Todd Embley (Chinaccelerator & Open Angel)

7 Gate Ventures - #401-68 Water Street Vancouver, V6B 1A4
Thu, Sep 7, 2017, 6:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Todd spent 8 years in China, the last 4.5 years of it running Chinaccelerator Asia’s top early-stage tech accelerator, for the fund SOSV. He also co-founded and hosted Asia’s top English podcast on the startups scene in China, The China Startup Pulse. He then spent 8 months in San Francisco running a co-working space and building out a post-accelerator growth program for funded startups entering the USA market. For family reasons, he’s returned to his home country and province, BC, and is taking some time to explore the local ecosystem before deciding on his next adventure. We'll be discussing all things startup-related in China and you'll get an insight about the Chinese business infrastructure and the opportunities you can find there. But not only that. Todd can speak about many aspects of the business creation path as he has numerous experience with mentoring startup teams, speaking at conferences plus giving lectures and seminars, as well as judging startup competitions. 

Todd is great, outspoken achiever who is seeking new entrepreneurial adventures in BC, is passionate about working with high-energy, dynamic teams, and wants to use is excellent experience to mentor startup founders. Don't miss our conversation and ask anything you ever wanted to know about the best way to conquer the biggest Asian market!


  • Todd Embley

    Todd Embley


    Todd was Program Director & Mentor at the Chinaccelerator, is a serial entrepreneur who lived in China for 8 years. Todd’s main areas of expertise lie in Lean Startup methodology, Entrephilosophy, Marketing and Customer Development. He has now returned to Canada to help build up Canada’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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  • When

    Thursday, Sep 7
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)


    7 Gate Ventures
    #401-68 Water Street VancouverV6B 1A4

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