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2017 StartMeUpHK Venture Forum

2017 StartMeUpHK Venture Forum

Date & Time
Date & Time

Tue, 17 Jan 2017
17:00 -20:30

Venue
Venue

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

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Event Type & Cost

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Registration

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Description

The flagship conference in the StartmeupHK Festival with inspiring keynote speakers, fireside chats and panel discussions. This event is by invitation only and on a first come first served basis. If you are interested in attending please submit your details here, and we will send you a confirmation if space should become available.

 

FORUM SPEAKERS

 

Kent Ho

 

Brett King

 

Dr. Dennis Lo

 

Joseph Lubin

 

Leo Stemp

 

Marco Tempest

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Pindar Wong

 

Agenda

TIME  

 

SPEAKERS

4:30pm-5:00pm  

Registration

 

 

Introduction

 

 

Welcome remarks

 

 

Keynote

Augmented, Life in the Smart Lane  

Predictions on what the future will look like with the onset of leading edge tech             

Brett King

Author, Speaker, Radio Host, Innovator

 

 

Healthtech Hero
Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis using feotal DNA in maternal plasma.

Dr. Dennis Lo 
Director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences and Professor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

 

Investor Panel

Startup valuations –

Overheated or Justified? What are the perspectives among different regions?

Moderator
James Giancotti 
Founder & CEO, Oddup

Panelists
Carmen Yuen 
Senior Director, Vertex Ventures 

Steve Monaghan 
Head of Edge, AIA 

Kent Ho 
Founder & Partner, Spectrum 28

 

One Year On - Diary of 2016 Emerging Entrepreneurs
A recap of what the emerging entrepreneurs have been up to since their presentation at the last StartmeupHK Venture Forum

 

Emerging Entrepreneurs

 

 

Fireside Chat
What's next for the Startup Nation?
According to the Financial Times Israeli tech firms raised a record $4.4bn of venture capital investment last year, and it also has the highest number of startups per capita. How did that come about and what’s next for the Startup Nation?

Moderator
Leo Stemp 
121 Group

Speaker
Karin Mayer Rubinstein 
CEO of IATI (Israel Advanced Technology Industries)


 

 

Fireside Chat
Blockchain in Action

Discussion of blockchain, use cases and how Ethereum fits in

Moderator
Pindar Wong 
Chairman of VeriFi (Hong Kong) Ltd

Speaker
Joseph Lubin 
Co-Founder of Ethereum, Founder & CEO of Consensys

 

Keynote
Illusion, Technology & Media Magic with Macro Tempest

Marco Tempest 
Magician, Inventor and Futurist

 

 

Closing remarks

 

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