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Stanford ATI Entrepreneurial Conference 2006
Aug. 16, 2006
Shanghai, China

ATI-China's annual entrepreneurial conference provides unique networking opportunities for high-profile attendees, especially in giving U.S. based companies the chance to meet many up-and-coming Chinese entrepreneurs. This year's conference will focus on the rapidly changing nature of the web. Panels will facilitate discussion on Web 2.0, alternative energy, and the issues of intellectual property in China. For more about the conference click here.

Registration for the Stanford ATI-India Global Entrepreneurship Forum
August 24th, 2006
Mumbai, India
Conference Details | Registration
ATI welcomes Mr. Joichi Ito to the ATI Advisory Board!
Joichi Ito, CEO & Founder, Neoteny

Joichi Ito is recognized by Business Week as one of “Japan’s Net Builders” and by Time Magazine as a member of the Cyber Elite and one of the 50 most influential people in technology. Mr. Ito was also selected by the World Economic Forum as one of its “Global Leaders for Tomorrow” in 2002. Mr. Ito has been involved in the Internet since the early 1980’s and has founded and/or developed several Internet businesses, including Infoseek Japan, Digital Garage, Eccosys and PSINet Japan. He is a well-known speaker, a frequent government advisor, and a regular on Japanese television. Mr. Ito is also a member of Japan’s Association of Corporate Executives (Keizai Douyuukai) and serves as an outside board member for Pia Corporation.

ATI Summer Fellowship Application 2006

The application deadline for 2006 has passed.

Instructions for applying.

Additional Information – 2006 ATI Summer Fellowship Info Session Presentation (Powerpoint)

Application Deadline: February 9th, Thursday, 11:59 pm


ATI Seminar
Tuesday, May 23, 2006, 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Havana Room, Graduate Community Center
Stanford University

Speaker: Mr. Ke Guoqing, Vice President, Shanghai Fudan MicroElectronics

About: Talk on integrated circuit design industry in China
 ** Presentation will be given mostly in Chinese.
Friday, April 21, 2006, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
S150 in GSB (Graduate School of Business) South Building
Stanford University

Speaker: Dr. Victor Wang, CEO and President, MTone

About: Victor Wang obtained his doctor's degree on Electronic Engineering from Stanford University and has owned multiple foundational patents on wireless network. Having initiated and led the development of the wireless data network industry in China, Wang won the reputation as a pioneer in the wireless data network market. Dr. Wang Weijia presided the development of the first wireless data network in the world based on the cellular telephone network. The technology evolved into the North America Wireless Data Standard CDPD today. Wang led the designation and implementation of the first metropolitan ATM experiment network of Pacific Bell. He also once took charge of the research of the fourth generation of personal mobile communication in Interval Research, a company owned by Paul Allen, one of the founders of Microsoft.
ATI - SVCEF Seminar on VC Investments in China
Saturday, March 18, 2006, 1:30pm
Graduate Community Center, Nairobi room
750 Escondido Road
Stanford University

Seminar Topic: VC Investments in China

Speaker: Fan Zhang, Founding Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital China

About: Fan Zhang is behind the success of Baidu, KongZhong, and Focus Media, three of the most successful tech IPOs on NASDAQ within the last two years, with current combined market cap of over $4 Billion. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital China last year, Fan was with DFJ ePlanet Ventures. Fan holds an MBA and a BA from Stanford University. He also attended Tsinghua University before coming to Stanford. Fan was named one of the "Top 10 Most Active Venture Capitalists" in 2004 and 2005 by zero2ipo, the leading venture capital consulting and research firm in China.
Stanford ATI and NUSEA Mixer
Wednesday, March 15, 2006, 7pm
Packard 101
Stanford University

Seminar Topic: Show Me the Money! - Capital Market Trends and the Implications for Early Stage Companies in the Silicon Valley

Speaker: Patrick Yam, CEO & Founder, Sensei Partners LLC

Peng-Huat Ang, General Partner, iGlobe Partners
Hong-Tai Chou, Chairman, Tech Venture Business Network
Yi Pin Ng, Principal, Granite Global Ventures

Abstract: The goal of this mixer is to give 20+ visiting Singapore startups' CEOs/founders and students a comprehensive introduction to Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial and VC business environment in comparison to Singapore's.
ATI and National University of Singapore Entrepreneurs' Assocation (NUSEA) Seminar
Tuesday, February 28, 2006, 6:30pm
Assembly Room, Bechtel International Center
Stanford University

Seminar Topic: Financial Management for Entrepreneurs

Speaker: Sukan Makmuri, Business Program Process Manager, Symantec

Abstract: We know that for every visionary's success story, there are countless others who gave all they had, yet never made it to the spotlight. While dreaming and working to succeed, we must take care of ourselves financially - but how? This session will go through some fundamentals of personal management that will prevent catastrophic financial failures. We will cover approaches that even most financial professionals are unaware of.
Stanford Project on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) Seminar
Wednesday, January 11, 2006, 12:00pm
Philippines Conference Room
Encina Hall, Third Floor, Central
Stanford University

Seminar Topic: The Globalization Strategy of Companies from China, India andOther Rapidly Developing Economies

Speaker: David Michael, Senior Vice President, Beijing Office, BostonConsulting Group

Abstract: The talk will focus on David Michael's recent research into the globalisation strategies of companies from China, India, and other rapidly developing economies. Increasingly, companies such as Haier, Huawei, CNOOC, Wipro, Bharat Forge, Lenovo are emerging on the global stage. What strategies are these companies using, and what implications do they pose for their more-established competitors from developed markets? How are these companies leveraging engineering talent, low costs, and market access in their home countries? How to they approach global market entry, organisational development, and M&A? Which global industries are most threatened? What opportunities do such companies present to Western players? Who are the "most promising" new companies, that you haven't yet heard of?

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