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SEA’s premier tech conference, Wild Digital Southeast Asia 2020, is going full-virtual.

The 4-day conference will be fully virtual for the first time


SEA’s premier tech conference, Wild Digital Southeast Asia 2020, is going full-virtual. | BEAMSTART News

One of Southeast Asia's premier tech conferences, Wild Digital Southeast Asia 2020, will be taking place this 3-6 November 2020

The 4-day conference will be fully virtual this time around, and expects 3000+ attendees, 180+ speakers, and 30+ hours of content aims to showcase and support the most disruptive and innovative startups in the region.

Wild Digital has also partnered exclusively with Startup World Cup to organise Startup Disruptor Arena (SDA) — a highly-anticipated live pitching session and the winner will go on to compete at Startup World Cup in Silicon Valley next year for a Grand Investment Prize of USD1million.

With the conference going virtual this year, this has allowed Wild Digital to gather more top-tier speakers from around the region. Some of the speakers include:

  • Peter Van Zyl: President & CEO Indonesia (Allianz)
  • Chee Soon Ng: Managing Director (Carousell)
  • Hamish Stone: CEO (iCar Asia)
  • Melisa Irene: Partner (East Ventures)
  • Minette Navarrete: Vice-Chairman & President (Kickstart Ventures) 
  • Shahid Nizami: Managing Director, APAC of HubSpot
  • and more speakers can be found here

Patrick Grove, the CEO of Catcha Group, is positive that this year's conference will also be a resounding success.  

Patrick Grove, CEO of Catcha Group
“Like many others, we found ourselvesscrambling to adjust as our flagship conference kept getting new dates later and later into the year,” said Patrick Grove, Catcha Group CEO & Co-Founder. “But, here we are. Bigger and better! We’re gearing up for what will be the biggest virtual event in the region, and hopefully break another record this year."

 What’s new this year:

  • FOUR DAYS, ONE MAIN STAGE, OVER 180 SPEAKERS – Bringing 30+ hours of content to participants
  • FIRST-CLASS PROGRAM – Specially-curated topics to navigate through this crisis
  • BUILD YOUR OWN AGENDA – Create personal schedule with favourite talks
  • INTERACTIVE LIVE SESSIONS – Chat with attendees, live Q&A and polling 
  • BRINGING FACE-TO-FACE NETWORKING ONLINE– Schedule 1-on-1 video meetings with 3000+ attendees with new & improved Rapid Mingle (online booking system) tool
  • STARTUP SHOWCASE– First time ever, a virtual exhibition of the #nextunicorns and #nextbigthings.
  • STARTUP DISRUPTOR ARENA – Taking it up a notch this time by partnering with Startup World Cup, the largest global startup pitch competition. Win a grand investment prize of USD 1,000,000!

More information and tickets can be found on their official website.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alfred Lee

Journalist at BEAMSTART. I write about breaking business news in the region.

Based in Malaysia

Works at BEAMSTART

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