June 22-23 in Bangkok
Techsauce Media Co, Thailand’s leading technology-oriented content provider, recently announced it will host its third annual international technology conference June 22 and 23, 2018. The event is considered Southeast Asia’s biggest technology conference, aimed at connecting tech ecosystems in the region with a range of global tech players, such as Techstars, to share their experience. It also highlights key trends – Ag Tech, Food Tech, Health Tech, Living Tech and Energy Tech – which will help support better life and create social impact.
Chief executive and co-founder, Oranuch Lerdsuwankij said its third edition will take place at Centara Grand at Central World. The Summit is aimed at raising the bar for technology ecosystems across Thailand and the countries in Southeast Asia. Knowledge sharing and networking among entrepreneurs, investors and stakeholders in the event are expected to bring tangible changes into the industry.
More than 200 key speakers around the world, ranging from CEOs, investors and technology specialists will attend the event to share their thoughts and experiences. For instance, David Brown, co-founder of Techstars, the world’s leading accelerator house, Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum, the world’s hottest Cryptocurrency exchange platform and Mike Peng from IDEO Tokyo.
This year, Techsauce Global Summit is overwhelmingly sponsored by Thailand’s leading corporations, of which Siri Ventures Co, True Digital Park, PTT Plc, Advance Info Service Plc, Line Company (Thailand), dtac accelerate, Digital Ventures Co by SCB, Muang Thai Insurance Plc, AddVentures by SCG and Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), etc.
Ms. Oranuch said, “This year we want to see the extensive use of technology in other industries, particularly in the food and agriculture sector, where Thailand plays a crucial role on the global stage. A huge chunk of Thailand’s population is in the sector. Food and agriculture technology (Food Tech and Ag Tech) will make radical changes by adding more value into commodity products, generating more revenue and make a better life eventually.
“In addition, health, wellness and energy should be empowered by technology, which will lift the quality of life and make positive social impact.
“Bringing the extensive use of technology into people’s lives is essential, which will bridge the gap in society and help develop the country to the next level. Ag Tech, Food Tech or Health Tech need to be focused on as we have seen in many countries, where they held very specific tech fairs,” said Oranuch.
Techsauce Global Summit 2018 has a total of 10 stages, divided into 2 groups. First, topics on social technologies for enterprises, which range from Ag Tech & Food Tech, Health Tech, Living Tech to Fin Tech. This is expected to encourage businesses, startup and technology enthusiasts to join a task force of social change.
The other group will keep you updated on state of the art technology, giving you a broader view of what happens in the innovation world, which covers startup, venture capital, deep tech showcase and head-to-the-future, blockchain and cryptocurrency, AR & VR, as well as data science and AI. This will enable stakeholders in startup industry to catch up with technological trends with more than 200 topics from 10 stages.
Oranuch added, “Apart from the seminar, there are many more key activities, such as business matching, and the final round of startups’ investor pitch deck from more than 20 countries across Asia and Oceania continent. Amidst the rapid pace of technological changes that fundamentally shaped industries, we expect that the Summit would lure more than 10,000 attendants, up 40% compared to last year, thanks to the rising numbers of startups launched by domain experts.”
Thailand’s technology ecosystem is in a transition period with exponential growth of market value. Investors have realized the ultimate objective of joining in the startup bandwagon and sought the right model to invest in the industry. In recent years, Thai big corporates have joined the startups sphere by setting up their own venture capital.
Moreover, the Summit that the number of foreign startups penetrating Thai and Southeast Asia markets will be increased, which comes along with a vast number of inventions, such as green technology. Importantly, Chinese startups will play a key role in intensifying competitiveness by offering new technologies.
Techsauce Global Summit 2018 is designed for startups, technology enthusiasts and those companies who are going towards digital transformation. For further information and ticket buying, please browse https://summit.techsauce.co