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On-demand, gaming and investment leaders: It’s three great RISE speakers

Dylan Kelly
Published on December 3, 2015

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RISE 2015 was our first Asian conference and we were blown away with how it went.

Preparations are well underway for RISE 2016 in Hong Kong next summer on May 31-June 2.

We’ve already got a great lineup of speakers and keep adding more – here are three leaders who’ll be joining us:

William Shu – CEO – Deliveroo

wsad Having previously worked at Morgan Stanley and ESO Capital, William co-founded Deliveroo in 2012. It’s a tech company focused on marketing, selling and delivering restaurant meals to the household or office that announced a $70 million Series C this July. William spoke on Centre Stage at our European event Web Summit, discussing the continuing rise of the on-demand economy.

Andy Zhong – Founder – FunPlus

wsad Andy is an angel investor who founded social game developer platform FunPlus in 2010. FunPlus specialise in F2P games and boast over 6 million daily active users in Asia. They’ve raised $87 million in funding, most recently a $74 million Series B in March 2014.

Matt Higgins – Co-Founder & CEO – RSE Ventures

Matt is CEO at RSE Ventures, a fund that invests in sports, entertainment and digital businesses. They’ve invested in NFL legend Tiki Barber’s Thuzio and VR startup NextVR. Matt is also on the board of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins and previously was a high-level executive with the New York Jets. Join William, Andy and Matt at RISE. Sign up for our next ticket sale.