‘Geeks On A Plane’ is coming to Southeast Asia

This is pretty exciting news for Southeast Asia:

Our mission at 500 is to find incredible entrepreneurs wherever they are – whether they’re in Silicon Valley, New York, or Thailand. Big things are happening in Southeast Asia (SEA), and we’re proud to announce that Geeks on a Plane will make its very first trip to SEA this June!

Geeks on a Plane SEA will take place June 1st – June 15th and will be making stops in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Jakarta.

The region has the potential to grow to number hundreds of millions of Internet-crazed, mobile-first consumers, and I definitely think it is one for US investors to at least get to know more about, if not begin focusing on.

I’m looking forward to seeing the GOAP tour come to my city, Bangkok, it’s really quite hard to believe how much more vibrant the tech scene here is today. Yet there’s still plenty more development to come, perhaps aided by 500 Startups and GOAP.

For more info see the TNW write-up.


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