 14 years. From 1997 to 1999, he was Global Markets Head of Internet Marketing, and from 1991 to 1997, he was VP and Manager of Investment Banking Technology.

This project is implemented by CzechInvest with funding from the Marketing Programme, priority axis 2 – “Development of Business and Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises” of the Operational Programme Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness 2014-2020.

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