2024 | Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries


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2024 | Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries

Apr 2, 2024 - Jun 4, 2024

04:30 pm - 05:50 pm

Over the course of our public seminar series, we will explore the most recent trends, patterns, and challenges of entrepreneurship in Asia and their relevance to Silicon Valley and the U.S. Guest speakers include entrepreneurs, investors and mentors, and other experts on the current entrepreneurial ecosystems of major Asia economies.

Stanford students may register through Axess in course EASTASN 402T (cross listed as EE 402T and EALC 402T) for 1 unit seminar credit.  

Instructor: Richard Dasher <rdasher [at] stanford [dot] edu>

The series begins April 2, 2024 and continues weekly until June 4, 2024. Seminars will be held in-person and on Zoom, Tuesdays, 4:30 PM – 5:50 PM.

These sessions are open to the public to attend in-person or by Zoom.

Course Schedule

Apr 02

Asia Entrepreneurship Update 2024

Dr. Richard Dasher
Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center
Apr 09

Tech & Innovation Ecosystem in SEA

Dr. Kid Parchariyanon
CEO and Co-Founder, RISE & Managing Partner, SeaX Ventures
Apr 09

Navigating Your Ventures in SEA

Petch Jirapinyo
Co-Founder & CEO of Bariendo
Ashish Aggarwal
Partner of Chamaeleon
Søren Therkelsen
COO & Co-founder of Qvin
Sam Tanskul
Managing Director of Krungsri Finnovate
Dr. Kid Parchariyanon
CEO and Co-Founder of RISE & Managing Partner of SeaX Ventures
Apr 16

B2C Startups in China

Zhaoning "Eric" Jiang
Co-Founder and CEO, Yeelight Technologies
Apr 23

Innovations from the Indian Startup Ecosystem

Paula Mariwala
Founding Partner, Aureolis Ventures & Co-President, Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India
Sonam Motwani
Founder & CEO, Karkhana.io
Laina Emmanuel ​
CEO, BrainSightAI
Dr. Rimjhim Agrawal ​
CTO, BrainSightAI
Apr 30

AI Startups in South Korea

Dr. Sung-Hyuk Park
CEO and Founder, Impact AI & Assistant Professor, KAIST College of Business
May 14
May 21

Climate Tech Investing in Asia

Mark Inkster
Co-Founder, Asia Sustainability Angels
Shinichi Ogawa
Advisor, MOL Switch LLC and Visiting Scholar, US-ATMC Stanford
Jyotsna "Jo" Pattabiraman
Partner, Aureolis Ventures
May 28

The Startup Ecosystem of the Philippines: Current Trends and Opportunities

Kendrick Geluz Kho
Co-Founder and General Partner, Fourth Realm VC & President, Science and Technology Advisory Council Silicon Valley (Philippines)
Christina Laskowski
Principal, Alquemie Ventures LLC & Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco
Paulo Campos
Founding Managing General Partner, Kaya Founders
Jun 04

Space Businesses in Japan: Tech Transfer and the Emerging Startup Ecosystem

Dr. Naohiko Kohtake
Professor at Keio University and Director of Space Service Innovation Laboratory, Inc.
Dr. Yuya Nakamura
Founder & CEO, Axelspace
Shota Deguchi
Sales Director, Digital Blast KK and Visiting Scholar, US-ATMC



  • Stanford University, Bishop Auditorium, 518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305 [Google Map]

Parking options:

  • Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305 [Google Map]
  • Lasuen St. and Roth Way, Stanford, CA 94305 [Google Map]
  • Please check parking signs carefully to ensure that permitted parking (A or C) and metered spaces are free after 4:00 pm. Paid parking is enforced around The Oval until 6:00 pm.

Session Recordings are typically posted within 3 business days after each session on our Youtube Channel and the course page here.

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