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founders and thought-leaders who share their experiences about the
innovation and impact ecosystem in Southeast Asia.


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The Genesis Forum casts the spotlight on Southeast Asia’s trailblazing
founders and thought-leaders who share their experiences about the
innovation and impact ecosystem in Southeast Asia.


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Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak

Nazir is a business leader and philanthropist. Currently, he is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Ikhlas Capital and has recently been appointed Chairman of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB). Nazir retired as Chairman of CIMB Group in October 2018 after a 29-year career with the ASEAN banking group and served as CEO of the group from 1999 to 2014.

Nazir was recognised as Malaysia’s top executive/CEO on several occasions and was the youngest recipient of Finance Asia’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in 2009. He was awarded Euromoney’s ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ in 2012 and was winner of the prestigious ‘Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award’ in 2015.

An advocate of ASEAN economic integration, Nazir was the inaugural Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s ASEAN Regional Strategy Group. He served on the Investment Panel for Malaysia’s Employees Provident Fund (2002-2017) and the Board of Khazanah Nasional (2014-2018), Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund.




Ben J Benjamin
Partner,
Genesis Alternative
Ventures

Kee Lock Chua
CEO, Vertex Holdings

Takeshi Ito
Managing Executive
Officer, Aozora Bank

Melissa Kang
Managing Partner,
JI Capital Partners

Prof. Annie Koh
Professor Emeritus of Finance,
LKCSB, Singapore
Management University

Dr. Jeremy Loh PhD
Managing Partner,
Genesis Alternative
Ventures

Dave Richards
Managing Partner,
Capria Ventures

Dr. Felix Schneider
Vice President,
DEG FinTech Global
Markets

Tigor M. Siahaan
President Director & CEO,
PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk

Martin Tang
Partner,
Genesis Alternative
Ventures

Harvey Toor
CIO, Singapore
Management University

Patrick Yeo
Venture Hub Leader,
PwC Singapore

Andrea Yuen
Partner & Head of SEA
Corporate Finance,
PwC Singapore


Ben J Benjamin
Partner, Genesis Alternative Ventures



Chua Kee Lock
CEO, Vertex Holdings



Takeshi Ito
Managing Executive Officer, Aozora Bank



Melissa Kang
Managing Partner,
JI Capital Partners



Prof. Annie Koh
Professor Emeritus of Finance,
LKCSB, Singapore
Management University



Dr. Jeremy Loh PhD
Managing Partner,
Genesis Alternative
Ventures



Dave Richards
Managing Partner,
Capria Ventures



Dr. Felix Schneider
Vice President,
DEG FinTech Global
Markets



Tigor M. Siahaan
President Director & CEO,
PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk



Martin Tang
Partner,
Genesis Alternative
Ventures



Harvey Toor
CIO, Singapore
Management University



Patrick Yeo
Venture Hub Leader,
PwC Singapore



Andrea Yuen
Partner & Head of SEA
Corporate Finance,
PwC Singapore





Arun Pai

Chief Sales &
Strategy Officer, Flow

Flow & Arun – Flow is a credit management company that is transforming the business of unsecured consumer finance through AI technology and ethical practices in the APAC region.


Peter Kennedy

Interim CEO, Hmlet

Hmlet & Peter – Hmlet was born out of a simple belief: that people should be free to live more and do more. And when it comes to a place where you can always be your best self in… well, there’s nowhere like home.


Turochas “T” Fuad

CEO & Co-Founder,
Pace Enterprise

Pace Enterprise & T – Pace is Asia’s BNPL (‘Buy-Now-Pay-Later’) alternative payment and financing platform, built to expand the financial ability of consumers and companies.


Pamitra Wineka

President & Co-Founder,
TaniHub

Tanihub & Pamitra – Tanihub is an Indonesian-based company that offers a technology-driven platform to better match supply and demand in the Indonesian agricultural and fresh produce space.



Guillem Segarra

CEO, HappyFresh

HappyFresh & Guillem – HappyFresh builds to deliver a simplified life through providing the freshest, highest quality groceries to thousands of customers in Southeast Asia’s major cities.


Bruce Wells

Managing Director
Asia Pacific, Matterport

Matterport & Bruce – Matterport is a global leader in 3D image capture and data platform, bringing breakthrough high quality 3D visualisation experience to the real estate vertical.


Jake Goh Jian Kai

CEO & Co-Founder,
RateS

RateS & Jake – RateS platform lets individuals start their online reselling business easily. The mobile app allows sellers to access products sourced directly from suppliers, as well as manage their inventory and payments.


Jaideep
Lakshminarayanan

CFO, Trusting Social

Trusting Social & Jaideep – Trusting Social is a fintech company that brings together big data technologies, advanced credit modelling, and mobile data in providing alternative credit scoring for emerging markets.



Arun Pai

Chief Sales &
Strategy Officer, Flow


Flow & Arun – Flow is a credit management company that is transforming the business of unsecured consumer finance through AI technology and ethical practices in the APAC region.



Guillem Segarra

CEO, HappyFresh


HappyFresh & Guillem – HappyFresh builds to deliver a simplified life through providing the freshest, highest quality groceries to thousands of customers in Southeast Asia’s major cities.



Peter Kennedy

Interim CEO, Hmlet


Hmlet & Peter – Hmlet was born out of a simple belief: that people should be free to live more and do more. And when it comes to a place where you can always be your best self in… well, there’s nowhere like home.



Bruce Wells

Managing Director
Asia Pacific, Matterport


Matterport & Bruce – Matterport is a global leader in 3D image capture and data platform, bringing breakthrough high quality 3D visualisation experience to the real estate vertical.



Turochas “T” Fuad

CEO & Co-Founder,
Pace Enterprise


Pace Enterprise & T – Pace is Asia’s BNPL (‘Buy-Now-Pay-Later’) alternative payment and financing platform, built to expand the financial ability of consumers and companies.



Jake Goh Jian Kai

CEO & Co-Founder,
RateS


RateS & Jake – RateS platform lets individuals start their online reselling business easily. The mobile app allows sellers to access products sourced directly from suppliers, as well as manage their inventory and payments.



Pamitra Wineka

President & Co-Founder,
TaniHub


Tanihub & Pamitra – Tanihub is an Indonesian-based company that offers a technology-driven platform to better match supply and demand in the Indonesian agricultural and fresh produce space.



Jaideep
Lakshminarayanan

CFO, Trusting Social


Trusting Social & Jaideep – Trusting Social is a fintech company that brings together big data technologies, advanced credit modelling, and mobile data in providing alternative credit scoring for emerging markets.



2.00pm- Guest Arrival on Zoom
2.05pm- Opening Remarks
by Ben J Benjamin, Partner & Co-Founder,
Genesis Alternative Ventures
2.10pm- Welcome Remarks
by Dr. Jeremy Loh, Managing Partner & Co-Founder,
Genesis Alternative Ventures
2.15pm- Keynote Address
By Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak,
Founding Partner & Chairman, Ikhlas Capital
Chairman, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB)
Former Chairman, CIMB Group
2.25pm- Venture Lending in Southeast Asia 2021
by Patrick Yeo,
Venture Hub Leader, PwC Singapore
2.30pm- Panel Discussion 1
The Dual Role of Debt and Equity Financing for Venture-backed Companies In a Hyper-liquid Capital Market
Speakers:
Chua Kee Lock, CEO, Vertex Holdings
Takeshi Ito, Managing Executive Officer, Aozora Bank
Dr Jeremy Loh PhD, Managing Partner & Co-Founder,
Genesis Alternative Ventures
Tigor M. Siahaan, President Director & CEO,
Bank CIMB Niaga
Andrea Yuen, Partner & Head of SEA Corporate Finance,
PwC Singapore
Moderator:
Prof. Annie Koh,
Professor Emeritus of Finance,
LKCSB, Singapore Management University
3.10pm- Meet the Leaders – Video Presentation
3.15pm- Panel Discussion 2
Profit First, Impact at Scale: Identifying Meaningful Impact Investment Opportunities in Southeast Asia
Speakers:
Ben J Benjamin, Partner & Co-Founder,
Genesis Alternative Ventures
Melissa Kang, Managing Partner & Founder,
JI Capital Partners
Dave Richards, Managing Partner & Co-Founder,
Capria Ventures
Dr. Felix Schneider, Vice President,
DEG FinTech Global Markets
Moderator:
Martin Tang, Partner & Co-Founder,
Genesis Alternative Ventures
3.55pm- Message from SMU
by Mr. Harvey Toor, Chief Investment Officer,
Singapore Management University
4.00pm- Meet the Leaders – Zoom Breakout Room
Breakout Room 1
Topic: ”Ketahanan”: The Resilience of These Indonesia Startups
Speakers:
Jake Goh Jian Kai, CEO & Co-Founder, RateS
Guillem Segarra, CEO, HappyFresh
Pamitra Wineka, President & Co-Founder, TaniHub
Breakout Room 2
Topic: The Future of Work and Living
Speakers:
Peter Kennedy, Interim CEO, Hmlet
Bruce Wells, Managing Director Asia Pacific, Matterport
Breakout Room 3
Topic: Accelerating Financial Inclusion Across Southeast Asia Through Fintech
Speakers:
Jaideep Lakshminarayanan, CFO, Trusting Social
Arun Pai, Chief Sales & Strategy Officer, Flow
Turochas “T” Fuad, CEO & Co-Founder, Pace Enterprise
4.30pm- END








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