VC in Residence: Fireside Chat with Bill Liao
About the Speaker
Bill Liao is a Chinese-Australian-Irish entrepreneur, investor, diplomat, business mentor, author, passionate leader and speaker, with a distinguished record in business development and community activism. Co-founder of the CoderDojo movement and of Weforest, his career in tech and business encompasses two unicorn companies and launching the world’s first bio-tech accelerator, RebelBio. He is a general partner of SOSV, a $750m venture capital fund and founder of the upcoming SOSV Momentum Pre-accelerator program.
What is it? – Venture Capitalist in Residence
Our startup community are at the core of what we do and we always actively support and add value to them. Our VC in Residence programme is designed for entrepreneurs to access the advice and support of experienced VC’s to help them grow. The programme is an example of how we leverage our network for the benefit of members. This is brought to life through events such as workshops, fireside chats with global tech leaders, expert advisory sessions, fundraising talks and panel debates.
17:00 – 17:45: Fireside Chat with Talent Garden Community Manager
17:45 – 18:00: Audience Questions
About Talent Garden
Talent Garden is the leading European digital innovation hub and co-working ecosystem. Founded in Brescia, Italy, Talent Garden has now grown its network across 18 European cities and is hosting over 3,500 digital professionals in 23 campuses across 8 countries. Unlike real estate driven international co-working operators, Talent Garden puts education and innovation at its core in developing its tech community. It focuses on new ways to transform and connect the flexible work and education environments that are being demanded by digital entrepreneurs and businesses undergoing a digital transformation.