Investing in a Pandemic: Promising Sectors and Observations

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Investing in a Pandemic: Promising Sectors and Observations

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We'll be talking with Marvin Lao who has seed investing experience in over 400 companies in the past 6 years about new challenges in investing during a global pandemic. What are the promising sectors and observations that have arisen in these times. 

Marvin Liao was formerly a Partner at Venture Capital Fund 500 Startups, running the SF based accelerator program as well as investing in Seed stage start ups. He Invests in Digital Media, Enterprise SAAS, Marketplace, Mobile, AdTech/MarketingTech, Digital Health, Internet of Things & Fintech startups. He invested in over 414 Pre-seed & Seed stage startups during the 6 years spent there.

Previously an experienced client-facing senior executive in the media and technology space in both large and start up growth companies, having managed large multifunctional teams across multiple countries.

He has P&L management experience and most recently responsible for 100% YoY revenue growth while running a business unit and building new sales channels in EMEA & the Emerging Markets regions for the last ~4 years at Yahoo!.

A 10.5 year veteran of Yahoo! Inc., Marvin has held executive roles in the various departments of Sales, Business Development, Ad Operations and Marketing. Most of his roles were regional or global management roles giving him extensive experience across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States in his career at the company.

Marvin presently serves on the boards/advisory boards of several internet advertising and ad technology companies across the globe.

Marvin is a frequent speaker at many Digital Marketing & Tech Startup Conferences.

A longtime fan, participant, and an observer of the digital revolution occurring across the world, he is interested in opportunities with top growth companies large and small with a focus on driving monetization and expanding into new international markets.

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Thursday, Jun 4
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (+04)

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