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Ecosystem Builder Workshop

This workshop is designed to explore each of these elements in further detail (what each of them consist of and how to measure, including sample indicators) so that participants can walk out with a framework for assessing the current state of their ecosystem and better equipped to build a clear and accelerated path towards the future.

By joining this workshop participants will gain a tailored understanding of their areas of interest and work to further support their innovation practices and access to the Eco6 Pulse; a benchmarking tool that includes a report on where their ecosystem stands today.

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Speakers

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Ee Ling Lim

Ee Ling has over 13 years of experience in investment banking, consumer, retail, technology and EdTech. Formerly the Singapore Country Lead, Innovation & Partnerships for 500 Startups, since 2019, she has built and led innovation programmes for corporates and startups in Singapore and Malaysia such as the Global Launch market access accelerator programmes, the PETRONAS FutureTech accelerator programme, and The Future of X UnConference. She also spent nearly a decade in investment banking institutions such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch and CIMB, where she advised corporations in Southeast Asia on growth and fundraising. As a co-founder of EdTech company Smarter Me, which addresses the gap in relevant 21st-century skills and what children are learning in school, Ee Ling is actively involved in the region’s startup ecosystem. Since 2018, she has organized, hosted, and mentored for Young Founders Summit, a leading startup competition and entrepreneurship programme for middle school and high school founders in Asia. She has also been recognised as one of Singapore’s 100 Women in Tech by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), SG Innovate, SG Women in Tech and Singapore Computer Society, and was named as one of the Top 10 Female Founders by Asia Tech Podcast’s The Pitchdeck Asia Power Rankings.

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Ecosystem Builder Workshop

Aug 27, 2021 9:30 AM

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Aug 27, 2021 12:00 PM

Virtual

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This workshop is designed to explore each of these elements in further detail (what each of them consist of and how to measure, including sample indicators) so that participants can walk out with a framework for assessing the current state of their ecosystem and better equipped to build a clear and accelerated path towards the future.

By joining this workshop participants will gain a tailored understanding of their areas of interest and work to further support their innovation practices and access to the Eco6 Pulse; a benchmarking tool that includes a report on where their ecosystem stands today.

How does it work?

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Introduction to 500 Startups

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Introduction to the Eco6 Ecosystems Building Framework (Part 1)

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Breakout assignment and discussion

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Introduction to the Eco6 Ecosystems Building Framework (Part 2)

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Breakout assignment and discussion

11:15 AM - 11:40 AM

Group sharing of assignment outcomes 

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM 

Q&A

12:00 PM

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Key takeaways

At the end of this tech talk, participants will gain:
- Understand the importance of establishing a clear vision for your ecosystem
- Develop a foundational understanding of the concepts of building startups ecosystems, based on 500 Startups' Eco6 ecosystem building frameworks
- Have an initial self-assessment of the strengths, weaknesses, gaps, and opportunities of their own startup ecosystem
- Develop a hypothesis of the ecosystem building elements that they can activate for their own ecosystem

Agenda

Speaker Profile

Ee Ling Lim

Co-Founder, Smarter Me

Ee Ling has over 13 years of experience in investment banking, consumer, retail, technology and EdTech. Formerly the Singapore Country Lead, Innovation & Partnerships for 500 Startups, since 2019, she has built and led innovation programmes for corporates and startups in Singapore and Malaysia such as the Global Launch market access accelerator programmes, the PETRONAS FutureTech accelerator programme, and The Future of X UnConference. She also spent nearly a decade in investment banking institutions such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch and CIMB, where she advised corporations in Southeast Asia on growth and fundraising. As a co-founder of EdTech company Smarter Me, which addresses the gap in relevant 21st-century skills and what children are learning in school, Ee Ling is actively involved in the region’s startup ecosystem. Since 2018, she has organized, hosted, and mentored for Young Founders Summit, a leading startup competition and entrepreneurship programme for middle school and high school founders in Asia. She has also been recognised as one of Singapore’s 100 Women in Tech by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), SG Innovate, SG Women in Tech and Singapore Computer Society, and was named as one of the Top 10 Female Founders by Asia Tech Podcast’s The Pitchdeck Asia Power Rankings.

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