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AAMA Newsletter | October 2016
Asia America MultiTechnology Association
UPCOMING EVENTS

AAMA Speaker Series

Internet Leads to Healthcare Solutions?
Innovations in China

Thursday, November 3, 2016 (6:00pm - 8:30pm)
Deloitte | 555 Mission Street, San Francisco 94105
 
AAMA Speaker Series celebrates the accomplishments of extraordinary individuals creating leading-edge solutions in the Silicon Valley and Asia.  On November 3rd, we are honored to welcome Aglaia Kong, CTO, Corporate Network at Google, Hope Lewis, Co-Founder and CEO at MORE Health, and Dr. Zion Shen, Founder and Chairman at Ufrate Incubator, as our featured speakers.  



We will explore possible trends and innovations leading the healthcare industry solutions in China. The evening will bring together an ecosystem of entrepreneurs from the largest online companies, medium growth builders and small incubator startups to build conversations and ideas around the rapidly changing roles of science and healthcare in a delivery-driven technical age. Reserve your seat today!

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AAMA Silicon Valley Winter Holiday Social 2016

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Friday, December 16, 2016
San Francisco 

 
The AAMA Winter Holiday Social IS ONE OF OUR MOST CELEBRATED AND LARGEST NETWORKING EVENT. YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS EVENT. Enjoy drinks, meet new friends, reconnect with old ones, and celebrate the holiday season as we sail into 2017!

More details forthcoming!
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AAMA INTERACTIVE MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 
San Francisco

 
Due to the OVERWHELMING success of AAMA Interactive Summit 2016 "Rise of Gaming and Virtual Reality," we are pleased to announce 2017's AAMA Interactive Gaming and Entertainment Conference "New Media Landscape".  This conference will take place on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  Past participating companies include Unity, Kabam, HTC, YouTube, Max Play, Zynga, and more.

Sponsorship opportunities now available! Please contact hello@aamasv.com
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PARTNER EVENTS
K-Global - November 2-3, 2016 | Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara
K-Global which will be held on November 2nd and 3rd at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is the biggest annual conference held in US related to Korean IT technologies. Samsung, LG and many Korean IT companies will be there to show their cutting-edge technologies. This year’s theme is 4th Industrial Revolution and the conference will cover many hot interesting topics such as VR/AR, AI, Autonomous Vehicle, etc. Learn More
"Finding Your First Investor" hosted by VC Taskforce - November 3, 2016 | Menlo Park
VC Taskforce presents "Finding Your First Investor", a one-day conference for all types of start-up companies who are looking for funding.  It’s a day filled with opportunities for start-ups to pitch to investors looking for unique investment opportunities. The conference features numerous investor panels, audience Q&A and different types of pitch scenarios.  Event will be held at Hogan Lovell's US LLP, Menlo Park on Thursday, November 3, 2016.  Learn More
AAMA Beijing 12th Annual Conference - November 27, 2016 | Beijing
AAMA Beijing Chapter presents its 12th Annual Conference in November 2016 in Beijing, China. Conference speakers include Jack Gao of Wanda Group and former World Bank Chief Economist Justin Yifu Lin.  Participating companies include JD.com, Didi Taxi, Focus Media, Huawei, Haier, Google China, Founders Space and more.  The event will be held on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the Liaoning International Hotel, located minutes away from Zhongguancun, Tsinghua University and Peking University. Learn More (English | Chinese
2016 AAMA Healthcare Conference Roundup (Photo Gallery)
Concluding another successful year, the SOLD OUT 2016 AAMA Global Healthcare Conference "Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare" inspired international leaders and innovators with insights from experts in biotech, life sciences, healthcare and digital technology. 

With distinguished guests from around the globe including leaders from AAMA chapters in Beijing, Hong Kong/Pearl River Delta and Taiwan, and launched with a visionary speech by our keynote, Dr. Eunsung Park, VP, Samsung Strategy & Innovation Center, attendees were engaged and informed throughout the afternoon in the spacious Wharton SF Campus.  

Trailblazers in healthcare from Amgen, illumina, Samsung, Sutter, Kaiser, Stanford, UCSF, HealthTap, Decheng, Kenson, SRI, True Ventures, Whole Biome, Silicon Valley Bank, Castlight and others led the conference in compelling panels on disruptive trends, innovations, investor opportunities and healthcare from the providers’ perspective.  

Special thanks to our Conference Co-Chairs and Executive Director:   Dr. Francis Ho, Samsung; Alan Chang; Capricorn Investment Group; E. John Park and Benjamin Pensak, Morgan Lewis; Lee Hsieh, WI Harper; Selina Chang, AltraSensor; Charlene Yu Vaughn, The Algonquin Group; and Lisa Lum, AAMA Executive Director.

As well as our Visionary Sponsors and Supporters:  Morgan Lewis, Deloitte, HKETO (Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, KIC (Korea Innovation Center), Cathay Bank, Galvanize, and Silicon Valley Bank.

We look forward to seeing you at the third annual healthcare conference in 2017!
AAMA MEMBER NEWS
 Led by Social Capital with investments from the Capricorn Investment Group and Lux Capital, autonomous ocean drone startup Saildrone has raised $14M in a Series A round.

 Angela Pan, Founder and CEO of Ashley Chloe Inc., the Fashion Tech company honored with a Red Dot Product Design award, announces the official launch of its flagship wearable, Helix Cuff™, the world's first wearable with smart wireless bluetooth headphones.  (Link to Article)

Andy Tsao, Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank's Global Gateway, hosted its first Emerging Market Venture Capital GP Roundtable Conference in Menlo Park.  (Link to Article)

 Hans Tung of GGV Capital quoted in Bloomberg News on China's government taking a bigger role in venture capital | Bloomberg News (Link to Article)

 RocketSpace secures $336M from China's HNA Group, marking one of the largest fundings by a China-based investor in the U.S. | Wall Street Journal (Link to Article)
WHAT'S TRENDING

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