His research on gecko adhesion, animal movement, and bioinspiration has garnered international acclaim and awards. Geckskin was hailed by CNN as one of the top five scientific breakthroughs of 2012 because of its ability to provide powerful, removable and reusable adhesion at large sizes.
Richard Webb is the CEO and Co-founder of Start Mesh ( a global accelerator of mid-stage start-ups founded in 2014) , CEO and Founder of South Bondi (personal mentoring before the start-up founded in 2014), Chairman and Founder of Red Ocean (venture capital fund founded in 2005).
Nick played a key role on many innovative investments for GA including the firm’s first investment in Southeast Asia (Garena), its most successful investment to-date in India (Genpact, NYSE: G), and its first investment in cloud computing (Quality Technology, NYSE: QTS).
Andrew Hessel is a Distinguished Research Scientist with the Bio/Nano Research Group Autodesk, a world-leading 3D design software company. Trained in molecular biology and genetics, he leads a multidisciplinary team of scientists exploring computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing for biotechnology and nanotechnology applications.
Attend Techventure 21 Sept 2015, to broaden your perspectives on growing a start up business and scaling it across borders. Chris Wade, Octopus Investments; Richard Webb, Start Mesh; Andrew Hassel, Pink Army Cooperative; Duncan Irschick, Geckskin; Lu Yoh-Chie, Biosensors; Nick Nash, Garena. Insights - technopreneurship; what investors are looking for, how incubators can help startups pivot, grow.
Explore who attends Techventure and see who you could be networking with at Techventure 2015, 21-22 September 2016. Visit techventure.com.sg for details.