Topic: Startup Ecosystem and Early Funding in Hong Kong.


Date: 7 Dec 2017 (Thu)


  • 7:00pm to 9:00pm;
  • 7:00pm to 8:30pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A
  • 8:30pm to 9:00pm: Networking Session with Light Refreshment

Venue: Diamond Room, CUHK Business School Town Centre, Unit B, 1/F, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Central, Hong Kong


Speakers Ms. Karena Belin

Co-Founder of W Hub

The state of the HK ecosystem

Investor readiness

How to define the investor profile you need for your startup

Mr. Florian Gamper

Founder of Datacrag

Hong Kong Science Park incubation and the main Government funding schemes

The many mistakes we made since the inception of Datacrag and how the initial idea evolved to become what we have today

How we use AI to solve business problems

Mr. Gerardo Salandra

CEO and Founder of Rocketbots

Artificial Intelligence development in Hong Kong and Asia. How AI is enabling a new kind of startups

Our journey to getting funded: where to find strategic investors in a conservative environment

Cultivating AI in the region, starting a society, winning the AI race

Moderator Professor Wilton Chau

Chairman, Pan Asia Venture Development Platform

Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship, MBA Programs, CUHK Business School