beGLOBAL 2013 – Bringing Seoul to the Valley- The Drapers- Global Venture Capitalists, Videos By KC Leung,Nathan Hu & Peter Chang

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beGLOBAL – bringing seoul to the valley

beGLOBAL is a global tech conference, with a touch of Korean spice! Produced by the organizers of beLAUNCH, the top Startup/Tech Conference in Korea and held every year in Gangnam (see video above), beGLOBAL aims to bring together the best of Tech from the East and West.

Hear from Global Titans

We feature the top giants from Silicon Valley to discuss the latest tech trends, with a global perspective. We mix them up with top luminaries from Korea/Asia, to provide diverse, unique insights, not covered in traditional media. Hear from top VC’s, entrepreneurs, executives, seed funds, accelerators, innovating globally, not scared to cross borders and build cultural bridges.

Check out hip Korean startups

Korea is not only the land of Samsung, LG and Gangnam Style. Just like Samsung has taken the whole smartphone market by surprise, the next big thing/startup/technology could be originating in Korea. Don’t miss out! Discover them early before it’s too late. Come see the coolest breed of Korean startups, showing off unique apps and services. Obtain new ideas and network with bright developers, designers, entrepreneurs and investors.

September 13, 2013 | Four Seasons, Palo Alto

8:00am-8:50am Continental Breakfast
8:50am-9:00am Opening Remarks by James Jung (beSUCCESS) and John Nahm (Strong Ventures)
9:00am-9:40am Fireside Chat with 3 Generations of Global Venture Capitalists – The Drapers

Bill Draper (Draper Richards)
Tim Draper (DFJ)
Adam Draper (Boost VC)
John Nahm (Strong Ventures – Moderator)

9:40am-10:30am Korean Startup Battle – AM SessionJudges:

Bill Draper (Draper Richards)
Tim Draper (DFJ)
Adam Draper (Boost VC)



10:30am-10:50am Break / Booths
10:50am-11:10am Samsung Fireside Chat

Marc Shedroff (Samsung)
Joanna Glasner (Reuters / peHUB – Interviewer)

11:10am-11:40am Silicon Valley VC’s Investing in Korea/Asia Panel – Why (ROI?) and how?:

Eric Kim (Maverick Capital)
Tae-Hea Nahm (Storm Ventures)
Han Kim (Altos Ventures)
Perry Ha (DFJ Athena – Moderator)

11:40am-12:00pm LINE Presentation – Jeanie Han, Ph.D., CEO Line Euro-Americas (#1 mobile messenger app in Japan, with over 230 million users worldwide)
12:00pm-1:15pm Four Seasons Lunch
1:15pm-1:50pm Seed Funds Going Global Panel

David Lee (SV Angel)
Jeff Clavier (SoftTech Ventures)
Aydin Senkut (Felicis Ventures)
Christine Tsai (500 Startups)
Sarah Lacy (PandoDaily – moderator)

1:50pm-2:40pm Korean Startup Battle – PM Session Judges:

Jeff Clavier (SoftTech Ventures)
Aydin Senkut (Felicis Ventures)
Christine Tsai (500 Startups)
Sarah Lacy (PandoDaily)


Smile Family
IDINCU / Open Survey
Cult Story / Travelog
VCNC / Between

2:40pm-3:00pm Break / Booths
3:00pm-3:25pm Fireside Chat – Global Entrepreneurship and Paying it Forward:

Jørn Lyseggen (Meltwater Group – $100 million+ online media monitoring SaaS / M.E.S.T – non-profit mentoring/training program raising entrepreneurs from Ghana/Africa)
Tomio Geron (Forbes – Interviewer)

3:25pm-3:55pm Korean LP’s/Funds investing in Silicon Valley Panel – How to pitch to them and how to manage the relationships:

Julie Kim (Daum Communications)
Jung An Lee (Naver)
In Sik Rhee (Rembrandt Venture Partners)
Young Chung (DAG Ventures)
Jay Eum (TransLink Capital-Moderator)

3:55pm-4:20pm Entrepreneurial LOL, Fail & Meme:

Ben Huh & Emily Huh (The Cheezburger Network)
Chang Kim (Tapas Media – Moderator)

4:20pm-4:40pm Break / Booths
4:40pm-5:05pm Entrepreneurs from the East (Coast):

Suk Park (DramaFever – #1 Korean Drama/Digital Content Distribution Network in the Americas)
Saeju Jeong (Noom – #1 Health & Fitness App on Android)
Nathan Millard (beSUCCESS – Moderator)

5:05pm-5:40pm Accelerators with Global in Mind Panel

Kevin Hale (Y Combinator)
Christine Tsai (500 Startups)
Jonathan Nelson (Hackers / Founders)
Ben Levy (BootstrapLabs – Moderator)

5:40pm-5:50pm Startup Battle Winner Announcement / Closing Remarks by beSUCCESS/Strong Ventures
5:50pm-8:00pm Silicon Valley Bank Reception / Lawn Party – Complimentary Open Bar & Hors d’oeuvres


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