Action Community for Entrepreneurship Ltd (ACE)

Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) is the national voice for the Singapore startup ecosystem, and a key trade association representing the interests of startups in Singapore. ACE has more than 2,000 members, representing over 1,300 startups.

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FundrACE is an exclusive closed-door session for founders to engage in networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.

This time, FundrACE will be held in partnership with WBAF (World Business Angels Investment Forum), during the World Business Angels Investor Week (June 17th to June 23rd) on the global theme: "Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship: Building Stronger Business Ecosystems".

Limited space available - secure your spot by 13 June, 2359 hrs!

* Pre-registration followed by a confirmation email is compulsory. Due to limited capacity, we regret to inform that only attendees with the event QR code within the confirmation email will be allowed entry.

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June 18, 2024

Main Schedule

14:00 - 14:15
14:15 - 14:25
Welcome address by WBAF
14:25 - 14:30
Video Message from the Global Chair of WBAF
14:30 - 14:50
Sharing by Female & Impact Entrepreneur
14:50 - 15:50
Panel Session
15:50 - 17:00
Time to FundrACE! (Networking)


Arun Pai (Principal at Monk’s Hill Ventures)

Arun Pai

Principal at Monk’s Hill Ventures

Teck Moh Phey (Cofounder/Partner of AngelCentral)

Teck Moh Phey

Cofounder/Partner of AngelCentral

Hester Spiegel-van den Steenhoven (Founding and Managing Partner at Epic Angels)

Hester Spiegel-van den Steenhoven

Founding and Managing Partner at Epic Angels

Daphne Tay (CEO & Co-founder of BLUENTE PTE. LTD.)

Daphne Tay

CEO & Co-founder of BLUENTE PTE. LTD.

John Wisnioski (Vice President at Wavemaker Partners)

John Wisnioski

Vice President at Wavemaker Partners


Charlene is the CEO and founder of Pawkit, a pet tech company offering mobile and at-home pet care services, including veterinary care, grooming, and pet sitting. With a background in finance and entrepreneurship, she started successful e-commerce ventures from age 16.


As a mom to four cats, three dogs, and four chickens, Charlene deeply understands pet needs. She is a certified canine hydrotherapist and massage therapist, with a diploma in veterinary wellness care.

Pamela has over 20 years of start-up and business experience and is the co-founder and CEO of Bettr, a for profit social business and vertically integrated specialty coffee company in Singapore that aims to change lives through coffee.

Through its education brand Bettr Academy and retail brand Bettr Coffee, it empowers lives through holistic vocational programmes for marginalised women and youth, nurtures direct and sustainable trade across their supply chain, and encourages socially and environmentally conscious consumption. 

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158 Cecil St, #09-01, Singapore 069545

(Please have a form of identification ready for building security clearance.)

1. ⁠There is no parking available at 158 Cecil Street. The most convenient option is Frasers Tower.
2. (Recommended) ⁠If you are arriving by car, the drop off point is 158 Cecil Street - near Mailbox (along Stanley Street).

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