WA – Pitching to Asian Investors Workshop

Event on November 28, 2018

Asialink Business has partnered with the City of Perth to offer local businesses the opportunity to build the
critical skills and capabilities required to engage more effectively with Asian markets.
This workshop developed by Asialink Business will assist participants to navigate the complex and often
challenging process of pitching to Asian investors.
*Places are strictly limited for this event and registrations are essential.

Workshop: Pitching to Asian Investors

Date: Wednesday 28 November

Time: 5.00pm arrival for a 5.30pm start to 7.30pm, followed by networking until 8.00pm

Venue: Council House, 27 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Cost: Complimentary

Register: CLICK HERE

Registrations close on Friday 23 November

For start-ups and businesses seeking to attract investment or partners from Asia, understanding the
nuances of how to successfully pitch your business plan, product or service is critical to success.
This workshop will provide participants with strategies for pitching to Asian investors with a focus on the
markets of Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia. The content will include a focus on
understanding traditional and new corporate and venture capital investors in Asia, how to prepare effective
business plans and pitches, the key cultural drivers and differences to consider when developing or
customising your pitch, and understanding key decision-making factors, process, and lead times, and how
these may differ compared with western markets.

The workshop will be led by Asialink Business CEO, Mukund Narayanamurti.
Mukund is leading Asialink Business’ mandate to create an Asia capable workforce in Australia through the
delivery of capability development programs, research and information, and public forums and events
focused on Australia’s engagement with Asia. He built his experience at KPMG facilitating investments
between Australia and Asia across a range of sectors. He received his MBA from the Sloan School of
Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Sloan Fellow in Innovation and Global

A number of expert guest speakers will also share their unique Asia specific insights and perspectives from
their experiences working with investors and businesses across the region.

  • Andrew Lee, Associate, Asialink Business – Andrew is a Fellow of Harvard Law School’s
    Program on Negotiation and Stanford Law School’s Gould Center for Conflict Resolution. He has
    over 20 years’ experience living and working in China as a leading negotiations expert and has
    extensive experience engaging with the Chinese technology sector.
  • Drew Waters, Head of Partnerships & Development, NSW, Asialink Business – Drew has over 10
    years’ experience living and working in Hong Kong. Drew has worked with a range of organisations
    in Hong Kong and Southern China in his role as CEO for AustCham Hong Kong & Macau and
    through the establishment of his own advisory business. Drew represented AustCham on the Chief
    Secretary’s International Business Council which included serving on a committee advising the
    government on policies towards the Greater Bay Area Initiative.

We hope you are able to join us for this event.

For further information please contact Daniella Ly at Daniella.ly@asialinkbusiness.com.au

Disty is AIYA National’s Director of Communications. Loves kopi Makassar, tempe, and angkot stickers.

Event WA – Pitching to Asian Investors Workshop
Date and time November 28, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Venue Council House, 27 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000