Land, Expand & Build Your Brand in South-East Asia
A programme of workshops, webinars & networking events to support market entry into the region
Various dates, see below
1-2-1 breakout room sessions with experts in different aspects of international trade
Raising Scale-ups Takes a Global Village – UK, Singapore and South-East Asia
Find out how UK & EU tech scale-ups can land, expand & build their brand in South-East Asia (SEA).
With almost 650 million people and a forecasted $300 billion digital opportunity in 2025, the SEA region has become the growth engine for some of the world’s biggest & most game-changing tech companies.
Attend one of the programme workshops to get the low-down on how to - acquire customers, secure funding, build teams and hit the ground running with the support of the extensive networks in the UK and Singapore.
Who Should Attend
This event is for founders and C-suite executives of tech and digital scaleups, actively looking to expand into South-East Asia.
A series of 30 minute 1-2-1 consultations with experts in different aspects of international trade tailored for your specific needs and scheduled over a 2 to 3 hour period.
Get advice and guidance from key in-country experts and industry players.
Choy Yong CongRegional Vice President, Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)
The EDB is the lead government agency for planning and executing strategies to enhance Singapore's position as a global business centre. The EDB's mission is to create for Singapore, sustainable economic growth with vibrant business and good job opportunities.
Gerard GrechCEO, Tech Nation
Run a privately and publicly funded organisation, whose mission is to accelerate the growth of ambitious technology companies in London and across the UK. Thus far, Tech Nation has contributed $600M to the UK economy and its return on investment (ROI) is 14:1.
Waseem ShirazChief Operating Officer, Cambridge Quantum Computing
As Chief Operating Officer of Cambridge Quantum Computing (“CQC”), I have led global operations during a period of rapid growth. CQC is the world’s leading Quantum Computing Software company with over 100 scientists, numerous Fortune 100 partners & customers, and operations in the USA, Europe and Asia.
Sim Sze-KiExecutive Director, SGInnovate
A seasoned and passionate marketer, SzeKi joined SGInnovate as part of its pioneer team. She was entrusted with building the Community and Brand team from scratch, to achieve SGInnovate’s mission of enabling ambitious and talented men and women to build, commercialise and scale globally relevant Deep Tech innovations from Singapore.
Mike ShortChief Scientific Advisor, Department for International Trade (DIT)
Dr Mike Short CBE leads the science and engineering profession and ensures its policy is informed by the best science, engineering and technical advice. He advises on the technical aspects of future trade deals as DIT looks to create new arrangements following Brexit, and works with the UK’s research, development and academic communities to boost scientific and engineering exports.
Mike BeckGlobal CISO, Darktrace
Joining Darktrace at its early stages in 2014, Mike developed the cyber analyst operation that supports thousands of Darktrace customers with 24/7 support and since 2020 oversees Darktrace’s internal security program as Global CISO. He holds a first-class degree in Computer Science from the University of Plymouth.
Edoardo CollevecchioChief of Staff, Oppenheimer Generations
Edoardo joined Oppenheimer Generations as Chief of Staff in 2016. In this role he has coordinated several strategic and change-related projects, including the formation of the family office and establishment of operations in South Africa, UK, and Jersey. He will shortly be relocating to Singapore to set up and lead the family’s interests in Asia.
Mark StimpfigCo-founder, GTM Global
Mark has 30 years’ experience of business development, partner management, publishing and marketing in technology, education, retail, government in the UK and internationally.
I wanted to say a huge thank you for organising the extremely informative webinar yesterday. With the wide-spectrum of specialists, from the UK and USA, providing extremely useful advice and guidance on VC and business setup in the States, I was inspired to setup our operation in the USA.
Charanjit RandhawaChief Executive Officer, Epcot Career Solutions Limited
Thank you for connecting so many good people, the exchange with everyone was worthwhile and put the US market into context.
Elizabeth JonesFounder, Real Good Ketchup
In a little under two hours I had discussions with eight mentors who really opened my eyes to the many business critical issues and challenges that need addressing. I also came away with a much deeper understanding of why businesses succeed or fail in their overseas pursuits.
Spencer BraceDirector, XenZone
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About GTM Global
GTM Global connects UK scale-up brands in digital and tech to a designated panel of experts from government, trade bodies and commercial partners to provide on-going advice and guidance on go-to-market strategy and international expansion planning.