About this event
Alena Arens has been working in the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Asia since 2011 after a successful career in Russia managing brands such as the Russian Bobsleigh Federation for the 2014 Olympics.
Along with her MBA from INSEAD, the top business school in Asia, she runs the Strategic Partnerships for the Joyful Frog Digital Incubator, the first business accelerator in Southeast Asia. Alena currently works with governments and enterprises providing guidance on how they can innovate just as successful JFDI startups.
JFDI.Asia operates the longest-running, most successful seed accelerator program in South East Asia.JFDI alumni have raised over S$9M in venture funding; about 60% of our alumni raise seed investments typically in the $500,000 to $1M range. Since 2012 JFDI has launched 50 startups from its base in Singapore.