Arnaud Bonzom: Biography highlights
Arnaud Bonzom is the co-founder of Map of the Money, a Singaporean-based platform to connect amazing entrepreneurs to great investors in Southeast Asia. He is a frequent speaker at several international conferences including Slush, Tech in Asia, Rise and Web Summit.
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Arnaud Bonzom’s Background
Arnaud is active as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD and has co-authored a report with INSEAD on how the largest organizations are engaging with startups which achieved press coverage across 28 countries and generated more than 120 speaking engagement invitations.
He has been invited by Accenture, Airbus, Allianz, Amazon Web Services, BMW, Deloitte, INSEAD, MERCER, NUS, Standard Chartered, as well as the Estonian, German and the Singaporean Governments, among others to share his input on Corporate Innovation and Startup Ecosystem.
His extensive work in the startup ecosystem received more than 160 citations in prominent media such as Forbes, Bloomberg TV, and Les Echos. His research is also quoted by leading organizations including Bain, SAP, BNP Paribas, and Orange.
His main research interest is in Startups and Innovation. More generally, he is fond of subjects which combine several if not all of the following themes:
- Venture Capital
- Corporate Development
- Corporate Startup Engagement
- Building a Startup Ecosystem
He is also the author of The Asia Funding / M&A Newsletter and the Singapore startup ecosystem and entrepreneur toolbox as well as a mentor at Entrepreneur First and Techstars in Singapore.
In a nutshell, by not having any agenda to push, Arnaud brings some balance in a heavily biased and marketed field.
He is one of the most read independent authors on startup ecosystems and venture capital in Southeast Asia: 560,000+ views and 260+ press coverages and mentions (e.g. Accenture, Bain, INSEAD, Orange, SAP)
He is also a seasoned speaker with 160+ speaking engagements (85+ keynotes) in 20+ countries (e.g. DLD, SuperReturn, WebSummit).
Arnaud is a former Venture Partner at 500 Startups where he was focusing on helping Southeast Asian entrepreneurs to succeed. Earlier in his career, he was involved in setting up and growing new businesses including for INSEAD as Assistant Director of Corporate Partnership Development. Prior to that, he worked at Business France as Trade Advisor in New Technologies, Innovation and Services.
Arnaud holds a Masters Degree in International Marketing and Business Development at SKEMA Business School as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics at the University of Versailles.
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We had great feedback on the event overall and Arnaud scored highly in terms of his presentation, both on content and delivery, with a score of 5 out of 5! A delegate commented that 'Arnaud was very informative about a topic I had not had much understanding of. He is clearly very knowledgeable.'
Global Corporate Venturing
'We were honoured Arnaud was able to speak at our GCVI Summit in California in January 2018 and to an attendee of 700 of the world's largest corporations and venture investors, representing more than $200bn of venture assets under management and +$6 trillion in aggregate annual revenues, delivered a powerful masterclass in eloquence and insights. His deck was the most-requested by attendees for its unique relevance and understanding of the global innovation ecosystem. He's also the nicest and most generous man supporting entrepreneurs and investors and a credit to INSEAD and his country.'
'Arnaud is the leading researcher in the region about Corporate and Startup engagements'
Arnaud's speaking topics
How Large Organizations Can Work With Startups?
Sypnosis:In this session, Arnaud Bonzom who co-authored with INSEAD:How do the Biggest Companies Deal with the Startup Revolution?, will share with the audience how to navigate the unprecedented possibilities of startup engagement. Allowing large organizations to understand the differences between but not limited to Startup Competition, Startup Program, Corporate Accelerator, and, Corporate Venture Capital. This keynote will be illustrated by concrete stories as well as frameworks allowing an interactive presentation. Format:Keynote or workshop Audience:C-Level, Senior management
How Startups Can Work With Large Organizations?
Sypnosis:In this session, Arnaud Bonzom who co-authored with INSEAD:How do the Biggest Companies Deal with the Startup Revolution?, will share with the audience how startups should engage with large organizations. Allowing entrepreneurs to understand how to sell and/or partner with large organizations. This keynote will be illustrated by concrete stories as well as frameworks allowing an interactive presentation. Format:Keynote or workshop Audience:Entrepreneur
Introduction to the Singapore Startup and Venture Capital Ecosystem
Sypnosis:In this session, Arnaud Bonzom will share his research and framework to navigate the Singapore Startup Ecosystem covering how the main stakeholders are nurturing the ecosystem. This presentation will be illustrated by concrete stories. The last two versions of his report reached 160,000+ views on SlideShare. Format:Keynote Audience:Founders, Corporate, Government, Investors, University
How to Navigate the Funding Landscape to Finance your Startup?
Sypnosis:In this session, Arnaud Bonzom, Co-founder at Map of the Money, will share with the audience how to navigate the unprecedented funding sources to finance your startup. Allowing entrepreneurs to understand the differences between but not limited to FFF, Angels, Venture Capitals, Corporate Venture Capital, and ICO. This presentation will be illustrated by concrete stories. Format:Keynote or workshop Audience:Entrepreneurs
A Case Study: A Closer Look at the Singapore Coworking Market
Sypnosis:In this session, Arnaud Bonzom, will share with the audience the evolution and trends of the Singapore Coworking Market as well as some interesting examples of coworking spaces from overseas including several innovative business models.
This keynote will be illustrated by the Singapore coworking market with data on 100+ coworking spaces.