Join Startup Grind on Monday, January 20th at 6:30pm at The Company for an exciting discussion with Angel Investor and Partner at Oyster Ventures, Kenneth Ballenegger.
Silicon Valley VC's are increasingly looking westward to Asia in search of Unicorns after honing their strategies and making successful investments -and exits- in the US and other Western Markets.
What can be learned for startups in Asia and entrepreneurs hoping to be the next Unicorn? What lessons exist from successful startups that Kenneth has invested in and helped to grow and expand to new markets?
Don't miss this opportunity to hear from someone with firsthand experience in Silicon Valley who is now looking to Asia as the next frontier market for opportunities to help startups grow and expand.
Kenneth Ballenegger is a Partner at Oyster Ventures, a VC firm focused on investing in new frontier tech companies both in Asia and abroad.
Kenneth Ballenegger is a Partner at Oyster Ventures, a VC firm focused on investing in new frontier tech companies both in Asia and abroad. In addition to being a Partner at Oyster Ventures, Kenneth is also an active angel investor in over 40 companies.
Kenneth has enjoyed a long career in Silicon Valley: he co-founded Republic Crypto where he served as Chief Strategy Officer. He also led institutional fund products at AngelList, designed an algorithmic investing platform for Hone Capital, was Co-founder & CTO at FreshPay -the first Bitcoin debit card- was on the founding team as Architect & Head of Mobile Engineering at Chartboost, and worked in engineering at Tapulous through its acquisition by Disney.
Kenneth travels extensively around the region now, but bases himself out of Hong Kong to help Oyster and its portfolio companies expand into Asia.
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