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Event:
Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Meet Up (Global Entrepreneurship Week China – Hong Kong)
Date: 18-11-2014
Time: 14:15 - 18:30
Venue: The Arcade Ocean View Court
Details:

Cyberport brings you Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Meet Up – Jeff Hoffman and Canice Wu 

Rare chance to share practical winning tips and insider knowledge on entrepreneurship

Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport) brings Jeff Hoffman and Canice Wu, both well-known entrepreneur pioneers, to Hong Kong on 18 November 2014 and kick-off the Global Entrepreneurship Week China – Hong Kong. In addition, elite industry icons will join a mind-provoking panel discussion on Tech Start-Up Ecosystem in Greater China Region. 

When and where?

Event:              Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Meet Up

                         (Global Entrepreneurship Week China – Hong Kong)

Dates:              18 November 2014 (Tuesday)

Time:               14:15 – 18:30

Venue:             The Arcade Ocean View Court, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

Language:        English/ Mandarin

Transportation: Free shuttle bus service Sheung Wan <--> Cyberport (1st -come, 1st -served)

What you can expect by joining us?

  • Meet Jeff Hoffman and Canice Wu in person. Share their tips on entrepreneurship and gaining angel funding from real-life experience.
  • The start-up scene is probably the hottest topic in the IT industry around the world right now. Is it as rosy or is it as risky as some might think? Jeff Hoffman and Canice Wu will show you the insider’s view of what to watch for and leverage as an entrepreneur.
  • The Greater China market is certainly enormous for many businesses, but what does it offer for tech entrepreneurs and start-ups?

13:45

Shuttle bus from Sheung Wan to Cyberport

14:15 – 14:30

Reception, Registration and Networking

Venue: Ocean View Court, Cyberport Arcade, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong.

Language: English

14:30 – 14:45

Opening Remarks

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By Mr. Peter Yan, Director of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, Executive Director and CEO of SUNeVision Holdings Limited

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By Mr. Herman Lam, CEO of Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

GEW China – HK Launch Ceremony Officiating

14:45 – 15:15

Keynote 1: Keys to Success for Entrepreneurs

What you need to know and what you need to do to become a successful entrepreneur

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By Mr. Jeff Hoffman, International Advisory Boards of GEW, the Kauffman Foundation

Jeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker. In his career, he has been the founder of multiple start-ups and he has worked as the CEO of both public and private companies. He has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been a co-founder of a number of well-known companies, including Priceline.com, uBid.com, CTI, ColorJar, and more.

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15:15 – 15:45

Keynote 2: Angels’ Insight on Start-Ups’ Results

What angel investors and start-up accelerator programmes in Silicon Valley could help start-ups and how they could help to change the result in a start-up.

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By Mr. Canice Wu, Partner, F50

Mr. Canice Wu is the partner of F50, and serves as President of Plug and Play Tech Center. Mr. Wu is a passionate, pragmatic and articulate business executive in high-technology. He is experienced in developing and scaling businesses from concept to market leader.

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15:45 – 16:25

Start-Up Panel: Tech Start-Up Ecosystem in Greater China Region

Panelists:

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Ms Rui Ma, Partner, Greater China, 500 Startups

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Ms Michelle Leung, General Manager for Marketplace, Cross Border Trade, eBay Hong Kong

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Ms Frances Du, Director, Greater China Region, Microsoft Ventures

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Beeling Chua, General Manager, Unity Solutions

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Moderator:

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Dr. David Chung, CTO, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited

16:25 – 18:30

Microsoft Ventures Talk: How to Manage Funding and to Accelerate the Next Round Funding?

微軟創投加速器論融資: 融資後管理及如何開啟和加速下一輪融資?

By Ms Frances Du, Director, Greater China Region, Microsoft Ventures

講者: 杜枫,微软创投大中华区负责人

Language: Putonghua

語言: 普通話

17:45 – 18:30

Visit Microsoft Hong Kong Office and Networking

18:30

End of event

Shuttle bus from Cyberport 2 to Sheung Wan

Registration Link: http://gewopening.cyberport.hk

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