Fireside Chat with Aziz Gilani - Director of Mercury Fund

Organised by JFDI.Asia

Aziz Gilani visits JFDI - "Startup Life Outside The Valley", Noted US VC speaks at JFDI.Asia

Aziz Gilani is Director of Mercury fund, a noted US VC who operates outside Silicon Valley and whose twitter handle proudly proclaims he's @TexasVC. Viewed from Asia, all the startup news seems to come from California ... so what are are the opportunities and challenges for outsiders looking to the US to explore other cities Join us at this fireside chat as Aziz Gilani talks with Hugh Mason, CEO of JFDI.Asia.

Aziz Gilani is known for creating one of the first sets of Business Accelerator rankings in the world and for his work at Mercury Fund, one of the most active Seed level Accelerators in the United States with over $250 million under management. Aziz is a recognised expert in Seed Accelerators, and has been quoted in several national publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, ReadWriteWeb, TechCocktail, and The Business Journals.

Outside of Mercury, Aziz serves in advisory roles for SXSW and TIE Houston. He is also an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business where he teaches a course on venture capital.

Sat Dec 13, 2014
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM SGT
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