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About Us

SPHERE8 is a tech ecosystem builder, who supports and connects innovation stakeholders in the Thai and ASEAN tech ecosystems

We aim to make use of advanced technology and our access to partnerships to generate systematic insights on the ASEAN tech ecosystem

Explore the Thai Ecosystem

SPHERE8 Finder

SPHERE8 Finder, a free and online platform, is the leading resource for in-depth information about Thai start-ups, investors, hubs and multinational corporations. By combining data technology, crowdsourcing, and a team of professional analysts, we are able to provide the most up to date information and insights on more than 500 Tech Ecosystem Players.

Ecosystems Map

Discover and explore ecosystems. Search ecosystems by sectors you are interested in and find interesting insights about them.

Tools & Services

We offer a variety of tools and services for different organizations, ranging from start-ups to corporate and governmental organisations. Do help us understand what you are looking for :

Start-ups

Start-ups

For tools and services related to start-ups,
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Investors / Corporates

Investors / Corporates

For tools and services related to investors and corporate agencies,
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Governmental Agencies

Governmental Agencies

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News

Knowledge

Team

Advisors

BARAK SHARABI

INFINITY TECHNOLOGIES

Boonsiri Hussarangsee
Head of Operations
Grace is experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. Started to work with AGW (Thailand) Co. Ltd in early 2017 as a project coordinator for SPARK Global Acceleration Program, which is a collaborative global acceleration program of National Innovation Agency (NIA) and Israel’s AGW group aimed at accelerating the potential in Thai start-ups and enhancing their competitiveness for global expansion. Within a year, she was promoted as a project manager for SPARK Global Acceleration Program batch 2, which in charge of all aspects of project management, from setting timeline, workflow and KPIs of the project; detailed budget analyses, delegate suitable works for subordinates, performance reviews of startups in the program and media PR planning, to coordinating directly with partners and sponsors.
Bunyanuch Fongpeisarnpong
Bunyanuch Fongpeisarnpong
Project Co-ordinator

Graduated from Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University, she decided to start her career as a project coordinator. She is eager to apply her skills and knowledge to secure the efficiency of each and every project she is working on.

Nalinnart Salayyakanon
Project Co-ordinator
Graduated with a Bachelor degree of Arts majored in English from Silpakorn University, she started her career with instructing Math and English to children with a global educational franchise. After many years, she wanted to branch out and worked as an Executive Secretary and has gained experiences on coordinating and organizing. She also has a good skill of writing too.
Nickchaphat Nutteetong
Marketing
An enthusiastic marketer who always enjoy and ready to create new and passionate things to public.
Barak Sharabi
Infinity Technologies

Founder, Infinity Technologies Pte

A Strategic Tech Advisor, an Angel Investor, an Ecosystem Builder, head coach of SPARK accelerator in Thailand, a mentor and coach in various accelerators and institutes, a tech regional expert with a wide network and an entrepreneur at heart.

Barak was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel, traveled throughout the world’s continents, holds 3 degrees in Law, Business and Diplomacy and Security.

In the public service, Barak served in the Israeli Air-force and years later in the Government of Israel as the Head of the Economic and Trade Mission at the Israeli Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, covering Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia.

Prior to serving as an Israeli diplomat in South East Asia, Barak worked in various positions in the private sector, from strategic consultancy and investments in global markets, ICT and Medical technologies and IP, Antitrust and Commercial Agreements.

Barak has various interests from Innovation and Entrepreneurship to International Relations and Defence as well as extreme Sports.

Elad Bryn

Elad Bryn is an Israeli Entrepreneur, Angel investor and Business consultant based in Bangkok for the past 17 years. He is fluent in English, Hebrew and Thai.

He initially moved to South East Asia representing one of Israel’s leading Real estate companies. Later consulting for both real estate investors and companies doing business in Thailand.

In 2012 he founded and is currently CEO of a dairy company that supplies 80% of Bangkok’s luxury hotels and premium Food Outlets.

As an Angel Investor, Mr. Bryn has helped supprt the startup ecosystem in Thailand, as well as Food and Cannabis Technologies in Israel and Thailand.

Today his portfolio is primarily focused on the Cannabis and food industries. He works closely and well connected with many Cannabis companies in Israel, Thailand and the Europe, facilitating business development and go to market strategy.

Privacy Policy

At SPHERE8 (“SPHERE8”,”SPHERE8 Finder”, “we”, “our” or “us”), we recognize that your privacy is very important and take it seriously. This Privacy Policy describes SPHERE8’s policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information when you use the SPHERE8 Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources. Capitalized terms that are not defined in this Privacy Policy have the meaning given them in our Terms of Service.

How We Protect Your Information

SPHERE8 uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to SPHERE8 or guarantee that your information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, SPHERE8 will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Links to Other Web Sites

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from the Service, nor the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from the Service to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link on our website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies.

User-Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and e-mail address organization and job title organization and job title, if you register for a member account with the Service. Your name and other information you choose to add to your profile will be available for public viewing on the Service. We may use your email address to send you Service-related notices (including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail) and to respond to “Contact Us” requests. We may also use your contact information to send you marketing messages. If you do not want to receive such messages, you may unsubscribe to such marketing messages. Please note that even if you opt out of receiving the marketing emails, we may still send you a response to any “Contact Us” request as well as administrative emails (for example, in connection with a password reset request) that are necessary to facilitate your use of the Service. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses.

You also provide us information in User Submissions (or send to us to post) you post to the Service. Your questions, answers, participating in blog discussions (and corresponding social profile) and other contributions on the Service, and metadata about them (such as when you posted them), are publicly viewable on the Service, along with your name (unless the Service permits you to post anonymously). This information may be searched by search engines and be republished elsewhere on the Web in accordance with our Terms of Service.

If you choose to use our invitation service to invite a friend to the Service, we will ask you for that person’s email address and automatically send an email invitation. Sphere8 stores this information to send this email, to register your friend if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of our invitation service.

Cookies: When you visit the Service, we may send one or more “cookies” – small data files – to your computer to uniquely identify your browser and let SPHERE8 help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the Service. A cookie may convey anonymous information about how you browse the Service to us, but does not collect personal information about you. A persistent cookie remains on your computer after you close your browser so that it can be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Service. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

Log Files: Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you use the Service, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.

Clear GIFs Information: When you use the Service, we may employ clear GIFs (also known as web beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users anonymously. No personally identifiable information from your Sphere8 account is collected using these clear

GIFs. In addition, we may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information is used to enable more accurate reporting and make Sphere8 better for our users.

Analytic Services: SPHERE8 Finder, SPHERE8 Maps, SPHERE8 Grants may use various tools which analyze users on the Service, including a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of the SPHERE8 and SPHERE8 Finder’s Sites. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit the Site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming the Site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to maintain and improve the Site and the Service. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to the Site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Service, available at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html, and the Google Privacy Policy, available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. You may learn more about how Google collects and processes data specifically in connection with Google Analytics at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. You may prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Personally Identifiable Information: Sphere8 may share your personally identifiable information with third parties for the purpose of providing the Service to you. If we do this, such third parties’ use of your information will be bound by this Privacy Policy. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Sphere8 (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution.

We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as if you choose to sign on to the Service through a third-party service. We cannot control third parties’ use of your information.

Sphere8 may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that it is reasonably necessary or helpful to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety or rights of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain Sphere8 services.

SPHERE8 may allow third-party ad servers or ad networks to serve advertisements on the Service. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser, the advertisements and links that appear on SPHERE8. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or web beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content. SPHERE8 does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent. However, please note that if an advertiser asks SPHERE8 to show an advertisement to a certain audience and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach. The SPHERE8 Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, third-party advertisers. Please consult the respective privacy policies of such advertisers for more information.

Use Of Cookies And Other Electronic Tools

A “cookie” is a small text file placed on a computer or other device in order to identify the user or device and to collect limited information. SPHERE8 and our third-party providers use cookies and similar technologies on the Website for such limited purposes related to your use of and experience with the Services, which includes managing your preferences, delivering targeted advertising, enabling content, and gathering certain Website analytics.

SPHERE8 only uses cookies and other tracking technologies which are standard across websites and applications through which information is collected about an individual’s online activities across such websites and applications. We may use both “session cookies” (which expire once the browser is closed) and “persistent cookies” (which remain in operation until deleted). You can manage website cookies in your browser settings, and you always have the choice to change these settings by accepting, rejecting, or deleting cookies. If you choose to change your settings, you may find that certain functions and features will not work as intended on the Services. All browser settings are slightly different, so to manage cookies, you should refer to the relevant settings within your browser.

For certain, limited portions of the Services, we utilize Google Analytics to improve your experience. To our knowledge, Google Analytics uses both session and permanent cookies to collect information on how such relevant Services perform, as well as certain usage statistics. SPHERE8 solely uses Google Analytics to evaluate and assess your use of the Services, review aggregate and statistical reports, and generally improve the Services for you. We do not and will not use Google Analytics to collect any information regarding our personal information of our clients other than IP addresses nor shall we correlate any of our client’s IP address with their individual identity. It is possible that Google Analytics may collect more information that CB Insights collects. You can learn more about Google Analytics’ privacy practices and the ability to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by clicking here.

Information Collection and Use

SPHERE8 uses information we collect from you to analyze how the Service is used, diagnose service or technical problems, maintain security, personalize content, remember information to help you efficiently access your account, monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns to comply with the applicable laws.

Your Choices About Your Information

You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Service, in which case SPHERE8 may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may update or correct your account information and email preferences at any time by logging in to your account.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. SPHERE8 does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register with the Service. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information.

Our California Do Not Track Notice

We do not currently respond or take any action with respect to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across third-party web sites or online services. We may allow third parties, such as companies that provide us with analytics tools, to collect personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across different web sites when a consumer uses the Service.

Deletion of Content from California Residents

If you are a California resident under the age of 18 and a registered user, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you to remove content or personal information you have publicly posted. If you wish to remove such content or personal information and you specify which content or personal information you wish to be removed, we will do so in accordance with applicable law. Please be aware that after removal you will not be able to restore removed content. In addition, such removal does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or personal information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require us to enable removal of content

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this page to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. If you have any comments or questions regarding our Privacy Policy, or your personal information that we may be storing and using, please contact us at info@sphere8.co.

Cookies Policy

A “cookie” is a small text file placed on a computer or other device in order to identify the user or device and to collect limited information. SPHERE 8, SPHERE 8 Finder and our third-party providers use cookies and similar technologies on the Website for such limited purposes related to your use of and experience with the Tools and Services, which includes managing your preferences, enabling content, and gathering certain Website analytics.

SPHERE 8 only uses cookies and other tracking technologies which are standard across websites and applications through which information is collected about an individual’s online activities across such websites and applications. We may use both “session cookies” (which expire once the browser is closed) and “persistent cookies” (which remain in operation until deleted). You can manage website cookies in your browser settings, and you always have the choice to change these settings by accepting, rejecting, or deleting cookies. If you choose to change your settings, you may find that certain functions and features will not work as intended on the Services. All browser settings are slightly different, so to manage cookies, you should refer to the relevant settings within your browser.

For certain, limited portions of the Tools and Services, we utilize Google Analytics to improve your experience. To our knowledge, Google Analytics uses both session and permanent cookies to collect information on how such relevant Services perform, as well as certain usage statistics. SPHERE 8 uses Google Analytics to evaluate and assess your use of the Tools and Services, review aggregate and statistical reports, and generally improve the Tools and Services for you. We do not and will not use Google Analytics to collect any information regarding our personal information of our clients other than IP addresses nor shall we correlate any of our client’s IP address with their individual identity. It is possible that Google Analytics may collect more information that CB Insights collects. You can learn more about Google Analytics’ privacy practices and the ability to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking by clicking here.

Terms & Conditions

Welcome to SPHERE8 (together with its subdomains, Content, Marks (defined below) and services (the “Services”.) Please read the following Terms of Use carefully before using this Site so that you are aware of your legal rights and obligations with respect to SPHERE8(“SPHERE8″,”we”, “our” or “us”). By accessing or using the Site, you expressly acknowledge and agree that you are entering a legal agreement with us and have understood and agree to comply with, and be legally bound by, these Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy (the “Terms”). You hereby waive any applicable rights to require an original (non-electronic) signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, to the extent not prohibited under applicable law. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms please do not access or use the Site.

1. Background

The Site is intended to strengthen the Thailand innovation ecosystem, by creating a central resource for information about Thailand startup companies (“Startups”), entrepreneurs, investors, as well as service providers to Startups, programs relevant to Startups, events, opportunities to Startups, news from third party publications, engagements hosted by us, testimonials, and other information.

2. Modification

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change these Terms at any time. Such change will be effective ten (10) days following the posting of the revised Terms on the Site, and your continued use of the Site (including, without limitation, keeping your Content available on the Site) thereafter means that you accept those changes.

3. Ability to Accept Terms

The Site is only intended for individuals aged thirteen (13) years or older. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not visit or use the Site. If you are between 13 and 18 years of age, then you must review these Terms with your parent or guardian before visiting or using the Site to make sure that you and your parent or guardian understand these Terms and agree to them.

4. Site Access

For such time as these Terms are in effect, we hereby grant you permission to visit and use the Site provided that you comply with these Terms and applicable law.

5. Restrictions

You shall not: (i) copy, distribute or modify any part of the Site or use, modify, create derivative works of, transfer (by sale, resale, license, sublicense, download or otherwise), reproduce, distribute, display or disclose Content (defined below), without our prior written approval,

including, without limitation, for the creation of a product or service which competes with the Site or any part thereof, including without limitation the creation of a database of Startups; (ii) disrupt servers or networks connected to the Site; (iii) use or launch any automated system (including without limitation, “robots” and “spiders”) to access the Site; and/or (iv) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or that enforce limitations on use of the Site.

6. Account

In order to use some of the services of the Site, you may be required to log in with your LinkedIn or Google credentials account and create an account, including a profile page on the Site (“Account”). You agree not to log in to the Site or create an Account using a fake LinkedIn or Google credentials account or a LinkedIn account which you do not own or have not been authorized to use in connection with the Site. When creating your profile page, you must provide accurate and complete information. You must keep your Account secure. You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Account. As between you and us, you are solely responsible and liable for the activity that occurs in connection with your Account. If you wish to delete your Account you may send us an email request at info@sphere8.co.

7. Fees

You may currently access and use the Site free of charge, but we may in the future charge a fee for certain features or usage of the Site. If we begin to charge a fee to access or use the Site, you will not be charged for any such access or use unless you first agree to such charges.

8. Intellectual Property Rights

a. Content and Marks

The (i) content on the Site, including without limitation, the text, documents, articles, descriptions, products, software, graphics, photos, sounds, videos, interactive features, and services, including without limitation, information about Startups (collectively, the “Materials”), (ii) and User Submissions (as defined in clause 9 below) , as defined below (together with the Materials, the “Content”), and (iii) the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are our property and/or the property of our licensors and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties. “SPHERE8”, “SPHERE8 Finder”, “SPHERE8 Maps”, “SPHERE8 Grants” and other Marks of SPHERE8 or its affiliates. All other Marks belong to their respective owners. Your continued use of the Site indicates your consent to be bound by The Guidelines for Using SPHERE8 Trademarks.

b. Government Use

If You are a part of an agency, department, or other entity of the United States Government (“Government”), the use, duplication, reproduction, release, modification, disclosure or

transfer of the Content, the Site or any of our products or services is restricted in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations as applied to civilian agencies and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement as applied to military agencies. The Site, Content and any related software is a “commercial item,” “commercial computer software” and “commercial computer software documentation”. In accordance with such provisions, any use of the Site by the Government shall be governed solely by these Terms.

9. User Submissions

a. Responsibility

The Site permits the submission, sharing and publishing of content by you and other users, including through blog comments, and publishing of opportunities (“User Submissions”). Unless the User Submissions are separately referred to in these Terms, all references herein to Content shall include references to User Submissions. You shall be solely responsible and liable for your User Submissions and the consequences of posting, publishing or uploading them. We have complete discretion whether to publish or reject your User Submissions and we reserve the right in our sole discretion and without further notice to you, to monitor, relocate on the Site, edit or delete any and all Content (including User Submissions) at any time and for any reason. You understand that even if your User Submissions are not published, we do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to such User Submissions.

b. Ownership

You represent and warrant that you solely own or have the necessary rights and permissions to use and to permit others to use the User Submissions without restrictions, and without the consent of any third party. You authorize us and/or our licensors to use all Intellectual Property Rights (defined below) in and to your User Submissions, and to enable inclusion and use thereof as contemplated by the Site and these Terms. “Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all rights, titles and interests, whether foreign or domestic, in and to any and all trade secrets, patents, copyrights, service marks, trademarks, know-how, database rights, or similar intellectual property rights, as well as any and all moral rights, rights of privacy, publicity and similar rights of any type under the laws or regulations of any governmental, regulatory, or judicial authority, foreign or domestic. You retain all of your ownership rights in and to your User Submissions.

c. License to User Submissions

By submitting User Submissions to the Site or us, you hereby grant us and/or our licensors a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, make available, modify, prepare derivative works of, display, broadcast and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Site and our other activities, including without limitation for redistributing part or all of your User Submissions (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels, and you

hereby waive and agree not to assert any moral rights in your User Submissions, to the extent permitted by law. You also hereby grant each user of the Site or other viewer or user of a User Submission a non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, distribute, make available, modify, prepare derivative works of, display, broadcast, and perform such User Submissions, all in accordance with and as permitted by these Terms, as such may be changed from time to time.

d. Prohibited Content

You agree that you will not display, post, submit, publish, upload or transmit a User Submission that: (i) is incorrect, out-of-date, inaccurate, or is unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any jurisdiction; (ii) is copyrighted or protected by trade secret or other Intellectual Property Rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or you have permission to use the relevant content as specified in this Section 9; (iii) is otherwise subject to or violates third party proprietary rights, including database, privacy or publicity rights; (iv) creates a risk to a person’s safety or health, creates a risk to public safety or health, compromises national security, or interferes with an investigation by law enforcement officials; (v) impersonates another person or entity; (vi) promotes illegal drugs, violates export control laws, relates to illegal gambling, or illegal arms trafficking; (vii) is unlawful, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability, violates any law, or is inappropriate; (viii) involves theft or terrorism; (ix) contains malicious code or is intended to disrupt or interfere with the operation of the Site; or (x) is otherwise malicious or fraudulent.

e. Exposure

You understand and acknowledge that when accessing and using the Site: (i) you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that we are not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, currency, usefulness, safety, or Intellectual Property Rights of, or relating to, such User Submissions; and (ii) you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, out-of-date, offensive, indecent, or objectionable. You hereby agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against us and Start-Up Nation Central Ltd. (CC), or our and their affiliates, respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) with respect to (i) and (ii) herein.

10. Information Description

We attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, we cannot and do not warrant that the Content available on the Site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. We reserve the right to make changes in or to the Content, or any part thereof, in our sole judgment, without the requirement of giving any notice prior to or after making such changes to the Content. Your use of the Content, or any part thereof, is solely at your own risk and responsibility.

11. Disclosure

We and our licensors reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information that we obtain in connection with the Site, and your use thereof, as we reasonably believe is necessary to: (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, subpoena or governmental request, (ii) enforce these Terms, including to investigate potential violations of them, (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of globalfinder.org, its users, affiliates or the public.

12. Links

a. Links on the Site

The Site may contain links, and may enable you to post content, to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We are not affiliated with, have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of, any third party websites. You: (i) are solely responsible and liable for your use of and linking to third party websites and any content that you may send or post to a third party website; and (ii) expressly release the Released Parties from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website. Accordingly, we encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each third party website that you may choose to visit, link to, or otherwise interact with.

b. Links to the Site

We permit you to link to the Site provided that: (i) you link to but do not replicate any page on this Site; (ii) the hyperlink text shall accurately describe the Content as it appears on the Site; (iii) you shall not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us and shall not imply in any way that we are endorsing any services or products, unless we have given you our express prior written consent; (iv) you shall not link from a website that you do not own; (v) your website, and domain name, does not contain content that (a) is offensive or controversial (both at our discretion), or (b) infringes any Intellectual Property Rights, or other rights of any person or entity; and/or (vi) you, and your website, comply with these Terms and applicable law.

13. Privacy

You agree that we may use personal information that you provide or make available to us, or which we may collect or obtain in connection with the Site, in accordance with our privacy policy, which is available at Thailand.globalfinder.org/privacy

14. Copyright Policy

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It is our policy to respect the legitimate rights of copyright owners, and we will respond to clear notices of alleged copyright infringement. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512 (the “DMCA”), we have designated a Copyright Agent (as specified below) to

receive notifications of claimed copyright infringement in connection with the Site. Please be advised that we enforce a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of Site users who are repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the Copyright Agent with the following information in accordance with the DMCA:

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An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright;

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A description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed;

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A description of where the infringing material is located on the Site, with enough detail for us to find it. Providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly;

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Your address, telephone number, and email address;

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A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

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A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

b. Counter-Notification

If you believe that the material you posted was removed from the Site by mistake, and that you have the right to post the material, you may elect to send us a counter-notification. To be effective the counter-notification must be a written communication provided to our Copyright Agent that includes substantially the following (please consult your legal counsel or see the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. (the “Copyright Act”) Section 512(g)(3) to confirm these requirements:

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Your physical or electronic signature;

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Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled. Providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly;

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A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and

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Your name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if your address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which thailand.globalfinder.org may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of infringement or an agent of such person.

c. Misrepresentations

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Funding Access

Connect to Start-ups which you might be interested in within just a few clicks. It’s a hassle-free process. VCs would be able to obtain pitch decks from the start-ups right away, hence benefiting both VCs and Start-ups, as it it less time-consuming. 

This process is done by scanning and identifying the stages of the funding round. (LAUNCHING SOON)

Grants

Check out startups that receive grants from our partnering companies and engage with them. The tool provides a list of startups that have received grants and their locations. Through the list you are able to view the type of startups that have successfully attained grants and the type of grants they have attained.

Funding Access

Connect to Venture Capitals and investors that are interested in your startup within just a few clicks. It’s a hassle-free process. Startups are able to send their pitch deck to the VCs straight away, hence being beneficial to both the startups and investors, as it is less time consuming.

This process is done by scanning and identifying the stages of the funding round. (LAUNCHING SOON)

Corporate Innovation & Design Thinking Labs

SPHERE8 teamed up with CREATORS LAB. CREATORS is an Innovation Laboratory based in Tel Aviv, Israel, which develops and improves organizations’ innovation practices.

CREATORS do so through a range of workshops and innovation programs formed and tailored to your needs by experts in Israel specifically and globally.

CREATORS ideation methodology was developed at MIT and implemented both in the Public and Private sectors.

The partnerships between SPHERE8 and CREATORS will enable us to bridge the gap between corporates and startups innovation with a win-win for both.

We start with understanding your organization, build on your strengths and we create and maximize the value to your corporate/organization, utilizing our innovation practices (Hackathons, Customers’ labs, Internal Innovation Acceleration, Open Innovation programs etc.)

Exploring Ecosystems

After you found the right deal flow, it’s about time to visit them

SPHERE8 helps you arrange a trip to various countries to find out more about their ecosystems. Our global network and partnerships enable us to connect you to the ecosystem players that will support you during your visit.

We will provide you with insights to startups in the different ecosystems, so you can set your meetings or ask us to help you with that as well.

In SPHERE 8, our goal is to let you focus on what’s really important for you: REACH, ENGAGE, ACT.

Let us worry about the logistics.

Market Insights & Benchmarking

Market Insights

SPHERE8 provides reports on the market trends and data analysis on startups. As well as reporting, on the tech ecosystem domestics and abroad. We provide tailor reports to reach your potential audience. Our reports will assist your insights in an effective and better way.

Our global network and partners, allows us to know the latest marketing trends and you will be the first to receive the report. It will be easy to understand using the infographics.

Benchmarking

SPHERE8 provides you with tools to compare and benchmark tech players by various sectors, companies and locations. These tools are designed to support you in a due diligence process and find the right technology for you at the time you need it.

We help you compare based on similar characteristics, advanced search and tag system between various countries providing you with infographics and insights.

Furthermore, our benchmarking tool will enable you to make the right decision with regards to price tag, maturity level, and stages of tech or startup and provide you with available alternatives.

Tech Scouting & Business Matching

Deal Flow Scouting (Tech Scouting)

SPHERE8 provides deal flow scouting and create an easy way for investors to find startups in the global tech ecosystem.

At SPHERE8 we understand the time is money and work with you to find the right verticals interesting for you. We will scout for you technologies and companies to allow a sustainable deal flow for investments portfolio.

Our access to different ecosystems via the Global Network Finder and our partnerships globally enable us to look at technologies in various verticals and provide you with a curated valuable data.

This data can be sorted by specified criteria such as verticals, type of technology, start-up stage, geographic restrictions, startups team size, your check size, etc.

Business Matching

SPHERE8 is empowering Corporates looking for technology and new business. SPHERE8 helps you identify and screen the right business with the right company.

We provide Corporates with customized technologies tailored especially for them.

We assist you with the communications with the companies that you are interested in to maximize your business opportunities and success results.