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TDM Homecoming

  1. 1. Make Benefit Glorious Nation of 2.0-ers (our temp tagline for as long as it is funny)
  2. 2. Organizational Objectives <ul><li>To build a global community of young Web 2.0 and Social Media leaders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? Cause sounds fun and meaningful to have one. =P </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What did We Do In The Past One Year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Did events which built up a strong and committed community of bloggers, social medalists, Web 2.0 entrepreneurs, technologists </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aim To Do In The Next One Year… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing strengthening the community, conduct both online and offline projects with a even more global footprint </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Guiding Principles <ul><li>Although not always possible… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recreating a Fun and Informal Environment! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bridging previous silos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly independent from any parent organization (Fully GROUD UP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects Must Add Value to Team Members </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Web 2.0 Focus: Nexus 2007 <ul><li>First major Web 2.0 Conference in the region, with 600 participants </li></ul><ul><li>The 3 things we achieved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Significant new Communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pioneered Digital Conversations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Started Trend of Crowdsourcing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ This is one of the best event that I've ever participated in! … plenty of Excitement, Enthusiasm and Entrepreneurism from the organizers, and the audience is simply fun and Engaging… that's what a breakthrough event is all about! Walter Lee (Vice President @ IDC) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Web 2.0 Focus: Geekout <ul><li>Combining exciting startups, global experts, and a supportive community </li></ul><ul><li>First 2 SG companies on Techcrunch… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Velvet Puffin: First Seen at Geekout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharedcopy: Formed During Geekout! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This is the first local event that I attended that has this kind of atmosphere - where entrepreneurs can showcase their technologies, where industry leaders share their expertise, where investors can look for more opportunities, and where like-minded people can just mingle with each other… </li></ul><ul><li>Jeffrey (Patsnap) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social Media Focused Events <ul><li>Blogout! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A gathering of over 130 top technology bloggers in town </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New Media Partners (iX Conference) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnered with Singapore IT Federation to bring a typically fuddy-duddy event to our community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make Benefit Glorious Nation of TDM Community </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What People Say <ul><li>“ I had a great time at Nexus. Ming Yeow and the team put on a solid event that both showcased local talent and brought in knowledge from outside. I think Singapore’s in good hands while events like Nexus are so successful” Nathan Torkington (O’Reily) </li></ul><ul><li>“ TDM (a group of young entrepreneurs and thought leaders) is Singapore’s young, vibrant, Social and Digital media user group, they’re on the move, spearheading the social media movement in Singapore” Jeremiah Owyang (Podtech) </li></ul><ul><li>“ An excellent event and Singapore need more of it. The networking to bring like-minded people together would bring us more innovative projects and companies in future. James Seng (Technology Pioneer of Singapore) </li></ul>
  8. 8. How We Work <ul><li>Some call it decentralized, starfish, structureless, blah blah. </li></ul><ul><li>We think it is called “ trying to figure out how the hell it works ” </li></ul>Financial, Networks, Experience, Global Perspectives, Advisers, and most importantly… a Pool of Great People! Nexus 2008 Lunch 2.0 Online Projects Other Projects.. China Initiative TDM Friends (Contributing) TDM Advisers (Senior Folks Committed to our Goal) TDM Group (Veterans) Individual projects Backbone The People
  9. 9. Great Members <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Focused </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders </li></ul>
  10. 10. What The Team Says <ul><li>Best learning experience of my life. Peroid. Cannot imagine what level I would have remained at if I had not been part of TDM - meow </li></ul><ul><li>I love The Digital Movement!!!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Estee </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. What We Need To Go Fast! <ul><li>Leaders With Superb Initiative to Lead Teams Of Smart People! </li></ul><ul><li>Folks Who Can Act on Important Leads, and Leverage Them To Make Benefit The GLORIOUS LOCAL COMMUNITY </li></ul><ul><li>Folks who have a global perspective, deep understanding of technology and implications </li></ul>
  12. 12. Upcoming Roadmap

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