East Meets West brings the best of Asia and the US together in Hawaii on Feb 1-2

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2018 is going to be an amazing year for tech and Blue Startups are happy to be kicking it all off in February in Hawaii with EAST MEETS WEST 2018.

Our co-founder Casey Lau is co-hosting this event and it will be the 4th year that Blue Startups brings the best tech people from Asia and the US together to Honolulu for a 2-day brain exchange on all things tech and this year in particular we are focusing on the hottest topics in the world: Blockchain, Traveltech and Social Impact with a speaker list of epic proportions!

To list a few:

  • JOYCE KIM, Sparkchain Capital: new $100mm blockchain fund.
  • MARK DE GROH, Re:public Good: massive social impact investment fund
  • COVA BASELGA, Amadeus: investor in the biggest travel tech startups
  • RAHUL SOOD, Unikrn: biggest gaming ICO
  • EDITH YEUNG, 500 Startups: Influential investor in East and West startups.
  • JULIAN HOSP, TenX: biggest ICO so far in Asia!
  • STEPHEN FORTE, Laudato Si’ Challenge – building The Vatican’s smart city accelerator with the Pope!

…and so many more!

This is the 2018 kick-off tech event you don’t want to miss – have a look at what’s in store: www.eastmeetswest.co

  • Day 1 is the VIP Summit Day and will be held at the iconic Kuaola Ranch aka Jurassic Park where we will be doing outdoor networking activities and informative roundtable discussions with an amazing backdrop with a tight knit group of super connectors from Tokyo, San Francisco, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, Jakarta, Vancouver and more!
  • Day 2 is the Community Day at the historic East West Center in Honolulu where we open it up to a larger audience and will have panels, debates, pitches, workshops and more networking under rainbows and sunshine like no other place in February (also The World.)

See you in #StartupParadise on February 1-2 for the most epic tech conference in the most epic location in the world!

Get your tickets and learn more here: www.eastmeetswest.co

Betatron’s Demo Day for Cohort 2 is on January 25

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Betatron is unleashing their second batch of startups onto the world and you can get an exclusive look at these teams on January 25th!

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Connect with Top Chinese E-Commerce Amazon FBA Sellers

WechatIMG15Curious what is happening in the Chinese e-commerce world, specifically with Amazon FBA?

Over the years, more and more Chinese factories and trading companies have been selling on Amazon, and have grown their skills and reach – and they want to connect with you! In the international e-commerce game many sellers and suppliers have been afraid of the growing number and volume of Chinese sellers and while there is reason for alarm – there are still a lot of chances for cooperation and win win opportunities.

The team here at Global From Asia along with a top Chinese e-commerce association- Popeye Incubation – have come together to create a one of a kind event – Cross Border Matchmaker – CBM.

No, we’re not talking about speed dating.

Well, yes, in the business side of it. This will be an event where we take top sellers from around the world and get them up on stage. Simultaneous translation so the Chinese sellers speak in their native tongue alongside hosts and foreign business owners.

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