Valuation and Funding of Tech Startups, E-Commerce and Internet Companies – 10th August | Bangkok

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Valuation of Tech Startups, E-Commerce and Internet based companies – 10th August | Bangkok


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.


  • 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.


  • 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


• 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


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.

Michael I. Waitze worked in Global Finance for more than 20 years, employed by firms like Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, primarily in Tokyo. Michael began his career in  the back office, transitioned into a technology support and development group and spent most of his career as a multi-product trader in Japan and Southeast Asia. He has built multiple trading businesses and managed and mentored successful teams
as well, all while managing relationships with he largest institutional investors in the world. During this time, Michael also maintained a particular focus on how technology could be used successfully to make those businesses more efficient and to drive P/L growth. Michael has a deep knowledge of global equity markets, equity valuations and
has been the head of multiple Portfolio Trading desks. He has traded Equities, Portfolios, Futures, Currencies and Fixed Income Securities. After more than 20 years in Tokyo, Michael moved to Southeast Asia to get more involved in the Private Equity and Venture
Capital businesses and invest his own capital. During the almost five years he has lived in Bangkok, he has become deeply ensconced in the Technology Start Up ecosystem in the region. He has connected to all of the relevant investors and Venture Capitalists in Southeast Asia and Japan and become a central figure in its growth. He is quite skilled at connecting people and capital to innovative ideas and is always advising multiple Start
Ups. Michael is trusted advisor to both investors and founders. Michael has raised capital and advised some of the most famous Start Ups in the region and is also well known for his podcast ‘Asia Tech Podcast’ and his interview series entitled ‘Michael Talks
Tech’. As an LP in Ardent Capital, Michael has been exposed to some of the most talented and prolific Start Up founders in Thailand and the rest of Southeast Asia. Michael also is frequently asked to speak at regional tech conferences.

Mr. Chonladet Khemarattana is our CEO and he is also in charge of company’s R&D Center. Prior to founding Fintech (Thailand), he was a managing director of a securities company. He has spent more than 12 years working for Thailand’s leading financial institutions. His area of expertise covers online brokerage business development, marketing strategy, algorithmic trading and investment advisory. Before entering
investment industry, he was working in a software development industry as a business analyst. Mr. Chonladet had an essential role in rebranding several traditional securities companies towards a more energetic brand positioning via a distinctive product differentiation strategy and suitable marketing strategy. Also, he is the first one who invented the algorithmic trading service for the individual investor in Thailand.
For volunteer experiences, he has been serving as a regular judge and commentator of Capital Market Research Forum, Stock Exchange of Thailand. He is also appointed as a visiting lecturer at Thammasat University where he can share practical investment experiences to Master in Finance students. On a regular basis, he is invited as an investment expert to the nationwide live TV program at Money Channel. In furthermore, he is a blogger  of and who provides  finance and Fintech articles.
Managing Director, Apple Wealth Securities
Head of Business Development, KKTRADE Securities
Head of Online Trading and Head of Investment Advisory, Bualuang Securities
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Senior Financial Engineer, Krungsri Securities
Business Analyst Manager, Wealth Management System

Master Degree: Top Student of Master in Finance Program, Thammasat University
Bachelor Degree: 1st Class Honors of Economics, Thammasat University

Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and an MBA from California State University and earned his PhD in finance from the University of Science and Technology of China.

In 2013, Andrew retired from a 20-year career as an equity analyst at various brokers in Thailand to set up A. Stotz Investment Research (ASIR). His final eight years in the business were spent as a Head of Research, managing teams, and writing strategy regularly. He is the current CFA Society Thailand president.

While Head of Research at CLSA, Andrew was voted No. 1 Analyst in Thailand in the Asiamoney Brokers Polls for 2008 and 2009. He was also voted No. 1 Analyst in Thailand in the 2009 Institutional Investor magazine All-Asia Research Team Report.

Andrew and Sornsak have been a team for the past two decades.




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Fee Details Bangkok:

Standard Fee : USD 600* (per delegate)

Early bird discount-1 (Valid till 30 June): USD 450* (per delegate)                                                                                                              Early bird discount-2 (Valid till 15th July): USD 500* (per delegate)                                                                                                                       Early bird discount-3 (Valid till 4th August): USD 550* (per delegate)

For Group discount (for 3 or more delegate)  and Special discount for CFA Members kindly write to

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

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