Fund Raising and Valuation of Tech Startups – Singapore(31 march)

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Valuation of E Com,Tech Startups and Internet Companies – 31st March, Singapore


Success stories of technology startups such as Google, Alibaba, Flipkart and Amazon have not left Southeast Asia untouched. After the booming Indian startup scene, a number of ASEAN countries are now gearing up to attract entrepreneurs and stimulate the creation and growth of startups. China and India, in fact, are leading the trend not only in Asia but globally.

Of late, the exponential growth in market value of technology startups worldwide has generated great curiosity in investors and investees. In this workshop conducted by i-Deals Network in Jakarta for participants, experts will train participants about new valuation methods and approaches along with real life case studies.

Who should attend:

  • This is a serious workshop created for ambitious startups, senior executives and strategists from e-commerce, fin-tech and health-tech companies. Entrepreneurs and PE/VC professionals planning to enter the e-commerce space also make ideal participants. Seasoned practitioners looking to upskill themselves and grow their practices will find value after attending this workshop.

why you should ATTEND:

  • Understand the new valuation methods and approaches
  • Learn fundraising strategies
  • Analyse and critique the use of appropriate valuation models
  • Know governance and regulatory requirements
  • Foresee the growth of e-commerce industry


Session 1: Value Drivers, Valuation Approaches & Global Learnings

• Tech Startups – Evolution & Key Characteristics
• Financing life-cycle and Value Drivers
• Valuation Approaches – Venture Capital Method, Real option, Probability-weighted methods and various alternative approaches
• Global Illustrations
• Valuation Myths and Realities

Session 2: Startup valuation – Key performance indicators

• Average revenue per user
• Customer attrition (Churn Rate)
• Customer acquisition cost
• User engagement – Active users
• No of installs
• Customer life time value
• Conversion rate (funnel)

Session 3: Valuation of Health-Tech & Fin – Tech Companies – Case Study

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Session 4: Fund raising for Startup companies

• Identification of fundraising prospects
• Types of Fund Raising
• Fund raising strategy
• Tips for Successful Fundraising


Srividya Gopalakrishnan – Managing Director, Valuation Advisory Services, Duff & Phelps Singapore Pte Ltd

Srividya-GopalakrishnanSrividya is the managing director of Duff & Phelps Singapore Pte Ltd. She set up American Appraisal Singapore operations in 2012, which was later acquired by Duff & Phelps, the largest global independent valuation advisory firm.

She has over 19 years of experience in valuations, M&A, corporate finance and management consulting. She has advised numerous companies on valuations for the purposes of transaction, restructuring, taxation, financial reporting, dispute resolution and financing.

She is a member of the Institute of Valuers & Appraisers of Singapore (IVAS) Council as well as the IVAS Professional Development Committee. She is an empaneled valuer with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) for their IP Financing Scheme.

Prior to joining American Appraisal, Srividya was the Partner and Practice Leader – Valuations at Grant Thornton India. She established their valuation practice in 2004. Under her leadership, the practice grew to one of the largest, at a national level. Srividya has also worked with Baring Communications Equity Asia (BCEA), a private equity fund in Singapore, part of the ING-Barings group and with A.F. Ferguson & Co (part of Deloitte) earlier in her career.

Srividya has advised several global and Asian clients across a variety of sectors such as technology, life sciences, manufacturing, consumer products, energy & resources etc.

Srividya has published various articles on valuation, PE/VC and M&A, and has been interviewed by several television channels, newspapers and magazines. She is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars.

Srividya is a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to MBA). She is also a Graduate of the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and has a Bachelor of Commerce.

Triono Soedirdjo – Partner, PWC Indonesia

Triono has extensive experience in providing deals advices in valuations, mergers and acquisitions, financial and commercial diligence and market entry and growth strategy to major domestic and multinational corporations, in various sectors. His main industry focus includes technology, media and telecommunications.

His clients include medium to large domestic and multinational companies in various industries ,eg. oil & gas, telecommunications, media, and manufacturing, including all major Indonesian telecom operators, such as VSAT operators, a major oil & gas concession, and various oil & gas contracts.

He led the commercial due diligence and market entry studies in various industries including broadband wireless operator, metal smelting, print advertising, cloud computing, and state food logistic. He also conducted commercial due diligence for infrastructure companies related to telecom, toll roads, power and broadcasting.


Azmul Haque, Managing Director, Collyer Law LLC

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAXeAAAAJGVjNGFmMGFiLTcwOWItNDI4Ny04MWE2LTllYzk5YWE3OTQyMAI am an international business lawyer qualified in 3 jurisdictions (England, India and Singapore). Over the last 15 years, I have developed particular expertise in complex, cross-border legal matters, including:

1. Corporate Transactions: mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances, private equity, venture and angel financing and corporate finance generally.

2. Commercial Contracts: outsourcing, franchising and licensing, procurement, distribution, supply and services contracts and cross-border leasing.

3. Regulatory Matters: in a range of areas affecting the conduct of business including securities & futures regulations, financial advisory, asset & wealth management, trusts & fund administration, as well as evaluating new business models disrupting traditional industries including FinTech, e-Commerce, HealthTech, IoT, Big Data and Crowd-funding.

I have sector experience working with clients across industries, such as Internet & e-Commerce, Technology, Hotels & Leisure, Media & Entertainment, Pharma & Healthcare, Real Estate, Media and Telecoms.

Having worked extensively with MNCs, prominent family-owned Asian businesses and high-net worth individuals across Asia, I now find the most satisfaction working with and across entrepreneurs and founders. I usually prefer representing high-growth start-ups in multiple rounds of venture capital financing.

I have “on-the-ground” experience in several jurisdictions in Asia, and have a keen insight into the regulatory matrix and cultural context of deal-making in Asia, particularly the India-Singapore deal corridor. I have lived and worked in Mumbai, Singapore and London.

I am ranked and recommended by several legal industry directories including Chambers Asia, Asia-Pacific Legal 500 and Global Law Experts (for TMT). In October 2016, I was ranked a “Top 40 Under 40” lawyer by Asian Legal Business (legal industry publication, owned by Thomson Reuters).

B. Sridhar Rao, Managing Partner – Truscel Capital

unnamedHe has 20 Years of expertise in the field of Merger & Acquisition Advisory Services, Offering Management, Due Diligence, Investment Assessment, Business Valuation and Corporate Restructuring. Experienced in deal structuring and lead placement strategy with local and international investors.He is founder of Truscel Capital and is affiliated to RAO, YUHAL & Partners (a Licensed Business and Asset Valuation Firm in Indonesia) and an Independent Member of the Geneva Group International (GGI), a global alliance of Independent Firms.

He is Master of Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management, Qualified in Business Valuations from the New York Society of Security Analysts, New York-USA, The London School of Economics, London-UK and a Certified Financial Consultant from the Institute of Financial Consultants, Canada. A Licensed Business Valuer in Indonesia. A Lecturer in Corporate Finance for the last 5yrs at ITB Business School Jakarta for the MBA Class. A Lecturer at the Institute of Financial Consultants in Jakarta

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Our Venue

Hotel  Pan Pacific Orchard, 
10 Claymore Road, Singapore 229540
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Registration Details

Fee Details Singapore:

Standard Fee : USD 600 (per delegate)

Early bird discount : USD 550 (per delegate)

Group discount (for 3 or more delegate) : USD 500(per delegate)

In case of queries, please email us at or call Mr Raj on +91 9650927738

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