Azione Capital - Microsoft Singapore - State Of The Web 2.0 Keynote

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A keynote presentation by Nicholas Chan of Azione Capital Pte Ltd, presented on 16th August 2008 at Walk the Success Lane - Student Technology Seminar, by invitation from Microsoft Singapore.

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Azione Capital - Microsoft Singapore - State Of The Web 2.0 Keynote

  1. 1. State of the Web 2.0 The rules of the game has changed Presented by Nicholas Chan of startup@azionecapital.com
  2. 2. Nicholas Chan Serial Entrepreneur since 1996, Serial Volunteer since 2003 & Accidental Venture Capitalist since 2006 startup@azionecapital.com
  3. 3. Just what is Web 2.0, really? Pastels are the new Black? Rounded + shadowed logos/text? startup@azionecapital.com
  4. 4. Just what is Web 2.0, really? I’d like to buy a vowel Free, free and more free? startup@azionecapital.com
  5. 5. The truth about Web 2.0 The internet has always been evolving Web 1.0 = Publishing to Web Web 2.0 = Services to Web a.k.a the Semantic Web startup@azionecapital.com
  6. 6. The life cycle of Web 2.0 The cycle of light client, heavy client has existed since computing time immemorial startup@azionecapital.com
  7. 7. The epiphany of Web 2.0 Barrier of entry gets lower everyday, both in funding & ideas Did you know? Y Combinator in USA start up startups with just US$10,000 Azione Capital start up startups with at least S$50,000 startup@azionecapital.com
  8. 8. The state of the Web 2.0 2627 companies listed in go2web20.net as at 16 August 2008, Singapore time, with thousands others quot;under the radarquot; startup@azionecapital.com
  9. 9. Web 2.0 Big Boys 8 acquisitions by Yahoo in 2006 16 acquisitions by Google in 2007 what's 2008 going to hold? startup@azionecapital.com
  10. 10. Web 2.0 Singapore Over 50 new Singaporean Web 2.0 startups formed in 2007 alone Did you know? Azione Capital supported 10 startups in 2007 (out of 9 incubators) startup@azionecapital.com
  11. 11. Why should you bother? Getting your idea from brain to code has never been easier or faster with free APIs, free developer tools, free near-everything! startup@azionecapital.com
  12. 12. Why should you bother? CTOs and developers are in short supply, be Employee number 2! Did you know? Azione Capital has experienced entrepreneurs to guide technopreneurs in their startup journey? More action, less talk. startup@azionecapital.com
  13. 13. What’s next in Web 2.0? Rich web experience on the DESKTOP startup@azionecapital.com
  14. 14. What’s next in Web 2.0? Virtual and Real worlds come together as one and the same Did you know? Azione Capital is the only incubator in Singapore that has core expertise and focus on Location Based Services? startup@azionecapital.com
  15. 15. What’s next in Web 2.0? The internet becoming a trusted teacher, adviser, friend startup@azionecapital.com
  16. 16. What’s next in Web 2.0? Niche-ing by staying LOCAL Did you know? Azione Capital has the only startup under the IDM scheme that focuses only on the Chinese market? startup@azionecapital.com
  17. 17. What’s next in Web 2.0? EXTREME Market Research and Pervasive Intelligence gathering and analysis Did you know? Azione Capital has an Entrepreneur In Residence programme with LBS and marketing intelligence startups teams startup@azionecapital.com
  18. 18. What’s next in Web 2.0? The game is the ad Did you know? MyWobile is the 1st Singapore based Location Based gaming and advertising platform in beta testing supported by Azione Capital startup@azionecapital.com
  19. 19. What’s next in Web 2.0? The return of the Internet-enabled Appliance startup@azionecapital.com
  20. 20. Get a piece of the action! There are problems everywhere, and there are ideas everywhere startup@azionecapital.com
  21. 21. Get a piece of the action! You are presently surrounded by 8 potential partners startup@azionecapital.com
  22. 22. Get a piece of the action! Assemble your arsenal startup@azionecapital.com
  23. 23. Get a piece of the action! Work with a battle-tested entrepreneur, collaborate with an investor that believes in you startup@azionecapital.com
  24. 24. Get a piece of the action! Take over the World!™ Microsoft startup@azionecapital.com
  25. 25. Drop me a note! nicholas@azionecapital.com twitter.com/Nicholas_Chan linkedin.com/in/nicholaschancj startup@azionecapital.com

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