Scale Up Singapore - Ike Lee
As your start-up grows successfully, it’s time to look at taking your business to overseas markets. The Scale Up Singapore series of seminars aims to help you do just that – by equipping you with the necessary knowledge to help your start-up to make that all-important global leap.
[**This event is by invite only. Guests will receive an invitation via email**]
Speaker: Ike Lee
Mr Ike Lee is CEO of Lee Technology Consulting, which specialises in providing strategic management consulting, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to industry leaders as well as startup companies. In the past 25 years, he has spearheaded efforts in advising joint venture and alliance partnerships worth several billion US dollars between North America and Asia. He was previously Venture Partner at Ignition Partners. He now manages his own fund with a portfolio of more than 15 investee companies in various industries and countries, and syndicated with reputable venture capitalists around the world.
Mr Lee has built a formidable record of success as an angel investor, venture capitalist and mentor to startup management teams. He previously oversaw a business incubation centre located at the Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto, California. He has been involved in seven IPOs on NASDAQ, including the hugely successful listing of Netscreen Technologies in 2001. Goldman Sachs voted this as its IPO of the Year after raising US$160 million from the offer, well above its target. The latest feather in his cap is the successful IPO of Fortinet on the NASDAQ in 2009, with a market capitalization that is now close to US$8 billion.
Since the early 1980's, Mr Lee has been instrumental in bridging the capital divide between high-tech businesses in the Asia Pacific region with those in North America. He has advised key industry and government leaders in Asia on emerging global technology trends, strategic business developments and the Venture Capital industry. He has earned numerous awards, and is closely associated with several venture investment organizations around the world.
Nature of Event
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
The Hangar by NUS Enterprise, 21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Level 1