Financial Opportunities Fair for women-led SMEs

21 November 2019
International Hall, Taipei Garden Hotel


Opening Session

09:30 – 10:10

  • Opening Remarks

    • Ministry of Economic Affairs (Chinese Taipei)
    • Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation (Russia)
  • Keynote Speech

    • Speaker:  Ms Li-Chen Peng, Founder of Toplogis (Chinese Taipei)
Workshop Session

10:20 – 12:00

During this session, information on various international grants/programs/funds will be shared. Women-led MSMEs will go through exercises that will help to understand eligibility criteria to various international grants/programs/funds.

12:00 – 13:00

  • Lunch
Panel Session: Future Trends in Startup Fundraising and Investing

13:00 – 14:30

This session will feature future trends in startup fundraising and investing. What are the emerging funding channels for women-led MSMEs? How could these new tools or mechanisms help accelerate the development and growth of women-led MSMEs? The panelists will identify their insights and trends of accessing capital for female entrepreneurs.

14:30 – 14:50

  • Coffee Break
Pitch Session

14:50 – 16:20

Women-led MSMEs from APEC economies will present their business projects to investors (angels/VCs targeting at startups in APEC region). Women-led MSMEs will have a real chance to receive funding and investments as well as generate new business opportunities.

  • Investors:
    • Ms Elain Lockman, Co-Founder & Director of Ata Plus Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
    • Ms Jessica Liu, Managing Partner of AppWorks (Chinese Taipei)
  • Pitch teams:
    • Ms Nutthida Wongjirasak, Business Development Manager of KIDDEEPASS (Thailand)
    • Ms Natalie Lin, Chief Operating Officer of Lyzana Inc. (Chinese Taipei)
    • Ms Camille Rose Albarracin, Founder of Everything Green Trading and Consulting (The Philippines)
    • Ms I Shuan Chou, Chief Operating Officer of Extreme Esports Inc. (Chinese Taipei)
    • Ms Luu Thi Tuoi, Director of Tika Trading and Manufacturing Company Limited (Viet Nam)
    • Ms Hannie Liu, Co-Founder & CEO of SHOWHUE (Chinese Taipei)
    • (TBC) (Russia)
    • (TBC) (Russia)
    • (TBC) (Russia)

16:20 – 16:30

  • Closing

Please note that this Agenda is subject to change by the organizer.