Ask Me Anything: ASEAN TECH 101 with Paul Ark
July 17th 2017, 6:00-9:00pm
Mettā Nairobi, Riverside
Ask Me Anything is an interactive event whereby an experienced entrepreneur allows attendees an opportunity to ask any questions they could have or discuss any topics of relevance to the industry. It is a unique opportunity to learn, understand and receive insights from a successful entrepreneur on a more personal level. Find out more about life in the corporate world from an accomplished entrepreneur. This month's guest is Paul Ark, the Managing Director of Digital Ventures and has experience in several industries. He is a finance, strategy, technology, retail & real estate professional with over 20 years of on-the-ground executive/ management/ deal experience in North, South, and Southeast Asia. In addition, he manages a venture capital fund, a startup accelerator and he is an active angel investor and startup advisor/ mentor. He was named in Fintech Asia's Top 50 FinTech Influencers in Asia. Digital Ventures is a subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank dedicated to driving change in the banking industry through investment and innovation, as well as supporting the growth of Thai businesses with the Accelerator program. This AMA session aims to cover the challenges of being an entrepreneur within the FinTech industry, the ins and outs of managing a company and the reality of running a business. Also, find out what personality attributes are necessary to be a successful entrepreneur in this competitive environment and more information about the FinTech industry globally.