Tech Circle #1 2022: Recruitment

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Welcome to our members only professional event with focus on recruitment.

The event is hosted in line with the requirements for Safe Management Measures (SMMs) at the Workplace by MOM here. with a special reference to 6e, 6f and footnote 8.

Finding the right people is make or break for any company, and particularly for start-up companies and smaller companies. How to succsessfully go about your recruitment and avoid pitfalls?

In a new monthly event-series, labelled Tech Circle, NBAS is highlighting cross-industrial topics of value for our members. We aim to support our smaller membership companies and at the same time tie bonds between our members in different sectors and of different sizes.

For this session, hosted as a professional event, due to the current SMM-rules, we have invited demonstrated recruitment experts Martin Garnes from Sephora and Magnus Grimeland from Antler. They will share their expertise as a lead up to an informal discussion among our members.

Due to the current COVID 19 restrictions, we have a maximum of 20 participants for this professional event. We will close the sign-up 25 January.

Note: Guests need to present evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 upon entrance to the restaurant, either through the Trace Together App or Token.


Time: Wednesday 26 January, 6 pm – 7.30 pm
Venue: Antler, 128 Prinsep St, #01-01, Singapore 188655
Terms: All participants need to be fully vaccinated (at least two shots). The event is hosted in line with the requirements for Safe Management Measures (SMMs) at the Workplace by MOM here,  with a special reference to 6e, 6f and footnote 8. Regrettably, there will be no food serving, due to SMM.

Martin Garnes

Martin Garnes, Regional Talent Acquisition Director Asia, Sephora
Martin has more than 10 years experience in talent acquisition, with foundation built in agency recruitment for Asia markets (based in Japan and Hong Kong), covering retail, consumer, FMCG, fealthcare/biotech and technology.

Magnus Grimeland

Magnus Grimeland, CEO and co-founder, Antler
Magnus is leading Antler, a global early-stage VC, enabling and investing in the world’s most exceptional people. Antler has established and recruited
people to 14 offices across 5 continents over the last 5 years.

Illustration by NBAS’ featured artist, Henrik Gjerstad. You can read more about him and buy his photos here. 


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