FutureWealth Asia- Friday 9 June 2017

09:00

Registration and Morning Networking

10:00

Opening Rapid Fire Chat

“High Net Worth” in the 21st Century: Wealth is not only about being rich”
With Asia’s growing number of high net worth individuals, it is an important time to learn how to utilise available products and opportunities to help achieve sustainable returns. In this opening session, we talk to experts with proven experience who has built his own wealth to give us an idea of the new asset classes that are becoming increasingly popular and how to think about them in addition to traditional assets like property and equities.

  • Discussing challenges faced by retail and High Net Worth Individuals in investing
  • Sharing investment opportunities for different asset classes
  • Structuring a sustainable portfolio for uncertain times

A conversation with Sam Phoen, an experienced institutional and personal investor who has worked for banks as well as the GIC author of High Net Worth Investing and other experienced investors.

Moderated by:

  • Noor Quek, One of Singapore’s Pioneering Wealth Management Professionals
  • Joe Augustin, Public Speaking & Presentation Coach

 

Lucky Draw #1 – Apple Watch prize

11:00

TABx: Active Management versus indexed funds, is cheaper better?

As more and more investment companies promote indexed funds, what is the value to the customer? We put together a panel representing both sides of the arguments so that you can decide whether indexed investment funds are worth the savings on fees or whether it is still better to invest in funds managed professionally.

We ask fund managers with differing views to present their case and for you to decide which approach is better for you, and at what cost?

Panellists/Speakers include:

  • Eric Chua, Managing Director, Asian Wealth Community
  • Richard Cayne, CEO, Wealth Asia Group
  • Laurent Lequeu, Equity Fund Manager, RHB Asset Management

Moderator:

  • Mathew Welch, highly experienced senior executive specialized in Asian financial markets
  • Joe Augustin, Famous Radio Personality and Business Moderator

Brainstorm: How we look for and fund the business ideas that have the best chance to succeed
Asia has a distinctly differentiated investment landscape and climate from other economic hot spots like Silicon Valley and London. We break down the critical success factors of the winners that have caught the eye of the investor community.

We put together three astute investors who are in the business of identifying winning business ideas and companies to give us an insight on how they select winners.

Panellists/Speakers include:

  • Slava Solodkiy, Managing Partner, Life.SREDA
  • Markus Gnirck, Co-Founder & Managing Director, tryb Capital
  • Max Kantelia, Managing Partner, McLaren

Moderator:

  • Noor Quek, One of Singapore’s Pioneering Wealth Management Professionals

12:00

Lunch Exhibition Break – Light Lunch

12:30

Ideas: Crowdfunding as an alternative way to raise capital for business ideas. What should investor and entrepreneurs look for?

We talk to heads of funding platforms and ask them what the people who invest through their sites look for, and how they evaluate potential business ideas. Also how should entrepreneurs sell their ideas on these new platforms?

Panellists/Speakers include:

  • Nicola Castelnuovo, Co-Founder and Chief Customer Officer, Crowdo
  • Khai Lin Chua, Co-founder and CFO, Fundnel
  • Alice Chen, Co-founder and General Counsel, InvestaCrowd

Moderator:

  • Joe Augustin, Famous Radio Personality and Business Moderator

Ideas: The Risk of Borrowing and Lending Money Between Strangers on the Internet

We talk to founders of new lending sites, to understand better how their business models work and how their risk management platforms work behind the scene and who gets to borrow and what the returns are for those who lend through these sites.

Panellists/speakers include:

  • Nikhilesh Goel,  Chief Operating Officer, Validus Capital
  • Kelvin Teo, Co-founder and Director, Funding Societies
  • Lawrence Yong, Founder and CEO, MoolahSense

Moderator:

  • Mathew Welch, highly experienced senior executive specialized in Asian financial markets
 

Lucky Draw #2 – 5 Samsung S8 Prizes

13:30

The World of Bitcoin and Crypto-currency - On the Edge of a Cliff?
While bitcoin’s price has been reaching new highs, having surpassed the price of gold, its trading volatility has also been high. Its market momentum has been recently slowed by a number of factors including exchange regulation rejection and new fees.

Industry influencers will give us an idea of all the new things that we can do with crypto-currencies including paying for goods and services as well as investing.


Panellists/speakers include:

  • Aurelien Menant, Founder and CEO, Gatecoin
  • Derek Wong, Director and Co-Founder, Aquifer Institute
  • Seamus Donoghue, Director, Lykke Corp

Moderator:

  • Joe Augustin, Famous Radio Personality and Business Moderator

Robo-Advisors – “Does it really make me smarter than I would otherwise be in making the correct investments?”
With robo-advisors making wealth management more accessible to the general public, find what type of product is most suitable to you.

We speak to industry leaders on how the individual investor should use robo-advisors as a tool rather than a panacea to find all sorts of investment decisions.

Panellists/speakers include:

  • Ned Phillips, Founder and CEO, Bambu
  • Charlie O’Flaherty, Partner and Head of Digital Strategy and Distribution, Crossbridge Capital
  • Julien Le Noble, Co-Founder, Smartfolios

Moderator:

  • Chandrima Das, Co-founder, Bento: 1st B2B and B2C Robo advisor in Asia

14:30

Spotlight: Real Estate Disrupted: The Information We have in Making the Right Decisions

Even in traditional property investments, there have been information that investors wished they had in order to be able to make informed choices. Investment professionals show how new platforms help property investors to identify and build their property platforms wisely.

Panellists/Speakers:

  • Zhang Peng, Head of CreditEase Singapore, Managing Partner of Global Real Estate FOF
  • Alexander Knight, International property and media professional, Lead Galaxy
  • Julian Kwan, founder, CEO and CIO of InvestaCrowd

Moderator:

  • Noor Quek, One of Singapore’s Pioneering Wealth Management Professionals

15:00

Up Close and Personal: My financial journey – will this be yours?

An in-depth and personal interview between Joe Augustine, Noor Quek and Anna Vanessa Haotanto on her vision in building a business, her experiences in looking for investors, how she managed her personal wealth through the ups and downs and her opinion on the areas in the future of money that she is excited about.

Speaker:

  • Anna Vanessa Haotanto, Chief Executive Officer, The New Savvy

Moderated by:

  • Noor Quek, One of Singapore’s Pioneering Wealth Management Professionals
  • Joe Augustin, Famous Radio Personality and Business Moderator
 

Grand Lucky Draw- Omega Watch Prize Giveaway

16:00

Close of the FutureWealth Asia


*This is a draft agenda – Topics and speakers are subject to change

For more details, please contact:
America Herrera, Programme Manager
aherrera@theasianbanker.com