Valuation and Funding of Tech Startups, E-Commerce and Internet Companies – 11th October | Kuala Lumpur

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Valuation of Tech Startups, E-Commerce and Internet based companies – 11th October | Kuala Lumpur

INTRODUCTION

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

AGENDA

• 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

• 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)

1.Investor Perspective
2.Investee Perspective
• Identification of fundraising prospects
• Types of Fund Raising
• Fund raising strategy
• Tips for Successful Fundraising

MEET OUR EXPERT

Srividya is the managing director of Duff & Phelps Singapore Pte Ltd. She set up American Appraisal Singapore operations in 2012, which later got acquired by Duff & Phelps, the largest global independent valuation advisory firm.
She has over 20 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 registered Chartered Valuer & Appraiser (CVA) with IVAS and Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). She also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to MBA), is a Graduate of the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and a Bachelor of Commerce.

Rick is an experienced Wall Street and Silicon Valley investment banker based in Asia. Having completed over 50 transactions totaling over US$10 Billion and having covered a broad base of fundraising and M&A advisory assignments across the globe, he has worked with a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to advising start-ups. His industry experience covers chemicals, transportation, telecom, media, technology, retailing, consumer products, and security and defense industries.

He is the founder of Lares Loreno Private Capital, a Singapore-based firm providing advisory and corporate finance services to small and medium-sized enterprises, family businesses and private equity investors. Rick is also a director with Fortress Group, a US-based fund placement agent and oversees their fund placement operations in Asia.

Previously, Rick was a Vice President at Deutsche Bank in their Consumer Products and Retail Coverage Group in New York where he called on and worked with corporate and private equity clients globally.

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Rick split his time between Merrill Lynch’s Consumer Products Group in New York and their Internet Technology Group in Silicon Valley, California where he led their Internet E-commerce investment banking group, raising capital and providing strategic advisory for companies looking to monetize or expand their existing internet businesses.

Rick began his investment banking career as an associate at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (subsequently acquired by Credit Suisse). He immediately gained significant transaction experience in emerging markets, M&A and leveraged finance.

He also has a corporate governance background as an independent director on the boards of directors of listed and private companies in Spain, US, China and Japan and is the trustee for an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) for a Wang Technologies, a geotechnical engineering company in the US.

He was actively involved in recruiting and training incoming analysts and associates at Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch and was a teaching assistant for advanced financial statement analysis at the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business.

Rick is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors and is a Chartered Alternative Financial Analyst (CAIA). He graduated with an MBA from the University of Chicago – Booth and a BS in Economics from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

OUR PARTNERS

OUR VENUE

Hotel Maya
138, Jalan Ampang, Kampung Baru,

Kuala Lumpur
In case of queries, please email us at register@i-dealsnetwork.com

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Standard Fee : USD 600* (per delegate)

Early bird discount-1 : USD 500* (per delegate) (Valid till 30th September)

Early bird discount-2 : USD 550* (per delegate) (Valid till 7th October)

For Group discount (for 3 or more delegate) : USD 450* per delegate

Special discount for CFA Members kindly write to register@i-dealsnetwork.com

*Please note : Above fee is excluding local taxes or withholding taxes if any

In case of queries, please email us at register@idealsnetwork.com or (call/whatsapp) to Mr Raj on +91 9650920078

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