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Marvin Liao

Partner, 500 Startups

Biography

Marvin is a Partner at 500 Startups, a global Seed Venture Capital Firm & Startup Accelerator based in Silicon Valley. He runs the SF based accelerator & has invested in 400+ seed stage startups over the last 5.5 years.

Formerly of Yahoo! Inc. (10.5 years), Marvin Liao has held management roles in the various departments of Sales, Business Development, Ad Operations and Marketing & ran online marketing at a venture capital funded ecommerce start-up prior.

Sessions

Defining the Future of Money: PART 1

Description

Facebook Libra sends a shock wave throughout Financial World. There are many skeptical opinion on the future of Libra, but we have just started to discuss "How should money be?"

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Moderators

Location

2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Building, 7F Main Hall

Schedule

September 03, 2019 at 09:15AM - 10:00AM

Startup Pitch #0: All Startups

Description

We have some cutting edge fintech/regtech companies from 14 countries competing. They will be giving a 3 minute pitch of their business model to investors, corporate and media. The top 10 will be selected for presenting in the Main Symposium Hall on the the 4th and 6th of September which will be a competition of global level. Many companies are pitching in Japan for the first time!!
Sponsored by: SBI Holdings, Aflac

Competitors

Judges

Location

2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Building, 8F Innovation Stage

Schedule

September 03, 2019 at 01:00PM - 03:30PM

[Money 20/20 Roadshow] How Much Money is Enough?

Description

As valuations and funding rounds grow larger, are these same startups going to be able to meet those valuations via an exit? Are investors chasing paper losses?

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Moderators

Location

2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Building, 8F Innovation Stage

Schedule

September 05, 2019 at 04:40PM - 05:10PM

Startup Pitch: Finalists #2

Description

Of the 10 finalists who successfully won the Startup Pitch #0 with start-ups from 13 countries competing, 5 will be pitching. (The 1st group pitched at 11:00-12:00 on the 6th)
Sponsored by: SBI Holdings, Aflac

Competitors

Judges

Location

2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Building, 7F Main Hall

Schedule

September 06, 2019 at 11:00AM - 12:00PM

The future of Fintech and Banking: 10 years from now

Startup Pitch Award Ceremony

Description

The 3 day long start-up pitch battle will now see its historic moment. The start-up to win the glory is to be announced.
Sponsored by: SBI Holdings, Aflac

Judges

Location

2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Building, 7F Main Hall

Schedule

September 06, 2019 at 04:30PM - 05:00PM

Competition Winners