In Association with OTC Markets and Canadian Securities Exchange

4th CEO Summit 2019

26 September 2019

Hear from industry experts themselves and discover the secret to exponential growth and globalization.

An event for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs

Seeking to raise funds to expand your business and take it to the next level? Curious about how you can tap the North American markets as a source of capital? Ever wondered what it takes to list on US public markets? 

GEX Ventures, in partnership with OTC Markets and the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), invites you to the 4th CEO Summit, where industry leaders and experts from Singapore and North America will discuss various opportunities available for local companies seeking to grow their businesses.

Learn how YOU can benefit from cross border listing and going public in the North American Market. 

The speakers will introduce strategies on how local companies like yours can tap on North American capital formation resources and secondary market liquidity, with simple processes and fixed fee structures that removes much cost, time and complexity typically associated with going public on an exchange.

Event Details:

Date: 26th September 2019 (Thursday)

Time : 9am - 1.30pm (Registration at 8.30am)

Venue: 238A Thomson Road #13-10 Novena Square Tower A Singapore 307684

Key Insights

As you read this, the world around you continues to change. And within this context of change, entrepreneurs make vital yet challenging decisions to avoid disruption and ensure sustainable growth. Bringing together industry experts from North America and Singapore, the Summit will address some of the most pressing concerns currently plaguing entrepreneurs and how to alleviate them. Learn:


The Secret to Seizing Opportunities and Mitigating Risks amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution.


Cost Effective Ways to Access Global Investors


Benefits and opportunities of cross-border listings


Strategies for Singapore SMEs to Thrive in an Age of Disruption


Jason Paltrowitz

Executive Vice-President, OTC Markets

In his dual role as Director, OTC Markets Group International Ltd. and EVP, Corporate Services, Jason Paltrowitz manages the company’s international and domestic Corporate Services business, supporting more than 1,200 companies that trade on the premium OTCQX and OTCQB Markets.

Leveraging his background in financial services and expertise in cross-border trading, Jason spearheads sales initiatives and alliances to provide issuers with efficient alternatives to raise capital, access U.S. investors, and helps small-cap companies alleviate the cost and complexity associated with being a public company.  

Philip Shum

Director of Listings Development, Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE).

Philip Shum has collectively over 20 years of sales, marketing, event management and product management experience in various North American companies.

Phil is the main point of contact for companies wising to go through the Canadian go-public process. He advises companies on the best practices of the listing process and ensures that they can meet all necessary requirements. Phil has presented on behalf of CSE at various conferences across North America and Asia.

Dr. Patrick Liew

Executive Chairman, GEX Ventures Group

Dr. Patrick Liew was founder and CEO of two different companies listed in the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX). He was previously the regional CEO of a strategic advisory firm and was involved in listing the form in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Today, Patrick is actively involved in helping companies transform their business models, globalise their business and leverage on capital marker mechanisms.

Raj Dewan

Partner, McMillian LLP

Raj Dewan is a partner in the Capital Markets and M&A group with a practice that is focused on advising public and private companies in high-growth sectors (TMT, energy and agriculture), mid market investment banks, venture capital funds and family offices.

Raj has significant experience advising on cross-border transactions in and from Canada with emerging markets, specifically in relation to structuring, sourcing and implementing cross-border financings, inbound/outbound investments and international joint ventures between Canadian companies and corporate groups and family offices in China and the Middle East. Raj also works out of McMillan's Hong Kong office.

Event Details:

Date: 26th September 2019 (Thursday)

Time : 9am - 1.30pm (Registration at 8.30am)

Venue: 238A Thomson Road #13-10 Novena Square Tower A Singapore 307684