JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator
JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. 

UEN 201000777K
Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapo...
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  1. 1. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Using Events To Build Your Community Fannie Kue, General Manager, JFDI.Asia T +65 9876 8989 | fannie@jfdi.asia    
  2. 2. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 About Me Ø  Masters in Technopreneurship and Innovation Program in NTU Ø  Associate at Expara, Expara IDM Ventures Ø  Un-successfully applied for YES! Startup grant Ø  Started fashion startup in 2011 Ø  Successfully applied for i.JAM grant with another tech startup Ø  Community Manager at JFDI.Asia Ø  General Manager at JFDI.Asia
  3. 3. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 JFDI’s co-founders Meng Wong Ø  Co-founder and Chairman, JFDI.Asia Ø  Founded two successful Internet dot-coms (pobox.com and karmasphere.com, VC-backed) Ø  Active Business Angel Ø  Deputy Chair, Business Angels Network South East Asia Ø  Entrepreneur-in-residence / guest lecturer at NUS, INSEAD Hugh Mason Ø  Co-founder and CEO, JFDI.Asia Ø  Former award winning factual TV producer in UK: BBC, Discovery, National Geographic Ø  Founded successful independent factual production company Ø  Adjunct Professor at NYU Tisch Asia, guest lecturer at INSEAD, SUTD, MIT, SMU Ø  Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS, Institute for Engineering Leadership
  4. 4. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 About JFDI Ø  #1 accelerator in the whole of Southeast Asia. Ø  Recruited by TechStars as 1st regional member of its Global Accelerator Networl (GAN). Since JFDI’s accelerator launch in 2012: Ø  1075 startup teams from 58 countries have applied for acceleration. Ø  40 (3.7%) of applicants were accepted. Ø  They received S$25k pre-seed investment for 5–20% equity. Ø  63% of accelerated teams raise follow-on funding averaging S$600,000. In 3 years, JFDI has secured widespread media coverage because of its regional impact. In Singapore, its alumni already represent approximately 10% of all ICT startups funded at seed level.
  5. 5. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Func&ons   of  an   accelerator   Fostering   and  Selec&ng   Startups   Staging  a   Limited-­‐ Dura&on   Program   Cura&ng  a   Community   of  Mentors   Engaging  a   Community   of  Investors   Suppor&ng  a   Community   of  Alumni   Sustaining   the   Accelerator   Managing   Partnerships  
  6. 6. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Func&ons   of  an   accelerator   Fostering   and  Selec&ng   Startups   Staging  a   Limited-­‐ Dura&on   Program   Cura&ng  a   Community   of  Mentors   Engaging  a   Community   of  Investors   Suppor&ng  a   Community   of  Alumni   Sustaining   the   Accelerator   Managing   Partnerships  
  7. 7. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Building Communities Startups Mentors Investors Alumni Partnerships Open House Internal Events External Events Demo Day Evangelization Participation
  8. 8. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Open House Why? It’s all about the communities! What? Casual. Just mingle. Nobody dresses up. Cheese. Who? Random collection of geeks, entrepreneurs, investors and creatives: Ø Local/Foreign entrepreneurs Ø Wantrepreneurs Ø Mentors Ø Investors Ø Corporates Ø Local/Foreign students How? Ø Short open mic session Ø Themed parties When? Ø Every Friday Ø 6pm-8pm Ø www.jfdi.asia/openhouse
  9. 9. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951
  10. 10. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Internal Events What? Media events, workshops, mentor dinners, investors show & tell . Examples Ø  Media Event: A Discussion On Entrepreneurship in Singapore Ø  Bi-weekly mentors’ dinner Ø  Investors’ show & tell every batch
  11. 11. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 External Events Paid Sponsorships, venue rental. Unpaid Partnerships. Examples Ø  Monthly TiE events Ø  Monthly meet-up for Social Psychology Ø  BOOST: Bitcoin Singapore Ø  Swissnex: Business Model Generation workshop Ø  Facebook Hackathon Ø  Google Business Group Workshop Ø  Chicago Booth School of Business Ø  Business Sweden Ø  Channel News Asia’s Start.Up Competition Ø  IDA’s Data in the City Hackathon
  12. 12. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951
  13. 13. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Demo Day Why? It’s all about the communities! Ø  Investors, mentors What? JFDI teams pitch to investors. Who? Investors, journalists, mentors. How? 6 minutes pitch by JFDI teams When? Day 100th of each accelerator program
  14. 14. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Evangelization Why? It’s all about the communities! Ø  Startups, investors, partnerships Examples Ø  Startup Village in Russia Ø  Startup Asia Ø  Kuwait Startup Ø  Next Bank Asia Ø  Taiwanese delegates visit Ø  Norwegians’ Trade Minister visit Ø  Germany’s Ministry of Education visit Ø  Nanyang Technopreneurship Center visit Ø  NUS MBA visit Ø  Seoul NUST visit Ø  EDHEC visit Ø  INSEAD visit
  15. 15. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Participation Why? It’s all about the communities! Ø  Startups, alumni, partnerships Examples Ø  beLAUCH Ø  Startup Nations Asia Meet-up at DCamp Ø  MIT Entrepreneurship Ø  Global Accelerator Network Meeting in London Ø  Global Accelerator Meeting in Israel Ø  Startup Conference in Taiwan Ø  Finpro Investor Networking Event Ø  UP New Year Party Ø  CoFoundersLab Matchup Ø  TechVenture
  16. 16. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 Building Communities Startups Mentors Investors Alumni Partnerships Open House Internal Events External Events Demo Day Evangelization Participation
  17. 17. JFDI.Asia - Asia’s #1 Business Accelerator JFDI.Asia Pte. Ltd. UEN 201000777K Blk 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #05-16, Singapore 139951 JFDI Discovery www.jfdi.asia/discovery Fannie Kue, General Manager, JFDI.Asia T +65 9876 8989 | fannie@jfdi.asia    

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