SOSV Growth Summit Happy Hour – Winter 2021

SOSV Growth Summit
SOSV Growth Summit

SOSV Growth Summit Happy Hour – Winter 2021

SOSV Growth Summit Happy Hour – Winter 2021

Join us for a fireside chat with unicorn founder, serial entrepreneur and investor Fritz Demopoulos and William Bao Bean, General Partner at SOSV, a venture capital firm with $1.1 billion in AUM. Since 1997, Fritz has been involved in an array of digital ventures in mainland China: he co-founded Qunar, one of China’s largest online travel marketplaces, as well as Shawei, one of China’s largest digital sports media companies.

Register to join the live fireside chat and Q&A session. Fritz will reflect on his storied career spanning multiple industries, taking several companies from zero to one in China, and what it takes to raise a unicorn.

DETAILS

Time: Dec 9 (Thu) 19:30-20:30 (GMT+8)

Venue: Zoom

SPEAKER

Fritz Demopoulos, Founder at Queen Hills Road Capital; Co-Founder at Qunar.comFritz Demopoulos | Phocuswright Europe 2022: 27-29 June 2022

Fritz Demopoulos has been involved in a number of entrepreneurial and philanthropic activities within the Asian region over the past two decades. Since 1997 Fritz has been involved in an array of digital ventures in mainland China. He co-founded Qunar, one of China’s largest online travel marketplaces, and Shawei, one of China’s largest digital sports media companies. He also held senior executive positions at The News Corporation and Netease.

Fritz currently coordinates his entrepreneurial business activities through Hong Kong-based Queen’s Road Capital. Fritz and his wife Elaine co-founded The Queen’s Road Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on supporting a range of programs in arts and science education. He is also a supporter of the UCLA Bruins and is on the Board of Advisors at UCLA’s School of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences and the UCLA Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment and Sports. Additionally, Fritz is an avid supporter of The Asia Society and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees. A native of Southern California, Fritz earned an MBA at UCLA and a BA at California State University, Fullerton. He also studied at Karls-Ruprecht University in Heidelberg, Germany and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

William Bao Bean, General Partner at SOSV; Managing Director at MOX & Chinaccelerator

William Bao Bean at MOX Demo Day

William is a general partner at SOSV, a US venture capital firm with over $1 billion in AUM, where he is the managing director of its cross-border internet programs Chinaccelerator and MOX. William joined SOSV from SingTel Innov8 Ventures, where he was the managing director leading China investments. Previously, William was a partner at Softbank China & India Holdings. William was an active angel investor with 39 investments from 2004 to 2014 and currently sits on the boards of advisors/directors for GMobi, Yodo1, DYAD, Silk Road Telecom, iTalki, and Angelvest.

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Date

Dec 09 2021
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Time

GMT+8
19:30 - 20:30

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  • Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
  • Date: Dec 09 2021
  • Time: 03:30 - 04:30
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